Banco Citizen para Benito, galardonado con el premio German Design 2018. / Citizen Bench for Benito, winner of the 2018
German Design Award
This section is called “coffee break”,
with whom would you have a coffee?
With my friends at the La Pedrera café in
A daily object: my Braun juicer.
One material: glass
A piece of furniture: a chair
A designer: myself
An inspiring space: my office
A city: Barcelona
A contract project: the hybrid yacht
lot of memories with that island, the terracechairs,
apartments, gardens... ...
What other novelties will you be offering
There is always news, we continue working
with new Italian publishers, we are working
with Pedrali, there will be two more chairs in
September, which will be presented in Paris,
the Soul chair, and the Reminder chair (in
Castilian- Memory), I would like to point out
that that in Latin the word ´record´ means
returning to the heart while, in contrast, in
English it means to think again, to go through
the brain ..., a game between the need to
use the mind or rather the heart in order to
What do you think of Spanish design today?
We have the pieces but then we have to sell
them, make them reach the public and that
costs more here rather than in other places
like Italy, France ..., but this issue is best managed
through communication. If you do not
support and disseminate what you believe in
it then it does not reach the public, there is a
need for a greater ´design culture.¨
- How important is innovation in design? - Innovation
is always very important along with
investment and a global approach. We can no
longer live with a local approach, we cannot
just think about whether I can manufacture
a product and sell 20 pieces in my neighborhood.
Now we need to reach the whole
world by being original, by innovating and by
knowing how to use the right instruments.
Lámpara Satellight para Foscarini. / Satellight lamp for
Cascos de audio VK-1 diseñados para Aedle, premio reddot award 2015. / VK-1 audio helmets designed for Aedle, Winner
of the 2015 Red Dot Prize
Papelera Citizen para Benito. / Citizen litter bin for Benito