C37 | Material Development Studio
 

Multidisciplinarity, curiosity,

and proactivity is a must.

 
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What does the world expect from us? And in that context, what should we create as Industrial Designers? 
— Valeria Loera, Co Founder of C37.

Inspired by technology, science & the near future C37 was founded in 2014 by Carolina Cantú Sepulveda and Valeria Loera, led next to their partners Lucia Garcia and Yamile de la Garza with the intention of building the company of their dreams. Considering the philosophy of multidisciplinary studios through history, such as The Bauhaus & The Andy Warhol Factory, plus the working culture & business growth of IDEO, Google and Netflix an idea happened:

What if as a Studio, instead of focusing on product design, we focus on material design?
— Carolina Cantú, Co Founder of C37.

C37 is the first Latinoamerican studio specialized in research and development of alternative materials connecting industrial design with science and engineering fields. It focuses on challenging existing materials in order to discover new manufacturing opportunities.

In the Industrial Design context creativity and talent abounds, but the main barrier isn’t the lack of ideas but the the lack of materials and technologies to make them happen. Adjusting to the properties of a
material is a vital activity in the production stage of a designer. In the last 50 years the materials available in the industry have not evolved from wood, metals, polymers and ceramics, as a result of the national and international resources.

Research and development from a production and design perspective should be not only be the most important thing to do, but the only thing to in this era.
— Carolina Cantú, Co Founder of C37. 

C37 encourages transnational corporations to recycle and reinterpret their waste materials in order to transform them into new materials available for the industry. C37 is building a world where materials respond and adapted to technical, productive and aesthetic needs, reinventing the role of the designer in the industry as a supplier rather than a creative. 

 

 
 

we are creating the future. 

 
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THE DREAM TEAM

We are like a pro sports team, not a family. We have stars in every position.

We have a working culture based on collaboration, impact & self direction.

Our team counts with different profiles. There is an expert on every position: We also have key partners in areas of technology & science, but most of all we have amazing mentors & collaborators who help us evolve each and every day. 

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Valeria Loera

Co - Founder & Chief in Production

 

 

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Carolina CANTÚ

Co - Founder & Business Intelligence

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LucÍa garcía

Partner & Creative Direction

Yamile de la garza

Partner & Material Library Direction

 
 
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angelica lopez 

Press & Administration

Contact

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rITCH MENDOZA

Research & Development 

of Sustainable Materials.

 

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SOPHIE FLORES

Co - Graphic Designer

 
 

Strategic Collaborators

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HJ Barraza

Business Intelligence

Advisor. 

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kASSIM VERA

 Emerge Mx 

Community Provocateur

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leon fernandez

Mstrwrks 

Algorithmic Aid Design

 

 Our limit is the unexplored,

we are creating the future. 

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VISIT US

Padre Mier #1070  
Monterrey, N.L , 67560

CONTACT US

+ 81 8342 32 41
hello@c37.mx