Established in 1986, Akaba's goal was to establish a design oriented furniture company with an internationally recognized corporate image while creating new jobs. From the beginning Akaba stood out due to its avant-garde designs and prestigious designers and artists. Growing from three partners to the successful company they are today, Akaba continues to tackle larger scale projects. Akaba has brought its unique vision to the seating program of the Sevill Airport, furniture for the Bilbao Airport Terminal, and the seating program for the Koln-Bonn Airport Terminal in Germany.
Bringing Spanish design to the world, Akaba stays true to it's heritage of passion in design, materials, and production while embracing new techniques, processes and technology in manufacturing. Committed to their global customers, Akaba strives to continually improve bringing innovative designs to the market that are cost-effective, environmentally friendly, and recyclable.
Jorge Pensi was born in 1946 in Buenos Aires, where in 1969 he obtained a degree in architecture and industrial design. In 1975 he moved to Spain, first to Alicante and then to Barcelona, where he collaborated with Grupo Berenguer until 1984. In 1985 he set up his own studio, specialising in furniture design. He has worked with some of the most important Spanish, Italian, French, German and American companies. Furthermore, he has received numerous awards and acknowledgements for his products, and in particular the National Design Award in 1997.View other products by Jorge Pensi