Mediodesign is a creative studio that combines design, architecture, digital manufacturing, craftsmanship and art.


Mediodesign is a place for design, innovation and digital fabrication for the creative community and construction industry.
Mediodesign provides design development and fabrication services for commercial and private interiors as well as custom digital fabrication of furniture, product, walls, ceilings, lightning and custom woodwork.
The great control of design project from the concept stage to the making process; the understanding use of the material, the intimate relationship between the process of creating forms and structures define the studio and differentiate them as creatives.


Founded in 2002 by Venezuelan architects Juan Pablo Quintero and María Teresa León, fron the beggining, Medio Design has focused on design through manufacturing. The workspace is a multifunctional workshop equipped with everything necessary to produce on site.

In the year 2007 Medio made the leap to the incorporation of  *CAD-CAM technology in its creative processes, becoming a pioneer studio in Spain in digital manufacturing in the area of ​​architecture and design.

One of most outstanding project of Medio is the curved 3D paneling for the Torres Fira Hotel restaurant in L’Hospitalet, by Pritzker Architecture Prize Toyo Ito, completed in 2010.

In 2017, they collaborated in the development of the impressive structure of the roof for the Restaurant 1 Michelin star Alkimia in Barcelona, ​​projected by External Reference studio and Chu Uroz, awarded with the Best Restaurant design SBID International Award of that year.

During more than 18 years of experience, Medio has been involved in different projects in a wide range of typologies: from complex three-dimensional installations, to furniture and product.

* (Computer Aided Design-Computer Aided Manufacturing).

Mediodesign specializes in innovative projects of high quality for demanding clients.

Areas of work

Custom-made projects

We design and create customised design solutions, collaborating closely with private clients, architects, designers, contractors, cabinetmakers, makers and artists. With focus on quality of product and materials, we ensure a high level tailored service for our clients. We personally control the entire design process, from the first ideas and prototypes, to the final product.

Our experimental spirit enabling us to offer creative and efficient solutions for demanding projects of all sizes.

Limited Edition pieces

The studio designs and produces pieces of furniture and objects that are real works of authorship. The involvement of Juan Pablo with the design details and technical resolution touches almost obsession. His high level of expertise in the use of new digital technologies for the design and manufacture together with his domain of the craft techniques of manufacture is a reference for the creative community in Barcelona.

(Almost) Everything we do is manufactured on-site

Locally made in our workshop in Barcelona

All our products and services are proudly designed and manufactured in Barcelona. Historically, it is a center of excellence in design, with a sustainable and solid economic model. The Barcelona dynamisn offers us everything we need to develop innovative projects and creative productions.

Medio Design is the first Authorized RhinoFabStudio™ for Europe.

A certified RhinoFabStudio™

Medio is an Authorized Rhinoceros Training Center (ARTC) and a RhinoFabStudio since 2008. Medio is the first studio in Europe to obtain the certification granted by the Rhinoceros software developers Robert McNeel & Associates.

An ARTC is a fabrication laboratory with a workshop equipped with an array of Rhinoceros compatible software and digital fabrication tools. These tools cover the various leading-edge industrial methods needed to design, analyze, and fabricate almost anything.

A RhinoFabStudio™ is a workshop that develops designs and manufacturing processes using the Rhinoceros 3D modeling software and its plug-ins. The workshop can carry out a huge range of industrial processes, from design to production.


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