Cecilia León de la Barra


Industrial Designer, (Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, 1999). Works on independent projects of furniture, product, interiors and consulting. Collaborates with other designers, and architects.

Co- Founder of MOB in 2000, design consultancy, interior design, and furniture shop. In 2004 founder of Nel Collective, and Colectivo Hecho a Mano in 2010. Collaborated with Celeste, Código And Gatopardo magazines, staff editor at Arquine magazine.

Since 2004 has been teaching at Universidad Iberoamericana and Centro de Diseño, Cine y Televisión where she has received awards for her academic performance. In 2010 she curated the design exhibition Hecho a Mano: Nuevos Procesos Colaborativos de Diseño. (Handmade: New Collaborative Design Processes) at Casa del Lago, México City where she exhibited the work of Mexican designers who collaborated with local artisans and communities.

Her work has been exhibited in Mexio, Milan, Berlin, Paris, Madrid, Washington, London and New York, and has been published in national and international books and magazines.