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Jaime Hayon

1974—
 

Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon was born in Madrid in 1974. After studying industrial design in Madrid and Paris he joined Fabrica – the Benetton-funded design and communication academy in Italy- in 1997 where he directed the design department until 2003. Hayon set up his own studio practice in the year 2000 and dedicated himself fully to his personal projects from 2003 onward, today he is one of the most acclaimed creators worldwide.

His vision was first fully exposed in ‘Mediterranean Digital Baroque’ at London’s David Gill Gallery, followed by many exhibitions and installations set up in major galleries and museums worldwide in venues like the: Vivid Gallery, Mak Vienna, Groninger Museum, Aram Gallery, London’s Design Museum, Mudac Museum, Gallery Thomas in Munich, Walker Art Center, Centre Pompidou, as well as the Basel Art Fair, to name a few. This attracted the attention of great art collectors worldwide. Today his works are in the permanent collections of some of these institutions. Some of Hayons awards include ‘Best instillations’ by Icon Magazine, ‘Top 100 list’ and ‘Breakthrough designer’ by Wallpaper Magazine and ‘Best designer’ for Elle Deco, Japan


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