Jaime Hayon (1974), is a Spanish artist known for his designs, interiors, large urban installations, sculptures, and paintings. His optimistic aesthetics and bold visual language play with shapes, colors, and recurring motifs. His work has been displayed in monographic exhibitions in museums, galleries, and fairs in Europe, America, the Middle East, and Asia.
For the last two decades, Hayon has been the subject of multiple books and publications. He received the highest recognition in Spain - the national design award as well as many more international media prizes and awards.
He trained at the European Institute of Design in Madrid and then specialized in industrial design at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs (ENSAD) in Paris. He then joined Fabrica, a research center of the Benetton group in Italy.
In the field of design, some of the most renowned European and Asian companies have relied on Hayon to create design collections, spaces, shops, and exhibitions that interpret the spirit of his time.
Hayon’s works are part of the collections of numerous museums, including the Groninger Museum in Holland, the Museo del Disseny in Barcelona, the MAD in New York, the Design Museum in Holon, the High Museum in Atlanta, the Milan Triennale, the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Textile Museum in Holland. He has been a visiting lecturer at the Ecal in Lausanne, the Domaine de Boisbuchet in Lessac, the Lodz Design Festival in Poland, the National Design Center in Singapore, and the Design Indaba in Cape Town, among many others.