Bárbara Gomes, graduate in Design from the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon, and winner of the first-place prize in Portugal 2020, is a versatile product designer and has recently started developing her own projects.
The situation surrounding COVID-19 is lasting longer than what we thought. However, we are lucky that during this time we remain connected, despite our confinement.
A few weeks ago we proposed you some of the most inspiring films and series for designers and architects to overcome this time marked by the COVID-19. As many countries have tightened containment measures, we leave you a second list with our recommendations. Enjoy them!
Getting to work or class with a jump from bed has been a recurring dream for many.
Now, with the Covid-19 marking the daily routine of many countries, this has become a reality that has caught many people off guard. So, that is why we want to give you some advices. For having your creativity and motivation at the 100%!
Nowadays there is much talk about the invasion of plastic and the need to reduce the use of this material. And this evidence cannot be denied. But we also need to take into account that if plastic – typically high-molecular-weight organic polymers – is rigorously and responsibly used and if its properties are well known, it can become a good partner
Our time in confinement is the perfect opportunity to do all those things that are long due… like updating our portfolio. So, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get started with creating an awesome presentation of your work.
COVID-19 is greatly affecting our lives. Virtually all countries have implemented confinement measures, which force us to stay at home and only allow us to go outside for exceptional reasons. In view of this situation, we all look for ways to spend all those hours indoors.
A profound education is essential to face your professional future and with the Roca One Day Design Challenge we wish to support that formation by contributing to the practical understanding of students and young professionals. It is for that purpose that Ahmad Alkattan, winner of the Master Design Challenge, received a summer course at the prestigious Domaine de Boisbuchet as part of his prize.
Just when the new editions are about to begin, we have decided to talk to Josep Congost, Roca Design & Innovation Director and jury of the Roca One Day Design Challenge in seven occasions, so that he can explain to us how to design, prepare and present the proposals during the competition. Therefore, future contestants, pay attention to the following interview.
We have a reason to celebrate! The If Design Awards have awarded us a prize in the Communication discipline in the Corporate Identity/ Branding category. This is an important recognition for us because it rewards the effort we make to hold the competition.