Dr. Jorge Paricio is an Associate Professor-in-Residence in Industrial Design. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the Complutense University of Madrid, followed by a Masters in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and a PhD from the Complutense University, with a dissertation on Freehand Drawing in Industrial Design.
He taught Industrial Design at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) for 13 years and previously at Ohio University, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, The Art Institute of Colorado, Pratt Institute and at Parsons School of Design. He has practiced product design and exhibit design in New York City, Denver and Madrid, Spain, and has helped write patents and developed concepts for Colgate Palmolive among other companies. He has written two books, Perspective Sketching and Hybrid Drawing Techniques for Interior Design.
His expertise lies on concept drawing for product design, digital rendering, design thinking, product development and storytelling. He also brings more than 16 years of experience teaching in online formats and as a subject matter expert.
He received the Teacher of Excellence Award in Continuing Education, RISD, 2019 and was a finalist twice for the J. Frazier Awards at RISD.
In his free time he paints architectural watercolors in his studio.