The career of a designer is made up of different moments in time that, years later, end up being critical in their professional path. An iconic design that marked an era, a stay in another country, or their work as a junior designer in this or that company. We at Roca One Day Design Challenge would like the participation in the competition to be one of those key experiences.
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Sometimes, the simplest things tend to be the most practical and versatile. NUA, an ensemble made of a compact basin, a faucet and a mirror, aims to delve into minimalism by adapting one design to different bathroom styles and locations. It is a project by Anna Rudnicka, Anna Wozniakowska and Paweł Lasota, inspired by the test they faced at the Roca One Day Design Challenge, where they won the third prize of the 2018 Polish edition with Liky.
Theoretical considerations within the scope of design: new collaborations of the winners on Rocagallery.com
Three new winners of the One Day Design Challenge have written articles on rocagallery.com, the digital platform with exclusive content about architecture and design, playing a prominent role at the side of internationally renowned columnists and writers, such as Pedro Gadanho, Ben van Berkel and Carlo Ratti.
Aleksander Łukaszewicz, third year student of Interior Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and winner of the second prize along with two colleagues in Poland 2018, combines his classes with collaborations in architecture studios designing public spaces and visual identity projects. He also works as a freelance graphic designer. Thanks to this emerging experience, the designer has started to develop his own graphic design, product and interior projects, hoping to enter the professional world as soon as he ends his studies.
"Design is a combination between art and functionality, between the sole pursuit of beauty and everyday life." These are the words of Italo Armone, winner of the third prize in the London edition of the One Day Design Challenge 2017.
Koldobika Goikoetxea, engineer and industrial designer with an entrepreneurial spirit, cofounded his first start-up company, The Social Coin, in 2013 and since then has not stopped getting involved in high added-value projects, both with young entrepreneurs and companies. He is the founder of Kramade, a project that was started at the beginning of 2016, driven by a group of product design students that tried to make their own projects come true from the university. They failed when they experienced the difficulties involved in the entire process, from manufacturing to distribution.
Roca reaffirms its commitment to the development and promotion of young talent through partnerships with young professionals. If some time ago it was Alexandra Barrachina, winner of the first One Day Design Challenge, who designed some settings for Roca's Thinbig® tiles, now it is the turn of winner of the 2014 Spanish edition of One Day Design Challenge, and his accessories brand , created in 2015.
Phoresy Pack is the outcome of our explorations in the field of customizable and generative product design. It embodies the idea that the objects we surround ourselves with leave a distinct mark reciprocally, and that with time the user contributes to the appearance of his/her possessions as much as their initial designer, yet in a different fashion. With this project we aimed to take the idea to a new level and create a design that would be by default formed around its user.
Pau Moltó was the winner of the 2016 edition of the Roca One Day Design Challenge in Spain. His Kenchikuka Toilet earned the recognition of the jury due to the originality of his proposal, a packable toilet designed to meet the needs of the present nomadic generation with frequent changes of address.