Raquel Kalil

she/her // pronounced: “ra-kel”, “ka-leel”

Hola, I’m Raquel✌️, your energy-boosting senior designer focusing on brand, design systems, and equitable experiences across digital and physical platforms. 

🇺🇸 I’m Salvadorian-American
🇳🇱 based in Amsterdam, Netherlands
🐙 currently at argo
🐸 previously at frog

Given the confidential nature of design consulting, email me for portfolio access. Meanwhile, check out my LinkedIn. Salud!

In my studio practice, I explore future eating experiences and play with image making processes to produce limited edition graphic publications.

Publications / Press

Guest Critic / Talks
    • Experience Design talk, SUNY Purchase, invited by Shiraz Gallab, 2020
    • Hosted BioEconomics with aterR.studio, frog Design, 2020
    • Thesis guest critic, California College of the Arts, invited by Jon Sueda and Saraleah Fordyce, 2019-2020
    • Class talk for Wild Hybrids course, California College of the Arts, invited by Monica Martinez, 2019-2020
    • Food Futures talk, Speculative Futures Meetup, invited by Phil Balagtas, 2017
    • Food Futures design presentation, The Institute for the Future, organized by IFTF and Scott Minneman, 2017

Select Exhibitions 
    • Alma Mater: Methods, Hubbell Gallery, 2019
    • CCA Campus Collection, 2018-2019
    • SF Art Book Fair, 2018-2019
    • OTIS Art Book Fair, 2018
    • La Comida es Medicina, 2018
    • Food Inno Symposium 2018
    • PRIMER 18 Conference, 2018
    • MFA Design Thesis Show, 2018
    • O2 Artisans Aggregate, 2018
    • CCA Commencement Exhibition, 2016, 2018
    • Grey Area Technology, 2016
    • CCA Commencement Exhibition, 2016
    • The California Academy of Sciences, 2015-2017

    • Master of Fine Arts in Design, California College of the Arts, 2018
    • Bachelor of Design in Architecture, University of Florida, 2011