1986: AKABA was the concept of three young entrepreneurs, who had the idea of creating a company that could manufacture furniture by Spanish designers that they would promote internationally.
Motion and emotion, design is at the heart of AKABA. Akaba’s philosophy is to stay true to its heritage of passion in design, materials and production detail whilst embracing new techniques, processes and technology in the manufacture of its iconic range of furniture. AKABA’s commitment is to its global customers and one of the values of this dynamic organisation is to demonstrate continual improvement in bringing innovative design to market that is cost effective, environmentally friendly and recyclable.
He studies Industrial Design at the Massana School in Barcelona where he graduates in 1974. He became Architect Interior Designer in 1977. Industrial Design teacher and usual collaborator in different Schools and Universities in Spain and abroad.
In 1990 he opens his own studio in Barcelona and collaborates since then with important Spanish companies in matters such as design, product specifying and corporate image.
Among his most well-know designs are the program Acta (Vilagrasa), the lamp Galilea (Carpyen) and the Capa chair (Jacinto Usan). He collaborates with Akaba since 1990 designing programs like Egoki and Apal.