It is the leading private centre for promoting and enhancing design in Spain. Since 1973 it has set the standard in the corporate and institutional realms for developing design as the basis for innovation which generates economic and social value and helping companies from conception and start-up through to promotion and internationalisation.
Institutions and entities
Disseny Hub Barcelona’s management model set out in the framework agreement specifies the partners who are responsible for driving the activities and objectives of this public facility. These stakeholders are Barcelona City Council, the Barcelona Design Centre (BCD) Foundation, Fostering Arts and Design (FAD), the Barcelona Design Museum and the El Clot - Josep Benet Library.
The operators make up Disseny Hub Barcelona’s working core. Their input constitutes an innovative form of shared management whose primary goals are management and governance based on efficiency and effectiveness standards, achieving the objective of turning Disseny Hub Barcelona into a world-class centre and putting in place these management models and enhancing them by evaluating the targets achieved.