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Born in Vigo, Spain, TomÃ¡s Alonso has been travelling since the age of 19 to pursue his career as a designer. He has been living, studying and working in the USA, Italy and Australia before moving to London to complete a MA at the Royal College of Art.
In 2006 he co-founded the design collective OKAYstudio with 5 other recent graduates from the RCA. His work has been widely published and exhibited, from the Design Museum, Aram gallery or Whitechapel Gallery in London to exhibitions in Italy, Spain, France, Canada, Japan… He has been recently included in the permanent collection of the Design Museum in London.
His practice is based in Stoke Newington, North East London, alongside the activities of the collective his work specialises in furniture, product, lighting, interior and exhibition design. The studioâ€™s clients include international producers of furniture and home wares such as Nils Holger Moormann, Teracrea or Italesse as well as selected design galleries and museums, such as Next Level Galerie, Whitechapel Gallery, Design Museum, Spazio Rossana Orlandi, Commissaires Galerie or Matter in New York.