Ignacio Santos is the founder of GloDea, a Jacksonville, Florida, company that empowers independent designers and inventors to bring their creations to fruition. As an architectural designer, industrial designer, and strategic management/marketing consultant for over two decades, Ignacio embraces the power of creativity and innovation.
He began his career in Brazil, where he utilized his design and creative talents on multiple high profile projects including museum exhibits and the modernization of retail space for some of the biggest stores in the country. In 2008, he moved to Florida and founded GloDea. Building his distinctive and practical XQuare line of furniture in a friend’s garage, Ignacio established the foundation for a thriving business.
Ignacio has the creative heart of an artisan and the business sense of an entrepreneur. It’s a rare and powerful combination. His background and his travels have given him a valuable cross-cultural approach to design and to the marketplace. From concept to capitalization, from protecting intellectual property to proper placement in the market, Ignacio guides clients every step of the way.
GloDea produces innovative products in multiple product lines including furniture, consumer electronics, lighting, and home décor. The company markets globally through over 100 affiliated websites.
GloDea’s commitment to quality and customer satisfaction has led to continued growth which has enabled the company to move into its 10,000 square foot headquarters near downtown Jacksonville, FL.
Specialties: Product Design, Architecture, Retail solutions, Museum advising and Consulting.
Write by Danny Murphy
Ignacio Santos is the founder of GloDea, a Jacksonville, Florida, company that empowers independent designers and inventors to bring their creations to fruition. As an architectural designer, industrial designer, and strategic management/marketing consult...