Hannað af Rodrigo Torresfyrir Poliform
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Born in Bogotá - Colombia in 1976. In 1998 he obtained his degree in Industrial Design from the faculty of Industrial Design of the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in Bogotá and received the Master in Design at Domus Academy of Milan in 1999. In 1997 he won the Mario SantoDomingo prize for the best students of design and architecture of Colombia and did a stage at the CID (Central Industrial Design) at Whirlpool Europe (Italy). In 1998 he participated with his final thesis at the New Designers Exhibition in London that took part in the Business Design Centre. In 2000 he was part of the BaciLab project from Domus Academy in wich he developed packaging for Baci Perugina’s chocolates under the guidance of Stefano Giovannoni. From 2000 until 2004 he collaborated with Giovannoni’s studio as a designer developing products for companies such as Alessi, Fiat, Deborah, Magis, 3M, Oregon scientific, Helit, Artenoma and others. In 2005 he won the “Lapiz de Acero” design award. He has designed for companies such as Poliform, Nike, Microsoft, Domodinamica, Miller, Kvaser, Ferrero, Baci- Perugina and others. In 2006 he participated at the exhibition “La fabbrica del design” organized by Domus Academy and the Comune di Milano. He has been a teacher at the Domus Academy in Milan and the Istituto europeo di design in Turin, He has held conferences at several universities in Italy and Colombia. He lives and works in Milan.