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We dedicate our efforts towards generating meaningful experiences through the design of services and products, focused on the stimulation of thoughtful and emotional connections between you and our products, ensuring the positioning of our partners in the social collective.

We love working closely with our partners, offering solutions tailored to the needs of their market. Our goal is to make informed business decisions based on extensive research on topics such as culture, art, media, production, materials and technology, ensuring a holistic and appropriate approach in each of our projects.

Our international commissions cross business worlds and audiences – consumer electronics, food industry, domestic products, furniture, lighting, artisan communities, universities and galleries.

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(San Luis Potosi, Mexico, 1983). In 2007 Vivanco graduated as an industrial designer with honors from Universidad Autónoma San Luis Potosi in Mexico. He later moved to Barcelona, Spain where he obtained the degree of Master in Product Conceptualization and Development at the School of Design Elisava. After graduating, Vivanco worked for three years as Senior Designer at DesignCode and HTDS, in Europe.

In 2009 he was selected by the renoun publication Wallpaper* as one of the emerging designers to follow worldwide. That same year, together with Tom Allen, Marta Rodríguez Falcón and Yago Rodriguez, he founded The Emotion Lab, a collaborative exercise that stimulated research on the value of emotions in the design process, creating conceptual projects with hughe international recognition.

In 2011 several projects were featured by the renown creative publishers Gestalten, in the book “Once Upon a Chair: Design Beyond the Icon.” Other publications include Elle, Vogue, Monocle, Architectural Digest, Abitare, Domus, House International, O2, among others.

His influences come from social and cultural factors from the Mexican chaotic and colorful history, contrasting with the relaxed Mediterranean everyday life, all of it through a heavy influence by Japanese’s nature-based culture and interaction.

Christian is currently the director of the Industrial design faculty at The Monterrey Center for Higher Learning of Design (Spanish: CEDIM, Centro de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey Design), a university dedicated to design, innovation, and business, where contributes to the formation and dissemination of design in Mexico.

He runs his own design studio developing products for international companies and producing and selling some of his pieces in collaboration with various local artisan shops. Vivanco bases its current practice in promoting a permacultural culture, revalorizing principles, local customs and values on a global context, stimulating authenticity and cultural inclusiveness.

2013

Social Innovation | Entrepreneur Week | México city
Social Design | Tecnológico de Monterrey | Puebla
Emotional Simplicity | CEDIM | Monterrey
Design works | Casa Gutiérrez Nájera | Querétaro

2012

Stone. Culture. Design | CaSa | Oaxaca
Emotional Simplicity | U.A.A.| Aguascalientes
Emotional Simplicity | U.A.C.J. | Ciudad Juarez
Objects with Soul | Virus | U.A.G.| Guanajuato
Objects with Soul | Casa Gutiérrez Nájera | Querétaro

2011

Objects with Soul | U.A.A.| Aguascalientes
Design Process | Hábitat Faculty | San Luis Potosí
Objects with Soul | Hábitat Faculty | San Luis Potosí
2013

New York | Cooperativa Panorámica at ICFF
México City | “CGN: Zona Maco 2013”
Querétaro | “Colectivo Casa Gutiérrez Nájera”
México City | "Nuevo Diseño en México"

2012

México City | “CGN: Zona Maco 2012”
Querétaro | “Colectivo Casa Gutiérrez Nájera”
México City | “Fabrica Mexicana”, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo.
Valencia | “Feria Hábitat”

2011

Querétaro | “Cholochair en Casa Gutiérrez Nájera”
Milán | “Feria Salone Internazionale del Mobile”

2010

Tokyo | “Designer’s Week Tokyo”
Washington & Paris | “El Cambio”

2009

Frankfurt | “Ambiente Fair”
London | “Wallpaper Graduate Directory”