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Joel Blanco

WHO

Joel Blanco

AREA

Architecture and Design

Joel is a product designer, researcher, consultant, and artist.

His body of work ranges from innovation to critical design and education. He employs the visualization of future scenarios to help organizations imagine a brave new world, where the past and present societal norms no longer exist, to help them make better decisions.

He studied Product Design at IED Madrid and has a Master’s degree in Contextual Design from the Design Academy Eindhoven.

Corporate Experience

• Innovation Design, Touch Ideas. PL., 2020

• Collaborator, Futuros Deseables. SP., 2018

• Futures Lead, Fast Forward Thinking. SP., 2018

• Contributor, ROOM Diseño. Spain, 2018

• Design & Consultancy, Joel Blanco. SP – NL – PL., 2015

Academic Experience

• Tutor, MA in Furniture Design, Istituto Europeo di Design. SP., 2020

• Professor, Creative Process in Graphic Design, Istituto Europeo di Design. SP., 2020

• Adjunct Professor of Global Challenges, Bachelor of Design, IE University. SP., 2020

• Specialist Professor of Design for Innovation, Product Design, ESD Madrid. SP., 2020

• Specialist Professor of Trend Research, BA Product Design, ESD Madrid. SP., 2020

• Specialist Professor of Object-Interface, BA Product Design, ESD Madrid. SP., 2020

• Specialist Professor of Arts, Crafts & Design, BA Product Design, ESD Madrid. SP., 2020

Academic Background

• MA Contextual Design, Design Academy Eindhoven. NL., 2017

• Bachelor in Product Design, IED Madrid. SP., 2015

• MA Philosophy for Contemporary Challenges, UOC. SP., 2020 – Currently