Georges Moanack

Designer Bogotá, Colombia / Colombia

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Georges  Moanack  was  born  in  Bogotá,  Colombia,  in  1978.  He  studied  Industrial  Design  at  the  
Universidad  de  Los  Andes  in  Bogotá  (1999  -­‐  2003).  During  his  studies  he  designed  for  various  local  
manufacturers,  giving  him  direct  experience  of  different  types  of  production  processes  from  the  
early  stages  of  his  career.  In  2001,  his  product  Loop  (a  handle  for  transporting  bottles)  received  an  
award  in  the  Cotton  Art  competition  organized  by  Cotton  USA.  
After  graduating,  and  thanks  to  his  degree  project  Trazo  (a  modular  system  that  organizes  flows  of  
pedestrians),  he  set  up  his  own  design  studio,  Tactil  Design.  For  four  years  the  studio  developed  
projects  for  a  wide  range  of  clients,  from  product  to  furniture  manufacturers.  His  main  clients  
include  TransMilenio  -­‐  Bogotá´s  public  transportation  authority  -­‐  for  which  he  developed  and  
produced  Trazo.  
In 2007  he  moved  to  London,  where  he  studied  for  a  masters  degree  in  Product  Design  at  the  Royal  
College  of  Art.  During  his  MA,  he  had  the  opportunity  to  develop  projects  for  companies  like  BASF  
and  Mothercare.  In  2008  his  project  Blind+  received  an  honorable  mention  in  the  21st  Koizumi  
International  Lighting  competition  in  Japan.    
Since  2009  he  has  been  living  in  Barcelona,  working  on  both  commissioned  products  and  self-­‐
initiated  projects.    
Georges Moanack
Georges Moanack

Georges  Moanack  was  born  in  Bogotá,  Colombia,  in  1978.  He  studied  Industrial  Design  at  the   Universidad  de  Los  Andes  in  Bogotá  (1999  -­‐  2003).  During  his  studies  he  designed  for  various  local   manufacturers,  giving  him  direct  experience  of  different  types  of  production  processes  from  the   early  stages  of  his  career.  In  2001,  his  product  Loop  (a  handle  for  transporting  bottles)  received  an   award  in  the  Cotton  Art  competition  organized  by  Cotton  USA.   After  graduating,  and  thanks  to  his  degree  project  Trazo  (a  modular  system  that  organizes  flows  of   pedestrians),  he  set  up  his  own  design  studio,  Tactil  Design.  For  four  years  the  studio  developed   projects  for  a  wide  range  of  clients,  from  product  to  furniture  manufacturers.  His  main  clients   include  TransMilenio  -­‐  Bogotá´s  public  transportation  authority  -­‐  for  which  he  developed  and   produced  Trazo.   In 2007  he  moved  to  London,  where  he  studied  for  a  masters  degree  in  Product  Design  at  the  Royal   College  of  Art.  During  his  MA,  he  had  the  opportunity  to  develop  projects  for  companies  like  BASF   and  Mothercare.  In  2008  his  project  Blind+  received  an  honorable  mention  in  the  21st  Koizumi   International  Lighting  competition  in  Japan.     Since  2009  he  has  been  living  in  Barcelona,  working  on  both  commissioned  products  and  self-­‐ initiated  projects.