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“Socializing views on design” - Ana Mir

A jumpthegap®(talk) given by Ana Mir, co-founder of the Emiliana Design Studio, took place early in the afternoon on the 22nd February within the framework of the prestigious Frame Awards. With the title “Socializing Views on Design”, the Spanish designer delved into the sensory world with the aim of connecting people in more social environments.

Ana Mir

Ana Mir is MA ID Master of Arts in Industrial Design in the Central Saint Martins School of Arts and Design, London. In 1996 Ana and Emili founded Emiliana Design Studio based in Barcelona (Spain), and combines product design, furniture, lighting, design spaces and exhibitions. 

Emiliana Design’s vision begins from the experimentation and the prospective new scenes, where the objective is that the relationship between objects, spaces and users are emotional, participatory and creative. 

They participated at MoMA Museum of Modern Art of New York in “Safe: Design Takes on Risk” and “Design and the Elastic Mind” curated by Paola Antonelli.

Several of their designs are submitted to the permanent collection of Indianapolis Museum of Art, Fons Nationale d ́Art Contemporain of France and Museu d’Arts Decoratives of Barcelona. 

Emiliana Design Studio has numerous prizes such as the Red-Dot Design Award for Naoshima Stool (2016), the Silver Laus Prize for graphic design in spaces (1015), AdiFad Prize for the Collector Lamp (2005), the Special Mention Barcelona City Award in Design for the exhibition Alehop! (2003) among others.