“I spend much of my time drawing. Whenever I have free time, I reach for my sketchbook,” the Spanish designer says. Here, he lets us in on his go-to sources of inspiration.
Lately, I’ve been into José González, an indie singer-songwriter from Sweden who makes beautiful, interesting music. He formed a band called Junip with Tobias Winterkorn, and they play a kind of mix between his usual style and electronic music.
I’m using a lot of Pinterest at the moment, just to look at the things that fascinate me. I’m renovating my new house, so I’m using it as a resource for ideas, looking at swimming pools and such.
I’ve been researching Josef Hoffmann and what Viennese society thought about architecture at the beginning of the century – what Adolf Loos was doing, how the culture was looking at modernity. That era was quite special, but there’s not much attention paid to it. So I’ve been watching documentaries and reading about the subject. I find the work of Joseph Hoffman probably the most innovative ever.