Contemporary Designer Sebastian Beltran

Curated by: Gabriel Martínez (Sa arquitectos)

CORE [CO(NDITIONS) RE(CYCLED)]  is an in situ project created by Mexican Architects and Designers specially commissioned for Art San Diego 2013. CORE is constituted by the productive dialogue between the life and work of Héctor Esrawe (Esrawe Studio), Alejandro Tapia (Manada) and Sebastián Beltrán (Natural Urbano).

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ART SAN DIEGO 2013 Spotlight Contemporary Designers Include: Paul Basile represented by Basile Studio; Curtis Micklish represented by micklish; Dominique Houriet represented by oo-d-a studio and Robert Noble represented by Nobel Environmental Technologies; all from San Diego, CA.

Paul Basile


Paul Basile
Soda & Swine – Meatball Co.
Basile Studio

Basile and team are responsible for numerous Orchid-awarded projects in San Diego including Car2Go (2012), Craft & Commerce (2011 Grand Orchid), Banker’s Hill (2011) and The Guild (2007); and others including Polite Provisions, Soda & Swine, Underbelly and Big Front Door; and custom seating, tables, signage and more.

Curtis Micklish


Curtis Micklish
“High & Tight” / Solid walnut legs with flat bar steel legs

Founded in 2011 by Curtis Micklish, micklish is a design and build studio based in San Diego, California. We are dedicated to designing functional objects that simplify life while maintaining an experimental approach where new ideas can emerge. Our collection includes a few unique pieces for the home.

Dominique Houriet


Dominique Houriet
“Sugar Brick”
oo-d-a studio

[oo-d-a] studio was founded in 2008 by Artist, Designer and Builder Dominique Houriet. Dominique was born in the Texas hill country in 1975, where he graduated high school and attended Texas Tech University receiving his Master of Architecture degree. Shortly after graduating, Dominique moved to the San Diego area and has been practicing architecture, construction and furniture design.

His works have been featured in The New York Times, the Museum of Contemporary Arts, Riviera, Dwell, ArchDaily and others. In this exhibit Dominique will produce a new lineage of chairs fabricated from raw mild steel materials mixed with natural fibers and wood.

Robert Noble


Robert Noble
Robert Noble Designs
Nobel Environmental Technologies

Robert Noble, AIA, LEED, is an architect, environmental designer, industrial designer, and environmental technology entrepreneur. Beginning early in his career, Noble dedicated himself to “mission founded” enterprises. He forged a convergence of environmentally committed professional design and sustainable product and manufacturing technologies within the building industry and other international markets.

He has been the recipient of numerous awards for his industrial and architectural designs, as well as his green technology innovations including: Entrepreneur Magazine’s Environmental Innovator of the Year, the Edison Award for Environmental Achievement, “Best of What’s New” – Popular Science 100 Best of 1993, Popular Mechanics “Top Ten for Driving Green”, InterPV Magazine’s Top 10 PV Picks for 2010, MIT Forum, 2013 SNAPPY Product Award, San Diego CONNECT and many others.

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