The Mobility Sparks, Innovation and Solutions Atelier
Mandesso Design Studio


  • The Beginnings

    Mandesso Design Studio is born from the initiative of Manu Alvarez, Mechanical Industrial Engineer (Bilbao, Spain), and Master of Product Design and Development at the Coventry University (United Kingdom).

  • Experience

    His professional experience is developed at the Design and Development Centers of Jaguar (Coventry, UK), Nissan (Cranfield, UK), and Webasto Roof Systems (Birmingham, UK), where he had several responsibilities in the design and development of the Jaguar XJ, Jaguar XF, Nissan Qashqai and Land Rover Evoque, in addition to coordinating various cost reduction activities.

  • Teaching and Prize

    He also carries out teaching work in different universities and companies, in the fields related to the design and development of vehicles and development and production methodologies. In 2011, Mandesso Design received the 1st Prize MAIER International Design Competition and in 2014 co-founded Smotion, an alliance specialising in Smart Mobility, integrating flexible and multidisciplinary work teams.

  • Our Added Value

    Based on more than 10 years of experience in the heart of the Design and Development Centers of leading automotive brands, the singular and creative approach provided by Mandesso Design Studio allows to offer projects in an efficient and innovative way, from the concept, design, prototype and lead to its production.

  • Design and


Singular Projects

Through a brief created from the customer's needs, a Proposal is built considering timing, cost, styling (if applicable), engineering, materials, production methodologies, etc.


Consulting and independent engineering services in different phases of the project. Mandesso Design Studio generates new and disruptive ideas that will be developed by companies.


Mandesso Design Studio believes in the importance of training as a way to develop skills and attract talent to the sector. From pills to broader formats.


The Before, The Now and The Future


Carmen Project Development


Body-In-White (BIW) Structure Development


Body-In-White (BIW) Structure Development and Cost Reduction


Land Rover Evoque Glass Roof Rollerblind


“Off-road” Electric Vehicle


Safe and Intelligent Bicycle Parking

Leisure Microdot

1er Prize 2011 MAIER International Design Competition


3D Anthropometric Models


Electric Catamaran


Bar Train Coach for High Speed Medina – La Meca Train

Coming Soon

ANT: Autonomous Nano Transport

Contact us

Call us or send us an email and we will replay as soon as possible.

+34 722 612 657
Mandesso Design Studio
Bilbao, Spain