CleanAndModern is the creative work of Ignacio Meza, freelance graphic designer based in Santiago, Chile.

Through the use of grid systems, geometric shapes and synthesis of the form, Ignacio seeks for simplicity, clarity and readability, steering away from visual noise.

His direct design references are the Bauhaus, Ulm School of Design and International Typographic Style.

He provides design service and consultancy within branding and identity design, mobile applications, web, editorial and print design.

He is also the CEO & Founder of NODO.


Education

Graphic Design at Diego Portales University.
Faculty of Architecture, Art and Design. Santiago, Chile (2009 - 2013).

Workshop “For Export: Global Expertise". 
By Miquel Adriá – Exhibition Design for the book “White Mountain” at Cité de L’architecture, Paris (2011).

Workshop “The Drawing Club”.
By América Sánchez – Space of thought and action about the drawing (2010).

Primary and secondary education at Saint George’s College. 
Santiago, Chile (1995 - 2008).

Experience

CleanAndModern
Freelance Graphic Designer (2012 - Present).
www.cleanandmodern.com

NODO
CEO & Founder (2013 - Present).
www.nodoapp.com

Agencia Felicidad
Graphic Designer (April - 2014).
www.felicidadparatodos.cl

Services

Advertising design 
Art direction
Branding & Identity design 
Consultancy
Editorial design
Information design
Mobile application design
Packaging design
Print design
User Interface & Experience design
Website design


Awards

Academic Excellence. 
Diego Portales University (2014).

Behance Appreciation Award, Portfolio Reviews. 
Telefónica Foundation, Santiago, Chile (2013).

1st place at "Expo Taller 2012", Category: Graphic Design.
Nicanor Parra Library, Santiago, Chile (2012).

2nd place at "Impulsa UDP", Category: Business Ideas.
Organized by PLEIN UDP and Fundación Chile (FCh) (2014).

Exhibitions

Exhibition "Where is the object".
Centro Cultural La Moneda, Santiago, Chile (2014 - 2015)

Exhibition "Selection of best graduate thesis".
Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile (2014).

Behance “Behance Portfolio Reviews Santiago #3”.
Telefónica Foundation, Santiago, Chile (2013).

Expo Taller “Selection of the best projects of Architecture, Art and Design”.
Nicanor Parra Library, Santiago, Chile (2012).

Madich “Everyday Design exhibition”.
Cultural Hall Portal La Dehesa, Santiago, Chile (2011).

Published

"TRAMA" Magazine, #2.
Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile (2015).

"Impulsa UDP".
Diario Financiero, Santiago, Chile (2014).

"Modern Patterns" Book.
SendPoints, Beijing, China (2014).


Talks

"Best Design Projects of 2014".
Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile (2014).

"Behance Portfolio Reviews Santiago # 3".
Telefónica Foundation, Santiago, Chile (2013).

"The Importance of having a Portfolio".
Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile (2012).

Featured on

Behance Branding Served – Featured project
www.brandingserved.com

Behance Student Show – Featured project
www.studentshow.com

Catálogo Diseño – Featured project
www.catalogodiseño.cl

CSS Winner – Portfolio nominated
www.csswinner.com

Diseño Emergente – Featured project
www.disenoemergente.net

Dribbble – Highlight of the day
www.dribbble.com

 

El Safari – Featured designer
www.elsafari.cl

From Up North – Featured project
www.fromupnorth.com

Rradar Network – Featured project
www.rradar.net

Strange Fruits – Featured portfolio
www.strangefruits.com

VSCO Grid – Featured
www.grid.vsco.co

365 Awesome Designers – Designer of the day
www.365awesomedesigners.com