About

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Jose Alberto González, born in Valencia Spain, was qualified as Industrial Design Engineer in 2007, UPV.

From 2005 he started to collaborate in his father’s studio Martin-Consuegra. In 2007 he started to work with various companies as product and space designer. In 2007 and 2008 he exhibited his personal projects at “Nude” in Valencia, where some International design magazines pay attention to his work. The Surface Magazine (NY) featured him as one of the most remarkable young Spanish Designers. His work was selected to represent Spanish design in International design exhibitions such as “Biennale Saint-Étienne” (France).

Since 2011 he moved to Japan to work as Senior Product Designer for Yamaha Corp. one of top global innovators corporations.
In 2015 June, after living in Japan for four years, Jose González returned to Spain, and currently is Innovation and Creative Director at Zumex company

IIn his professional career has been working in creative teams, using tools such us “design thinking”. His goal is make innovation happens, for that reason he focus program at IESE Business School.

 

EXHIBITIONS AND TALKS

2017
Lecture. Design Thinking Process, “ValenciaLab” Florida Universitaria, SPAIN.
Radio Interview. Sábado Verde, ”La Once Diez” Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA.

2016
Guest Teacher at ELISAVA, Master in Research for Design and Innovation. Barcelona, SPAIN.
Lecture. #4SCD – Sevilla Indivisible Knowledge, SPAIN.
La Hora del Diseño. Group Exhibition, HONDURAS.

2015
Ah a May Project, Saint-Étienne Biennale du Design, FRANCE.
Ah a May Project, Frankfurt Messe, GERMANY.
La hora del diseño, Madrid, SPAIN.
Ah a May Project, Yamaha Award, JAPAN.
Two Yamahas One passion, Roppongi Hills Tokyo, JAPAN.

2014
Lecture. Escuela Superior de Comercio y Administración, Unidad Tepepan. Video conference MEXICO.
Design conversation at Shizuoka University of Art and Culture, JAPAN.

2013
Design conversation at Shizuoka University of Art and Culture, JAPAN.

2010
Saint-Étienne Biennale du Design, FRANCE.
Zaragoza Design Show (ZDS), SPAIN.

2009
Entrantes Valencia, SPAIN.
Creative Weekend Madrid, SPAIN.

2008
Nude. New spanish design, SPAIN.

2007
Nude. New spanish design, SPAIN.

 

PUBLICATIONS

2017
Economía3 Magazine, Florida Universitaria y Economía3 “round table”, Jul. 2017

2016
Plaza Magazine, Oct. 2016
Yanko Design blog, Sept. 2016

2015
ID Mag. web, May. 2015
Proyecta56, Interview 7pages, Apr. 2015
Valencia Plaza blog, July 2015

2014
US patent D718374, Cp4 Stage, Nov. 2014

2013
Daysign p.36-41 n.3 Dec. 2013
Voice developer, Cp4/Cp40 Stage brochure p.17, 2013.
DissenyCV Blog, Oct 2013.

2012
Spanish ,p. 28 n.39 Spring 2012.

2011
Bolinguen (Berlinske, Danish newspaper) 2011.
Spanish ,p. 21 n.36 Summer 2011.

2009
Surface. NY, Sept. 2009.
ID Mag. NY,p.80 May 2009
Experimenta April 2009.

2008
Proyecto Contract p.51 n.54 2008.
AD (Sp) Nov.2008.
Designboom blog, Dec.2008
CasaBasic 2008.

2007
[Di4*] ed. CDICV. p.23 n.4 2007