Barcelona Cultura

Are we talking about cooking, design... or both?

One of the star events of the exhibition TAPAS. Spanish Design for Food is the series of dialogues between chefs and designers which will take place at Museu del Disseny itself.


How should the relationship be established between them? Working together from the start, should they be made to order, to adapt the dish to the design? Can you achieve different experiences with the same content just by changing the container?


All these questions will be answered at the three conferences in which we will discuss design and cooking, two areas that are becoming ever more closely related and inseparable.


Tuesday, 25th April, 7 pm - JAVIER BONET + MARTÍ GUIXÉ


Javier Bonet (Palma, 1971) is a specialist in creating restaurants and bars where customers can interact with the food.

Martí Guixé (Barcelona 1964), a pioneer of food design since 1997, he has begun investigations in the area of food forms through the construction of edible, ergonomic and highly interactive products.


Tuesday, 2nd May, 7 pm- FERRAN ADRIÀ + LUKI HUBER


Ferran Adrià (Barcelona, 1962) is considered to be the best chef in the world and is the architect of the recent renaissance in international haute cuisine. He started working at elBulli in 1984, and ran the kitchen until they closed the restaurant, in 2011.

Luki Huber (Lucerne, Switzerland, 1973), an industrial designer, he joined the elBulli team to work on a series of adaptations of pre-existing objects for new uses. Another of his tasks focused on the design of tools and utensils to create new dishes.


Thursday, 11th May, 7 pm  - JORDI ROCA + ANDREU CARULLA


Jordi Roca (Girona, 1978) has been in charge desserts at El Celler de Can Roca since 2000. In 2014, he was named the best pastry chef in the world, and in 2016 received the Prix au Chef Pâtissier.

Andreu Carulla (Banyoles, Girona, 1979), an industrial designer, is the designer of several containers and dishes, among which the Plat Viu (Living Plate) , one alive with movement. He has participated in the project El somni (The Dream), a experiential study about El Celler de Can Roca.


All three dialogues will be chaired by Juli Capella, curator of the exhibition.

Ajuntament de Barcelona