not very relevant but there you go

For more information please download
and read my CV (RO, .pdf).

first name(s): Tudor Cătălin • family name: Urcan
gender: man • nationality/citizenship: Romanian
birth date: 21 September 1961 (Virgo)
birthplace: Gligoreşti, Cluj, România

location: Cluj-Napoca, România


as you can see in the WORKS section of the site.

tools - digital
Windows OS • CorelDRAW, Adobe Photoshop,
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint),
Solid Works, XHTML+ CSS • FastStone Image Viewer,
Zoner Photo Studio, Tracker Software PDF Tools,
WinRAR, Nero Burning ROM, FileZilla ...

tools - traditional
any functional combination media/ground
from the professional market. Preferred media:
dry: black & color pencils, chalk, charcoal & pastels,
wet: pen & inks, fiber pens, markers, watercolors

languages I know, beside Romanian
English – conversational
French, German – basic



At present I am looking for a job that requires skills
and experience in the following domains:
logo and main corporate visual identity elements
web site: structure, layout and graphic design
technical and artistic illustration

suspended my freelancer licence and concentrated
on a large scale personal project started earlier

started the partnership with Soft Design srl

registered as freelance designer

sabbatical year

1997 - 2004
industrial/product designer and illustrator
in the Scheiber Design studio - Kufstein : Austria

1990 - 1997
teaching assistant/instructor and then lecturer in the
Design cathedra of the Academy of Visual Arts
"Ioan Andreescu" in Cluj-Napoca

1988 - 1989
industrial designer in the Company for Laboratory Tools
and Devices - I.A.U.C.- in Cluj-Napoca

1985 – 1988
product (toys) designer in one of the biggest plastic goods
producers in Romania, the "Viitorul" factory - now Plastor S.A.
in Oradea



1992 – 1993
research year (study of several software programs for design)
within the design cathedra of the Academy of Visual Arts
"Ioan Andreescu" in Cluj-Napoca

1981 - 1985
design section of the Institute of Fine Arts "Ioan Andreescu"
now, the University of Art and Design in Cluj-Napoca

1976 - 1980
High School of Fine Arts in Cluj-Napoca



The so called Sacred Geometryharmonic proportions
The Golden Ratio and its applications in art, design, architecture

TraditionPhilosophia PerennisSacred and its manifestations
in the world cultures, especially in the visual symbolism
and architecture

Time, (apparent) ciclicity, permanence

books, music, films