Awards and prizes

2009

Best Office Chair prize for the Dana collection. Interior Design Magazine, New York. USA.

SIDI prize for the Muga2 collection. Hábitat Valencia trade fair and On Diseño magazine

2008

Inclusion in the book entitled "European Design: Shaping the New Century", published by Merrell.

2007

Inclusion in the book entitled "Who's Who in Design" Vol. 3, Red Dot Edition.

2006

IF Design Award for the PLUSMODO kitchen. Industrie Forum Hannover. Germany.

Red Dot Award for High Quality Design for the PLUSMODO kitchen. Nordrhein Westfalen Design Center. Germany.

PLUSMODO kitchen selected for "Classics of the Future". Schoener Whonen magazine. Germany.

2005

Good Design Award for the PLUSMODO kitchen. Chicago Athenaeum. USA.

Inclusion of several products in the "300% Spanish Design, 100 Chairs, 100 Lamps, 100 Posters" travelling exhibition. Japan, Portugal, Greece, China, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico.

2004

Inclusion of several products in the book entitled "Designers on Design", published by Terence Conran.

2003

"Experimenta" magazine readers' prize.

"Gimlet" chair shortlisted for the ADI FAD Awards.

FIM design competition prize for the "Gimlet" chair.

Inclusion of the "Toledo" chair in the "Take a Seat" exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum, Berlin.

Inclusion of several "Pensi" designs in the "In Praise of Furniture" exhibition at the Decorative Arts Museum in Barcelona.

Nomination for the "WTN World Technology Awards", USA.

Inclusion in the book entitled "Who's Who in Design" Vol. 2, Red Dot Edition.

2002

Biennale of Ljubljana: BEDA European Award for outstanding professional achievement.

Biennale of Ljubljana: BEDA European Design Award for the “Bikini” chair.

2001

Inclusion of several different projects in "het architecten boek", Holland.

Inclusion of several products in the book entitled "Designing the 21st century", published by Taschen.

2000

Presentation of the "Techne" collection at the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao.

Inclusion of the "Toledo" chair in the "Aluminium by Design" exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art, USA.

Inclusion of several "Pensi" designs in the "20th Century Transgressors" exhibition, Paris.

Publication of the special issue book entitled "Pensi" by the Loft publishing house.

1999

Jorge Pensi Design Studio included in the ranking of Best Design Teams in Germany. D.C. Design Consulting. Germany.

1998

Product Design Award for the Gorka plywood 3200 range. Industrie Forum Hannover. Germany.

Product Design Award for the Hola chair . Industrie Forum Hannover. Germany.

Inclusion of the Toledo chair in the Permanent Collection of Industrial Design Products. Henie Onstad Art Centre, Oslo. Norway.

Inclusion of the Temps chair in the Best Products of the Year. Raum & Wohnen. Zurich. Switzerland.

Shortlisted for the Compasso d'Oro Awards for the Maga chair. ADI. Milan. Italy.

1997

Inclusion of the Gorka collection in the Industrial Design Collection of the National Decorative Arts Museum. Barcelona 1997.

Product Design Award for the Gorka 3200/2 chair. Industrie Forum Hannover. Germany.

Product Design Award, for the Gorka 3210/4 chair. Industrie Forum Hannover. Germany.

Highest Design Quality Prize from the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germany for the Hola collection.

Highest Design Quality Prize from the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germany for the Capa programme.

Design Excellence and Innovation prize for the Hola chair.

I.D. Annual Design Review in New York, USA.

Commercial Successes Prize for the Capa programme. 1997 Baden Württemberg International Design Awards. Stuttgart Design Center. Germany.

Commercial Successes Prize for the Hola programme. Baden Württenberg International Design Award 1997. Stuttgart Design Center. Germany.

Honourable Mention and Special Commendation for the Hola chair. 1997 IIDA Product Design Competition. South California, USA.

Inclusion of the Toledo chair in the "Barcelona Design in the 20th Century" exhibition. BID Cultural Centre, Washington DC. USA 1997.

