09 June 2022
Within the framework of Food Design Week, taking place during Barcelona Design Week, two teams made up of former Interior and Product Design students took part in the gastronomic tour Els Emblemàtics [the Emblematics].
Organised by Barcelona Centre de Disseny, the graduates of the class of 2021 were actively involved in two restaurants along the route: Pla de la Garsa and Casa Rafols.
Mar Puigcortina and Sofia Novales took part in Pla de la Garsa, with an experience that looks to the past in a bid to highlight the value of the restaurant’s medieval history.
“Herramientas del tiempo” [“Tools of Time”] created by Massimo Nocivelli and May Beydoun offers a gastronomic experience upon receiving the bill at Casa Rafols, by means of a sweet chocolate object, a nod to the premises’ past as a hardware store.
Ibai Fletas and Valentina Lago, who completed the Postgraduate Degree in Footwear Design, presented two proposals of their final theses with the help of Trencilo at the MICAM Milano international trade fair dedicated to the footwear industry.
From 13 to 17 March, visitors to this event dedicated to educational guidance will be able to learn about the school’s range of design courses at stand D-453 in Fira de Barcelona’s Montjuïc premises.
IED Barcelona hosted this roundtable discussion organised by Barcelona Global, in which Andrea Marchesi, IED director, Isabel Roig, CEO of BCD, and Lucia Millet, co-founder of Cierto Estudio, discussed the global challenges for the city’s future from the perspective of creativity and design.
From 5 to 9 February, IED Barcelona held a new edition of its Multidisciplinary Workshop Week – We Play Design, featuring 23 workshops dedicated to experimenting with the concept of play in the field of design.
Devised by students from Product Design, Interior Design, Motion Graphics & Video, and Business Design, the installation, which can be seen from 2 to 4 February, pays homage to the essence of Barcelona’s Poblenou neighbourhood by combining light and bubbles.
As part of the collaboration framework of the “IED x MANE Co-creation programme”, this interdisciplinary project will allow students from IED Barcelona to come up with fragrances for their designs.
Final year students of Transportation, Product and Interior Design at IED Barcelona exhibit a selection of the most outstanding projects developed throughout their training period at the centre.
The “UP NOODLE” and “Flowing” projects, by Camila Kotliarsky and Maria Mei Bellsolá, have been selected among 1,500 applicants from 54 countries to compete for the Green Concept Award category.
The lighting installation, created by students from IED Barcelona, turned visitors of the international Fête de Lumières festival into active participants in an interactive experience with light, providing food for thought on energy consumption and the power of stars.