MANUEL TORRES ACEMEL
CV – MANUEL TORRES ACEMEL
He studied Interior Design in Milan (Italy) and Industrial Design in Seville. Currently he is considered a multidisciplinary designer offering custom design projects with creative and innovative solutions, characterized by quality and excellence
After several years of professional experience in Milan, Miami and Spain, in 2004 he founded his own studio in Barcelona MANUEL TORRES DESIGN. Subsequently he expanded it settling the studio in Seville and then Mexico City, the studio is made by a creative team specialized in design of spaces, furniture and industrial design elements for the private, commercial and business area.
His career has been recognized with several awards, including the prestigious International Award “Global Quality Gold” in 2013 in the ELITE category thanks to his excellent career, significance, and influence projection. The Gold Medal 2011 Forum Europe 2001 in recognition of his career, reputation and contribution to the business sector and civil society. The Quatrium Award for Best Interior Designer of the Year 2009, and 2009 Iplus Award for Best Commercial Interior Designer.
In his 20 years of experience he has participated as an active member of various associations in the field of design and business. Some of them are: the ‘International Federation of Interior Architects / Designers’ (IFI); the Association of Interior Designers and Decorators Catalonia (CODIC), and he is currently VicePresident and International Professional Fellow Member of Spain for the Mexican Society of Interior (SMI) and member of the Executive Committee of the Independent Association of Young Entrepreneurs of Catalonia (AIJEC).
Since January of 2014 he is professor at the Master of Interior Design, specializing in Commercial / Retail Design at the Faculty of Architecture of the University ANÁHUAC Mexico Norte. Since 2012 in the Master of Interior Design at the University Motolinía Pedregal, Mexico City. From 2008 to 2012 he was a professor in the Master in Research for Design and Innovation at the Graduate Coolhunting, Design and Global Trends in ELISAVA School of Design in Barcelona, attached to the University Pompeu Fabra.
Today, in addition to running his studies in Spain and Mexico, he is actively involved at a national and international level, as an opinion leader in specialized forums and blogs, is a lecturer and speaker at conferences, seminars and roundtables. He is also on the Advisory Board at various companies and manufacturers of Industrial Design elements, publishers and magazines of Design and Architecture sector.