Mále Uribe
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Mále Uribe

Artist & DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Mále Uribe

Artist & DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an artist, designer and researcher working at the intersection of art, spatial design and material design. With an MA in Information Experience Design from the Royal College of Art and a professional background in spatial and exhibition design, my work questions and communicates ideas about material culture in art and architecture. By crossing disciplines with a research-led approach, I work with design as an experimental practise but also as an investigative tool to build up new narratives between us and our material local environments. My work varies from sculpture and surface design to interior design, exhibition design and multi-media installations. Currently working as Head of Art development & Research at StoreyStudio, and director of Studio-Mále. Open for commissions and collaborations.
Projects
  • Salt Imaginaries | Designers in Residence, the Design Museum London
    Salt Imaginaries | Designers in Residence, the Design Museum LondonSalt Imaginaries investigated minerals and extractive processes from the Atacama Desert in Chile. The project created an architectural surface made of 1300 tiles of salt and gypsum to propose a new perception of salt; a vital and abundant mineral that has signified many different things since ancient times. Experimenting with different kinds of saline residues —from discarded salts from lithium evaporation processes, to salts left as residue on the roads that go from the mines to the port— the
Work history
    Storey Studio logo
    Storey Studio logo
    Head of Art Development & ResearchStorey Studio
    London, United KingdomPart Time
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    Artist & DesignerStudio-Mále
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Art & Design studio practice led by Mále Uribe, focused on building new meaningful relationships between our natural and material environments. Combining a research-led approach with an experimental design practice, the studio creates immersive and material-focussed spaces, surfaces, sculptures and installations. Open for collaborations and commissions.
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Skills
  • 3D Design
  • Exhibition Design
  • Material Design
  • Art
  • Sculpture
  • Sculptural Installation
  • Set Design
  • Installation Art
  • Installation Design
  • Architect
  • Spatial Design
  • Surface Design
  • Surface Pattern
  • Mural Art
  • Interior Design
Education
    Royal College of Art logo
    Royal College of Art logo
    Master of ArtsRoyal College of Art
     - London, United Kingdom
    Information Experience Design
Awards
    Design Museum logo
    Design Museum logo
    Designer in ResidenceDesign Museum
    Designers in Residence is a core part of the Design Museum's programme. It has two main aims: to provide designers in the early stages of their careers time and space to develop their practice and produce new work, and to offer museum visitors an opportunity to engage with live design projects.