A must for every exclusive visitor in the city, the Mandarin Oriental hotel is celebrating its fifth anniversary in Barcelona with the opening of 17 new suites and 5 deluxe rooms located in an annexe to the luxurious premises of this establishment at the Paseo de Gràcia of the Catalonian capital. As the rest of the hotel, the […]
Many designers and brands are recently introducing copper and brass on their latest creations. Actually, it has been one of the most highlighted trends seen during the last furniture fair in Milan.
Some buildings have more lives than a cat. This one located in the exclusive neighborhood of Sarriá (Barcelona) is a clear example. First it was a family residence. Later the ground floor was turned into a lighting factory and then a shop. Now there is another business on this floor and a house on the first level. […]
After a complicated year for the Catalan company recently acquired by Damm and Cobega groups, Cacaolat faces a new era with optimism and enthusiasm. The new offices of Cacaolat in Barcelona, located in a former industrial building with brick walls, metallic structure and a ceiling made of exposed trusses, have been redesigned by Pilar Líbano studio and Jaume […]
This is one of the first synergies between Vitra and Artek since the Finnish company was recently acquired by the Swiss one. Their first joint installation at the loft of VitraHaus in Weil am Rhein is an attic designed by Studioilse for an imaginary couple: Harri, a German musician, and Astrid, a Finnish set designer.
Z Gallery is part of a more ambitious project: the iD Town. Located in the old industrial complex of the Honghua Dyeing Factory, in the Dapeng New Tourist District of the Chinese town of Shenzhen (Guangdong province), it is actually an art gallery inside an abandoned industrial area turned into a hip, cultural centre.
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Cadaqués has been and will always be a synonymous of charm. A micro-cosmos –unique in the world– full of beauty and light that inspires and overflows with creativity. Intsight design studio has captured its essence and translated it into the minimalist Tramuntana Hotel, a small inn of only eleven rooms located in the old quarter of the […]
The catalan studio Arquitectura-g has renovated this house located in Cilleros (Cáceres, Spain). The original building was a traditional country house between party walls, with an elongated floor plan and a narrow centerline, facing a garden at the rear. Time and abandonment took the building to a complete state of dilapidation.
The architecture practice Softroom has been in charge of renovating the restaurant located at the Great Court inside the British Museum of London. Now a cosy space with different atmospheres that takes full advantage of its exceptional location on the terrace level, offering wonderful views to a highly appreciated Reading Room with a masterpiece drum.
In the past it was a several rooms apartment but after the renovation, conducted by the interior designer Neus Casanova, this 65 square meter space located in Barcelona has turned into a single-room apartment in which furniture and some original features divide the night and day spaces. Moreover the house has a very particular distribution, since […]
Expormim is a Spanish company founded in 1960 that is seeking lately to recover rattan as a fine material and to recognise this artisan tradition of the Mediterranean countries counting on important designers and architects. With an extensive know-how and history in wicker products, Expormim opens now a new chapter through the vision of Jaime Hayon. Read […]