50th anniversary interviews

Meritxell Arjalaguer


I could start by congratulating you for all these years, but what comes from my heart is gratitude. Thank you for allowing me to share the journey with you, for making each photo shoot fill me with emotion, excitement and happiness, and for allowing me to see the magic that suddenly appears in the details of a chair, in the shadow of a shelf, in a set of stools…

Celebrating you is a source of pride for the marvellous job you have done.

What values would you highlight from Mobles 114?

The values that I would highlight from Mobles114 are visible in each piece: confidence, subtlety and quality.

Confidence: You believe in everyone involved in Mobles114, throughout the entire creation process until it reaches the people who will use your products. It’s a teamwork environment where each element is important and valued.

Subtlety: Your products are devoid of superfluous elements; everything is where it belongs, everything seems simple within complexity. Special attention is paid to details that may go unnoticed but are the foundation of each piece.

Quality: Mobles114 is meticulous, using resistant and durable materials, and with those manufacturing processes that best adapt to each piece. This is why Mobles114 products are timeless and capable of accompanying people throughout their lives.

How would you define the path we have followed over the last 50 years?

Rigorous and flexible. A company that has been in existence for 50 years has had to be flexible, prioritize what is best at each moment, invest correctly, and identify moments that will be turning points in survival, growth and stability.

In your opinion, what is the most iconic product in the furniture catalogue?

For me, there are different iconic products, but the Nuta stool stands out because it synthesizes the values of Mobles114. It manages to be in a space without overshadowing other elements and it is discreet, but undoubtedly defines the space where it is used and gives it character. Its lightness does not detract from its firmness when you sit on it. In addition, it never fails to bring a smile to my face when I see it anywhere.

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