La Terraza del Casino
Location: Madrid, Spain
Principal use: Restaurant
Client: NH Group of Hotels
Floor area: 200m2 (2,153m2)
Design period: February – July 2007
Construction period: August – October 2007
Jaime Hayon became interested in design after teenage years submerged in skateboard culture and graffiti art, when he developed a pictorial language that he admits, “in a sense”, still informs his work. He studied industrial design in Madrid and at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle in Paris and on graduation became a researcher for Fabrica, Benetton Group’s communication research centre in Treviso, Italy. After only 12 months he was appointed head of its design department where he ...