The architect and designer Javier Ruiz-Tapiador Trallero, born 1955 in Zaragoza, graduated at the University of Barcelona. From 1980 - 85 he worked in Barcelona, together with urbanists. In 1985 he was co-founder of INART, the Engineers and Architects Association, and in 1986 another company was born, B.D. Zaragoza SA, editors of special design products. His works includes public building, housing, urbanism, interior design.In 1997 he designed for Rapsel the ceramic washbasin ALBEUS as well as PASSEPARTOUT, the bathroom cabinet in beech wood with mirror and lamp. ALBEUS received the award ‘99 ‘TOP TEN’ Form Forum Hanover.