Monarch butterfly native of Michoacan, Mexico.


the design is elegant and striking like monarch butterflies, on one side of the knife can appreciate their classic colors as well as on the other side, its representation of how these butterflies are grouped into their habiitad

Which animal(s) did you choose as a visual and why?

MONARCH BUTTERFLY; I chose these animal beacause is in risk of extinction, thanks to the deforestations and the global warming; they emigrate every year to Michoacan, Mexico by winter in Canada and in spring they return to Canada and some parts of EE.UU

What culture or region does the animal stand for?

in the region of Michoacan, they are highly valued thanks to its great show that can be seen every year and is also a source of income for many people through tourism

What story does your design tell?

Only represents the elegance and representative colorful butterfly

What style did you choose for your design and why?

this style solid color I chose it because you can appreciate the colors and the typical pattern of this animal.

Please make sure you have filled out your country of origin in your profile! It’s important that the regional Victorinox team understands the cultural background of your design.


Have you used any third-party material? Even if you’ve modified or combined it, please know that in this project no stock material is accepted. See “Guidelines, regulations & comments” (in the brief)

No, i take inspiration of different pictures.

To be featured on facebook as the Victorinox "Pick of the Day" please write a short statement about you (see more details in the brief).

My name is Daniel Alejandro Gómez Díaz, i'm 23 years old, and I live in Mexico city. I work here as a graphic designer since 2014, I created this design for Victorinox cause I think the people need to know about this animal no only for his colorful and elegance, but because it is in risk of extintion, thanks to the deforestation and global warming, and is a representative animal of Mexico.

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