Born in Barcelona in 1975, Roger Arquer graduated from ESDI (Escola Superior de Disseny Industrial, Sabadell) in 1998. Soon after graduating, he moved to New York, where he worked for several designers and artists. In 2003, he moved to London to attend an MA in Design Products (under Ron Arad)at the Royal College of Art (2003-2005). He opened his studio in London in 2005 and since then has worked for companies such as Royal VKB, Eno, Muji, Bosa, Zilio, Boo in Barcelona,Thorsten Van Elten and Mathmos. Roger teaches at Central Saint Martins and in Camberwell, in London.
The three pilars of his design proccess are: function, beauty and emotion.
Arquer is interested in how quotidian objects have the capacity to give us emotion as we use them, "good designs should tickle your soul".
With its dark wooden shaft and the cast iron top the Nut Hammer looks just as handy as it is. Simply place a nut in the silicone holder, hit the hammer against a hard surface, and the cast iron back will crack the nut. Make...