Hugo is a design researcher with a background in industrial design. After 3 years freelancing as a design researcher in Los Angeles he decided to focus his practice on innovation in emerging markets and moved to Delhi. He is interested in the creation of better products and services through applied research and co-creation. Above all, he’s an avid supporter (and fan) of makerspaces, open source designs and similar grassroots efforts that aim to make design useful for people around the world. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design from Art Center College of Design.