When designing, what superpower would you like to have?
M: The superpower of stopping time.
K: Getting into the mind of the end user.
Which of your designs would you choose to survive a zombie attack?
M: The Aloe, without a doubt … a very “live” design.
K: I do not think any of our designs will help me much against a zombie attack!
If you could go to dinner with a designer, who would you go with?
M: With my “I” from within 20 years.
K: With one that I like, even if I’m not famous!
Would you rather travel to the future or to the past?
M: Without a doubt to the future.
K: To the past … I like to try to understand what has happened so that the present is the way it is, and I like the surprise of not knowing what the future holds.
In what influential period of design would you like to have been born?
M: I really like this one where I was born.
K: I love the 60s … I have the feeling that a lot of things happened and it was a magical time for creativity.
How would you describe yourself in 3 adjectives?
M: This question is very difficult for me, I still do not know how to describe myself …
K: Creative, sociable and clueless.
If you were to write a book, what name would you give it?
M: I would identify it with a color rather than give it a title.
K: It’s not a country for young people
If you could learn to do something new, what would you choose?
M: Too many things I would choose because too many things I do not know how to do … a while ago I wanted to learn how to make violins…
K: I would rather learn to do things I already do well, but I do badly, like playing the guitar or surfing.
What is the last book you’ve read?
M: “The Order of Time” by Carlo Rovelli.
K: “Maus” from Art Spiegelman
What could we find in your trash can?
M: The minimum necessary to discard … or that I try …
K: The truth is that I do not throw or buy much, so most things are food and drink wrappers or leftovers.
What is the best memory of your childhood?
M: Well, I have so many … it’s a true luck to live a childhood that still lasts over time.
K: I find it very difficult to choose one … almost all the memories of my childhood are good, even at school!
What is the rarest object in your room?
M: I do not think I have rare objects … but I do have many with great symbolic value for me … A perfect glass prism is one of my favorites.
K: A sculpture of an ostrich made with wire by my wife when she was little.
What is your favorite conversation topic?
M: Topics of science in general and the cosmos in particular.
K: I like to talk about topics that excite, excite and make people laugh. Or topics that I do not know and allow me to learn new things.
If you could stay your whole life with the same age, what would it be?
M: I think with the current one …
K: I think I would not like to always stay with the same age … the change is very stimulating!
What do you value more in the design of a furniture wheel?
M: That rushes its function without problems, perfectly.
K: Robustness and fineness of operation.
What if you had to design an object to put wheels what would it be?
M: A cardboard box with wheels … One of those that is used to make the move or carry books from here to there, I think it would be a very good solution …
K: A toy, for example.
Discoh Design is established in 2008 by Kiko Gaspar and Miguel Abarca after working together during eight years in renowned companies and design offices in Italy, Barcelona and Valencia.
Specialized in product design services, technical development, prototyping and production management, its team has a vast project culture that allows Discoh to apply its know-how to any clients’ need and to work on projects of different sectors and markets.
Discoh conducts its activity in the fiels of furniture, electronics, structural packaging, lighting, industrial equipment, childcare or household equipment, among others.
Discoh Design understands the work of a designer as a tool that should be used during the whole process of a product’s development, from the idea to the manufacturing. That’s why, due to its training and complete and coordinated team, Discoh develops it’s projects with a logical and coherent criteria of development and manufacturing.
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