As one of the creative powerhouses at Romano Arquitectos and its production spinoff, Box3, Roberta Jurado is at the helm of some of the island’s most forward thinking but enduring interior design projects.
A key face on the Ibiza scene, her warm nature, multicultural upbringing and mastery of languages
makes her one of the most in demand designers on Ibiza. Over a quick cortado, she shares with us her
dream dinner party guests, her biggest professional achievements and the tunes that soundtrack her drives on Ibiza’s dusty, winding caminos.
What’s on your morning reading list?
Morning? No time to read in the morning!
Describe your perfect 24 hours in Ibiza.
Morning coffee, long swim in the sea, cold gazpacho and early bedtime.
What are your culture must-haves?
Travelling, flea markets and museum hopping.
Where was your most memorable island meal?
Bullit de Peix in Es Torrent.
What does happiness look like?
My toy poodle, Nelo
You can invite three people, dead or alive, to dinner. Who would you choose and why?
Gandhi for spiritual guidance, my mother to explain the meaning of life, and Charlie Chaplin to make me laugh.
What projects have you been working on recently?
The most difficult by far, our new house in Santa Ines.
What are you professionally most proud of?
My daring use of colour in a time when its all about neutrals.
Who do you most admire and why?
My husband and partner Jaime, a never-ending source of inspiration!
Soundtrack of choice?
Many...but recently obsessing with Fleetwood Mac greatest hits.