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Self-promotion is the base of your success

08 / 29 / 2019

Unfortunately, talent is sometimes not enough when it comes to creativity, as it is also essential to know how to promote an idea and even how to promote ourselves. This might seem an unimportant detail but don’t be fooled, it isn’t. For instance, let’s take Thomas Edison, famous for having invented the light bulb, among other devices. But it was actually the British Joseph Swan who invented the light bulb before him and Edison, somehow, “developed” Swan’s idea. Therefore, why does the world remember Edison and not Swan? Because Edison knew how to promote his invention more effectively.  

 

Turning ideas into objects: how to optimize the production process

07 / 12 / 2019

One of the most daunting challenges an industrial designer needs to face is to turn an idea expressed on paper (or rather on the computer) into a produced object. The designer can imagine the product, its possible uses, its appearance, which materials to use, and previously analyze all constructive details, but the real challenge is to get it right in the production stage: finding industrial solutions that allow the manufacturing of the object, checking the performance of materials in different situations, finding the right pieces…

 

Playground cities: spaces for recreation, a creative photography workshop

09 / 16 / 2018

The attendees had the chance of participating in an interesting educational workshop with Anna Devís and Daniel Rueda, both of them architects engaged in creative photography. In this theoretical and practical workshop, they learned to observe and represent architectural spaces from a new perspective. The aim was to create — and not simply take — their own photographs in a space as unique as the Roca Barcelona Gallery.

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Be Colour for One Day. Discovering colour and trends design

06 / 27 / 2018

Winners of the Roca One Day Design Challenge from Portugal and Poland had the opportunity of participating in a very useful and fun workshop, Be Colour for One Day, led by Marta Aymerich, founder of Way and brand communication specialist with an important accent on colour and its emotional uses.

Method 635. A tool to generate ideas and develop solutions

02 / 09 / 2018

Creative ideas do not always come to us right when we need them. Furthermore, they sometimes appear at unearthly hours or in the most unusual places. But there are specific times in which we need to open a window to creativity, regardless of how blocked it is, and we need to let talent flow. But we are not alone… There are countless creativity techniques and tools that can help us develop new ideas, solve problems or establish a path we had not identified before.

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Interview with Tomoko Sakamoto

06 / 23 / 2017

Interview with Tomoko Sakamoto, Japanese architect in charge of carrying out the Manual Thinking workshop for the winners of the Spanish edition of the Roca One Day Design Challenge 2016.