Josep Abril

Josep Abril
Day
Wednesday, 2 July, 2014 - 17:30
Hour
17:30
Place

Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau
C. Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167
08025 Barcelona

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Barcelona in 1962. He studies Fine Art. He studies Design and Fashion at the “Escola d’Arts i Tècniques de la Moda” (EATM) in Barcelona. He lives and works in Barcelona. He creates his own firm in 1996. Josep Abril is a collection for men.

 

It is currently commercially available via showrooms and multi-brand outlets. He unveils his catwalk shows in Madrid and Barcelona from 2003 to 2009. He has been Creative Director for the “ARMAND BASI ONE HOME” collection, presented in Paris since 2007. In 2006 his “BESPOKE” project for made-to-measure tailoring sees the light of day.

 

In 2007 he forms ABRIL STUDIO, a studio for creating fashion CONCEPTS and PROJECTS. He launches the line “UNIFORMED BY” of design uniformity. He creates the costumes for shows, theater and opera. He gives classes and workshops at different Design Schools: I.E.D., ESDI, ELISAVA and FELICIDAD DUCE. He operates as an external consultant and Art Director.

 

In 1991 he wins the first GAUDÍ Prize for new designers. In 2004 he receives the GQ Award for best designer for men in the country. In 2008 he receives the “Barcelona es Moda” (Barcelona is fashion) accolade for the best professional.

 

In 2013/14, he does the costume design for the opera "Madame Butterfly" - La Fura dels Baus / Alex Ollé - Sydney Opera House, Australia.

 

In 2014 he does the costume design for the opera "Fliegende Holländer" - La Fura dels Baus / Alex Ollé - Opera de Lyon and receives the award for the best collection fall / winter 2014-15 during the January 2014 edition 080 Barcelona Fashion.

 

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Contact: Josep Abril
Adress: Consell de Cent, 159
Barcelona 08015
Phone: 93 0047280

 

Web page: www.josepabril.com

 

Brand responsible: Josep Abril
Sales manager: Josep Abril
E-Mail: [email protected]