Interior and Industrial designer was born in Sant Sadurni d’Anoia (Barcelona, Spain) in 1969. His professional career began as an undergraduate through independent commissions for various Design and Architecture studios while at the same time taking on his own projects.
In 1994, after several years of training in his field, he established his own studio in Barcelona. From here he directs his team with a fusion of different disciplines. His projects range from Interior to Industrial Design, both containing commercial and private projects.
His design principle is based on the search for spatial order and geometric proportion.
Throughout his career Rifé has been given a number prizes in the field of Design, like ContractWorld Awards, ICFF Editors Awards, Ascer Prizes or FAD Awards. Also he has been nominated for the National Design Awards and the Delta awards for Industrial Design.
His projects have been featured in both national and international specialized books (Daab, Braun, Taschen) and other publications such as On Diseño, Proyecto Contract, La Vanguardia, El País, Expansión, WallPaper, Bob Magazine, AIT, Metropolis, Intramuros, AD or Frame. At the same time, several books which include his most important works have been published.
Currently, he combines teaching with an active role in national and International congresses and workshops in places such as Singapore, Hannover, Cologne, Tokyo, Miami, Oporto, Moscow and Bogotá.