History. My name is Sergi Bohigas, I grew up in Girona with my family, where I spent a happy childhood. However, among my memories, there is one that has conditioned my personal and professional life. My brothers and I had a friend from the neighborhood with whom we used to play often. One afternoon like any other, he was hit by a car in front of us. He died soon after in the ambulance on the way to the hospital, and I remember the doctors telling us that if he had survived, it would have been with a high spinal cord injury. Then I began to imagine what it would have been like to continue playing with him, what it would have taken to reach me, avoid me, escape, win in the races, and this fantasy accompanied me for a long time.
I studied Industrial Design and ergonomics caught me, starting my professional career of more than 15 years in the sector of technical aids, within a company until I had my own company that distributed benchmark products on the market. I was very grateful for all the experience and knowledge acquired but was not satisfied: the initial purpose had vanished in favor of the business. I felt the need to help and create a product from scratch, with my own hands.
I dedicated myself to research and looked for other professionals to expand my knowledge. This is how I met Mike Box. In a few weeks I was already in Texas, where I worked with Mike and learned his delicate work on the ground. Then I went back and started my own project creating Loothier.
¿Why "LOOTHIER"? I am a guitar player and for many years I have played in a rock band. A "luthier" is a craftsman who makes and repairs stringed musical instruments with great precision. I am fascinated by the concept, but I had to give it my own identity. It was then that my wife proposed to me: “Why don't you combine your passions to communicate something new? Put two “O” in place of the “U”, they will symbolize the wheels!".