Joan Lao completed his studies of design in 1985 at the "Escuela Oficial de Artes Aplicadas y Oficios Artísticos". His showroom in Barcelona houses a wide collection of his designs in furniture, objects and lighting. He has participated in a large number of exhibitions worldwide and his collections have been exhibited in a variety of museums. For Joan Lao, design is a way of living that must be filled with social contribution. He is a regular contributor in different means of communications such as press, radio, television and cinema.