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Marti Guixe

Born in 1964, Barcelona, Spain

. graduated in interior design from Elisava in Barcelona in 1985,
. enrolled in an industrial design study program in Scuola Polytecnica di Design di Milano in 1986,
. sold his half of the practice in Barcelona and left Barcelona for Berlin in 1993,
. returned to Barcelona in 1997 with an exhibition in the city’s H20 Gallery called SPAMT Techno Tapas,
. started an ex-designer movement, defining himself by the same name in 2001,
. claims to alter ways of seeing and thinking through his work,
. is sensitive towards materials that are quick, readily available and oriented towards mass consumption which led him to become an important innovator in food design
. has exhibited his work at many international group shows as well as solo projects in MOMA, Centre Georges Pompidou, Design Museum London, Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, National Art Center Tokyo and Museum für angewandte Kunst,
. wrote the books 'Martí Guixé 1:1', 'Martí Guixé Cook Book', 'Don´t buy it if you don´t need it', 'All Martí Guixé’s Camper Commodityscapes' and “Blank Book”.

. INFAD medal of interior design, 1985
. Ciutat de Barcelona Design Prize, 1999
. 1st price Expohogar with Plant-me pets, 2003
. Design Plus award, Frankfurt Ambiente, 2004
. Useful and Agreeable Design Award, Vancouver, Canada, 2004
. Honorable mention to FoodBALL, Travel and Leisure Design Award, USA, 2006
. The National Design Prize from the Generalitat de Catalunya, 2007

Famous Works:
Flamp, for the H20 Gallery, 1998
Do Frame tape, for Droog Design, 2000
Camper Walk in Progress Shop System, Milan, 2000
Candy Restaurant in Tokyo, 2007
Cau Lamp for Danese, 2008
Xarxa Seat for Danese, 2008
Museum shop for Alessi in Paris, 2008

- www.guixe.com

Marti Guixe Products in Designpedia


Football Tape

Do Frame


Blank Wall Clock

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