The rarest or the most specific request I ever received, has been the ‘restyling’ of a nail salon. The décor and upholstery of all the chairs had to be able to repel nail polish. It was an adventure in search for the perfect fabric!
To innovate, to follow your intuition. If you need to be looking at what other businesses do, learn from their mistakes, not from their successes!
To continue constructing new, exciting pieces that have an element of surprise.
To have my own shop / workshop where visitors can purchase things; to have a good time enjoying a drink and eating homemade dishes; to talk about art, architecture, design or attend workshops, from gardening and remodeling of applied electricity to furniture decoration – this is my dream!
Cocoa&Wood Barcelona has several lines of work; restoration of furniture and decoration with preserved origin that are not subject to any changes, we simply ‘hunt’ these pieces down and offer them to our customers. On the other hand, we work with re-modeled furnishings, which we never leave in their original condition; carpeting, lacquering or otherwise modifying in some ways. The third line of work are our own creations, both in furniture and decoration; animal heads, lamps, SpringBox (wooden light box with a small exterior garden) or Nanohabitat (an all-natural fishbowl) always working using traditional methods, recycling all kinds of materials and respecting the environment.
Scooter or Bike? Bike.
Mac or PC? Mac.
Poblenou or Poble Sec? Poblenou.
London or Berlin? Berlin.
Whisky or Gin? Water!
Sea or Mountain? Sea.