Juan Carlos Viso/Juanco
Juan Carlos Viso/Juanco (1973) grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and graduated in Industrial Design at the Instituto de Diseño de Caracas. In 1998 he moved to Milan to attend the Master in Product Design at Domus Academy.
From 1999 to 2001, inside Studio Dordoni, he worked together on the creative research for furniture design, objects, lamps and furnishing-accessories for Artemide, Minotti, Molteni & Co, Breil, D&G. Since 2001 he works as a freelance designer and collaborates with professionals of architecture and fashion houses like +ARCH, Studio Ortelli, VSM46, Armani, Missoni, Sergio Rossi and Piazza Sempione in diverse projects and visual display development. In 2002 won the “Designboom & Sotheby’s rocking chair competition” and the price “Macef young design competition”.
In 2004 he started a professional association with Lorenzo Bustillos, dealing with graphic work, interior and product design. Collaborating with Banal Extra, Diamantini & Domeniconi, Frida Kahlo corp, Cut Milano, Cleaf, and Mycrom. Throughout the years he has participated in a wide range of projects, from design research for hi-tech companies as the likes of Canon and Softbank Japan, to the design of coffee cups made out of Industrial glass in Venezuela.
He is the creative director of Mavari, a start-up surf apparel company based in Santa Cruz, California. His works have been published in many international publications.
“Domus Academy for me is a modern Myth where Naiveness awe Complexity (and viceversa) and Rationality embraces Poetics (and viceversa). The Quest for Beauty in its deepest sense (il Bello).”
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Preejarumon Kaewmanee finalist at Global Design Graduate Show 2021
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Online Talk with Ahana Das Sharma | 29.09
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Online Talk with Rick Lee | 15.06
Our former student Rick Lee, fashion designer and university professor, interviewed by Caterina Lunghi.