JOSÉ IGNACIO BALLESTER
Completely self-educated and
after several years of dedication to Fine Arts, which he combined with his
secondary studies in 1981 at the age of 18, he joined the Design Team in
several Family-Owned Companies in the Furniture Sector, where he carried out design,
prototype development and modelling jobs as well as the furniture's promotion,
image and trade fair participation. He went on to assume additional high-level
responsibilities in other leading Companies in the Furniture and Interior
Decoration sector until 2000, when he launched his career in the Decorative
Lighting Field where he worked for prestigious companies such as Gotic Decor or
AC Design, as the Head of their Design Teams and he also participated in
collaboration projects with other leading firms such as Bejorama and finally
Mantra, where he has definitively worked since 2007 until the present day, as
its Exclusive Designer and he has consolidated his expertise in the promotion
and image of their lighting product lines.
For almost 30 years, he has personally attended and worked in the best National and International Trade Fairs in the sectors in which his Companies have participated, where he created their Stand projects as well as their designs and innovative features in each event he has also expertly handled their graphic image, photography and the promotion in each Trade Fair.