Patricia Urquiola is a contemporary architect and interior designer. Patricia Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain in the year 1961. Urquiola’s design style is very hot on the furniture market for her tables and chairs.
Urquiola attended the Polytechnic University of Milan where she studied architecture. After college she went on to open a studio in Milan in 2001.
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The artist strives to make all of her pieces include four items: innovation, emotion, rigor, and mental comfort.
Below a link to the website of the artist:
One of the most successful artists in the world when it comes to doing industrial design Urquiola has worked with many internationally renown companies including BMW, Louis Vitton, Moroso, and the Ritz Carlton Marriott.
Below a brief interview with Patricia Urquiola:
Urquiola has a work titled the fjord armchair which is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art located in New York City.
Its great to see art in contemporary furniture design. As it seems people are living in smaller living spaces new designs for furniture that is slightly smaller than our grandparent’s style of tables but with more color is in heavy demand.
My favorite artist when it comes to chair design is the great Ron Arad. Below a link to my article on this great designer: