A graduate in Industrial Design from the Elisava School of Design in Barcelona, he started his independent professional career back in 1995. Due to his skill and multidisciplinary experience in such diverse fields he has won the confidence of more than 120 leading companies around the world (Australia, the United States, Sweden, France, Italy, The Netherlands or Spain). Teknion, Siemens, Steelcase, Thomson, Schneider Electric, Arflex, Sellex, Gandia Blasco, Haworth, HBF, Expormim… are just some of the names for whom he has worked on more than 600 projects. For some of these companies he does not only undertake projects related to their products, also acts as creative director defining their product catalogues, brand and graphic identity, as well as developing their showrooms and trade fair stands. His work has been acknowledged with more than 40 prestigious awards in Europe and the United States, including several Red Dot, IF, Design Plus, Wallpaper Awards08 and ADI-FAD Silver Delta Awards. For more than 10 years, he has also been lecturer at the Eina and Elisava design schools in Barcelona. www.marioruiz.es
With more than 50 years of experience Expormim is a company with great tradition in the production of furniture. With more than 50 years of experience, the company has consolidated in the market thanks to the ongoing process of modernization with special emphasis on the improved manufacturing processes, the selection of raw materials and a careful design of their products. Currently, EXPORMIM is present in more than 40 countries around the world. Over time, Expormim, constantly at the forefront, developed various product lines, adapting well to the tastes and trends of the markets, covering fully the needs of both homes (indoor) and gardens (outdoor) as well as the major hospitality facilities.