Guillermo Blanco, originally from La Paz, Bolivia, attended primary school in London before moving with his family to Madrid, where he finished secondary school and studied interior design at the School of Interior Architecture of Madrid.
In his early career, he combined Fashion Design with the design of Lifestyle publications such as Hecho in Madrid or Ibiza Magazine, Interior design and Art Direction in Films and Commercials.
While the Movida Madrilena was emerging in the late 80’s and 90’s, I designed some emblematic bars, such as Hangar, Zenit, Hanoi, and Libre. He has worked also worked as costume designer and Art Director on films such as “Loco Veneno ” and “El Mar y el tiempo “, working with film directors such as Fernando Fernan Gomez and Miguel Hermoso
By the end of the 90s, he moved to La Manga, where he designed villas at the La Manga Hyatt Resort. It was at the turn of the millennium that he moved to Mallorca, where he designed hundreds of luxury residences all over Spain, as well as hotels such as the Arabella Sheraton and Nixe Palace in Mallorca, as well as numerous commercial projects, such as Amarcord, the shop of Spanish actress Penélope Cruz and the pub “Black Corner” in Madrid
In 2010, he moved to London where he designed many Private Residences, and then to Ibiza where he joined Grupo Mambo where he designed many iconic venues such as Villa Mercedes, La Cava, Café Mambo, Savannah and many Private Residences.
2014 moved to Dubai where he continued developing his international career. Having worked in companies like CLSE, DHM, WTS as Design Director doing High-End Residential in Dubai (Nad Al Shiba), Abu Dhabi (Sadiyadt Villa), Commercial (Dubai Financial Market), Hospitality Projects in UAE (Hotel Mercure) and West African Countries like Ghana (Acra Service apartments)and Nigeria (Liberty Hotel).
In 2019 moved with KZC to lead the studio in Bangkok (Thailand), designing luxury hotels and villas for some time.
At present, he lives between Dubai directing, Mallorca, and Ibiza and is working on several high-end projects all around the world.