Born in October 1977, Alcoi, Spain. She started her designer career in 1997, working for companies as Camper and Salomon Sports.
In 2007 she took the adventure of selfproducing, builiding her own comapny; Blauvent, and developing a sustainable product and process.
Carmen has performed consulting projects for clients as Famosa and Aiju.
She has lived in Spain, Belgium, France and Italy.
Textile and Fashion Design | Branding | Market Research
Illustration and Vector Illustration | Photography and Photoshop
I am actually working for an apparel brand and for a textile agency.
Besides that I work at my own company and brand BLAUVENT.
Project Manager | Freelancer @Carmesine
2006 - Present (6 years)
Design | Market research | Branding.
Photography | Illustration | Journalism.
Journalist | Freelancer @Textiles Para El Hogar
2010 - Present (1 year and 11 months)
Textile Trade Fair Reports: Intertextile Shanghai HomeTextile | HKTDC Hong Kong
Consultant | Freelancer @AIJU Centro Tecnológico Del Juguete
2008 - 2009 (1 year)
Market Research: nursery, childrenswear and toys.
Consultant | Freelancer @Famosa
2006 - 2009 (3 years and 5 months)
Design | Trends Setter | Concept Development.
Creative Director @Domus Arfama World Wide
2004 - 2005 (1 year and 8 months)
Coordinator of a spanish apparel new brand, produced in China.
2002 - 2004 (1 year and 9 months)
Designer @Salomon Sports
2002 (8 months)
Clothing Designer at research department.
Designer @K de Kan
1999 - 2000 (8 months)
HONORS AND AWARDS
INJUVE 2007, SPAIN
Graphic Design Award
PREMIOS DIPUTACIÓN DE ALICANTE, SPAIN
Fashion Design Award
Finalist. Menswear Collection.
Accessories Design Award
MODA GIOVANE STILISTI, ITALY
First Prize. Bags Collection.
Fashion Design Award
DOMUS ACADEMY, ITALY
Second Prize. Menswear and Accessories Collection.
Textile Design Award
MURCIA JOVEN, SPAIN
Second Prize. Menswear Collection.
October 2009 - Present
www.blauvent.com | An eclectic collection of limited editions. Backpacks and wallets from recycled paragliders.
Each product is unique, made from a different piece of the wing.
Blauvent by Carmesine is a spanish based company with a wide variety of products. The name of the brand originates in Catalan, BLAUVENT is ‘’blue wind’’. BLAUVENT has been launched in October 2009.
All products are individually hand made with great care in Spain at Blauvent’s small scale production facility.
We distribute through our own website www.blauvent.com and at Guggenheim museum shop, Bilbao, and at some shops in Switzerland.
-Español (Native or bilingual proficiency)
-Catalan (Native or bilingual proficiency)
-English (Professional working profiency)
-French (Professional working profiency)
-Italian (Professional working profiency)
Domus Academy, Milan, Italy
2000 - 2001
Master's Degree. Fashion and Communication
EASD Alcoi, Spain
1997 - 2000
Degree in Fashion, Apparel and Textile Design
Photoshop | Illustrator | InDesign | FinalCut
Paragliding | Hiking | Climbing | Fitness