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About Carlos Jimenez and Pilar Balsalobre : Carlos Jimenez and Pilar Balsalobre, are the founders of photoAlquimia design studio, based in Madrid (Spain). They work in the search for new creative solutions in the development of spaces, objects and events. Their philosophy is based on the development of very simple concepts, all of them inspired in nature (biomimetic), betting on sustainable solutions for the planet, using natural materials and recovering old handicraft techniques. All creations radiate simplicity, functionality and beauty. Their designs are full of humanity, seducing the thought, heart and senses of those who discover them.
ORGANIZATION:
photoAlquimia Ltd

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Photographer-artist Media, graphic, printing, culture, design

AWARDS:
- 2021 • SELECTED Bilbao 2021 Design Awards
AJORÍ. Selected'21 winner and finalist for the Stone and Wood award. Bilbao, SPAIN.
- 2019 • EMPORIA. Veredictas International. National Awards of Ephemeral Architecture. Silver Adward at "Miscelánea" category. Madrid, SPAIN.
- 2018 • Bienal Iberoamericana de Diseño 2018 (BID_18)
PIXELATA. Mention at "Design and Citizen Participation/ UCC"Icategory. Madrid, SPAIN.
- 2018 • Shenzhen Global Design Award (SDA)
AJORÍ & SOYTUN Nomination Awards. Organized by the Shenzhen City of Promotion Office & the Committee of the Shenzhen Design Week (SDW) Shenzhen. CHINA.
- 2017 • IDA Design Awards 2017. PIXELATA. 2 GOLD Prizes: "Design for Society" category, and "Design for Sustainability" subcategory. Los Angeles, USA.
- 2017 • Best design of institutional stand FITUR 2017. IFEMA. First Prize. Design of contents and creativity for the stand of Castilla La Mancha. Madrid, SPAIN.
- 2016 • Biennal of Ibero-American Design (BID16) "Natura Imitatis" Design collection selected from Spain in Industrial design/product category. Madrid, SPAIN.
- 2016 • International “Design For All” Good Practices Awards "Natura Imitatis" Selected as a Good Practice 2015” in "Spaces, products and services already in use" category. Barcelona, SPAIN
- 2015 • A'Design Award and Competition TITOBOWL & SOYTUN. Golden & Bronze Winners in Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category. Milan. ITALY
- 2014 • A'Design Award and Competition. AJORÍ. Golden Winner in Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category. Milan. ITALY
- 2012 • EMPORIA. AIMFE and Veredictas International. National Awards of ephemeral architecture. Selection for the best exhibition stand design & for eco stand. Stand of CLM at FITUR 2011. Madrid, SPAIN
- 2011 • Crafts of Castilla la Mancha Awards. AJORÍ First Prize, winner in the category of design applied to the crafts. Toledo, SPAIN
- 2011 • Best design of institutional stand FITUR 2011. IFEMA- First Prize. Design of contents and creativity for the stand of Castilla La Mancha. Madrid, SPAIN.

BOOKS:
- 2013, EUROPEAN PRODUCT DESIGN, AJORI. Pag. 130-135, Publisher MONSA, Josep Mª Minguet, Barcelona, Spain, ISBN: 978-84-15829-33-1
- 2013, CREATIVE Product Design, AJORI. Pag. 222-227, Publisher SENDPOINTS, Guangzhou, China, ISBN: 978-988-16835-3-3
- 2015, COOL PRODUCT DESIGN, AJORÍ. Publisher DESIGNERBOOKS, Beijing, China. ISBN: 978-988-12232-6-5
- 2016, Minimalism Product Design (Less is more). Publisher SENDPOINTS. Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai. CHINA
- 2016, Organic Design. Products Inspired by Nature. Publisher SENDPOINTS. Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai. CHINA
- 2016, Eco Packaging Now. Publisher The Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd. Guangzhou, Victoria, AUSTRALIA. Shanghai, CHINA.

WEB SITE:
http://www.photoalquimia.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
https://www.behance.net/photoAlquimia

REGISTRATION DATE:
2013-12-29 12:55:06

COUNTRY/REGION:
Spain

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Carlos Jimenez and Pilar Balsalobre


Soytun Tableware For Raw Fish

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category in 2014
Carlos Jimenez Perez & Pilar Balsalobre for Photoalquimia
Ajorí Cruet. Condiment Container

Golden A' Design Award Winner for Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category in 2013
Carlos Jimenez Perez & Pilar Balsalobre for Photoalquimia
Titobowl Snack Bowl

Golden A' Design Award Winner for Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design Category in 2014
Carlos Jimenez Perez & Pilar Balsalobre for Photoalquimia

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