About Jaime Hayon
Jaime Hayon was born in Madrid in 1974 where he was trained as an industrial designer. In 1997, he started working as a researcher for Fabrica, Benetton Group’s communication research centre in Italy. His individual career began in 2004. Since then he has applied his artistic and designer’s talent to the conception of toys, furniture, and interior design as well as artistic installations.
His boldness transcends the borders of the worlds of art and design, comfortably bridging the two whilst embedding them with his unique perception.
Cassina is an outstanding Italian furniture brand with a long history of fusing technological skill with traditional craftsmanship. They are widely recognised as the first designer furniture brand to launch what is now known as industrial design; a movement which saw architects and designers working side by side to envision fresh, functional and stylish designs for the modern home. They have worked with and helped propel the careers of designers such as Hannes Wettstein, Philippe Starck and Piero Lissoni and are known worldwide for their passionate carpentry. Chaplins prides itself on its vast collection of timeless furniture classics and current must-haves from Cassina.