The Portuguese architecture studio Carvalho Araújo is behind this subtle intervention at Quinta de Lemos, a rural farmhouse set amongst vineyards in Viseu, Portugal. The project forms part of the strategy of a global brand, and is composed of gourmet restaurant and a small countryside hotel.
The Dom Arquitectura studio, founded by the architect Pablo Serrano Elorduy and the interior designer Blanca Elorduy, has carried out the renovation of this ancient home situated in the rural village of Noutigos in Carnota, a region in Galicia (Spain). Respect for old stone and existing elements, combined with an open plan, modern lighting and furnishings are the […]
Here are the answers to the open interview of our readers with Javier Mariscal, one of the most internationally famous designers from Spain. If you want to know who his favourite painters are, his tips for setting up a studio or how the articulated Lotek lamp came about (a piece he designed for Artemide) then […]
The architectural practice led by Benedetta Tagliabue has rehabilitated a residential building located in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, where it’s possible to trace the various historical periods that have transformed the neighbourhood through the Renaissance and the Baroque up until the Modern era to the early twentieth century. The property preserves historical vestiges acquired over the […]
The design studio El Equipo Creativo has created the interior of the Barcelonese restaurant Ikibana in the Paral.lel district, a project that just like the cuisine on offer draws from two distinct cultures: Japan and Brazil. Although very different, both coincide with their deep connection to the natural environment that surrounds them. Discover more projects by El Equipo Creativo […]
This project by Sandra Tarruella studio is one of the latest addition to the very popular chain in Barcelona specialising in focaccias, pastas, salads and desserts Buenas Migas. A culinary tradition inspired by Italian cuisine (specifically Genoese) and British desserts whose philosophy is characterized by a laid back and relaxed atmosphere featuring mostly natural materials. […]
Headed by Susana Vázquez Pérez and Ignacio Reigada Cordido, the Sinaldaba architecture studio has carried out the reformation of the top floor of a home dating from the late 19th C and situated in the centre of A Coruña (Galicia), in the Nortwest of Spain. In view of the the bad state of the space and […]
Restaurant & Bar Design Awards is the world’s only event dedicated exclusively to accolade the best projects on hospitality design. Starting from the two overall winners, here are the 2013 winning projects in all the categories, including two in Spain. The Atrium Champagne Bar won in the Best Bar and Best Restaurant or Bar in a Hotel […]
This natural oasis is inside the latest skyscraper to grace Barcelona’s skyline: the Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel designed by Jean Nouvel and Ribas & Ribas. We have already covered the project in diarioDESIGN but here is now a video that lets you view the hotel like you were actually there. For those who cannot have the chance to see […]
The Madrid-based architecture pratice of Carlos Arroyo is behind the stunning transformation of an old Coca Cola plant to a town hall and civic centre in Oostkamp, Belgium.
The first was Copenhagen and now Malmö. The Valencian designers Borja García and Laura Ros continue to bring the Nordic countries to Valencia. The common factor in these restaurants is vegetarian food and a fresh design that transmits Scandinavian values. Whilst the design approach to Copenhagen was more formal, Malmö is more homey and Nordic style cosy. Read more […]
Barcelona was not always as sophisticated or as cosmopolitan as it is now. It also has its cheesy past. Recovering it with style was the key to rebirthing of the old aparthotel Gutenberg – now the Chic&Basic Ramblas. Located in the wildest district of the city, Lagranja studio took charge of the interior design. In doing so they […]