CORE CREW / AMARABIERTO

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Damian Valles / Inovation Strategist.

Poet of the form; cultural manager and creative catalyst. Expert in project management and transdisciplinary team builder, linked to the design of social innovation, urban planning, sustainable development, communication and cultural identity projects.

 

My passion is the management and innovation in the production of ideas, strategies and contents that generate well-being, community and environmental harmony.

 

Coordinator of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in Ensenada / President of Ensenada Ciudad Creativa A.C. / Node of the Latin American Network of Food Design in Mexico / Product Designer / Master in Ecosystem Management Sciences by the UABC / Master in Humanitarian Design and Sustainability by Design Academy Eindhoven.

Julia M. Gaos /Empathy Wizard. 

Diversity Weaver; I work in the development of soft skills, divergent thinking and emotional structures that facilitate dialogue, encourage free expression and stimulate the generation of original ideas and solutions in creative processes.

 

My passion is to build meaning and understand how emotional management and wellness environments impact our learning and teamwork experience.

 

Educator / Commissioner of Education in Ensenada Ciudad Creativa A. C. / Teacher of Socio-emotional Education / Professional singer / Director of the vocal ensemble “Voz Amares”.

Alejandro Alarcón / Visual Poet.

Narrator of visual stories; Art director, photographer, illustrator and graphic designer. I work on images and give emotional texture to our communication and design projects.

 

My passion is to express beauty, provoke sensations and inspire; To be honest with the message, dive into the detail of things, aesthetics, sensory experience, usability and interaction.

Artist / Illustrator / Creative / Self-taught Photographer.

Oliver Saavedra / Process Driver. 

Cartographer of creative processes and industrial designer; My art is to observe, investigate analyze, abstract, synthesize and organize information.

 

My passion is to visualize form and background; materialize ideas, improve design processes, manage concepts and produce mind maps that facilitate communication and understanding.

 

Creative / 3D Cartoonist / Bassist Product designer

CREW 2015 / SAN MIGUEL / ENSENADA, BC. / MEXICO

Damian Valles. 

Environmentalist and Social Innovator, graduated from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (as a Product Designer (2003) with a master degree in Humanitarian Design and Sustainable Style from Design Academy Eindhoven (2005)

 

Founder of AmarAbierto and Creative Director of the Cultural Innovation Lab. (2011). His work has been shown at the Internation Exhibition of Mexican Design (MIDIM, 2014), Universal Forum of Cultures (Mty, 2007), Galeria Regia (Mty, 2007), Mexico:Design (2005), Ludens (DF, 2005), Volken Kunde Museum Leiden (Netherlands, 2004), Ambiente (Frankfurt, 2004), Holanda (Amsterdam, 2003), Tlaqueparte (Gdl, 2002)

 

Won the National A! Design Award (2009) the "Professional Excellence" recognition (UANL, 2009) the Sustainable Design Award DAE/Dyson (2005) the Quorum Award (2002)

 

He was granted with the CONACyT Scholarship (2013) and the FONECA Visual Arts Scholarship (2001) Teacher at UDEM and ITESM in Monterrey (2005-2008) He currently research´s in the field of gastronomic landscapes and theories based on ecological reconciliation for his Master Degree in Environmental Science.

 

Focal point for UNESCO´s Creative Cities Network and Delegate of the City of Ensenada for the National Conservatory of Mexican Gastronomy (CCGM)

 

www.damianvalles.com

Violeta Hernández. Graphic designer and illustrator graduated from EINA, Bacerlona and CEDIM, Monterrey.

 

An extremely organic artist with amazing sensibillity and feminine line stroke, has an impressive ability to abstract and synthesize conceptual content.

 

She specializes in identity design and brand communication. Her work as an illustrator has been exhibited at Galeria de Arte Cocodrilo (Mty, 2010), “The Ark of Neon” (DF, 2007), “The Last Monkey” (Barcelona, 2009), “Animalia” (Mty, 2010), “Muera el Perro” Pristine Gallery (Mty, 2011) and MINIMART at Fifty24 Gallery (DF, 2011)

 

www.soyvioleta.com

 

Victoria Molina. Industrial Designer from Universidad de Monterrey (UdeM), graduated Magna Cum Laude (2011), her final project “Design for Mexican Food” earned an excellence mention and a “Best Students of Nuevo Leon” recognition (2001).

 

Her work has been exhibited at Tokyo Designers Week , ass well as published internationally in design press from China, France, Peru, and  Mexico, where she recently was named an “Emerging Talent” by Architectural Digest magazine .

 

She has given lectures and workshops in New Zealand, Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. She is the mexican representative for the Latin American Food Design Network.

 

www.victoriamolina.mx

Iván Saucedo. Architect graduated from Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon (2014). With experience as project manager  in commercial and residential architecture. He has also dabbled in furniture design, obtaining 2nd place at DIMueble prize. His work has been exhibited as part of Generación DECODE  and Abierto Mexicano de Diseño.

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www.behance.net/iivansaucedo

 

Roberto Gutiérrez. Graphic designer graduated from CETYS, with extensive experience in packaging design, branding and illustration.

