The Casa Vicens by Gaudí Reopens to the Public

The Casa Vicens by Gaudí Reopens to the Public

The Casa Vicens by Gaudí reopens to the public after an extensive restoration. For years, 130 to be exact, the Casa Vicens was an off-the radar oddity. This early work by Gaudí sits on the quiet street in the Gràcia district. Unlike other works by the architect, which...
Nina Mûr Does Memphis

Nina Mûr Does Memphis

Many things happened in 2017, but the in the design world it marked the centenary of the birth, and a new appreciation of, Ettore Sottass; founder of the Memphis Group. Suddenly, his boldly coloured, often-laminated and unapologetically post-modernist pieces of...
Barcelona Hotels – The Room Mate Gerard

Barcelona Hotels – The Room Mate Gerard

At Barcelona Design Tours, we are often asked about the best hotels to stay in in Barcelona. Our clients are rarely after a conventional type of luxury, but something smooth and affordable. If it has been designed by someone local even better. And of course a roof...
Barcelona Design Week Kicks Off

Barcelona Design Week Kicks Off

I have to admit to letting out a little yawn every time Barcelona Design Week rolls around. It has never had quite the same razzle dazzle as London Design Week, not to mention coming with an inch of Milan or Basel. This year’s programme however is a pleasant surprise,...
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