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Interviewing Belén Domecq

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Belén Domecq is an interior architect, founder and director of the interior design studio Grupo Cosmic with 20 years of experience and a large portfolio of more than 100 national and international projects (Morocco, the Côte d’Azur, England, Hong Kong, London …), becoming one of the most recognised interior designers in Spain. Her extensive professional career ranges from interior design to furniture, which is made specifically for each project. She is a fan of wood, stone, metal and mirrors. All her projects always have a common denominator: order, balance and luminosity with which she manages to create environments with refined and welcoming lines without leaving design aside.

Belén defines her work as ‘the manipulation of interior space, light and textures, investigating environmental psychology, architecture and design to achieve the desired project’. She deeply believes that every project must be able to overcome the passage of time, hence she flees from trends, as they are the opposite of durability. Even so, she recognises that small concessions to fashion are allowed in the choice of elements that can be changed at any time, such as colors or upholstery.

What do those who really love you call you?
By my name

What is your favourite app?
Sketchup viewr

If you were not an Interior Designer you would be…
Chef

Who have you missed most during confinement?
My parents

Reveal me a hidden paradise
Philipines

Give advice to someone who starts working in your profession
Draw, draw, draw

I have to paint my new house, what color would you advise me?
The color of the environment surrounding it

Tomorrow is my birthday and I’m in your city, where can I go to have dinner?
Sushi 99

What ‘quote’ or ‘motto’ defines how you live life?
‘Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.’ —Pablo Picasso

What is your favourite spot in your house?
The kitchen

Surprise us with something about your personality
I like Techno music very much

Do you have a pet? What’s his or her name?
Yes, Gina

What’s the song that always makes you dance?
Intro by The XX or The Bells by Jeff Mills in other contexts

Tell me a trend in deco that is coming and we don’t know yet…
Single-colors

Unconfessable mania
Order

Give me a Les Créations reference that you are passionate about
Great Natural

septimoInterviewing Belén Domecq