Established by the spanish Design Curator Francisco Polo and the german Interior Architect Markus Herchet, Aybar is a conceptual and experimental gallery offering an exclusive curated collection of Limited Edition pieces, One-of-a-kind works, Museum-quality furniture and objects d'Art from the most acclaimed & influential Designers and Artists
Aybar Gallery is founded on the principle of creative collaboration between designer and gallery and is proposing a selection of Unique and Limited
Edition works collaborating directly with the designers on site-specific projects which are featured in solo shows in its space in Miami and with International
apparitions at the best Collectors Fairs.
Within our services, we offer Curational solutions with a strong identity and unique style ..., imagining, anticipating and interpreting the conceptual space of the project, venturing beyond the confines of industrial design into the neighbouring spheres of Art and Architecture, disregarding convention in favour of something altogether more Brave, Genuine and Impulsive.
Photo : Voravute Lampsombure for Wallpaper* Magazine
founder & design curator
It’s little wonder that Francisco Polo, has emerged as one of the new leading voices in the design world as a vanguard curator who are giving design the same
aesthetic attention as Artwork, selecting exceptional objects and Designers who have in common an authentic handwriting and very personal design view.
Francisco Polo is also widely known for his signature style & discerning eye, and finding the design that he likes, comes always spontaneously and through pure instinct. Elegant products with a strong sculptural design .
With Chemistry-sciences as career, Francisco started his first creative and design steps as Visual Merchandiser at the well-known Brand Vinçon, later on, worked as Interior Designer for Ikea International and in 2002 he opened Studioroomadrid his first Interior-Architect studio and Distribution agency in Madrid specialized in Scandinavian Design, directing and executing interiors from concept to creation.
In 2010 he moves to Asia opening the well known and aclaimed space We*Do Gallery Bangkok, awarded by Maison & Objet in 2013 as one of the best Contemporary showrooms worldwide and receiving a big success into Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and Singaporean markets.
Through We*Do Gallery, Francisco introduced the first Concept store in Thailand, working with Fashion, Art and Furniture from Brand names as: Moroso, Asplund, Cappellini, Vitra, B&B Italia, Quodes or BD Barcelona, designers as Marre Moerel, Formafantasma or Brynjar Sigurðarson, photographers as Predrag Padjic or Mustafa Sabbagh and Fashion brands as Maison Martin Margiela or Chanel.
After 5 years living and working in Asia, most recently, Francisco decided to give a twist to his professional career and moved from Asia to the Americas to open Aybar Gallery in Miami concentraiting all his experience in the past into Curational services, Curating Design Exhibitions and Commissioning Unique & Limited Edition pieces from leading designers and emerged talents with exclusively showcase at Aybar Gallery .
Francisco curational works and Interior projects have been published extensively into many design blogs and magazines as:
Wallpaper* Magazine, Elle Decoration, The Washington Post, Yatzer, Domus, Superfuture, DAMn Magazine, The Pandorian, Surface, The New York Times, Frame, Dezeen, CNN, The Bangkok Post, Vogue or Architectural & Digest.
Text : Max Crosbie-Jones , Bangkok Post