Articles tagged Spain

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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.

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With green humility, this new restaurant left 70 per cent of the former space untouched

Valencia – Designer Francesc Rifé decided to honour the past with his newest proposal for Sucede, where he built with structural humility in mind.

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This is what it looks like when interior designers have unabashed fun with colours

Madrid – El Equipo Creativo went hard on the Pantone chart with Las Chicas, Los Chicos y los Maniquis. The studio went on to win Best Use of Colour at the 2019 Frame Awards.

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‘You can make a great design, but if it’s not photographed well, it won’t make it’

Valencia – Jaime Hayon talks about happiness, mistakes and open dialogue – and about how his designs are a product of all three.

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This refurbished small home is now fit for a man, his best friend and his vegetable garden

Madrid – Husos Arquitectos adapted a small space to the needs of a young doctor with crazy work hours and a short-nosed dog with heat aversion. 

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In Madrid and Bilbao, a Basque fashion brand goes for the bold

Madrid – Using a pink and orange palette that mimics the colourful blocks of its client, Loreak, design studio Pensando en Blanco went bold with two new stores. 

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Our co-working space of the year is a celebration of Spanish handicraft

Madrid – At the 2019 Frame Awards, the jury members applauded the resourcefulness and material pride of José María de Churtichaga’s Impact Hub Piamonte. 

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At this burger joint in Barcelona, the colour palette is medium rare

Barcelona – For this restaurant project, AMOO makes a smart and on-brand use of the limited area of a 19th-century tube-like space, low ceilings and all. 

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Coffee-machine maker Iberital builds its planet-friendly values into a green HQ

Barcelona – What's the point of manufacturing green products if the factory isn't green, too? Coffee-machine maker Iberital makes its Barcelona HQ sustainable.