Woodworker who loves wood, veneer, special design and quality.
Julia Fritz is a cabinet maker, born in 1977 in Düsseldorf/ Germany. In 2013 she founded fritz&wood, her own brand.
fritz&wood creates art and design in wood
and provides restoration of antic furniture on request.
Since 2001 Julia lives and works in the metropolitan area of Barcelona and her craftstudio is located close to the sea.
The main artistic interest of fritz&wood is to reinterpret the antic art of marquetry.
Her wood products are an exiting combination of cabinetmakers knowledge and new contemporary design. Inspired in nature and arquitecture she is reflecting geometric forms in natural and colored wood veneer.
The woodart and design furniture of fritz&wood is an exclusive
complement for modern and old fashioned spaces, finding the right balance between nature, design, colors and textures.
Furniture and art for those who have the sensibility to enjoy with the sence of touch and vision of noble materials like the wood; who takes pleasure in a special design, in unique or custommade pieces or objects of limited production.
Always handcrafted in Barcelona.
She came to Barcelona in 2001 from Germany with the title of carpinter and experience in woodconstructions and building and restoring church organs in the firm “Walcker”.
A part she took classes in drawing and sculture of iron in Berlin.
In the Catalan capital she was making practicec in restoring antique furniture, art and artquitectural heritage in the firm “Ciutat Vella Taller de Restauración 2000” of Cristina Thió and Marta Vilá.
Finished one year of practices she had the oportunity to stay in the business like an employer. During ten years she was been able to learn a lot of restoration of antique furniture and has been involved in large and importants restoration projects as:
Assistant in large restoration projects
By “Ciutat VellaTaller de Restauración” and “Chroma” Rehability of ArquitecturalHeritage.
∙ Hotel España/“Sala Sirena” Domènec i Montaner / Barcelona
∙ Chairs of bishop / Barcelona
∙ Part of Rampart of Barcelona
∙ Church/Basilica of Castellón de Ampuries/ Frontdoor/Organsculptures
∙ Church romanesque of Durro/Vall de Boi/ Altar
∙ Church in Barcelona/ Example/ roof with stucco and gold
∙ Church organ/ Crowning with lions sculpture/ Deba/Basque Country
∙ Gio Ponti/Supperleggera chairs
∙ Thonet/ lavatory
∙ Boulle Furniture
∙ Marquetry by J.Ordoñez / Bcn
∙ History of Furniture by Joan Guell / Estudí del Moble / Bcn
∙ Carving by cabinetmaker A.Crespo / Bcn
∙ Turner by wood turner E.Juanola / Bcn