the things we make start small—they start with lines that we draw, write, doodle, think about or often never get to jot down, lines drawn in the hopes that more and more lines will come thereafter.
 
this site is a collection of illustrations, drawings and other explorations done either as personal initiatives or for clients. i live in san francisco, where i am creative director at studio1500, a design firm. i am also a lecturer at san josé state university, in the department of design. my name is julio. i was born in méxico city.