Elmar Thome (Mayen 1964 / Barcelona 2005), was a little-known artist, best known for his sculptures. Towards the end of his life he became a designer, creating products where he used his masterful skills in shaping iron, wood and other materials. His timeless designs transmits both great strength and subtle fragility.
Mireia Riera Coromina was born in Barcelona in 1943. She studied design and interior design at the Escola Eina. Pioneer as a designer and as a woman in this discipline, that of design. She was part of the avant-garde scene of Barcelona design, awarded at the beginning of the prestigious Delta Awards with the Adi-Fad Gold Delta Award for the Luminous Mirror that was edited by BD Barcelona Design in 1975, a company in which she is founding partner.
Pep Bonet Bertran was born in Barcelona in 1941.
Architect of the Higher Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona in 1965. He worked in the studio of JA Coderch from 1961 to 1964. Member of Studio PER with Cristian Cirici, Lluís Clotet and Oscar Tusquets since 1965. He was one of the founders of BD Barcelona Design, as a producer of furniture but also producer of small components for construction.
Mireia Riera and Jordi Ruiz were approached by their passion for design and especially by some authors. From disparate professional backgrounds, Mireia, pioneer as a designer and awarded with some of the most prestigious awards, created with Jordi, self-taught and with more than 30 years of career in industrial design, sic97 in 2013.
sic97 established in Barcelona will continue to add timeless and fascinating industrial designs, such as Series ET Bathroom Fittings and Toma lamp by Elmar Thome, Llum Mirror by Mireia Riera or Galant by Pep Bonet.
Our philosophy pays full respect to the original design, materials and final handling.
sic (erat scriptum / ‘so it was written’) / 97 (year of the creation of the ET series)