André Ricard, El diseño invisible
This documentary, directed by Poldo Pomés and written by Xavier Más de Xaxàs, focuses on his career as a designer and his life dedicated to finding beauty in what is functional.
Designer of everyday objects
André Ricard designs by analysing the function of the object, asking himself about its usefulness and always thinking about the user.
Agua Brava bottle, 1963.
The bottle contains natural details that reminds to its Mediterranean origin.
Copenhagen ashtray, 1965.
Unlike conventional ashtrays, the depth of this one avoids ash dispersion.
Electric juicer, 1986.
This design was innovative because it gave transparency to the container and hided the cable inside the object.
They allow to grip the ice in an ingenious way thanks to the plastic’s flexibility.
It is necessary to be more humble when designing. It is not about making the revolution but the evolution. It is through small evolutions that great results are achieved.
A lamp inspired by the light of airplanes. A light that allows to illuminate with precision a specific point.
Anit-moth clamp, 1972.
Innovative for its practical and easy grip system.
Pencil sharpener, 1970.
Ibiza switches, 1974.
The rounded corners are designed to be more pleasant to the touch for the user.
Throughout his career, André Ricard has developed a point of view on the object that is reflected in his book Key designs. A compilation of 100 designs that under his criteria have made history.
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