centre for design in Rotterdam, presents from January 14th till March 18th
Jaime Hayon, Stage in Holland
opening sunday January 14th, 4 pm
designer Jaime Hayón was born in Madrid in 1974. His career has
evolved around the world in places such as: Los Angeles, Paris, Hong Kong
and Treviso, Italy, where he was head of the design department at Fabrica,
Benetton Group’s communication research center, for several years.
Jaime’s work has been transcending the borders of the often separated
worlds of art and design, merging his own style with ease between the
Being a multifaceted creator, Jaime’s work has developed in diverse
areas: from curatorial roles to those of an artist to that of a designer.
As a curator, he has organized events of relevance like the latest edition
of the Lisbon Biennial of design. As an artist, his exclusive furniture
design work has been shown in galleries of such standard as London’s
David Gill, the Vitra Museum and the Design Museum in London, where his
work was recently exhibited in the “tank” as the lead tendency
representing European design.
As a designer, Hayon’s latest bathroom collection, AQHayon, for
Artquitect has had enormous success and his ArtToys have reached new heights
of popularity in Asia. Certainly, his “Mediterranean Digital Baroque”
style has placed him on the forefront of the design tendencies and popular
culture around the globe.
His work has been featured in many cutting-edge design publications such
Wallpaper*, Surface, Oxygen, Domus, the cover for Interni Magazine, Icon
as well as many others.