A bridge to connect designers with brands and producers in the world of design at an international level. This in synthesis is the mission of O-cults, a young and dynamic Catalan reality born in 2012 in Barcelona, which has chosen Italy as the second reference point for its innovative platform.
The decision came as a result of the positive response and the great interest collected during the participation of O-cults at Milan Design Week in the creative district of Ventura-Lambrate and after a major distribution agreement with an exclusive store in Milan dedicated to the most famous names design. Moreover, the spread on Italian territory will be supported and promoted by the collaboration with Labóh, actually consulting services and Italian-Spanish.
"O-cults, will also propose again in Italy and for its emerging designers, for which new registrations on the website www.o-cults.com are open in these days, a concept that has proved successful in Spain and which is already reaping the benefits of a year of work ”says Alex Bosch, one of the founders. The goal of O-cults is to promote the best talents in the design field by putting them in contact with international producers, publishers and distributors, generating new opportunities for growth and notoriety both for designers and for the companies with which it establishes itself. collaboration. “We believe that, especially in a moment like this - continues Bosch - one of the fundamental success factors is represented by networking and sharing with those who, like us, see a new approach to the world of design”.
Bringing the design culture to business, is therefore one of the pillars underpinning the philosophy of O-cults. Philosophy which recognizes the brand partners Labóh that offers companies and design professionals, communication services, business development, support to start-ups and opening new markets. "This approach is perfectly in line with our values - explains Miriam Jordan of Labóh - and for these reasons we have decided to represent O-cults in Italy, promoting networking and initiatives, immediately directed to obtain competitive advantages for all parties in involved, both for designers and for the companies. "
O-cults promote therefore also in Italy and Italy, through its platform, the new generation of designers, helping them to overcome the differences between industrial production and the project carried out and offering them support and advice for all aspects concerning issues related to intellectual property and royalties.
The activity of O-cults, which is also aimed at professional industrial design, architecture and graphics studios interested in product design and in the expansion phase, is aimed at creating contests dedicated to design, events for the presentation of ad hoc projects and their dissemination through the media, the organization of workshops and the conveyance among affiliated designers of specific assignments received by companies.
Among other activities, in recent months O-cults has been involved with the FRESH * project, which promotes the self-productions of its affiliated designers in the spaces of the Roomservice Design Gallery in Barcelona; while the edition of the first two products designed by members of the platform has already entered production, products that will be manufactured and distributed under the O-cults brand. In addition, the team is working on the preparation of the new competition notices that will be disseminated among the members of the network starting in September.