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Award-winning Senior Industrial Designer with 8+ years of design consultancy experience specializing in transportation and lifestyle consumer product design, as well as a strong passion in advanced concept design and concept art.

I have had the pleasure to work with large Fortune 500 companies such as John Deere and Panasonic as well as well-established global brands such as Colgate, OXO, All-Clad, Esenses, MUMA, and more.

Graduated with departmental honors from The New School of Design- Parsons in New York City, with a Masters degree in Design and Technology.



Relevant Projects

John Deere:

  • Design of the new generation of lawn and garden tractors (X100, X300, X500 and X700)

  • Design of the new generation of Zero turn Mowers. Z700.

  • Design of the John Deere XUV 835E. First three-seater crossover utility vehicle.

  • Various parts such as roofs, fenders, consoles and fuel tanks.

MUMA:

  • Design of the first task chair manufactured in Colombia (Nominated in the Product Design category of “Lapiz de Acero” Awards)

OXO:

  • Designed a wide range of home appliances.

Colgate:

  • Design of the “Actis Tray” Toothbrush Packaging

  • Design of Baby toothbrush and teether, BPA free

  • Research and Design of several upcoming ground-breaking toothbrushes

Perkin Elmer:

  • Design of several high-end scientific instruments such as AxION iQT and the NexION 300

Panasonic:

  • Concept research and design of portable electronic devices 

Personal projects:

  • Black Hole Lamp

  • Invisible Love Necklace

  • Fireflies Lamp

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2019

Bacánika – Art, design and culture online magazine – January 2019. “10 Colombian Industrial Design Objects”

2018

Designboom – Online Design and Architecture Magazine- March 25, 201. “Dario Narvaez’s minimal necklace plays with light to reveal a hidden message”

Habitar - Colombia’s Design Magazine, March-April 2018. 300 Moments of design and architecture from the 21st Century.

Habitar - Colombia’s Design Magazine, November-December 2018. Interview: “Surprise Factor”.

Illustrations exhibited at the Consulate of Colombia in New York. October-November 2018. We Art Colombia

2016

El Tiempo – Colombia’s National Newspaper. December 7, 2016.  “Un colombiano diseña lámpara que simula los agujeros negros”.

Designboom – Online Design and Architecture Magazine- November 24, 2016. “Curve ID's 'black hole lamp' devours light with the flick of a switch”

The Globe and Mail - Canada’s National Newspaper, November 3rd, 2016.  Page 4, Section L. Globe Life & Arts. Home & Design.  “Light bulb moments”

Western Living Magazine. November 3rd, 2016.  “Meet the 2016 LAMP Lighting Design Competition Winners”

Urdesignmag – Online Design Magazine- November, 2016, “Black Hole Lamp by CurveID”

The Lamp was presented at Jan Kath showroom in Vancouver, BC.  Novermber3-6.

2015

“Rana” - Personal Project. Displayed in the Wanted Design Exhibition during the New York Design Week

Peppersoul, Online Magazine, Showcased Illustration Work

2013

MUMA Chair. Presented in “Neocon” (North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors) in Chicago.

Presented in the show “Expodiseño y Expoconstrucción” 2013, Bogota D.C. Colombia.

Showcased in Proyecto Diseno Magazine. Edition 87. Page 20.

Showcased in DuPont Engineering Design Magazine. Edition 2013 Issue 2. Form meets function for comforts, aesthetics and safety.

Esenses Bags. Showcased in Proyecto Diseno Magazine. Edition 89. Page 30, 31.

2011

Nemesis Project displayed in the Detroit AutoShow-NAIAS. January.

The project is displayed in the Design Challenge official webpage-Showcase 2011

El Tiempo – Colombia’s National newspaper, January 22 Edition. Cars Section, 11 page, “Colombianos, finalistas en el concurso Michelin”

Motor Magazine, “Colombianos finalistas del Michelin Design Challenge”

CARDESIGNNEWS portal, Michelin Announces Finalist for 2011 Challenge Design Competition

Local Motors Vacation Competition (Sagitta II Concept Car) - Intersection Magazine USA. Issue 19, page 140

Zupi Magazine- Brazil.  Edition 28, Year 7, Page 54, 55.

Winner L A M P Design Competition – Year 2016. Project: Black Hole Lamp, 2016

Nominated in the Product Design Category of “Lápiz de Acero” Awards – Ed. XVII. Project: Muma Ingo Chair, 2014

Nominated in the Product Design Category of “Lápiz de Acero” Awards– Ed. XVII. Project: Esenses Bags, 2014

Winner Michelin Challenge Design 2011. Project: Nemesis Project, 2011

Winner mention (scholarship) Domus Academy Master in Car Design. Project: Car.ga Project, 2009

Winner Argos (Cement Industry) Contest. Project: KUMA, 2009

Winner "Novenas Olimpiadas Nacionales de Diseño" (Ninth National Design Olympics) 2008, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla-Colombia.