Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon was born in Madrid in 1974. His collections put him at the forefront of a new wave that has blurred the lines between art, decoration and design, while also adding to a renaissance of finely crafted and intricate objects in the context of contemporary design culture. Jaime Hayon became passionate about the subculture of skate and graffiti art and studied industrial design between Spain and France. Later he moved to Italy to continue training atthe Fabricaresearch center, founded byBenettonin Treviso, where he will run the design department until 2003. In 2000 he founded his own studio and after three years he started to devote himself exclusively to the his projects, becoming one of the most famous and sought after designers and artists in the world. Its broad customer base has embraced various functions and means, including home furnishings for theb. Barcelona, Cassina,Fritz Hansen,& Tradition and Magis; lighting fixtures for Parachilna, Metalarte andSwarovski; and sophisticated objects for Bisazza, Lladró and Baccarat. He also performed interiors for major hotels, restaurants, museums and retail stores worldwide.
His artistic vision was exhibited for the first time in the “Mediterranean Digital Baroque” and “Mon Cirque” installations. These collections put Jaime Hayon in the forefront in a new wave that blurs the lines between art, decoration and design and a rebirth of intricate objects finely worked in the context of contemporary design culture. Jaime Hayon further defined his vision in subsequent personal exhibitions and exhibitions at major art and design galleries and fairs around the world.