Jordi Badía was born in Barcelona in 1959. Influenced since childhood Supermarionation the TV series "Supercar", "Thunderbirds", the film "2001: a Space Odyssey" and Olivier Mourgue furnishings and Eero Saarinen, he studied medicine, specializing in stomatology. Equipped with capacity for aesthetic enjoyment and inventiveness, suffers from a persistent lumbago.
After receiving his PhD "cum laude" from the University of Barcelona, he began studying architecture at the ETSAB. The persistence of contractures lead him to design and patent the chair "Binary", which will receive am award Silver Delta ADI-FAD 2005, in collaboration with the designer Otto Canalda. Spurred by the launch of the little sister of the Millennium Falcon, it develops several patents do not plan to keep paying. His chronic low back pain has disappeared.
Otto Canalda is an exception among the young designers because he preferred to start in the profession of food industry, which is where projects are cooked.Just finished his studies at the Elisava school in Barcelona Otto joined the new BD product development department Barcelona Design, where he is currently working with Ramon Ubeda for other project designers to get on happily market. Their is a complex and vital work in the design of any gestation cycle. The best teacher for an emerging designer who decided to build his career since the foundation of the profession. Otto Canalda took advantage of this valuable experience to ensure the success of their projects, as they have reaped Inout, Triana Nanit and lamps, also designed with Ramón Ubeda Metalarte, or a binary chair, developed with Dr. Badia Oken society.