10 Questions: David Pellicer from Etnia Barcelona

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10 Feb 10 Questions: David Pellicer from Etnia Barcelona


What are five keywords to emotionally describe your eyewear?
CHEERFUL, AGGRESSIVE, COLORFUL, EXPRESSIVE, ARTISTIC.

Who is one celebrity you would like to see with your glasses?
PICASSO.

Where do you take your overall inspiration?
TRAVELING THE WORLD OR TRAVELING THROUGH MOODS.

What were some of the most important milestones after founding the
company?

UNDERSTANDING THE DIRECTION, SELECT THE DESTINATION AND
SET A COURSE.

How many pieces of eyewear have you created so far?
1000? 2000?? WHO KNOWS…

What’s the main attraction of eyewear design to you?
CHANGE THE EXPRESSION OF SOMEONE WITH A COMFORTABLE,
MODERN, AND QUALITATIVE ITEM.

What’s the hardest part about designing eyewear?
TO ADJUST THE FRAMES TO MILLIMETER TO GET A GOOD FIT FOR ALL
TYPES OF FACES.

Where do you get the inspiration for your creative design work?
YOU KNOW, EVERYONE TALKS ABOUT INSPIRATION HOWEVER
NOBODY SPEAKS OF THE PROCESS FOR WHICH AN INSPIRATION
DESCENDS TO THE GROUND AND IS TURNED INTO SOMETHING
TANGIBLE. ANSWERING YOUR QUESTION … IF THERE IS NO
PARTICULAR PLACE TO GET INSPIRATION FOR ME I DO FEEL
INSPIRED BY PEOPLE THAT WITH UNEXPECTED ANSWERS AND
BEHAVIOR.

Which persons have made a lasting impact on you?
MICK JAGGER FOR HIS VITALITY, STEVE JOBS FOR HIS CRAZY
PASSION.

What separates your label from other eyewear manufactures?
DEEP COLOR WORK AND RESEARCH AN A PERMANENT STATE OF
EUPHORIA.