Masquespacio Designs a Surreal Dream Experience for Visitors to the Mango Teen Store in Barcelona

By Spain for Design / October 3, 2022

Prolific design studio Masquespacio has designed the first Mango Teen store in Barcelona, which opened in June 2022. Working in collaboration with Mango’s in-house design team, the design brief for the 120-square meter space was to develop a space identity that would connect to the lifestyle of customers. Mango’s team had previously opened a series of pop-up…

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Mamáguaja Restaurant in Asturias Transports Diners to Nature-Inspired Surroundings

By Spain for Design / September 26, 2022

Mamáguaja is a restaurant in Gijon whose menu consists of seasonal produce and quality meats, fish, and seafood. Diners enjoy traditional rice dishes and platos de cuchara (Dishes eaten with a spoon, typically thick soups or light stew) that evoke the color and flavor of the fertile regions of Asturias, such as the traditional fabada asturiana, a rich bean…

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Elegance of Yesteryear for La Cacharrería Restaurant in Gijon, Spain

By Spain for Design / September 12, 2022

In 2020, La Cacharrería restaurant relocated to the heart of Gijon after eight years in Villaviciosa, Asturias. Diners enjoy classic, traditional local cuisine, and dishes with a contemporary spin. Owner Juan Noval of interior design studio Juan Noval Studio (@juan_noval_decoracion) explains, “we have tried to maintain our elegant yet relaxed and informal atmosphere where customers feel comfortable…

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The Iron Arts Tradition in Spain is Focus of Online Course

By Spain for Design / September 5, 2022

The Friends of the National Museum of Decorative Arts Association (La Asociación de Amigos del Museo Nacional de Artes Decorativas) has organized a six-session online course, Las artes del hierro y la forja artística, (The iron arts and artistic wrought iron ). Participants will learn about the significance of iron in the history of Spanish and…

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Michelin-starred Chefs Invite Diners to Informal Atmosphere in Oviedo

By Spain for Design / August 22, 2022

The Gloria restaurant in Oviedo is one of two Gloria restaurants owned by renowned sibling chefs, Nacho and Esther Manzano. The other is in central Gijon. They are an homage to their grandmother Gloria who dreamed of opening a restaurant. Diners enjoy Asturian gastronomy in an informal atmosphere. The concept is market food, traditional recipes, tapas, and…

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El Mono que Lee: Fine Dining in Quirky Atmposhere in Oviedo, Spain

By Spain for Design / August 8, 2022

El Mono que lee is an award-winning restaurant in Oviedo specializing in Spanish and Asturian gastronomy. It has received acclaim for its cachopos, a traditional Asturian dish made of ham and cheese sandwiched between veal or beef steaks, coated in breadcrumbs, and fried. The restaurant’s name translates to the monkey who reads, referring to the former…

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El Môderne Hotel in Gijon Preserves its Zigzag Moderne Art Deco Splendour

By Spain for Design / July 25, 2022

  El Môderne Hotel is a spectacular 47-room 4-star boutique hotel in Gijón. Designed by architects Manuel and Juan del Busto, it opened in 1931 during a time of economic and social prosperity. It is one of the few remaining examples of the Zigzag Moderne Art Deco style in Gijon, a subset of art deco whose…

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Meeting Point Cocktail Bar and Restaurant in Aviles, Spain Welcomes Guests to Relaxed Atmosphere

By Spain for Design / July 11, 2022

At the Meeting Point cocktail bar and restaurant in Aviles, guests enjoy meals made in-house daily from quality natural and fresh produce. Diners enjoy breakfast, a fixed-price weekend brunch menu, and casual dining with an eclectic menu of “street food” gastronomy in a relaxed atmosphere. Located in a renovated former nightclub, co-owner and decorator Priscila Sanz and…

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BATCh Architecture Rethinks the Workspace

By Spain for Design / June 27, 2022

Madrid-based architectural firm BATCh Architecture has devised a conceptual design for the central headquarters of the Trevenque Group, an information technology company based in Granada, Spain. The company tasked the firm with rethinking its workspaces to make them conducive to acquiring and retaining talent by offering a company culture that provides a memorable experience. For this project phase,…

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Masquespacio Contemporizes a Greek Restaraunt in Valencia, Spain

By Spain for Design / June 13, 2022

Award-winning multidisciplinary design studio Masquespacio designed Egeo, a 100-square-meter Greek restaurant in Valencia, which opened in March 2022. Owned by Ana and Thanasis, guests enjoy traditional Greek dishes prepared in an artisanal manner. Meals are prepared daily with fresh and natural ingredients and without synthetic or artificial additives. With two established Egeo restaurants in Madrid, the owners…

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Clap Studio Creates First Modular Furniture System for Spanish Firm Missana

By Spain for Design / June 6, 2022

Valencia-based Clap Studio has created the statement-making Worm bench, the first modular furniture system by Spanish firm Missana. Inspired by the elongated, cylindrical forms of millipede worms, the sinewy pieces adapt to spatial requirements. Explaining their inspiration for the design, co-founder Jordi Iranzo says, “we recalled our childhood fascination with the forms of millipede worms and their ability…

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Casa Decor 2022: 10th edition of the Casa Decor Interiors and Design Awards

By Spain for Design / May 17, 2022

On May 17, Kersti Urvois and Alicia García Cabrera, President and Director General of Casa Decor, opened the ceremony for the 10th edition of the Casa Decor Interiors and Design Awards. As for previous years, the announcement occurred during a virtual ceremony broadcast live on the Casa Decor YouTube channel. The jury comprised prominent architect and…

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