designer, artist, educator and curator passionate about food, lover of ephemeral objects, gradients and anything deemed as kitsch. Juan Carlos was born and raised in the smallest town of Puerto Rico.
xPatterns is a digital space and a printed publication that centers marginalized and racialized folks in the graphic design field. The installation invites viewers to interact with the publication, collectively respond to questions about joy, view highlighted designer profiles from the Bay Area and nominate designers to be part of the digital space and future publications. The printed publication includes conversations, design projects, and resources from and for marginalized and racialized designers.