Pensando en blanco is a creative project with a transdisciplinary approach. Through works that transit a world of spaces, visual identities, editorial content and products, founders Borja Garmendia and Aurora Polo Santamaria convey cherished values such as continuity and fluidity.
Their way of working allows the team of Pensando en blanco to establish stable, long-lasting relationships with designers, architects, artists, and curators in a process that seeks to reinforce their clients’ values and identities and leave a mark in their companies’ evolution and traceability as well as on their BRANDS / SPACES / PRODUCTS
Our multidisciplinary work has been awarded and recognized by awards and international reference entities in the field of design such as the ADC ART DIRECTORS CLUB (NEW YORK), D&AD AWARDS (LONDON), ADG-FAD LAUS, ADCE *EUROPEAN AWARDS AND ARQUINFAD, as well as by a wide selection of publications such as EL PAÍS SEMANAL, DEZEEN MAGAZINE, FRAME MAGAZINE, VISUAL, GRAFFICA, LA VANGUARDIA, FUERA DE SERIE, EXPANSIÓN, DISEÑO INTERIOR, PROYECTO CONTRACT, EL DIARIO VASCO, EITB etc.
AURORA POLO SANTAMARIA
HEAD INTERIOR ARCHITECT
Aurora Polo Santamaria (Barcelona, 1980) is a co-founder and partner of Pensando en blanco™. Since 2006 she has been in management as an Interior Architect and Interior Designer, developing projects within the home-residential world, gastronomy, home and fashion among others. This wide range of projects has led to the development and specialization in the creation of projects as diverse as private homes, fashion boutiques, wineries, tasting rooms, hotels, bars and stands within SALONE MOBILE MILANO, MAISON&OBJET (PARIS), GALLERIES LA FALLETTE (PARIS), PRINTEMPS (PARIS )and FENWICK (LONDON).
In 2018 he expanded his technical experience with the degree in CONSULTING AND DESIGN OF GASTRONOMIC SPACES from the HIGHER TECHNICAL SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE OF THE UPV.
Her work is recognized by entities such as ARQUINFAD, FRAME AWARDS and by specialized media such as DEZEEN MAGAZINE, FRAME MAGAZINE, EL PAÍS SEMANAL, DISEÑO INTERIOR, PROYECTO CONTRACT, LA VANGUARDIA, FUERA DE SERIE, EL DIARIO VASCO and EXPANSIÓN among others. In 2018, it expands its specialization in Bio-Construction, developing interior architecture projects using HEMP as a raw material, developing projects such as ABASOTAS, ZEARRETA, ESPACIO PEN and the first ZARA store in A Coruña.
CREATIVE AND ART DIRECTION
Borja Garmendia (San Sebastián, 1978) is a co-founder and partner of Pensando en blanco™. Since 2006 he has been a Creative Director developing projects for brands in a wide range of sectors such as textiles, food, gastronomy, furniture, fashion, culture, etc. His multidisciplinary work has been awarded and recognized by internationally renowned entities for total design direction for brands on more than 30 occasions by the ART DIRECTORS CLUB (NEW YORK), D&AD (LONDON), ADCE* EUROPEAN ARTS DIRECTOR CLUB and ADG-FAD LAUS among others, in accompaniment with brands towards excellence such as the 2023 NATIONAL DESIGN AWARD SPAIN achieved by ONDARRETA® and the GRAND LAUS for TEIXIDORS® among others.
Key: Free International Creative Project
Work: Creative Direction / Interior Architecture / Product
Foundation: © 2006
Founded by: Borja Garmendia / Aurora Polo Santamaria
Reg. Company name: PENSANDO EN BLANCO LTD.
Phone: +34 629 456 762
Adress: Arkolla 70, 20280 Hondarribia (GUI). Spain
PENSANDO EN BLANCO™ AND PEN BRANDS, DESIGNS AND LOGOS
ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS OF PENSANDO EN BLANCO LTD.
© 2022 PENSANDO EN BLANCO LTD.
Our main objective at Pensando en blanco is to enjoy the process and develop each project under parameters of absolute respect for the principles and environment in which we work. Exchange of knowledge and collaborative vision involving other projects and professionals opens new worlds that feed an organic growth of our house and of those with whom we get involved daily.
The know-how, sound knowledge of materials, technologies, construction, and artisanal techniques from different craftspeople, designers, artists, photographers, curators, architects, musicians, editors, and professional providers are important actives that we value and consider to be an essential part of our evolution as people and professionals. Therefore, we are always open to getting to know new people, talents, providers, and products which can potentially enrich our landscape.
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