STUDIOS & WORKSHOPS

Constructo

Constructo is formatted as a Design-Build company which offers an array of services related to digital design, fabrication and installation of custom projects. Parametric 3D modeling and animation, sculptures, installations, furniture, architectural components and complex surfaces are delivered using the latest CNC/CAD/CAM technologies. Constructo es una empresa design/build, que brinda servicios de consultoría y ejecución de diseño, fabricación e instalación de proyectos “custom”. Ofrece servicios de diseño paramétrico, modelado 3D, animaciones, esculturas, instalaciones, mobiliario, componentes tectónicos y superficies complejas. Paralelo a la proyectos de diseño/fabricación de mobiliario, Constructo ha establecido un programa para diseñar, desarrollar, fabricar y vender productos innovadores y de alta calidad. A través de sus diseñadores están constantemente trabajando para levantar una verdadera industria del diseño en forma de varios objetos y productos manufacturables in-house. En la medida en que van surgiendo propuestas sólidas, se estudian los posibles mercados y se establecen planes de distribución, ya sea por ventas al detal, al por mayor, para eventos especiales.   Explore: constructodigital.com Contact Design Team: javi@constructodigital.com...

Doel Fresse

Doel Fresse is a Puerto Rican designer currently based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His work balances the boundaries between art design and architecture. Themes in his work are based on daily life observations context and memory. Explore: doelfresse.com facebook.com/doel.fresse Contact Designer:...

Armada

Founded in 2007 Armada™ is an independent product brand and design agency based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Armada’s broad approach to design integrates furniture and product design projects, as well as interior design and spatial interventions at various scales. Lead by award-winning designer Vladimir Garcia, Armada™ specializes in creating extraordinary and distinctive objects, spaces, landscapes, and experiences with the purpose of adding value and business to your project or brand. Armada™ explores themes within the Caribbean context challenging the boundaries between the built environment, the object, and it’s user. We are a troop of highly trained and committed design professionals, artists, craftsmen and visionaries working towards a new Caribbean built manifesto. Explore: www.a-rmada.com facebook.com/Armada.DesignStudio Contact:...

La Productora

La Productora” arises from the need to have an alternative space where art and design can be shared. The space has a duality of being a creative workshop and exhibit space for artists and designers. La Productora is a space for producing culture; a space to revitalize and echo the constant movement in the Santurce arts district. Explore: http://laproductora-pr.com/ facebook.com/laproductorapr Contact: laproductora.pr@gmail.com...

Sákiti

Sákiti, handcrafted surfboards are made in Puerto Rico in a creative design workshop by collaborators Ricardo Muñiz and Mario Montilla who combine their passion for surf with their architecture and design expertise into designing, manufacturing and riding unique surfcrafts. Sákiti’s hands on approach goes into every aspect of the surfboard construction process, from shaping, designing, and building fins, to resin work; including tints, spray jobs and custom artwork. Explore: www.sakitisurf.com facebook.com/sakitisurf Contact Designer: sakitisurf@hotmail.com...

TAGd2

TAGd2 is a design studio focused in understanding the advancement and application of digital technologies in design and architecture.  Projects emerge in research between form, materiality, construction methodology, context, and sustainability. Founded by twin brothers, Alberto and Jose Dueño Jordan, their work is influenced by new digital tools, modern aesthetics and info transferring. With combined academic backgrounds from Sci-Arc, LSU, and UPC (Barcelona) their professional work has brought to construction multiple projects in different scales for independent and corporate clients. Explore: www.tagd2.net Contact:...

Andres Salas

Andres Salas has designed furniture and products for renowned firms like Sambonet while collaborating with Anna Castelli Ferrieri. He has also worked as Senior Designer for Andrea Branzi Studio, designing furniture, interiors, exhibitions and products for Alessi, Cassina, and Vitra. His Sculpture and Design Studio is currently located in Puerto Rico where he offers custom-made design and an assorted line of products and furniture to architects, interior designers, advertising agencies and private clients. He also provides product design and consulting for a variety of companies. Explore: www.andressalas.com Contact Designer:...

Rubberband

Rubberband, LLP is a transformation design studio that provokes change in the behavior of individuals and/or institutions through design by offering practical and socially responsible solutions  for complex problems combining local and globally sustainable strategies. Since its founding in 2008 Rubberband, LLP has built a diverse portfolio of prestigious clients in Puerto Rico through its socially responsible design practice with projects that range from publications, infographics, exhibitions, web design (linked to social media ), and typography design, just to name a few. Why are Rubberband’s services are special? All of Rubberband’s projects start with research, in order to identify solutions with a design perspective. This means that Rubberband design solutions are contextualized or anchored to the realities of their clients’ company, team and users’ cultural context. Rubberband combines creativity with the rigor of rational thought and works together with designers of various disciplines and related practices, like psychology with a user mindset focus to deliver results. Explore: http://rubberbandpr.com rubberbandpr.tumblr.com facebook.rubberbandpr.com Contact Design Team: mmo@rubberbandpr.com...

Two Squared Studio

Two Squared Studio is a design collective between Eddie Figueroa, Ana Cristina Quiñones, Joel Álvarez, and Elia Barreiro; four designers with different skill sets coming together under one common vision. The collective represented the Escuela Internacional de Diseño at the  51st edition of the “Salone del Mobile” during the 2013 Milan Design Week in Italy and is currently working on developing a designs to exhibit in Design in Puerto Rico, in this year’s edition of Wanted Design NYC. Explore: https://www.facebook.com/twosquaredstudio Contact Designers:...

