Javier Cañada, designer in the digital realm

Javier Cañada, designer in the digital realm

Some interaction designers choose to work in the digital realm, shaping pixels into elegant interfaces and environments. Javier is one fine example of this species. Javier Cañada can be found in the intersection of social sciences and technology. His natural interest...
Ishac Bertran, artist and interaction designer

Ishac Bertran, artist and interaction designer

Interaction designers give shape to the relationships between people and machines. It is both an art and a science. Ishac Bertran, as most interesting people you meet out there, is not stuck in a narrow field of work. He elegantly blends the fields of design and fine...
Frank Buschmann, wood and soul

Frank Buschmann, wood and soul

Frank Buschmann is the type of person that makes the question “Where are you from?” irrelevant. He has lived in South Africa, Nigeria, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain… yet passport stamps are clearly not the goal. In the professional space, he has...
Andrés Arregui, maker of custom bikes

Andrés Arregui, maker of custom bikes

Andrés Arregui is the second bike maker featured in Finura. He is one half of Arregui Velazquez bicycles. By the end of our phone call it was clear to me how hard it is to put into words subtle things like the painstaking attention to detail a craftsman can pay,...
Ezra Caldwell, courageous bike builder

Ezra Caldwell, courageous bike builder

Bike maker Ezra Caldwell, from Fast Boy Cycles,was diagnosed with cancer in 2008. While illness makes it difficult to keep his love for bikes alive, this video shows Ezra’s brave fight. There’s a lot to be learnt from the humbleness he...