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Pedro Arturo Ruiz García.
© 2021

Pedro Arturo

México, 1990

Design services and solutions for mobility, living, and manufacturing.

Graduated from the Master of Arts in Transportation Design program at the Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences’ School of Design.

 

SERVICES

– Design consultancy

– Creative direction

– Concept design

– Color & Trim / CMF

– Bespoke pieces and special commissions

– Manufacturing supervision

– Creative coaching, workshops, and sprints

– Design lectures

 

INDUSTRIES

– Mobility

– Transportation

– Electronics

– Furniture

– Product

– Crafts and objects

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

 

 

FAIRS & EXHIBITIONS

2023 /

(Collective exhibition)

DECODE Group Show / Mexico City, MX

Pedernal

2022 /

(Collective exhibition)

DECODE Group Show / CUADRANTE / Monterrey, MX

Pedernal

(Collective exhibition)

Emergente / Zona Maco Diseño / Mexico City, MX

Cúpulas, Sección

2021 /

(Collective exhibition)

INÉDITO – Design Week México / Espacio CdMx / Mexico City, MX

BICHO

(Collective exhibition)

Emergente / Zona Maco Diseño / Mexico City, MX

¡Fiesta!, H, Valet

2019 /

(Collective exhibition)

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

Circulār

(Collective exhibition)

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

Circulār

(Collective exhibition)

Linterna / Campamento – Feria de Diseño / Guadalajara, MX

Circulār

2018 /

(Design fair)

Caravana Americana / Hecho y Derecho/ Mexico City, MX

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(Collective exhibition)

Circulār / UANL FARQ / PolybionCONARTE / Monterrey, MX

(Design fair)

Zona Maco Diseño / Shelf / Mexico City, MX

Fuente

(Collective exhibition)

Linterna / Campamento – Feria de Diseño / Guadalajara, MX

Fuente, H

2017 /

(Collective exhibition)
INÉDITO – Design Week México / Tamayo Museum / Mexico City, MX

Fuente

(Collective exhibition)

Hecho en FARQ / Antiguo Palacio Federal / Monterrey, MX

Tactile Beats, IO Collection

2016 /

(Design fair)

Caravana Americana  / Lo Esencial  / Mexico City, MX

Shield

(Collective exhibition)
National Design Prize – Diseña México / Franz Mayer Museum / Mexico City, MX

Tactile Beats

(Collective exhibition)

Where are they now? – DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, MX

Tactile Beats, IO Collection

2015 /

(Collective exhibition)
Milan Design Week – Fuorisalone / Promotedesign Din / Milan, IT

Corazón Moreno

(Collective exhibition)

Corredor Cultural Roma Condesa / Mexico City, MX

Corazón Moreno

2014 /

(Collective exhibition)
Abierto Mexicano de Diseño / Mexico City, MX

Melpa

(Collective exhibition)

Generación DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, MX

Melpa

2013 /

(Collective exhibition)

Abierto Mexicano de Diseño / Franz Mayer Museum / Mexico City, MX

Óceo

(Collective exhibition)

Generación DECODE / CONARTE / Monterrey, MX

Óceo

(Collective exhibition)

5th International Design Biennial / Estación Mapocho / Santiago, CL

Óceo

(Collective exhibition)

ArteShop / Bodega Urbana / Bilbao, SP

Parra / Vid

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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.

 

2018 – …  /  Candor Home
Brand Creative Director

 

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.

 

2013 – 2016  /  JDE 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.

 

2023 /

(Guest lecture)

Form giving / EAAD TEC / Mexico City, MX

(Talk)

Introduction to Design / PrepaTEC / Irapuato, MX

2022 /

(Talk)

Form giving / CIDI, UNAM / Mexico City, MX

(Webinar)

Design: Language and ecosystem / CEDIM / Monterrey, MX

(Talk)

Form giving / EAAD TEC / Monterrey, MX

(Podcast)

Ep. 97: Diseño en movimiento / Designaholic / MX

(Talk)

Form giving / FARQ, UANL / Monterrey, MX

(Guest lecture)

Diplomado en Diseño Colaborativo / Centro Cultural Fábrica San PedroCIDI, UNAM / Uruapan, MX

(Panel)

Mexa Talks: Design as a Global Practice / Mexa Design / Guadalajara, MX

2021 /

(Guest lectures)

Strategic transportation and mobility / Diplomado en Diseño de Transporte /  Universidad Iberoamericana / Puebla, MX

Thinking and Creative Process / EAAD TEC / León, MX

(Panel)

Basura: Un error de diseño / What Design Can Do México / MX

2018 /

(Podcast)

Ep. 17 / PauPowcast / MX

(Talk)

Lenguaje y Diseño / Emerge Mx / Guadalajara, MX

(Guest lecture)

Lenguaje y Diseño / EAAD TEC / Monterrey, MX

2016 /

(Talk)

VII Foro de Arquitectura y Diseño / UDL / León, MX

(Talk)

Información Clasificada / Leun’un Arte Habitación / Monterrey, MX
2015 /
(Panel)

Querétaro Design Week / Querétaro, MX

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

ACADEMIC EDUCATION

2019 – 2021  /  Fakultat für Gestaltung, Hochschule Pforzheim  /  GER
Master of Arts in Transportation Design

 

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

 

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

 

TEACHING

2023  /  ITESM CEM  /  MX
Bachelor in Design

8th Term

 

2020 – 2023  /  CEDIM  /  MX
Bachelor in Industrial Design and Product Development

Design of objects of consumption – 4th Term (2020 – 2021)

Design of interactive objects – 5th Term (2022 – 2023)

Participatory design – 6th Term (2020 – 2021)

Objects design for mobility – 7th Term (2021 – 2023)

 

2017 – 2019  /  Facultad de Arquitectura (FARQ), Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL)  /  MX
Bachelor in Industrial Design

(External Academic Advisor)

Design for Business – 6th Term

BOOKS

Projects published in books.

 

Pupil  /  Student Design  /  NL

Innovando con Diseño  /  Diseña México 2016  /  MX

5th International Design
Biennial  /  Santiago, CL

SPECIALIZED MEDIA

Print and digital media kindly featuring projects.

 

ArchDaily
Architectural Digest México

Catálogo Diseño

CarDesignNews

CHIC Haus

Coolhunter Mx

Designaholic

Design Hunter Mx
Design Milk

DMT Magazine

Espacio Blanco

Folio

Glocal

México Design

Muros

Product Design Served

Revista Muebles

Stilo
Trend Hunter
Yatzer

TEAM

FORMER TEAM MEMBERS

 

Claudia Pérez – Designer

Iván de León – Freelance

Iris García – Design intern

Rodrigo Hernández – Design intern