Industrial designer & artist based in Guatemala City
As a Designer
Manuel Ovalle is a young industrial designer who, in the past years has led several projects specialized in digital manufacturing, material science, prototyping & production, always employing user-centered design & sustainability foundations.
Some of Movalle´s projects has been elected to be part of international design exhibitions & contest.
Movalle Studio is his personal brand in with he works on independent projects & collaborative projects, as well Movalle is open to design consultancies and collaborations.
At present Manuel Ovalle
Work in the Research & Development Center at Cementos Progreso, the greatest cement company in the region, being head of design of a full-scale concrete 3D printing project (housing scale), as well as the printer operator.
Develops independent & collaborative design projects such as Movalle, his personal design brand.
It´s a professor at the Industrial Design Bachelor at Rafael Landivar University in Guatemala City.
Is an active member & Impact Officer (2022-2023) of Global Shapers, Guatemala City Hub (a WEF initiative).
As an Artist
After four years of study in plastic arts, with the prestigious Guatemalan master Humberto Coronado and four years as assistant of the also prestigious master Rubin Solorzano, he adopts an innovative trend in dry techniques, with his work he has exhibited in Guatemala and Mexico, in group and individual exhibitions.
Currently, he continues his particular art studies and painting with different techniques.