The OAB (Office of Architecture in Barcelona) was founded from the fusion of the 35 year experience of Carlos Ferrater with the birth of a group of young architects (including Xavier Martí Galí, Lucía and Borja Ferrater, Núria Ayala…), thus creating a new concept for a professional studio.
Javier Taberner Gómez-Ferrer and Nacho Poveda Lorenzo are the designers behind OBJ Studio, founded in 2007. Their focus is on simple, beautiful and practical design. They specialise in mixing contrasting materials in a single product like in the Bizcoché lamp, made of ceramic and wood, and the Sábado and Domingo tables, in cork and concrete.
Ochoa y Díaz-Llanos was set up in 2002 to create clothing that is practical, functional and eye-catching. Its designs are based on essential concepts such as quality, professionalism, commitment and innovation. Ochoa y Díaz-Llanos designs have received various Spanish and international prizes and awards and have featured at numerous showrooms, trade fairs and conventions.
The three designers that make up Odosdesign came together after various years of professional experience and training in different design fields with a view to develop global projects that can adapt to change. Their work is based on one common denominator: the search for new habits and the union of functionality and aesthetics in order to meet their clients´needs in a differentiated way. The studio has also participated in various events such as Nude, Domus Mediterránea, Proyecto d.Artes, ARCO 2004, Showrrom DE+m (Milán 2003 and 2004), Saint Etienne Biennale and Este 2004.
This multidisciplinary architecture studio, which has its HQ in Madrid, has over 35 years’ experience in projects and works in Spain and abroad. Thanks to its international experience, the studio believes that a location’s unique character, programme and client provide every project it embarks on with a new, distinctive starting point. Its projects vary in scale, ranging from unusual, large projects to highly detailed interventions. The studio, which oversees its architecture projects from initial sketches to working on site, considers sustainability to be integral to good architecture today..
Oriol Llahona is a graduate of the Elisava Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona. He has also studied at Germany's Essen University and at the University of Southampton. Professionally, he has been involved in packaging, corporate image, furnishing and interior design and industrial design projects, working for companies which include Adidas and Revlon.
Industrial designer Óscar Díaz worked at Matali Crasset Studio in Paris for two years before coming to London to study a Masters in product design at the Royal College of Art. Whilst with Crasset, he worked on projects for Artemide, Danese and Edra among others. He founded his design studio in 2006 and has since worked on a number of projects for clients like Veuve Cliquot, the ICA in London and Domestic.
This inter-continental design team was born from a chance meeting in Stockholm, hence the name Out-of-Stock. Gabriel Tan and Wendy Chua from Singapore, Gustavo Maggio from Buenos Aires and Sebastián Alberdi from Barcelona met at the Electrolux Design Lab 2005. They exchanged details, kept in contact and from 2006 began working together under the same name. Since then, the studio's main activity has been focused on developing furniture pieces, lighting and accessories for various producers across the world.