Xavier Tutó

Professor of the Degree in Industrial Design Engineering, the Degree in Design and Professor of the Master’s Degree in Industrial Design Engineering

Multidisciplinary designer from the Elisava School in Barcelona, with studies validated by the University of Southampton.

During his professional career, he has been collaborating with architects, designers and relevant companies from different disciplines. More than 20 years of experience in multiple areas of design, as a designer-engineer, project manager, researcher, teacher, speaker and entrepreneur. Today, he is responsible for the Design and Engineering Team of the Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing R&D Area at the Technological Center Leitat.

In 2004, he co-founded the multidisciplinary studio KXdesigners; in 2009, he co-created Growthobjects for the development of biomimetic engineering solutions and custom design through additive manufacturing. He is a professor at Elisava since 2009 and responsible for the Digital Industry module of the Master in Industrial Design Engineering since 2018. In 2018, he becomes a Collaborating Researcher at the TGRAF center of ISEC in Lisbon, doing his pre-doctoral studies, and joins as a Senior Researcher in R&D at the Technological Center Leitat.