Miguel Melgarejo, projects and thoughts

mmMiguel Melgarejo is a Mexican designer focused on social innovation, strategy development and the promotion of the design discipline. His work focuses on qualitative research, generation of business models and systems for products and services across multiple industries.

He studied at the TEC de Monterrey Campus Monterrey and did also a Masters at the TU Delft in the Netherlands, graduating with honors.

He has promoted the design and creative industries through TOCTOC, organization which he founded and is dedicated to gathering and promoting the creative talent in north of Mexico. He also started the Creative Industries Sector of the Mexican Talent Network linked to the Foreign Ministry of the Mexican government. Some of the products that he has designed have been sold in stores such as the MoMA in NY.

He directed the acclaimed documentary Design the New Business in Europe and is currently producer of the podcast Fuera de Contexto.

His most recent projects include the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which was performed between the Netherlands and India.

He currently lives and resides in Mexico, collaborating with Cirklo and collaborating with other projects.