M Padrós - C Riart
Ona is a lineal wooden coat rack which is the result of a marrying an undulation and a sloping plane. Its almost sculptural ornamental value, professional renown and commercial success have made it an emblematic object in Spanish design history.
Delta d’Or AdiFad 1992 - Gran Prix de la Critique du Meuble Contemporain 1994 - Col·lecció permanent del Museu del Disseny de Barcelona 1994 - Design Collection of The Museum of Modern Art (Moma) New York.
Pan European Forest Council (PEFC 10.34.142)
C Riart - M Padrós
Carles Riart, Barcelona 1944.
Furniture and interior designer. His work, for which he has achieved profesional reown and won many prestigious awards, can be framed within a neo-traditionalism that does not renounce avant-garde values but aims strengthen the sensuality and the imagination as a counterweight to the excesses of rationalist austerity. Riart allows himself to be seduced by “the personalized relation between space, the objects that occupy it and the humans that inhabit it”.
Montse Padrós, Badalona 1952.
Interior and industrial designer trained at Elisava and at the Barcelona School of Arts and Trades. She sees design as an exercise in observation and intuitive reflection that allows the formal and functional conjugation and arrangement of product requirements, so that the form/function relationship becomes evident. She won the Adifad Gold Delta Award in 1992 for the Ona coat rack, design together with Carles Riart.