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Interview with Carolina Palombo Píriz

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Editor Frank Scott (FS) from DesignPRWire has interviewed designer Carolina Palombo Píriz (CP) for A’ Design Awards and Competition. You can access the full profile of Carolina Palombo Píriz by clicking here.

Interview with Carolina Palombo Píriz at Monday 24th of April 2017
Carolina Palombo Píriz
FS: Could you please tell us more about your art and design background? What made you become an artist/designer? Have you always wanted to be a designer?
CP: When I was a kid I used to design and made the house and furniture for my barbie doll. As long as I can remember, I´ve always loved to design and create new things. I first started to study architecture, in the meantime, I discovered Industrial Design, so as I felt in love with that career to, I finally studied both and had my degree for both

FS: Can you tell us more about your company / design studio?
CP: It´s the place where I can be the other 50% part of me, without "little" interruptions (the first 50% is divided between being mom, wife, dauther, sister, friend, etc)

FS: What is "design" for you?
CP: Design is the skill with which someone finds a solution to a certain problem by using creativity.

FS: What kinds of works do you like designing most?
CP: Those that involves human scale. Like houses, small apartments buildings, furniture and household products.

FS: What is your most favorite design, could you please tell more about it?
CP: Beside TRES, nowadays my favourite design are the four houses I've designed and shortly built in Canelones, Uruguay

FS: What was the first thing you designed for a company?
CP: A doll house

FS: What is your favorite material / platform / technology?
CP: wood, for 3D models Autocad and rhino as technological tools

FS: When do you feel the most creative?
CP: Early in the morning

FS: Which aspects of a design do you focus more during designing?
CP: Form followed for the function

FS: What kind of emotions do you feel when you design?
CP: Peace, stability, loose of time, loose of concience, love

FS: What kind of emotions do you feel when your designs are realized?
CP: satisfaction, admiration, proudness, love

FS: What makes a design successful?
CP: When form, function and need find the balance point

FS: When judging a design as good or bad, which aspects do you consider first?
CP: Form, materials and proportions. In the same scale, function

FS: From your point of view, what are the responsibilities of a designer for society and environment?
CP: The materials used, the reciclability and the durability of the product.

FS: How do you think the "design field" is evolving? What is the future of design?
CP: Going back to the esencial

FS: When was your last exhibition and where was it? And when do you want to hold your next exhibition?
CP: I would like to hold it in my own country and make my people fell proud of the local design

FS: Where does the design inspiration for your works come from? How do you feed your creativity? What are your sources of inspirations?
CP: From everywhere, everything I see, I fell or I experience as a need. I'm a very perceptive and emphatic person.

FS: How would you describe your design style? What made you explore more this style and what are the main characteristics of your style? What's your approach to design?
CP: Simplicity, practical and beautiful. I first come up with an idea, then I start the refine process in which I look for the most simple forms. 3D models and prototypes are the best tools I use during the design process.

FS: Where do you live? Do you feel the cultural heritage of your country affects your designs? What are the pros and cons during designing as a result of living in your country?
CP: I live in Montevideo, Uruguay. Yes, it does affect. The lack of industries and the lack variety of sources, forces to be even more creative.

FS: How do you work with companies?
CP: I don't.

FS: What are your suggestions to companies for working with a designer? How can companies select a good designer?
CP: Companies must check the empathy, comitment and positive attitude of the designer.

FS: Can you talk a little about your design process?
CP: First I start sketching in a paper, using pen, pencils, colour pencils and markers. Then I draw the idea in AutoCad. Immediately after, make 3D models in wood, cardboard or plastic. Next step is to redraw in AutoCad, and finally make the prototype.

FS: What are 5 of your favorite design items at home?
CP: The dinner table, the sofa, the entrance mirror, the bedroom lamp, my kids beds and desks.

FS: Can you describe a day in your life?
CP: I start the day at 6:30 and have a family breakfast, then I take my kids to school. My working day starts at 8:15 in my studio until 15:30 when I pick up my kids. Back at home I do household activities, supervise homeworks, play with my children, family dinner, and once my children go to bed I spend time with my husband.

FS: Could you please share some pearls of wisdom for young designers? What are your suggestions to young, up and coming designers?
CP: Always trust in their perceptions.

FS: From your perspective, what would you say are some positives and negatives of being a designer?
CP: Positive _ a way to express feelings, likes and some point of views. A creative job Negative _ Not everyone knows the importance of the designer and the design.

FS: What is your "golden rule" in design?
CP: Always trust in one's self. Perception is the most importan thing.

FS: What skills are most important for a designer?
CP: Imagination, creativity and anyway to make it tangible (draws, 3D models, etc)

FS: Which tools do you use during design? What is inside your toolbox? Such as software, application, hardware, books, sources of inspiration etc.?
CP: AutoCad, Rhino, Corel Draw, Photoshop. Pencils, markers, cutter, wood, cardboard.

FS: Designing can sometimes be a really time consuming task, how do you manage your time?
CP: I'm a very organized person.

FS: How long does it take to design an object from beginning to end?
CP: Depending on the object.

FS: What is the most frequently asked question to you, as a designer?
CP: "Can you make a little drawing and show us your idea?"

FS: What was your most important job experience?
CP: 4 houses in a seaside resort

FS: Who are some of your clients?
CP: Final clients

FS: What type of design work do you enjoy the most and why?
CP: When it's related to human scale. Designs that involves a person, his likes, needs and desires. Houses, furniture, houshold products.

FS: What are your future plans? What is next for you?
CP: Keep growing up as a designer and architect. Keep close to my children and guide them as they grow up. Keep close to my husband.

FS: Do you work as a team, or do you develop your designs yourself?
CP: Nowadays I work by myself

FS: Do you have any works-in-progress being designed that you would like to talk about?
CP: No.

FS: How can people contact you?
CP: They can e-mail me: carolina.palombo@gmail.com They can phone me: 598 99212362 They can visit my webpage: http://carolinapalombo.wix.com/misitio

FS: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
CP: No


FS: Thank you for providing us with this opportunity to interview you.

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