Rubén Saldaña Acle was born in Salamanca in western Spain in 1976.
He studied Engineering at the James I University in Castellon and graduated with Honours in Technical Engineering in Industrial Design from the Elisava School in Barcelona.
He went on to obtain a Master’s Degree in Industrial Design Management from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia.
Saldaña has been the head Product Director at Arkoslight since 2010 and has been the recipient of >50 international honours for lighting and product design. These include, but are not limited to: the European Product Design Award, the Archiproducts Design Award, the ADCV Gold Award, the iF Design Award and the Iconic Award for Interior Innovation.
He continues to develop highly acclaimed products for Arkoslight, the latest of which can be seen in their 2020 catalogue.