I believe in design that combines aesthetics, functionality and feasibility.
The success of any project always depends on the cooperation of the poeple involved. In addition to many years of experience out of over 500 worked on projects from very different areas of industrial design, I bring to a work-collaboration creativity, innovative ideas , teamwork, dedication and efficiency.
If you are looking for a creative partner to develop your project and find my profile interesting, then let me know.
I am German, coming from Neunkirchen / Saarland,
and I speak German, English,
Portuguese (Brazil) and Spanish.
20 years of experience in industrial design
in Germany, Brazil and Spain
freelancing as industrial designer and Alias modeller
2013 until now
design-director of argumentodesign s.l.
2006 until 2013
lecturer at the design college "IED Madrid" und "IED Máster"
Madrid / Spain
2007 until 2010
studio manager at mormedi design
Madrid / Spain
2004 until 2006
freelancing as industrial designer in Germany and Brazil
studio manager and partner at Indio da Costa Arquitectura e Design
Rio de Janeiro / Brazil
1997 until 2003
junior industrial designer at Teams Design
Esslingen / Germany
1994 until 1997
junior industrial designer at Bitsch&Partner
Düsseldorf / Germany
education in industrial design at art center college of design (europe)
Vevey / Switzerland
1990 until 1994
before that 6 years of experience as a cabinet maker
I have designed projects in the aera of
From 2006 until the market launch in 2011 argumentodesign worked together with Siemens Healthcare Spain in the design and mechanical development of the new wireless X-ray system of the product-family Mobilett. The new mobile unit ‘Mira’ has among various new features a rotating swivel arm and is sold woldwide.
ARGUMENTODESIGN 2006 / 2011
Pinzer is a security anchorage for fireman to provide a secure fixing to rope down themselves out of danger zones. The Project is a close co-production of the fireman Roberto Barambio and argumentodesign and was patented in 2006.
ARGUMENTODESIGN 2006 / 2010
argumentodesign designed and developed with Capotex the Tubbo, a system to cover conveyor lifts for Skiers. Since 2009 two prototypes have been installed in Panticosa (Aramón) and Sierra Nevada / Spain. In 2011 three more conveyor lifts have been covered in the skiresorts Formigal, Cerler and Valdelinares, all located in Aramón, province of Huesca / Spain.
TURBO 2009 / 2011
clients over the years:
2 „Red dot awards“ in 2002 and 2005
„IF design award“ in 2002, 2004, 2005
„ECODESIGN-FIESP award“ Brazil in 2002/03 and 2003/04
awards of „Prêmio Design Museu da Casa Brasileira“
in 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2006
"Design award of the Federal Republic of Germany" in 2006
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