Jorge Pensi’s work includes architecture, furniture, and interior and product design, for such clients as AMAT SA, B.Lux, Kron, and Thonet. Pensi has received several awards for his Toledo chair, including first place in the SIDI Selection (in 1988), the Silver Delta Award from the Associazione per il Disegno Industriale (1988), and a Design-Auswahl 90 Award from the Design Center Stuttgart (1990). In 1989, he was awarded a prize by the Gremio Provincial de Comerciantes de Meubles. In 1997, he received a National Design Prize from the Ministerio de Industria y Energía, Spain, and two Red Dot Design awards, for his Capa and Hola! chairs.
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