Miguel Miranda

Miguel Miranda is a designer, architect and the co-founder of Muuuaaa,  a creative studio that offers brandscaping, exhibition design, interior design and commercial space design. His table designs titled Euhedral Tropical look into crystal geometry and materiality native to the tropics. Using local sourced wood from Puerto Rico and vibrant color combination reflection of the tropics energy, each table is used as a separate set of modules, which can connect in any side to create a larger surface area to attend different needs. Explore: http://www.miguel-miranda.com http://www.muuaaa.com/ Contact Designer: miguel@muuaaa.com    ...

Carlos Iván Silva

TAVLO es el estudio de diseño y taller de producción del diseñador y artista Carlos Iván Silva. Explore: www.facebook.com/CarlosSilvaDelPais Contact Designer:...

Taller 2×4

Local designer Roberto Sanchez  merges design, landscape architecture, construction and carpentry into his design and build practice.  He is known for his work as a landscape architect in a variety of installations across the island such as the Balneario de Puerto Nuevo in Vega Baja among others.  At present he is working on how to manipulate concrete to create everyday objects with this material. Contact Designer:...

Tredé

Tredé  is a 3D printing and manufacturing studio that offers additive manufacturing and scanning technology expertise. Founded by designer/fabricator, Vicente Gascó, as a manufacturing solution for  an emerging generation of artists, designers, makers and inventors in Puerto Rico who embrace new technologies in their work. Services range from 3d printing, scanning, designing, manufacturing and product development guidance. Explore: www.trede3d.com Contact Designer: trede3d@outlook.com...

Andrea Bauzá

Designer and architect Andrea Bauzá, has always been interested in the intersections between design, art, architecture and urbanism, their effect in society and vice-versa.  Her work is dedicated to generating collaborations and interdisciplinary projects that create a plural effect on cities and surroundings.  She founded UrbanoActivo, an open design collective for the study and action of creative uses of public space. Explore: andreabauza.info Contact Designer:...

LAB

LAB is an interdisciplinary studio dedicated to the development of innovative formulas and solutions using digital design and fabrication techniques and processes. They design, build, and deliver high quality objects and spaces: installations, furniture, architectural components, complex surfaces, product design and sculptures. Specialized digital design and fabrication consultancy to designers, artists, architects, engineers, and contractors who wish to develop part of their projects through CNC/CAD/CAM technologies. LAB established its headquarters in Santurce, Puerto Rico, one of the island’s main cultural nodes. During the past decade it has been the stage of an artistic “urban renaissance”, where young generations of artists and designers have been moving around and developing culture at all levels possible. Explore: labartesbinarios.com facebook.com/laboratorioartesbinarios Contact Designers:...

FabLab Puerto Rico

El FabLab Puerto Rico es un centro de investigación y producción que forma parte de la Escuela Internacional de Diseño y el Centro Internacional de Diseño que utiliza máquinas de fabricación digital de última generación destinadas a la creación de objetos a partir de las tecnologías digitales . El FabLab cuenta con una gama de recursos tecnológicos de alta tecnología que están disponibles para sus estudiantes, profesores, la comunidad académica externa y las comunidades o individuos particulares. Generalmente existen unos costos por servicio y en otros casos se requiere una propuesta para poder coordinar y establecer acuerdos colaborativos. Estos recursos están disponibles para alianzas con proyectos privados o de impacto comunitario y/o educativo. Algunos proyectos: Talleres de Exploración Digital para Jóvenes, Colaborativo con IntegrARTE, Academia para el Desarrollo Creativo, Barceloneta Introducción Exploración Digital 1, Colaborativo con Nuestra Escuela. Gurabo Taller de Exploración Digital 2 LASER, Colaborativo con Nuestra Escuela. Gurabo Seminario de Introducción a herramientas y fuentes digitales de innovación. CompuCampus 2012, 2023 Proyecto IDEA, STEM. Facultad de Educación UPR. Gurabo Taller de exploración Digital, CompuCampus 2012, Proyecto IDEA, STEM. Facultad de Educación UPR. Gurabo IDEA-BOT, Colaborativo, Currículo para robótica en las escuelas públicas, Proyecto IDEA, STEM. Facultad de Educación UPR. Gurabo Digitalización y reproducción museológica. Colaborativo con el Museo y Centro de Estudios Humanísticos (MCEH). Gurabo Talleres Innovación Vocacional. Compañía para el Desarrollo Integral de la Península de Cantera. Civitas Plus Inc., FabLab. Múltiples proyectos relacionados a fabricación de prototipos y asesoría al Centro Internacional de Diseño. Barceloneta/Gurabo SocialLab, Universidad del Turabo El taller FABLAB Puerto Rico provee asesoramiento para la creación de prototipos, productos, y maquetas utilizando herramientas y maquinaria...

Madera Skates

Madera Skates creates modern cruisers with vintage style. Each deck is hand selected and crafted from the desired wood species. This guarantees, that unlike normal production skateboards, every deck is made with care from solid wood and each piece is as unique as its rider. Designed and made in Puerto Rico. Explore: http://www.maderaskates.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Madera-Skates Contact Designer: http://www.maderaskates.com/contact.html  ...