Mario Ruiz (Alicante, 1965), is a world-renowned industrial designer, who after studying at the Elisava School of Design, started his own studio in Barcelona. In addition to furniture, Ruiz has designed electronics, toys and lighting. His professional career is based on a solid multi-disciplinal experience due to the different nature of the customers, involved in projects with American, Spanish, Italian and Scandinavian companies. His designs transmit his interest in "design in few words: who says a lot with very little". His work has been recognized with more than 40 international awards, among them several IF awards, Red Dot, Design Plus, Wallpaper awards 08 and Neocon awards 08.