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Mai Felip-Hösselbarth

Barcelona Design Center, Barcelona, Spain

Award Participations

  • iF product design award 1995
  • iF product design award 1993
  • iF product design award 1992


Mai Felip-Hösselbarth is industrial designer and studied in psychology at ESADE Business School of Barcelona.

Past Professional Experience: 1971-74 practising industrial designer |1974-1989 various responsibilities within BCD (Barcelona Design Center) |1982-1983 President of ADI FAD (Association of industrial designers) |1985-1991 Member of the Board of Directors of FAD.

Present Occupation: Director General, BCD Foundation (Barcelona Design Center). Member of the Board of Directors of ICSID. Board member of the Industry Commission, Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, of the Environment Commission, Barcelona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “Institut de Noves Professions” (New Professions Institute). Member of European Community Design Group, DG XIII. Member of “Consell Superior de Disseny” (Design Council). Jury member for various national and international design competitions. Lecturer on design promotion and design consultancy.

“Being involved in Design Promotion for more than 15 years, helps me to make the following considerations regarding design competitions and their success: Clear objectives and purpose, clear definition of the statutes and guidelines to the participans, well balanced and very high level of jury panel, good promotion of both the competition and the results, stimulating prizes or other recognitions to winners, continuity. The organizer of iF - Industrie Design Forum Hannover are doing and outstanding job with this competition and it is an honour for me to be a jury member for the competition 1992”. (1995)