Interview with designer RONALD SCLIAR SASSON (RS), regarding views on design, and for the award-winning design Bench Acqua Bench.

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Interview with RONALD SCLIAR SASSON at Monday 4th of April 2016: DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
RS : The idea is to honor the organic movements of the sea, having the principal lines of the silhouettes of the waves.

DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
RS : The was a tribute to nature, I want to achieve a more artistic possible reproduction of the movement of the waves.

DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
RS : Make it to become affordable with quality and can reach as many people as possible.

DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
RS : From idea to final design were 3 months.

DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
RS : This project was made directly from an inspiration, without direct order.

DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
RS : This furniture is being produced and sold by an outsourced company.

DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
RS : The organic curves of the movement of the waves.

DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
RS : No, this work is 100% my inspiration.

DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
RS : All those who like to enjoy minimalist design and furniture geared to the nature movements.

DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
RS : Innovation, technology, simplicity and finish.

DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
RS : Acqua name comes from the tribute to water, which in Portuguese is said "√°gua".

DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
RS : 3D Studio and Photoshop.

DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
RS : The lightness of curves.

DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
RS : Yes, I have a team formed for development and operation for new projects.

DI: What is the role of technology in this particular design?
RS : Fundamentally, it enabled the construction without metallic interference uses.

DI: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
RS : Contemplation of nature and design studies freehand.

DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
RS : Techniques of resistance and attachment difficulties.

DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
RS : Believing that the design and development of this project is something different than it has lately.

DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
RS : The work best with multi-laminated sheets and bonding processes.

DI: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?
RS : Nothing.