Mimic Mirror brings new perspectives to the traditional table mirror by having a sculptural expression, making it both an object of decoration and use. The design features with repetitions throughout, seen with the graphic, triangular pattern on its back along with the reflection of its front glass and sculpted facets of the base.
Ariadna Miquel is an Industrial Design graduate from Barcelona, where her passion lay in exploring different textiles and production techniques. Her passion areas drives her to produce work that are often of innovative textures and interesting colour applications. Receiving the highest accolades for her final year project, Miquel was awarded the prestigious ADI-FAD award in 2002. She would then participate in various projects for brands such as Alcatel and Bormioli Rocco, enjoying the opportunity to include her work in the Reflexus exhibition, with Ingo Maurer, at the Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, and the installation Flux Mundis at the MNAC, Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya.
Nani Marquina launched her namesake brand in Spain in 1987, an era where contemporary rugs were not yet a thing. By launching Nanimarquina, she wanted to create contemporary designs with traditional methods. Her brand gained recognition and establishment with the awards garnered including the National Design Award and the Premi Cambra a la Gestió Empresarial (Chamber Award for Design Management) in 2005, as well as several nominations for the Príncipe Felipe Award for Company Excellence. Nani Marquina has also recently received the International Women’s Entrepreneurial Challenge Award from the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, a personal achievement that led to the 2007 FIDEM Award for Entrepreneurial Woman of the Year. She has enjoyed tenure as the Chairwoman of ADP (Professional Design Association), and of Red (Reunión Empresas de Diseño). Starting in 2014, Nani Marquina is the President of the FAD, (Foment de les Arts i Disseny), in Barcelona.