When designing, what superpower would you like to have?
The power to raise awareness of the importance of design in all areas of society.
Which of your designs would you choose to survive a zombie attack?
I think that none of my designs is too useful in such a situation… It can still be an interesting briefing for future projects…
If you could go to dinner with a designer, who would you go with?
It is difficult to choose just one … perhaps a party with many people. But for dinner maybe the Eames.
Would you prefer to travel to the future or to the past?
I think to the future. To the past it is somewhat easier to travel through books, movies and others …
In what influential period of design would you like to be born?
I think at the time I was born (1990). It is a time that has allowed me to know part of the “pre-internet” era when not everything was so close at hand. That makes me be able to value the whole world of possibilities that we have now.
How would you describe yourself in 3 adjectives?
Passionate, patient, stubborn.
If you wrote a book, what name would you put it?
I don’t know … but I think he would try to find a name that intrigue people and make them open the book.
If you could learn to do something new, what would you choose?
I would learn artisan techniques such as glass blowing, ceramics, wood carving …
What is the last book you have read?
The fear of a wise man by Patrick Rothfuss.
What could we find in your garbage basket?
What is the best memory of your childhood?
Being doing things in my grandfather’s workshop.
What is the rarest object in your room?
A small television of those that you could look through a small hole to see landscapes. In this case it is from Ibiza. Must be at least 40 years old.
What is your favorite conversation topic?
Design and cinema.
If you could stay your whole life with the same age, what would it be?
What do you value most in the design of a furniture wheel?
That it can attract attention when it needs to attract attention and that it can go unnoticed when it needs to be.
What if you had to design an object to put wheels what would it be?
A chair or a cart that serves different uses.
Carlos Jiménez, Spain.
Almería designer passionate about art and design from a young age. In 2008 he began his studies in Malaga and in 2011, he moved to Sweden attracted by Scandinavian design. Since then he has lived for several years in Sweden, Vienna and Copenhagen. During these 8 years Carlos has not stopped working on very varied projects: product design, furniture, lighting, interior design, transportation, graphic design, branding … Many of his projects have been published in many media and some of they have been awarded. His style when designing can be understood as a mix between Mediterranean design and Scandinavian design.