Daniel studied industrial design at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City from 1975-1979. Building on several years of freelance work, he founded signi in 1980. Daniel has led Signi since that time and is responsible for a wide variety of projects, mainly in the areas of corporate identity and annual report design. Besides managing the studio and customers’ accounts, his work consists of developing communication strategies for many of signi’s clients.
Daniel is a founding member of Quórum, the Mexican Designers Council, which was established in 1985. His design work has been published and has received awards in both Mexico and the United States. He has presented lectures and design workshops at various Mexican universities and organizations. Daniel speaks fluent English.
René graduated as a graphic designer from the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico City in 1979 and received a degree in advanced typographic design at the London College of Printing in London, England. Working at signi since 1980, became a full partner in 1984, where he has been responsible for the design and conceptualization of a wide array of corporate communications and other projects spanning almost all the fields of graphic design.
René served as a President of Quórum, the Mexican Designers Council, for the 2004-2006 term; he has been twice honored as a guest artist at New Mexico State University, U.S.; participated as a guest speaker at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (Canada), as well as in conferences and seminars at several institutions and universities in Mexico. He has served as a judge in various contest, including: Creativity (US), Quorum (MX), ARC Awards (US), NMSU students contest (US), Integracom Awards (MX), and EFFIE Mexico chapter, among others.
His work has received several national and international awards and has been published in Mexican and American books and magazines, including How Magazine and Creativity, among others. René speaks fluent English.