Born in Madrid, in 1974, is a Spanish artist-designer. After studying industrial design in Madrid and Paris he joined Fabrica – the Benetton-funded design and communication academy in Italy- in 1997 where he directed the design department until 2003. Hayon set up his own studio practice in 2000 and dedicated himself fully to his personal projects from 2003 onward. Hayon’s esteem and knowledge of artisan skills and his inherent creativity has allowed him to push the boundaries of many mediums and functions. Examples of this are his collaborations with Baccarat, Choemon in Japan, Bosa Ceramiche and Lladro. He has created furniture ranges for Fritz Hansen, Magis, Established and Sons, Bisazza, B.D. Barcelona, Se London, Bernhardt Design, Ceccotti and Moooi. Jaime is currently working on interiors for leading hotels, restaurants and retail establishments around the world that have become platforms to create special objects and functional and non functional elements.