Santiago Roqueta, PhD in Architecture, professor of Drawing and director of the ETSAB (Barcelona School of Architecture), was an industrial designer, interior designer and artist. Roqueta played a crucial role in establishing the concept of good design in Barcelona. He created the furniture editing company Snark Design, which became part of Santa & Cole at the end of the 1980s. He also designed unique clubCarles Riarts and restaurants with the aim of revitalising Barcelona. In addition, Roqueta was the driving force behind the book publishing project between Santa & Cole and ETSAB to disseminate the work of the pioneering masters of Spanish design.