Lilliana Castro is a multi-disciplinary designer, living and working in Los Angeles, with a holistic philosophy on design. Originally from San Salvador, El Salvador, she is a graduate of The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc).
She is the founder and principal of ARCHEFFECT, established in 2010 to bridge her passion for graphics and architecture, with the ethos that design is one and can be accessible to all. Her designs primarily focus on identity, examining the concepts of place, culture and empowerment.
She is a womxn, a feminist, a lesbian, and an activist with a grassroots and punk-rock approach. Her work has been experienced at the Architecture + Design Museum ‘Come In Les Femmes’, the Coachella Music & Arts Festival 2012, EDC Las Vegas 2013, Coachella Music & Arts Festival 2014, and most recently the 1st place award winner of the Yes to ADU Design Competition in Los Angeles to alleviate the humanitarian crisis of homelessness.