Francesc Rifé Interior and industrial designer, was born in Sant Sadurni d’Anoia in 1969. A graduate in interior and industrial design, his professional career began, as an undergraduate, through independent commissions for various Design and Architecture studios while at the same time taking on his own projects. In 1994, after several years of training in his field, he established his own studio in Barcelona. From here he directs his team whom are a fusion of various different disciplines. His projects range from interior to industrial design, both containing commercial and private contracts. His design principle is based on the search for spatial order, geometric balance and solemn rational form. Throughout his career Francesc Rife’ has been conferred a number prizes in the field of design, including being nominate for the National Design Award 2002. He has also been nominateon several occasions for the FAD prize (Decorative Arts Council Award) for interior Design. He is currently a member of jury on a number of Design Awards committees, including the FED awards for 2002.Currently he combines teaching, running Design studios at the Elisava Design School in Barcelona, with an active role in congresses and workshops. He has deliberated conferences on his work and its related subjects throughout Spain.In March 2000 he transferred himself and his team to their new studio in Barcelona where he hopes to continue evolving.