Maurici Ginés (APDI, PLDC, IALD) has been a lighting professional since 1994. He founded the lighting design practice Artecluminotecnia, later renamed artec3 Studio, to introduce and promote the independent lighting design profession in Spain. He is the current President of the Professional Lighting Designers Association (APDI) in Spain and a professional member of the international associations PLDA and IALD. He has won many national and international prizes and his work has been widely published. Maurici also teaches in the Lighting Design postgraduate course at the Politecnic University of Catalunya (UPC) in Barcelona.