the authors

Óscar Jiménez Serrano

Óscar Jiménez Serrano (Málaga, Spain, 1966) is senior lecturer and researcher at the University of Granada. He has published 50 articles and books and worked as translator, interpreter, project manager, technical writer, editor and proofreader for some of the most salient organizations (UN, EU) and companies worldwide. His work in the Prince of Asturias Awards (which involved art and design icons such as Pritzker laureates in Architecture Foster and Moneo, Academy Award Winners Coppola and Almodóvar, photographer Annie Leibovitz or sculptor Richard Serra) has been broadcasted live on television worldwide. In 2014, on the 50th anniversary of Fase, he founded Fase50 to build and catalogue the most comprehensive collection of lamps manufactured both by Fase and its related brands.


Juan Luis Gómez Frieiro

Juan Luis Gómez Frieiro (A Coruña, Spain, 1980) is an audiovisual producer, mid-century collector and multidisciplinary creative. He has worked as programme producer and Avid editor for different TV channels. He obtained two international awards, best short film and best editing, at the Kutxa European Short Film Festival, San Sebastian. He is the founder of Condecórate, a web site devoted to the collection of mid-century objects, furniture and art, where he has written numerous articles on design. He has worked and collaborated for different companies and institutions such as Estrella Galicia, TVE, Distrivisión and Architectural Digest Spain. He currently works as community manager and creative for Barkibu.