Date: October 28 · 2023
October 28 · 2023
The Roca One Day Design Challenge Spain 2023 contest returns for its 11th edition. For one day, the cities of Madrid and Barcelona welcome 400 young designers in their Galleries to test their skills in designing innovative, simple and sustainable solutions for the bathroom or kitchen space. During an entire day, and starting from a briefing that will be announced at the beginning of the day, the contestants will demonstrate their talent, which will be evaluated at the end of the work time by an expert jury. The three winners will be eligible for prizes of up to 3,000 euros. The registration period is open until October 26th at 11:59 p.m. local time. We are waiting for you!
Roca Barcelona Gallery
Carrer de Joan Güell, 211, 213, 08028 Barcelona
Roca Madrid Gallery
Calle de José Abascal, 57, 28003 Madrid
Max has a degree in Product Design at EINA (2008-2011).
He is a professor of third-year Product Design Projects at EINA where he studied and also works as a self-employed product designer, carrying out custom furniture projects for private clients and companies. One of the most characteristics notes of his job is how he plays with the materials. Iron, stone, plaster, marble or wood are some of his favorites. Some of his pieces are self-produced as an exercise of experimentation, although most of them are made in local workshops in Barcelona.
Clàudia Raurell (Barcelona, 1986) is an architect established in Barcelona. Her work is a critical exercise that contemplates, responds and activates the place with which she works. The result is a sensitive and self-conscious architecture that explores the limits of the dogmatic in both form and substance. Her projects la Clara and la Rocío –CRÜ, 2021– were selected for the 2022 FAD Awards in the interior design and architecture categories respectively, as well as the 2022 CSCAE National Architecture Awards. Her work has also been recognized internationally, receiving the Gold Medal of the German Design Awards 2020 (Germany) and the first prize of the Idea Tops Award 2019 (Shenzhen), both for the project la Diana –CRÜ, 2017–.
Founder of Global Design Innovation Trends Unit.
Marisa is a researcher, curator and informer specialized in global design connected with social and cultural movements in the 21st Century. She is the leader of the investigation Atlas de la Cultura del Diseñoen España together with the Ministry of Culture and Sports and MDF. Analyst of the study Diseño y hogarGeneración Z for the Silestone Institute of Design Investigation. Jury of the National Design Awards 23-24. Advisor of Accion Cultural ESpañola PICE – design and architecture. Marisa is the Design Talents and Trends Forecaster of Maison&Object Paris, professor of the Poli Design-Politecnico of Milano (Design Trends Laboratory), IE University, Nebrija University and IADE. In addition, she publishes in El País, ICON Design, AD and ELLE Decoration.
Roca Head of Global Innovation
Born in Barcelona, Jordi is a qualified engineer graduated at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia who joined the Roca Design Center in 1998, after seven years of experience as a development engineer in the automotive industry.
On top of his duties in the Design Center, he helped set up the Roca Innovation Lab back in 2007 and nowadays he holds the position of Head of Global Innovation at Roca.
Enrique Ventosa (Plutarco)
Plutarco is an architecture studio based in Madrid, founded by Ana Arana and Enrique Ventosa in 2015. They design architecture, interiors, products, exhibition spaces... They are flexible and enjoy working with new, different techniques. The combination of their studies in architectre and art, gastronomy and design - their passions - generate a new range of custom-made projects with refreshing aesthetics and concepts. They like to take risks and avoid using the same solution twice. They believe in the power of colour and understand it as a very constructive material.