Roberto Feo was born in London in 1964 but grew up in Madrid, Spain. He read Sociology and Social Anthropology at Complutense University in Madrid, before moving to London in 1990. He studied Furniture Design at the London College of Furniture followed by an MA in Furniture Design at The Royal College of Art. He currently co-runs Space and Communication at HEAD-Genève. He has been a principal lecturer at the Design Products Department at The Royal College of Art in London since 1999 and co-directed Platform 10. He is also a Senior Design Research Fellow at Kingston University.
Rosario Hurtado and Roberto Feo are the Post Disciplinary studio EL ULTIMO GRITO. Founded in 1997, their studio is currently based in London. El Ultimo Grito’s work continuously researches our relationships with objects and culture. The studio’s output is across a multitude of platforms for a range of international clients, museums and organizations including Magis, Lavazza, Matadero Madrid, Marks & Spencer, Figueras, UNO, LABORAL, Museo Nacional de Arte Reina Sofia, British Airways, Claudio Buziol Foundation, the Sorrell Foundation and Victoria & Albert Museum. Their work is in the permanent collections of MoMA in New York, Stedelijk in Amsterdam and the V&A in London. In 2010 they founded SHOPWORK and POI independent publishing, research, education and design platform.