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Round table at CdC

On September the 15th the technical director of PRINTODECO Project has steered a roundtable about collaboration between design and industry. It took place in Santiago de Compostela, at the international cultural centre Cidade da Cultura. It was part of a meeting about design and industry organized by the Wood Industry Cluster and held every two years.

This roundtable gathered qualified representatives from three different fields. Tania Pichel, from Molduras del Noroeste, and Ana Hermida from Muebles Hermida represented manufacturing sector. Designers were also present: Xabier Rilo and Ricardo Tubío from Cenlitrosmetrocadrado and José Antonio Vázquez from Studio Nomad. Finally, two Spanish research centres took part: Vicente Cambra from AITEX and Montserrat Rodríguez from GAIN CIS MADEIRA.

The roundtable was based on fast interventions that answer to specific issues on the collaboration between professional and the opportunities of the sector. The technical director of PRINTODECO steered the dialogue. The debate was focused on problematic subjects in the design sector like trends, designers and markets. The meeting success to catch the attention of more than 60 professionals who were present at the meeting. The opportunity of personalization and new technologies allowing artisan production were present during the talk.


The partners of the Project know that reaching unexpected results is possible by means of sharing capabilities. That is why four companies decided to collaborate within PRINTODECO Project. Only by means of this collaboration is possible to develop the digital printing applied to melamine boards.

According to this idea, we celebrate the launching of WORTH. This is a Project designed to boost European SMEs. It counts with the support of EASME and COSME Program. It focuses on collaborations between designers, manufacturers and technicians. The objective of that collaboration is to develop innovative products that can reach market successfully.

WORTH will open to public on September the 18th. You can get further information at the website of the project.

In addition to this, we will have the opportunity to get information about the Project on September the 15th. It will be during the Journey on Design and Architecture organised by Cluster da Madeira de Galicia. That date the technical director of PRINTODECO Project will also steer a round table about collaboration between design and industry.

Meeting in Agolada

This year the staff of PRINTODECO Project was present at “Campus dos Oficios”. This is a meeting hold every year in Agolada (Pontevedra), at the same time that a large exhibition of handmade products is hold. “Artesanía de Galicia” boosts both the exhibition and the meeting. This Agency helps Artisans and protects Craftmanship. It is part of the Regional Government

In this occasion, the meeting was focused on wood and its possibilities and it was held on July the 8th. The meeting included a large roundtable. Up to eleven relevant personalities on Craftsmanship, Design, University and Industry where present. The talk last more than three hours. It catched the attention of the public, who made lots of interesting and sometimes even polemic questions.

Seistag shared a book recently published. The text focuses on the natural and positive transition from Craftsmanship to Industry. The speaker of the Company pointed that artisan approach to product design is a valuable reference for industrials. Artisans understand the whole productive process and therefore are able to innovate easily. PRINTODECO Project is a good example of that potential, as it makes possible the designer to innovate in terms of surface design.

at Cocina Gráfica

On 28 April took place in Vigo, the sixth edition of the conference cocina gráfica. This is a meeting for profesionals of the graphic sector in Galicia. The program started at 9:00 and last until 20:30 in the evening.

During the sesión, more than twenty relevant influencers on the graphic activity were present. From 3D printing to marketing experts and creatives. All the relevant actors at design and priting were there. The action had the suport of international Companies such as Roland DG.

The coordinator of PRINTODECO Project was among the protagonist of the day. He explained the efforts of the Company to be ahead at graphic develoments following an Open Innovation schema. This way of doing makes posible to boost creativity and join forces in order to reach higher objectives as it is the digital printing applied to melamine board.