Learn DIY techniques to create from scratch a desk and a storage stool
Creating unique spaces to achieve a positive influence on the people who occupy it is the passion of Gema Casado Olea -founder of El Taller de Ideas- who in this course will teach you to create a workspace with your essence according to the rules of the fengshui, from scratch, and without knowledge of assembly or DIY.
With the help of the author of three books on DIY with Penguin Random House, and creator and presenter of the television program Decorating Creative in Canal Decasa, you will learn simple techniques that will allow you to build a practical desk and a storage drawer that also functions as a seat , with your own hands.
What's included in this course?
You will meet Gema, who will tell you about how she gave a radical change to her life by creating with her hands in The Jar of Ideas. In addition, it will show you its main influences and the currents that inspire it, such as the fengshui, the Skogluft method and minimalism.
You will learn to identify your needs versus your desires to define the colors, the perfect location of the elements so that the energy flows in your space, and many factors that make your work place harmonious, based on the discipline of fengshui and others methods.
You will look for references based on the ideal workspace and make a sketch with pencil, paper, colors and cutouts to estimate the materials and tools you need.
You will get to work defining the elements that will be present in the space, such as wood, plants, metal, water, color of the wall and different functional and decorative pieces.
Once you have defined the space with which you count, Gema will accompany you step by step in the construction of a desk and a storage drawer, which in turn will be a seat for guests and collaborators in your future study.
If you have no experience using basic construction tools, in this course you will learn from the hand of an expert, so that you lose your fear and free your creativity by creating a studio that fits you. In addition, you will learn the main assembly techniques so that you can build what you need.
To finish, you will discover some construction and decoration alternatives for your work space that will be useful to carry out your project.
What is this course project about?
You will design and manufacture a desk and a seat (which in turn is a storage unit) with the basic principles of assembly and fengshui standards.
Who is it for?
To all the people who want to have a space of work to their measure, with their essence, personalized and adapted to the square meters that each one has available.
To complete this course you will not need knowledge of interior decoration, DIY or graphic design. On the materials, you will need a pencil, paper, wood of different sizes, drill, screwdriver, glue or glue, screws, paint, roller, among other materials that Gema will explain to you in detail.
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Gema Casado Olea is an economist by profession and creative by devotion. After giving a 180º turn to his life, he has dedicated himself to creating functional and decorative pieces for spaces where energy flows.
Her passion for creating things with her hands led her to found the curious DIY agency "El Jarro de Ideas", write 3 books about DIY with the Penguin Random House publishing house, as well as create and present the program "Decoración Creativa" in Canal decasa and More Chic TV (already with 2 seasons broadcast in Spain and Latin America) and finally, found and decorate the Coworking Handmade Refuge "13 Manos".