Gemma Morell

Gemma Morell

Engineering in Industrial DesignBarcelona, Spain
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Gemma Morell

Gemma Morell

Engineering in Industrial DesignBarcelona, Spain
About me
I'm an industrial design engineering student with many interests around her degree. Most of the project I love to develop could be classified in three topics: critical, social, and respectful design, analysis and research of materials and body related projects. As an engineer, I have also been taught in 3D design and simulation as well as in physical, mechanical or structure calculations. However, much of my interest is also in artistic direction, graphic design, social media communication and photography and edition.
Projects
  • Plaxtile
    PlaxtilePlaxtile is a project developed in order to respond a challenge proposed by a laundry company that generates between 250 and 2500 tones of laundry waste every day. This waste contains polymeric microparticles or what are called microplastics, which are very polluting in aquatic ecosystems. This is why the objective of the project is giving a laundry waste a second life by developing a new material. This is where Plaxtile is born: a composite developed from recycled polypropylene from detergent
  • Hugme
    HugmeImagine you being able to feel the touch of your partner hugs when kilometers of distance are between us. Time passes by and everyone’s circumstances change. Sometimes a long journey appears, and it comes with the decision of leaving h¬¬ome for a long time. But what happens when there is a relationship in between? What happens when leaving home also means leaving a partner behind? Nowadays, in a world immersed in constant communication development, which is ruled by new technologies and social
  • Traient Pit
    Traient PitBy definition, prostheses are those pieces or artificial devices that are added in a body in order to replace an organ or a missing part of it. A breast prosthesis will replace the shape of the breast? Will it replace the fear of looking at a scar and not seeing what is wanted? Will it replace the privacy with the couple? Will it replace the acceptance of others? Sometimes, countless efforts are spent in order to find the best technologies to replace the physical emptiness that leaves the loss
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Work history
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    Community ManagerReiet Reiets
     - Barcelona, SpainPart Time
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    Marketing and Operations ManagerReiet Reiets
     - Barcelona, SpainPart Time
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Skills
  • Product Design
  • Product Development
  • Material Design
  • Project Management
  • Community Management
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Solid Works
  • CREO
  • Adobe Lightroom
Education
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    Industrial Design EngineeringELISAVA - Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
    Barcelona, Spain
    Currently studying my fourth and last year of the degree.
Awards
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    Catalonia Ecodesign 2019 AwardCatalan Waste Agency
    Restos project was nominated in Catalonia Ecodesign 2019 Award. The Catalonia Ecodesign 2019 Award recognizes products that are in the market or in development which have been designed, manufactured or executed in Catalonia. This products must integrate in their design considerations to improve their environmental performance throughout their life cycle. The award mainly values ​​the incorporation of eco-design strategies and the contribution to the circular economy, the quality of design and innovation.
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    PAU DistinctionsConsell Interuniversitari de Catalunya
    Public recognition to the effort of the student, as well as her good preparation in the realization of the University Entrance Exams (PAU). The "PAU Distinction" is awarded to students who, in the ordinary June session, have obtained a grade which is equal to or higher than 9 points, in the general phase of the University Entrance Exams.