Experience

Born and raised in the Basque Country, Josu Badiola graduated from the School of Design in Donostia (San Sebastian) with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Design with an ever present passion for fashion and visual arts.

Wishing to develop personally and professionally, Josu moved to the United States in 1994 where he immediately got involved with sales, fashion and the highest visual standards offered at Gucci - working up the ranks to management responsibilities.

In 1999 Josu transitioned into interior design through an opportunity at Holly Hunt where he was exposed to simply the best in the Interior Design business developing and flourishing in this environment. Client and showroom management became his focus during his time there.

Understanding that learning is key to the interior design industry, Josu travelled extensively throughout the USA and Europe to acquire insider knowledge in product development and design - eventually changing his base to London in 2003.

With the determination to bring the most special and latest trends to the interior architecture and design scene, Josu Badiola set up the Interior Architecture Agency which bears his name. Josu Badiola fosters personal relationships with each of the designers he represents, and more importantly shares the same creative passions, design aesthetics and exacting quality standards.