RamÃ³n Ãbeda (Spain, 1962) has been described as an architect by training, journalist by profession and designer by vocation. He started out working in design in 1984 and now designs on all these fronts. As a graphic and furniture designer, he has won various prizes, and his designs have been exhibited in cities such as London, Milan, Lisbon, Athens, Helsinki, Moscow, Tokyo, Shanghai, Mexico City, Buenos Aires as well as in such prestigious insitutions as MOMA in New York, Pariss Centre Georges Pompidou and the Beijing World Art Museum in China. One of his most notable lighting designs is the InOut lamp co-created with Otto Canalda and manufactured by Metalarte; since being launched in 2003, it has become one of Spains most emblematic designs of recent times. Other fruitful collaborations with Canalda include the Janet chair (2008) for BD Barcelona Design, the Cul is Cool stool (2006) for ABR and Triana lamps and Nanit light (2006) for Metalarte.