Carlos Luis Mendez Sosa
Born in Caracas, Venezuela in the eighties being the eldest of three brothers, he began his studies in Unidad Educativa Colegio Claret where he developed abilities to study industrial design in Instituto de Diseño de Caracas, highlighting excellence in their work. After he graduate he works on the Institute teaching “Packing” and “Descriptive Geometric I and II”. Carlos was raised in a family of craftsmen who produced home furnishings; There he began to like the idea of using industrial machines to make decorative and innovative pieces. One of his main laboral objectives always was to give versatility to the furniture he fabricates and with this ideas, he improved the prestigious furniture store that his father owns today. He initially worked with wood giving a soft touch to a modern and utilitarian furniture line. Later he began to enrich his work with metal, without knowing that this will be his passion. Then with the unconditional support of his family he opened his first business, a metal-mecanic company, where he applied all his knowledge making prototypes, pieces and products. Without a doubt he always looks for new ways to express his creativity and his wish to make art. Gradually with his wit and his machines he was unveiled in the art society of Caracas, then known Venezuelan artists trusted him to create unique artworks. Today, he continues with his work, inspired in the human behavior that makes us reflect on the attitudes and decisions that we make throughout life.