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ABOUT US

Mapuguaquén Workshop
Nacimiento, Chile

After years of dedication our interdisciplinary team of designers, craftsmen and engineers is proud to present a product made by people that combines past and present with a vision for the future - the Mapuguaquén Speakers

TEAM

Pablo Ocqueteau

Design & Product Development

Philine von Düszeln

Product Development & Comunication

Ricardo Lopes

Guiding Potter, Portugal

Marco Barra Cartes

Guiding Potter, Chile

Prof Dr.-Ing. Anselm Goertz

Tutor Acoustic Engineer / DSP Design

Romina Sandrock

Graphic Design

Benny-Ju

Amplifier Development /
Electronic Engineer

Julius Winter

Business Development &
Social Media Support

Jan-Joschka Wohlgemuth

Amplifier Concept Development

Marcela Bahamonde

Anthropologist

Heraldo Mora

Wood-Turner, Chile

Drina Bascón

Tutor Business Development

Alejandro Palma, Maria Isabel Roldán & Miguel Casanueva

Packaging Design

Miguel Angel Palma

Packaging & Logistics

Daniel Erices

Quality control & Assembling

THANKS TO

Mapuguaquén First Prototype
Made by Santos Herrera, Penco, Chile 2009

Many thanks to everyone who has supported us in this long process!

Santos Herrera, Albio Nascimento & Kathi Stertzig - The Home Project, Eugidio Santos de Sao Pedro do Corval, Philip Richardson - True Analog, Fiene Heider - Tischlerei Heider, Maxi - Restaurant Gloria, Sebastian Gonzales, Basil Martion, Oliver Strauch, Renzo Mencarini & Benedikt Riepe for their support in the prototype development.

Malte Ollroge, Miguel Rozas, Ana Catalá, Gema Segura, Claudio Vergara for their help with the videos.

Nicola Cruz, Jaime Frez, Pascuala Ilabaca & Fauna for their music,

Our Ambassadors: Pascuala Ilabaca & Jaime Frez, Fernando Milagros, Nano Stern, Cristian Heyne, "Chalo" Gonzalez and Ignacio Franzani.

Joselin Vives Brun, Camilo Venturelli, Rocio Fuentes & Marcelo Peldoza, Rodrigo Mata & Pablo Roses - Reserva Biológica Huilo Huilo, Señora Verónica de la Isla Huapi, Angelika & Florian Becker, Antu Ale Miranda & Camila Retamal - Rukalihuen, Matthias Klaus-von Düszeln & Annegret Schürmann for their support with the photography locations.

Francisco Fuentealba, Osvaldo Zorzano, Jürgen von Düszeln, Susie Klindt-Pedersen, Nora von Düszeln, Lars Kästner, Angela von Düszeln, Paul Schütte, Ruth Cohen Vera, Leonardo Ocqueteau, Karsten Contreras, Tatiana Peña Arias, Guillermo Vásquez, Rodrigo Gonzalez, Carlos Cid, Sebastian Bakit, Rodgers Hermosilla, Nicolás Retamal, Vincent Fritsch, Felipe & Angela Cura, Jorge Rodriguez, Wekas Gaba, Julia Koppetsch, Andrea Mendoza, Ginés Olivares, Trinidad Jove, Javier García, Juan Pablo Fuentes, Thomas Kimber and the Sandrock Rojas family for their friendship, input, know-how and support.

Dr. Sascha Peters - Haute Innovation, Nils Bader & the Green Product Award Team, Chiara Girardi, Marva Griffin & the Salone Satellite Team, Rosa Maria Santana & the Bid DIMAD Team, Lange Nacht der StartUps Berlin, Interzum Cologne, Subcontractor Jönköpping, IHK Berlin, SZIDF Shenzen, and El Finde Valdivia for giving Mapuguaquén visibility.

Massimo Mini - Designboom, Maca Sanchez - Más Deco, Rayen Faúndez - Casas etc., Quian Sun - Pear.tv, Manuel Figueroa - Design Area Consejo de la Cultura, Lidija Grozdanic - Inhabitat for publications that were crucial for the project.

Alejandra Soto - Reforesta Bio Bio, David Gonzáles - Fundación Planeta BioBio

Neit Pazos & Marjorie Chau, Micha & Sascha - Freizeithaus am Mauerpark, Naunyritze, Vishal Jodhani & the people from Impact Hub Berlin for sharing their work-spaces with us.

Karin Schmidt & Thorsten Harms - Coaching Bonus Berlin, Simon Chorzelski- Boston Consulting Group.

Thanks also to all the supporters from the Biobío region: Cecilia Guevara & Marcelo Sanchez - Fondart Biobío, Patricia Roa, Vicente Hernández & Cecilia Perich - Cidere Biobío, Sergio Acuña, Cristian Sepúlveda - CORFO Prae, Blanca Velasco, Cristóbal Briceño & Roberto Flores - Acoustic Institute UACh, Pablo Briones, Rodolfo Hernandez, Claudio Palacios & the team from DUOC Chile, Cristian Mendéz, Cesar Rojas & Eduardo Novoa - DUOC, Familia Yevenes Bahamonde.

And especially to the wonderful people from Nacimiento: Doña Clemira, Ruth & Fidel, Celmira & Raúl, Paula & Beño, Milady, Rafa and Brunito and the entire Barra Cartes family. To Manuel Burgos and Pedro Grandón. To the Abarzúa Salazar Family, Residencial Colipe and to Don Manuel Rebolledo who made us feel at home!

To Pataganya, Rapeusen and all our friends for bearing so many years of the same story!

And to Amanda and Ava, the most beautiful girls in the world who have grown up with us in this project.