Hi, I’m Manuel

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Award-winning industrial designer and 2x founder with a passion for design and creating beautiful things.

I am inspired by the human spirit and find joy in helping others reach their full potential 🚀

Originally from Argentina 🇦🇷 now living in NYC. I love being a dad, cooking, and fixing old motorcycles 🛵


Career Highlights

  • Designed and brought to market more than fifty products (Portfolio)
  • I hold more than thirty-five patents
  • Have exhibited twice at the Museum of Modern Art MoMA
  • One of my designs is part of the MoMA permanent collection
  • Have won every major worldwide design award
  • Founded and built manuelsaez & partners, a design studio working with clients such as Crate & Barrel, Staples, CB2, Club Quarter Hotels, and Herman Miller
  • Established overseas manufacturing operations for two clients
  • Have written for Fast Company as a Design Expert contributor
  • President Obama received one of my designs as the presidential gift from Argentina on his last presidential trip

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