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ABOUT ME

 

After studying architecture, he specialized in lighting and digital manufacturing. His multidisciplinary training allows him to fully develop his designs.

Juan Fuentes' artistic line is based on perception and geometry, evoking immersive sensations and experiences in the audience, blurring the line between the real and the virtual. He works on his projects within biomimicry, using nature as a source of inspiration.

In recent years, he has exhibited in Light Art exhibitions around the world, including Madrid, Vitoria, Brussels, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Leeds, Liverpool, Morecambe, and Sydney.

In 2021, he received the 40under40 award as one of the top 40 lighting designers in the world.

 

 

 

AWARDS  +  EXHIBITIONS

__  2024  Exhibition   WINTER LIGHTS (UNITED KINGDOM) 

__  2023  Exhibition   NOBEL WEEK LIGHTS (SWEDEN) 

__  2023  Exhibition   ALLT LJUS PÅ UPPSALA LIGHT FESTIVAL (SWEDEN) 

 

__  2023  Exhibition   SYDNEY LIGHT FESTIVAL    (SYDNEY)

__  2023  Exhibition   UMBRA LIGHT FESTIVAL    (SPAIN) 

 

__  2023  Exhibition    MORECAMBE LIGHT FESTIVAL     (UK) 

__  2022  Exhibition   LIVERPOOL LIGHT FESTIVAL       (UK) 

 

__  2022  Exhibition    LEEDS LIGHT FESTIVAL     (UK) 

__  2022  Exhibition    LUNA LIGHT FESTIVAL      (NETHERLANDS)

 

__  2022  Exhibition    BRUSSELS LIGHT FESTIVAL      (BRUSSELS)

 

__  2022  Exhibition    VILNIUS LIGHT FESTIVAL       (LITHUANIA)  

__  2021  Exhibition    LUZMADRID LIGHT FESTIVAL      (SPAIN) 

__  2021  Exhibition    UMBRA LIGHT FESTIVAL     (SPAIN) 

__  2021   1st Prize    40UNDER40 AWARD IN THE WORLD     (PHILAND) ​

__  2019  Exhibition    LUZ Y VANGUARDIAS      (SPAIN)

__  2019  Exhibition    FRESH PRODUCT DI-MAD MADRID DESIGN FEST    (SPAIN)

__  2019  Finalist    MAZACOTE  SCULPTURE COMPETITION     (SPAIN)

 

__  2019  Finalist    THE VERKAMI DI-MAD MENTION     (SPAIN)

__  2018   Finalist    LUZ Y VANGUARDIAS     (SPAIN)

__  2018   Exhibition   CALL FOR RENT PROJECT     (SPAIN)

__  2017    2nd Prize    MOST ORIGINAL DESIGN AT THE MOONGATA      (SPAIN)

__  2017    1st Prize    DESIGN GAMES GATHERED MEDIALAB PRADO      (SPAIN)

__  2016    Finalist    DESIGN AND INNOVATION CONTEST NISSAN      (SPAIN)

 

__  2015    1st Prize    INTERNATIONAL CITY PEOPLE LIGHT CONTEST      (GERMAN)

__  2015    Finalist    INTERIOR DESIGN COMPETITION       (SPAIN)

__  2014   Finalist     DESIGN CONTEST FOR TOYOTA     (GERMAN)

__  2013   1st Prize    TALENT DESIGN CONTEST 13 SUSTAINABLE DESIGN        (SPAIN) 

__  2013   Finalist    DESIGN CONTEST OF THE SEAT IBIZA 2013      (SPAIN)

__  2013   Finalist    DESIGN CONTEST 13 SUSTAINABLE DESIGN      (SPAIN) 

__  2012   1st Prize    DESIGN CONTEST OF STAND VITRA       (SPAIN) 

__  2012   1st Prize    IED MADRID LIGHTING MASTER      (SPAIN) 

__  2012   1st Prize    THE TOURISM LOGO      (SPAIN)   

__  2012   1st Prize    MASTER OF INTERIOR DESIGN      (SPAIN) 

__  2012   Finalist    TALENT DESIGN 12 DISEÑA SOSTENIBLE      (SPAIN) 

__  2012   Finalist    DESIGN CONTEST SEAT MII 2020      (SPAIN) 

__  2012   Finalist    PUERTAS DE SAN RAFAEL DESIGN CONTEST      (SPAIN) 

__  2012   Finalist    LOGO CONTEST OF THE REAL BETIS      (SPAIN)

__  2012   Finalist    FERM INTERNATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION      (SPAIN)

__  2011   Finalist    DESIGN CONTEST OF BARTCELONA.ORG      (SPAIN)

__  2011   Finalist    CONTEST OF NATIONAL ARCHITECTURE ARQUIA      (SPAIN)

__ 2010   Finalist    NISSAN NATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION      (SPAIN)

 

MASTER PROFESSOR

__ 2023   Master    ARDUINO INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS     (IED MADRID)

__ 2022   Master    ARDUINO INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS     (IED MADRID )

__ 2021    Master    VIRTUAL REALITY      (IED MADRID)

__ 2021    Master    ARDUINO INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS     (IED MADRID)

__ 2020   Master    EXPOLIGHT      (IED MADRID)

__ 2020   Master    MAPPING VIDEOART     (IED MADRID)

__ 2020   Master     ARDUINO INTERACTIVE INSTALLATIONS     (IED MADRID )

__ 2019    Master     DIGITAL FABRICATION FABLAB     (IED MADRID )

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