 

Creative director and founder of ErrezGarcía Studio, specialized in brand development.

 

Design professor at Cetys  Ensenada. He won a silver medal from A! Design Award (2014)

 

www.errezgarcia.com

German Parma. Architect graduated from Universidad Autonoma de Baja California (2010). With extensive experience in urban mobility, managing architectural projects and 2D and 3D technical drawing.

 

His work related to sustainable architecture and environmental communication has been published by DesignBoom magazine (2015).

 

www.behance.net/germanparma

Luis Ángel Valles. Landscape Architect graduated from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (1984) with extensive experience in architectural design and construction management. Director of Urban Development and Ecology of the City of Ensenada (1995-1998).

 

His architectural work includes the construction of hotels, residences, shopping malls, landscaping and furniture, in the cities of Ensenada, Monterrey, Mexico City, Malinalco and Holbox.

 

 

Tomáš Libertíny. Design and Engineering graduate from the Technical University of Kosice in Slovakia, as well as an Artist and Conceptual Designer by the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, and Master Degree graduate in Product Design by Design Academy in Eindhoven.

 

Founder of Studio Libertiny in 2007 and creditor of awards such as “Designer of the future” Miami / Basel (2009), Dutch Design Awards (2009), Wallpaper Design Awards (2010) and the Mondriaan Scholarship (2010) 

 

His work is part of art collections from museums such as the MoMA in New York, Cincinnati Art Museum, Mudac in Lucerne, Henraux Foundation, Bering Foundation and Conrning Museum of Glass. His pieces have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, Milan Fair, Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels, as well as various museums and galleries in Switzerland, Holland, UK, France, Lebanon, Germany, USA, Latvia, Israel and Spain.

 

www.libertiny.net

 

Diana Mendoza. Graphic designer graduated from CETYS  (2014). She was part of the 15th generation of Digital Invaders.

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www.nubodesign.com

 

Marvin Eliu Garay. Film and video producer and director, graduated from UNIDEP in Ensenada (2012).

 

Founder and director of Alamar Media and multimedia coordinator for Yugo Ministries. 

 

www.vimeo.com/marvingaray

 

Cecilia Barón. Industrial Designer graduated with excellence from Universidad de Monterrey (2012)

 

Owner and creative director of Display, a company dedicated to manufacturing advertising material. 

 

Winner of the “Young Creators” scholarship by FONECA (2004), bronze mention in the Quorum award (2000), and 1st place in the AfamNL furniture national competition (2000).

 

Her work has been exhibited by FONECA, Medi@rte Festival 2.0 and the Museum of Queretaro.

CREW 2012 / PLANETA HOLBOX / ISLA HOLBOX, QUINTANA ROO, MEXICO

Damian Valles. Product Designer graduated from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (2003) with a master degree in Humanitarian Design and Sustainability from Design Academy Eindhoven (2005).

 

Founder of AmarAbierto and Creative Director of the Cultural Innovation Lab. (2011). His work has been shown at the Internation Exhibition of Mexican Design (MIDIM, 2014), Universal Forum of Cultures (Mty, 2007), Galeria Regia (Mty, 2007), Mexico:Design (2005), Ludens (DF, 2005), Volken Kunde Museum Leiden (Netherlands, 2004), Ambiente (Frankfurt, 2004), Holanda (Amsterdam, 2003), Tlaqueparte (Gdl, 2002)

 

Won the National  A! Design Award (2009), the "Professional Excellence" recognition (UANL, 2009), the Sustainable Design Award DAE/Dyson (2005), the Quorum Award (2002)

 

He was granted with a CONACyT Scholarship (2013), and a FONECA Visual Arts Scholarship (2001). Teacher at UDEM and ITESM in Monterrey (2005-2008). He currently researchs in the field of gastronomic landscapes and theories based on ecological reconciliation for his master degree in Enviromental Science.

 

www.damianvalles.com

Violeta Hernández. Graphic designer and illustrator graduated from EINA, Bacerlona and CEDIM, Monterrey.

 

An extremely organic artist with amazing sensibillity and feminine line stroke, has an impressive ability to abstract and synthesize conceptual content.

 

She specializes in identity design and brand communication. Her work as an illustrator has been exhibited at Galeria de Arte Cocodrilo (Mty, 2010), “The Ark of Neon” (DF, 2007), “The Last Monkey” (Barcelona, 2009), “Animalia” (Mty, 2010), “Muera el Perro” Pristine Gallery (Mty, 2011) and MINIMART at Fifty24 Gallery (DF, 2011)

 

www.soyvioleta.com

 

Johannes Maurits. Professional photographer and adventurer,  with extensive experience in image composition and much more as a world wonderer. Born in the Netherlands, nationalized Belgian, currently living in Monterrey where he enjoys his passion of portraying the landscaping and being surprised by the Mexican nature.

 

www.johannesmaurits.com

Jasho Salazar. Graphic Designer specialized in infographics, brand language, corporate identity and editorial design. Passionate about typography, geometry and color.

 

He has worked in various advertising agencies such as Flock Advertising, Brand B and Dadá Publicity, always alternating with personal projects and freelancing with his own Mouscacho brand.

 

www.jasho.com