Francesc Rifé is an interior and industrial designer who founded his own studio in Barcelona in 1994. Influenced both by minimalism and a long familiar tradition of arisans, his creations are all about geometric proporions and spatial order. Nowadays Francesc Rifé manages a team of professionals of diferent areas of design and his projects go from interior design to industrial design, passing through the creation of concepts, facilities, graphism and aristic management. Throughout his career, he has obtained several awards in design such as the Contract World Awards, the Red Dot, ICFF Editors Awards, the HIP Award in Chicago, the FAD awards as well as several ASCER awards. His work has been widely spread and for many years he has been a teacher and has an active role in conferences, talks, and workshops.
University professor, graphic and industrial designer, Javier Pastor studied Design and Design Management in the Domus Academy in Milan in 1996. Later he worked as designer and researcher in the Fujitsu Laboratory of Industrial Design, in Tokyo, and since the year 2000 he collaborates with the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia as professor in the Drawing Department. He has developed projects in diverse sectors: furniture, lighting, product, graphic design and communication. As researcher of the Research and Management Design Group of the UPV, he works in consultancy and training projects regarding design management and product portfolios. He also collaborates with the design departments of companies managing product portfolios, elaborating communication strategies, and managing industrial and graphic design projects, as well as artistic management and aesthetics.
Lievore Altherr Molina
The Lievore Altherr Molina studio, formed by Alberto Lievore, Jeannette Altherr and Manel Molina, is born in 1991. This studio is dedicated to product and interior design, packaging, consultancy, and art management. It is well-known for its furniture designs, it’s all about creating designs where simplicity and functionality combine with aesthetically pure and appealing shapes.
Its work, characterized by a multidisciplinary method which comprises the design of furniture, interiors, products and packaging, has been exhibited and recognised at an international level. In 1999 the studio was awarded with the prestigious National Design Award in Spain, and since then they have been working hard and have been worthy of numerous national and international awards. Active in the academic field, the studio also organizes seminars, workshops and collaborates with many Spanish universities.
Odosdesign is an end-to-end product design agency focused on product design and visual strategy, formed by Ana Segovia and Luís Calabuig in 2005. Located in Valencia, Odosdesign stands out for its multidisciplinary character and to carry out end-to-end projects for companies and institutions, covering all their needs by managing product design, graphic design, art direction, branding, video or web design. This allows them to carry out end-to-end projects which range from the design of a product to its visual communication in all kinds of supports.