Bio: Alvaro Uribe is an American-born, Colombian-raised and New York-based designer. He graduated from Pratt Institute with honors and soon after started his own boutique and design studio in the up-and-coming design center of Brooklyn. Alvaro’s design vision and sensitivity create products that transcend trends and fashion and set a tone for the future. His commitment is to create useful design solutions with a poetic story, and add value and inspire the imagination of people. His studio’s passion is to transform objects into unique experiences that bring optimism into everything they do. This passion for design has led to work with an impressive group of international and American clients. His work has been recognized with three Red Dot Design Awards, three Good Design Awards, the IDEA Award and many others.