Carlos Fiorentino



cf_annex teaching portfolio

Professional portfolio 2002-2020

personal info

Carlos Fiorentino [PhD, MDes, University of Alberta, Canada; BDes UNLP, Argentina] is a Visual Communication Designer, design educator and researcher, with main interest on Design for Sustainability and Biomimicry. His current areas of research focus on biocentered design, biomimicry, and structural colour funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). He teaches in the Department of Art & Design and Department of Human Ecology at the University of Alberta, and in the Design Studies program at MacEwan University.

In 2010 he introduced the first interdisciplinary undergraduate course focused on Design for Sustainability in Human Ecology, University of Alberta. He has disseminated his work contributing to book chapters, presenting in international conferences and symposia, and published in refereed journals. His professional and scholar activities have taken him to Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Germany, China, Australia, South America, the USA and across Canada.

His research on sustainability allowed him to be part of the Education for Sustainability Steering Committee (ESSC) for the Sustainability Advisory Committee (SAC) at Grant MacEwan University (2014-2015). He is co-founder of the Biomimicry Alberta regional network and the Design for Sustainability Research Group at the University of Alberta.

Carlos is co-founder (2004) and design consultant of Pix Design in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has worked professionally in the visual communication design field for twenty years.

He has collaborated in research projects involving humanities computing and Information design (2005-2013), like the Implementing New Knowledge Environments (INKE).

portfolio 1993-2012

experimental work

portfolio 1993-2001

pix portfolio

  1. September 6th, 2018
  2. January 26th, 2021
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