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Pedro Arturo Ruiz García.
© 2021

Pedro Arturo

México, 1990

Currently undergoing Master Thesis at the Master of Arts in Transportation Design program at the Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences’ School of Design.

ruizgarc@hs-pforzheim.de

Portrait (2017) – Luis Talancón

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2019 /
Social Impact prize / What Design Can Do + Campamento – Feria de Diseño
Circulār

2017 /
Selected project / FORMA – Cerámica La Mejor + Kickstarter

Fuente

2016 /

Honorific Mention / AHEC Design Awards México / Toon Category

Portal

Winner / National Design Prize – Diseña México / Decoration Category

Tactile Beats

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2021 /

Emergente / Zona Maco Diseño / Mexico City, Mx.

Fiesta, H, Valet

2019 /

Novedades / Abierto Mexicano de Diseño / National Art Museum (MUNAL) / Mexico City, Mx.

Circulār

Techno-Pop / Abierto Mexicano de Diseño / Laboratorio a Arte Alameda (LAA) / Mexico City, Mx.

Circulār

Linterna / Campamento – Feria de Diseño / Guadalajara, Mx.

Circulār

2018 /
Circulār / UANL FARQ / PolybionCONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

Zona Maco Diseño / Shelf / Mexico City, Mx.

Fuente

Linterna / Campamento – Feria de Diseño / Guadalajara, Mx.

Fuente, H

2017 /
INÉDITO – Design Week México / Tamayo Museum / Mexico City, Mx.

Fuente

Hecho en FARQ / Antiguo Palacio Federal / Monterrey, Mx.

Tactile Beats, IO Collection

2016 /
National Design Prize – Diseña México / Franz Mayer Museum / Mexico City, Mx.

Tactile Beats

Where are they now? – DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

Tactile Beats, IO Collection

2015 /
Milan Design Week – Fuorisalone / Promotedesign Din / Milan, It.

Corazón Moreno

Corredor Cultural Roma Condesa / Mexico City, Mx.

Corazón Moreno

2014 /
Abierto Mexicano de Diseño / Mexico City, Mx.

Melpa

Generación DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

Melpa

2013 /

Abierto Mexicano de Diseño / Franz Mayer Museum / Mexico City, Mx.

Óceo

Generación DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, Mx.

Óceo

5th International Design Biennial / Estación Mapocho / Santiago, Ch.

Óceo

ArteShop / Bodega Urbana / Bilbao, Sp.

Parra / Vid

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 – 2018  /  Global Consumer Design, Whirlpool Corporation
Global Brand Industrial Designer

Collaborated on Maytag, Indesit, Consul and Acros Brand Design Language visions, development and implementation cross-category.

International experience and influence working in Brands advanced design and strategy projects from USA, Brazil, Mexico and Italy. Specific tasks included vision creation, design language definition, sketching, 3D modelling, product visualization, strategy building, prototyping and building cross-function relationships.

Whirlpool’s Global Emotional Brand Language implementation in 20+ products.

 

2014 – …  /  PEDROARTURO
Independent Design Practice

Design consulting for a wide variety of clients ranging from advanced design, furniture, object, and textiles to packaging and brand creative direction. Some clients and collaborations include Candor, Cinépolis, Hecho y Derecho, Lo Esencial, Polybion, Shelf, among others.

Personal projects and collaborations with an exploratory and expressive purpose, participation in design exhibitions, and competitions.

 

2013 – 2016  /  JD-E Industrial Design

Industrial Designer

Intern to Project Lead growth, coordinating and executing design consultancy, research, industrial design, and development projects for leading companies such as Arca Continental, Billpocket, Coca-Cola, Decimal, Diverza, PM Steele, Soriana, among others.

Internal projects eventually exhibited at Salone Satellite, assistance in special projects with Panorámica, and Design DECODE.

 

2012  /  MadDog StreetRods
Summer practice – Design assistant

Sketched, welded, and painted car parts. A super fun hands-on experience in this small car restoring workshop in central Mexico.

 

 

TALKS & LECTURES

I’m often invited to share and discuss Design topics with students and professionals through workshops and talks at schools, businesses, and cultural venues.

 

2021 /

What Design Can Do México / Mx.

Thinking and Creative Process / ITESM / León, Mx

2018 /

Emerge Mx / Guadalajara, Mx.

2016 /

VII Foro de Arquitectura y Diseño / UDL / León, Gto.

Información Clasificada / Leun’un Arte Habitación / Monterrey, Mx.
2015 /
Querétaro Design Week / Querétaro, Mx.

2014 /
DECODE + Fuera de Contexto / Discussion panel / Monterrey, Mx.

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

2019 – 2021  /  Hochschule Pforzheim
Master of Arts in Transportation Design

01-EXTERIORS – Aston Martin DB-M

02-INTERIORS – Holz

ruizgarc@hs-pforzheim.de

 

2010 – 2016  /  Facultad de Arquitectura (FARQ), Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL)
Bachelor – Industrial Design

 

2013  /  Facultad de Bellas Artes, Universidad del País Vasco – Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (UPV – EHU)
International Academic Exchange – Applied Arts in Design

 

TEACHING

2020 – 2021  /  CEDIM
Design of Objects of Consumption – 4th Term

Participatory Design – 6th Term

Bachelor – Industrial Design and Product Development

 

2017 – 2019  /  Facultad de Arquitectura (FARQ), Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL)
Design for Business – 6th Term (External Academic Advisor)

Bachelor – Industrial Design

BOOKS

Pupil  /  Student Design  /  Nl.

Innovando con Diseño  /  Diseña México 2016  /  Mx.

5th International Design
Biennial  /  Santiago, Cl.

 

 

PRINTED MEDIA

AD México

CHIC Haus

DMT Magazine

Folio

Glocal Magazine

Muros

Stilo

 

ONLINE MEDIA

ArchDaily
Architectural Digest México
Catálogo Diseño

CarDesignNews

Coolhunter Mx
Designaholic
Design Milk
Espacio Blanco

México Design
Product Design Served
Glocal
Revista Muebles
Trend Hunter
Yatzer