Articles tagged Spain

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A Gaudí-inspired workspace shows that going rural can actually be innovative

Barcelona – Clementina, a new Utopic_US co-working space designed by Izaskun Chinchilla is inspired by the rural elements of Gràcia and Gaudí’s Casa Vicens.

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Are you the next winner of Andreu World's international design contest?

Valencia – Along with Kvadrat, the Spanish furniture brand asks young designers around the world to submit proposals for upholstered wooden seating pieces and tables.

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In this theatre-inspired Spanish restaurant, all the dining floor is a stage

Valencia – Architecture studio Bodegón Cabinet redesigned a new layout for El Camerino restaurant in Russafa, including a private boudoir.

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In digital times, this store in Spain mirrors our growing hunger for ink on paper

Valencia – Masquespacio has designed the first flagship store for a Spanish notebook brand. Can tech interact organically with paper products in this space?

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In the south of Spain, Islamic architecture makes a modern reappearance – in a hospital

Córdoba, Spain – In Córdoba, one of the historical seats of Islamic Iberia, a new hospital by Enero Arquitectura boldly references the city’s Moorish heritage. 

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How do you upcycle a government building into a hip theatre? Leave it as is

Barcelona – The renovation of a government building in Barcelona, made by Flores and Prats, consisted in leaving untouched the existing walls and other materials.

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Heavy rocks as display tables? Terribly impractical but terribly good

Occupying a street corner in Barcelona’s vibrant Gothic Quarter, the MAM Originals flagship raises the value of a bricks-and-mortar establishment by offering something money can’t buy: the
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Say, you don’t like brutalist buildings? Shed some light, then

What do a child’s bedroom in Barcelona, a brutalist pavilion in the UK and a villa in Mexico City have in common? At night, there’s LED everywhere.

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A German eyewear shop does local-with-a-brand-twist in Barcelona

Barcelona – The new Mykita store in Barcelona shows that a mix of local identity and brand aesthetic can also convey a grounded retail narrative.

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Now, 90s nostalgia has reached housing – but in Spain, it’s actually bittersweet

Cardedeu, Spain – Lluís Alexandre Casanovas ‘restores’ a remnant of the real estate boom in Spain, as a way to preserve that historically troubling aesthetic.

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For the refurbishment of a Madrid apartment, a Spanish studio looks forward by looking back

Madrid – Estudio Gonzalo del Val updated a 20-year-old domestic typology in the Spanish capital though innovative material use.

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'For our generation, being nomadic is everything' says architect Mariana de Delás

Es Llombards, Majorca, Spain – Young Spanish architect Mariana de Delás reflects on how moving to rural Majorca has changed the way she works.