Machimbarrena Design Studio




Javier Machimbarrena is co-founder of SMOTION, Smart Mobility Products Alliance, created in 2014.

Current social (both demographic and behavioral) changes, together with technology´s progress and information technology, represent the starting point for changing the concept of mobility products as we understand it today.

By using the Design and Conceptuilisation as main tools, SMOTION merges knowledge and experience (automotive design, boat design, product design) in order to propose new and groundbraking smart and efficient mobility products.


Javier Machimbarrena / Mandesso Design,1st. Prize IV Edition International Design Contest MAIER with the Microdot Design Concept. 2011



Javier Machimbarrena is integrated in the Mandesso Design platform , an international team dedicated to

the design and development of new vehicles and components. Experience in projects for JAGUAR, VW-AUDI, ALFA ROMEO, FIAT, NISSAN....

· See video presentation MANDESSO DESIGN ·



Concept Design Proposals for a new electric scooter. KLAP Laboratorio de creación industrial 2010.


SEAT/FIAT 600 . Historical research and concept design proposal for a new 600. Bct Barcelona Centre de Tecnologies / SEAT . 2000.


SALTAMATXIN. Electric Hybrid vehicle for use in protected areas, rural environments, etc.


Vehicle Design from concepts to prototype construction. Design of the CARMEN project, led by Jóse Ignacio López de Arriortúa . MSX International Automotive 1997-99


Concept Design proposals for a new Tram Design, interior and exterior . CAF / EUSKOTREN 1996


Research and tendencies analysis on new concept cars presented at Geneve, Paris and Frankfurt Motorshows.

Historical analysis of automotive Companies and models from the global vision of Industrial Design.

KLAP Laboratorio de Creación Industrial / MSX International Automotive 2000-2010



Project Karmann 2.0 . Project of VW Karmann restoration and adaptation to modern technology, including electric propulsion,

electronics, interface etc.


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