Huub Ubbens was born in 1946 in the Netherlands and studied design at the Gerrit Rielvield Academy, graduating in 1993. In 1992 he moved first to Naples and then to Milan where he worked at the studios of Marco Ferreri, Andrea Branzi and Claudio La Viola. Between 1997 and 2004 he became design manager for the Italian company Artemide and between 2002 and 2008 he was the artistic director for the design company Danese Milano.
Huub Ubbens works for many other companies including Fiat, Gheos-Wappe, Hema, SEAE, 3M, Marseille-Provence2013, Montina, Arte&Cuoio. Since 2004 he has worked as a freelancer, opened his own design studio based in Montpellier and deals with design in the lighting, interior design and furniture sectors. He carries out didactics at important universities in the world and his works have obtained prestigious awards. For the Artemide brand the designer Huub Ubbens designs the lamp "Castore" in various versions: suspension, table lamp and floor lamp, ideal for lighting commercial and residential settings.