Industrial designer & artist based in Guatemala City
As a Designer
Manuel Ovalle, who has participated in several international exhibitions
Is an industrial designer who loves the prototyping process and exploring production methods.
In the past few years, he has specialized in 3D modeling & rendering, 3D printing & additive manufacturing application, material science, and user-centered design, all of these areas with a sustainability approach.
Movalle Studio is his brand & design studio, where he works on independent projects, as well Movalle is an open studio for design consultancies and collaborations.
At present Manuel Ovalle
Work in research & development at one of the greatest cement companies in the region, being head of design of a full-scale concrete 3D printing project, as well as the operator of the printer (housing scale).
Develops independent design projects at Movalle Studio, his studio, and personal design brand, also in collaboration with different designers, clients & companies.
It´s a college professor at the Industrial Design Bachelor of a prestigious university in Guatemala City.
Is an active member of Global Shapers, Guatemala City Hub (a world Economic Forum initiative)
As an Artist
After four years of study in plastic arts, with the prestigious Guatemalan master Humberto Coronado and four years as assistant to the teacher 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 in different techniques.