Prize of Honour for the Hola chair at the 1997 Designpreis des Landes Nordrhein Westfalen in Essen. Germany.

National Design Prize for outstanding professional achievement. Ministry of Industry and Energy. BCD España.

Apex Award for the Hola chair. 1997 IIDA Product Design Competition in Chicago, USA

Good Design prize for the Hola chair, awarded by the Ministry of Trade and Industry, Tokyo. Japan

Prize for Excellence in Design and Manufacture of Fixed Seating for the Hola chair at the 1997 Commercial Furniture Industry Awards. Melbourne. Australia.

Delta de Oro prize at the 1997 ADI FAD Awards (Hola chair).

Inclusion of the Toledo and Orfila chairs in the book entitled "1000 chairs", published by Taschen.

1996

Inclusion of the Toledo chair at the 1996/97 Baden Würtemberg International Design Longevity Awards of the Stuttgart Design Center. Germany.

1995

Inclusion of the Toledo chair in the 100 Masterpieces exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum. 1995.

Goed Industrieel Ontwerp prize in Holland for the Gorka range.

"Best of the Best" Highest Design Quality prize from the Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen in Germany for the Maga chair.

Delta de Plata prize at the 1995 ADI FAD Awards (Glassbox range).

Inclusion of the Toledo chair in the Industrial Design Collection of the National Decorative Arts Museum. Barcelona 1995.

1994

Nuevo Estilo prize for the Gorka range.

Publication of the special issue book entitled "Jorge Pensi", published by Gustavo Gili. 1994.

1992

AEPD prize for the best products of the decade: Toledo chair. Madrid 1992.

First Prize at the 1992 EXPOHOGAR trade fair in Barcelona for the aluminium fruit bowl in the Soko collection.

Acclaim Award from the Institute of Business Designers in California for the Lauro collection. 1992.

1991

Inclusion of the Toledo chair in the Sitz Avantgarde exhibition at the Nordrhein Westfalen Design Centre in Germany. 1991.

Inclusion of the Toledo chair in the permanent collection of the Vitra Design Museum. 1991.

1990

First prize at the 1990 SIDI Awards for the best piece of lighting: (Marie).

Design Auswahl 90 prize from the Stuttgart Design Centre, Germany (Toledo chair).

Inclusion of the Toledo chair in the permanent collection of the Für Angewandte Kunst Museum in Cologne, Germany. 1990.

Nuevo Estilo prize for the Suite Palace armchair.

1989

Inclusion of the Toledo chair in the Knoll Studio catalogue published by Knoll International USA, New York. 1989.

1989 IMPIVA Prize for the Sankai collection of chairs.

Outstanding professional achievement award from the Provincial Association

of Furniture Traders, 1989.

First prize at the 1989 SIDI Awards for the best piece of lighting: (Bluebird).

1988

First prize at the 1988 SIDI Awards for the best piece of furniture: (Toledo chair).

First prize at the 1988 SIDI Awards for the best piece of lighting: (Olympia Billar).

Delta de Plata prize at the 1988 ADI FAD Awards (Toledo chair).

Delta de Plata prize at the 1988 ADI FAD Awards (Regina lamp).

Winner of the lighting prize at the 1988 SPEC & NEOCON SHOW, Chicago, USA (Regina lamp).

Individual "Jorge Pensi Design" exhibitions

2009: Malmo

2009: Madrid. Latin American Design Biennale

2007: Chicago

2006: New York

2006: Saint Petersburg

2005: London

2004: Eindhoven

2004: Frankfurt

2003: La Coruña

2003: Gothenburg

2002: Copenhagen

2002: "Design Within Reach", San Francisco

2002: Architecture Museum, Frankfurt

2001: Philips Design Centre, Eindhoven

2001: London

2001: Berlin

2000: Hong Kong

1999: London

1999: "Industrial Tango", Frankfurt

1999: Singapore

1998: Melbourne

1998: Sydney

1998: Architecture Biennale, Buenos Aires

1998: Rosario Cultural Centre

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