Ima Ferri born in Barcelona (Spain) in 1972. Mother of one child.
Ima earned a BA (Bachelor of Arts) in Industrial Design at School of Art and Design in Valencia, graduating in the year 1995. At present she is studying for a degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology at UNED, the National University of Distance Education, Madrid.
With more than 16 years of art and creative direction work behind, in different companies and alone, in 2010 she created his own design studio Ió Hipermedia, with his partner Jaume Marco.
Working with national and international clients, and among others, the study is responsible for graphic exhibitions and catalogs of Artium, Museum of Contemporary Art in Vitoria; the design and layout of the magazine Concreta art, creative and art direction for various projects of European Commision, CSIC (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas) or the art direction and graphic design of FEEC.
In this moment she is working in the communication of the Red Sea Research Center in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) an international graduate-level research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
Ima was co-founder of Palma International Film Festival Maremostra and member of ADG-FAD (Graphic Designers Association of the Promotion of Decorative Arts). She has spoken and lectured at numerous conferences and universities.
The belief that good design requires specialized knowledge across a broad range of disciplines, motivated her investigation into many areas of design. During her educational and personal stages, both in Europe and around the world, she has taken courses and experiencies not only in graphic design, but also in product, communication design and Anthropology.
Ima initiates and produces publishing projects and is a promoter of volunteer projects and humanitarian aid related to the migration crisis.