Name: Mayice Studio
Mayice studio is dedicated to product design and spaces. Their essence is in respect for materials, its history and functionality, from the first sketch to the final result. They carefully study each of our designs, presenting them as projects with their own personality, working as a collective with varied global clients. Imanol Calderón Elósegui (b.1979) and Marta Alonso Yebra (b.1980) founded their multidisciplinary Mayice studio in 2013. Based in Madrid, Yebra and Elósegui studied architecture at the Escuela Superior de Arte y Arquitectura. Together they blend their love of the field with design, art and crafts to create contemporary spaces and objects. Mayice studio have showcased their work at Rossana Orlandi, Milan and ICFF, Wanted Design and Sight Unseen Offsite, New York. In 2015 they won Elle Deco EDIDA, Best young Spanish Designer and Architizer Awards special mention.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?:
Have a good health and mental balance.
Which living person do you most admire?:
Everyone who battles to achieve their dreams.
What is your greatest extravagance?:
Limited edition records
What is your current state of mind?:
Optimistic, calm and quiet.
What do you consider the most overrated virtue?:
Patience and persistence.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?:
Everything in life could always be better.
Which talent would you most like to have?:
Having two brains as a dolphin.
If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?:
To be less shy.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?:
Doing what we love most.
If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?:
We would love to be Doraemon.
Where would you most like to live?:
In a quiet and green place nearby the big city.
What is your most treasured possession?:
Limited Edition Book signed by David Bowie.
What is your favorite occupation?:
Listing to music and sharing moments with people we love.
What is your most marked characteristic?:
Solving problems and finding solutions.
What do you most value in your friends?:
Staying with us during hard times.
Who are your favorite writers?:
Alessandro Baricco, Bob Dylan.
Who is your hero of fiction?:
Which historical figure do you most identify with?:
Colon, a crazy adventurer exploring new horizons.
Who are your heroes in real life?:
People who risk their lives to help others.
What is it that you most dislike?:
Falseness and lie.
What is your greatest regret?:
We dont have regrets. Mistakes are part of life.
What is your motto?:
Just believe in yourself.