Francesc Crous

Francesc Crous

Professional experience

He is currently the product manager of Durbanis. A design firm and manufacturer of urban furniture with a strong presence in the international market.

At the same time, he combines this activity as a liberal professional with specialization in the industrial design, habitat and lighting market sectors. Over the last few years, he has collaborated with companies such as Estiluz, Lékué, Myyour, Calma and Vergés among others.

His professional career has been trained as a designer at the Martí Guixé studio. He has also worked on the research and development of new bathroom products, when being a member of the Roca Innovation Lab team. And finally, he has been co-founder and design manager, for a decade, of the design studio CrousCalogero.

Teaching

Professor of the Projectes 4 course, Design Transformation Processes and Object Modelling II of the Design Degree and teacher of the Editing of a Product Postgraduate at EINA, Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona. Attached to the UAB.

He has also taught at the Properties and Uses of New Materials for Design course (EINA Design Degree). And he has participated as a speaker at various international design congresses such as the BODW of Hong Kong or the Congreso Factor at Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico.

Awards

He has been awarded with the Silver Delta Prize by ADI-FAD with the Balloon lamp design for Estiluz (designed by CrousCalogero) in 2012 and obtained the ADI-FAD Delta Selection in 2014 and 2018. In 2006, FAD together with The Culture Department of Generalitat de Catalunya awarded him with the R+FAD scholarship.

Publications

He has published in design sector specialized magazines such as Interni, On Diseño, Proyecto Contract, Nuevo Estilo and El País Semanal.