Jordi Pla Sabaté (Barcelona 1979), “Master of Advanced Studies of Design for Luxury and Craftmanship” at l’Ecal, Lausanne. Switzerland (2014).“Bachelor in Product Design” by Eina School,Barcelona (2003) and “Post-Graduate in Modeling Digital 3D ” at Elisava School, Barcelona (2003).
Jordi in 2011, founded his own Product Design Studio based in Barcelona. Portrait photography: Enric Badrinas, Axel Crettenand.
Since then, he has created and developed projects for different international companies such as: WMF, Vacheron Constantin, Baccarat, Normann Copenhagen, Remy Martin, Milan Lighting, Etablissement Callataÿ, Lékué, Suck Uk, Karlsson, Escofet 1886, Antonio Puig, Mit Legend, Guggenheim Bilbao.
IF Award Symphony lamp collection. Berlin 2022.
IF Award Wire lamp collection. Berlin 2022.
Bronze Delta Award in 2020. MOM bench Escofet1886. Barcelona.
Silver Delta Award in 2018. Bottle Opener WMF. Barcelona.
I offer my design services and vision to companies and institutions for provide them new perspectives and good design solutions. My client relationship it’s fundamental for the success of the design exercises. For offer smart and real creative solutions build a deep and fluent communication it’s the basic structure, for provide results based on my way to understand design.
Our strategy it’s working a practicing new methodologies. These exercises provide a lot of inputs on all different project developing areas. Design Basics, Market, Functionalities, Form & Matter, Prototyping. With this information We build a complete research that it’s mandatory for the success of our products proposals. Basically We playing, studying and reinventing the design method for create new histories around the materials, industrial processes, science and artistic expression.
With our product design projects We generate a deep documentation that many of our clients uses for the next investments. Providing a Consultancy works it’s a natural consequence that becomes from our own way to realize our projects.
Creating an honest strategy that makes sense and influence in the production process, environmental impact, logistics, and financial. It’s kind of benefits that our clients have in our consultancy works.
Product design it’s a social economic impact, the way to proceed it’ a relevant influence. I offer Projects and New Methodologies in Creativity courses in Universities.
Conferences, keynotes in institutions and companies its part from my work process.
Jordi’s is currently Head of Online Master of Product Design at LABASAD. Lecturer at IED Barcelona and coacher at Fusion Point, an initiative between ESADE, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and Istituto Europeo di Design (IED), I collaborative on this multidisciplinary, experiential, experimental, socially relevant and impactful course. For our vision it’s an important role be part from the design education. We believe in share our KNOW-HOW.