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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 respectively, 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 Pilar Civis,…

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5 Next Level Bathrooms at Casa Decor 2022 to Inspire Your Renovation

By Spain for Design / May 9, 2022

Over 200 companies, architects, designers, landscapers, and artisans are participating in Casa Decor, Spain’s most prominent interior design event. For this, its thirtieth anniversary, and fifty-seventh edition, it returns to its roots in the upscale Salamanca district of Madrid. The event is in a 4,600 m2 1920 building on Goya street that retains many of…

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Profile: Sagarminaga Atelier: Telling Stories with Fiber Art

By Spain for Design / April 25, 2022

“At Sagarminaga Atelier we are passionate about telling stories, those of natural fibers that are expressed and transformed through our hands.“ In 2017, Gabriela de Sagarminaga created Sagarminaga Atelier, a craft studio and workshop born of an illusion: to collect an ancient tradition, the craft of vegetable fibers. It is her material of choice for exclusive…

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Made in Spain in the World: 3 Leading Spanish Brands at the Prestigious Maison & Objet Fair in Paris

By Spain for Design / April 20, 2022

The spring edition of the Maison & Objet, one of the preeminent international trade fairs for the decoration, design, and lifestyle sector, took place between March 24 and 28 after a hiatus due to the pandemic.  This edition centered around different aspects of the theme “New Luxury.”. Exhibitors in fourteen sectors presented a range of styles and…

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Accessible Playground Concept Design by Ana Hernando Moreno

Ana Hernando Moreno conceives an award-winning accessible playground for children with disabilities

By Spain for Design / April 11, 2022

The winners of the MINI Design Awards were announced during the fifth edition of the annual Madrid Design Festival which took place at venues across Madrid in February and March 2022. The awards recognize innovative initiatives that generate changes to the urban environment, actions to improve the quality of life and the efficiency of cities, or…

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Madrid Design Festival 2022

By Spain for Design / April 4, 2022

In February and March, Madrid hosted the fifth edition of the Madrid Design Festival at venues throughout the city and online, placing the city at the forefront of the international design scene. This edition centered around three fundamental themes: transformation, economy, and prosperity, which formed the basis of the over 200 activities and 41 exhibitions. Showcasing…

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Javier Escobar Designs Rural Retreat in Granada

By Spain for Design / March 7, 2022

Casa Santiago, designed by Almeira-based Javier Escobar, is a boutique hotel comprised of three houses located at the entrance to Capileria, one of the most emblematic towns in the Alpujarra district of the province of Granada. The neighborhood , El Perchal, acquired its name during Moorish rule. It was a neighborhood of merchants, a heritage that…

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El Equipo Creates Urban Retreat for Travelers and Locals in the Kimpton Vividora Barcelona

By Spain for Design / February 28, 2022

The Barcelona -based studio, El Equipo Creativo, designed several spaces in the Kimpton Vividora Barcelona hotel, part of the Kimpton hotel group. They sought to create a dialogue between the boutique hotel and the surrounding neighborhood, the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, with its narrow streets that lead to unexpected plazas and patios. A curated selection of contemporary furniture…

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Restaurant in Valencia Transports Guests to an Adobe in the Desert

By Spain for Design / February 14, 2022

Award-winning Valencia-based creative consultancy Masquespacio designed the interiors of Living Bakkali, a restaurant in Valencia that provides guests with an immersive experience through a gastronomic and visual journey to an adobe, the architectural style found in the desert. Microcement, hand-applied on walls, floors, and ceilings, provides the perfect backdrop for furniture and decor in a…

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Moving Forward

By Spain for Design / January 31, 2022

Certified Decorator Last year, I finally received my certificate in residential decor from the continuing education program at a local college. It was seven years of attending evening and night courses after my full-time day job. There were long rides on public transportation lugging drafting equipment, and bulky mood, or presentation boards on cold winter…

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José Luis Bazán is Awarded Spain’s Prestigious National Crafts Award for 2021

By Spain for Design / January 24, 2022

“He has put Spain on the map of contemporary leather craftsmanship.” SACo Renowned leather artisan José Luis Bazán has added another honor to his long list of accomplishments. On December 21, 2021, Spain’s Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism awarded him Spain’s prestigious Premio Nacional de Artesanía 2021 (National Crafts Award) at the fourteenth edition.…

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Fusion of Design and Artisanship: Furniture Maker Pepe Andreu and Luxury Leathermakers Sol & Luna Join Forces

By Spain for Design / November 29, 2021

Renowned Spanish designer and furniture creator Pepe Andreu and Carolina Sánchez de Movellán, founder of luxury leathermaker Sol & Luna, have collaborated on a limited-edition leather-covered version of the iconic Charlie Valet Stand ((Galán de Noche Charlie)). The collaboration stems from friendship and mutual admiration for contemporary crafts and design. Pepe Andreu creates and produces furniture and objects that…

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