Josep Melo seen by Benet Ferrer
Josep Melo i Valls
1952 Born in Rubí on 28 December.
1967-68 Studied drawing a the Escola Industrial d'Arts i Oficis, in Sabadell.
1968-73 Studied painting and industrial design at the Escola Massana, in Barcelona.
1975 Set up his studio in Sabadell.
1981 Director of the collection "Some Designs by C.R. Mackintosh".
1984-99 Lecturer in design at the Escola de Disseny Elisava, Barcelona.
1985 Scholarship from the Regional Government of Catalonia's Department of Plastic Arts to build furniture.
1991 Second prize in the "V Concurso del Ministerio de Industria", run by the Spanish Ministry for Industry.
1993 Set up his luthier's workshop.
2003 ARTESANIAESARTESANIA Exhibition at the Centre Català d'Artesania. Regional Government of Catalonia. Barcelona, Casablanca and Rome.