5 Iconic Furniture Brands from Spain You Should Know: Sancal: Breaking the Mould for 50 Years

By Spain for Design / June 12, 2023

Spain has no shortage of companies creating statement-making museum-quality pieces. One such company is Sancal, which began operations in 1973 as a family-owned business in Yecla, near Alicante. It collaborated with one of Spain’s most well-known designers, Miguel Milá, in the early 90s. It has since collaborated with internationally renowned designers, including Karim Rashid, Pritzker Prize-winning…

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Casa Decor 2023: 11th edition of the Casa Decor Interiors and Design Awards

By Spain for Design / May 25, 2023

The Location Between April 13 and May 28, Spain’s most important interior design event, Casa Decor, took place returning to its roots in the upscale Salamanca neighborhood of Madrid. Casa Decor is a communication platform that brings together designers, commercial brands, and the general public. The location changes each year and for the 58th edition,…

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Contemporary Mediterranean Style for Compartir Barcelona Restaurant by El Equipo Creativo

By Spain for Design / May 15, 2023

The Barcelona -based studio, El Equipo Creativo, designed Compartir Restaurant Barcelona by Disfrutar Barcelona, the award-winning trio of chefs Mateu Casañas, Oriol Castro, and Eduard Xatruch. Opened in June 2022, Compartir Barcelona is their third restaurant. As the name Compartir (to share) suggests, diners share dishes. Borrowing from the philosophy of their first restaurant, Compartir Cadaqués, the gastronomic offer is…

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Idoia Cuesta basketry

Idoia Cuesta: Fusion of Art and Artisan

By Spain for Design / April 24, 2023

When you view the pieces of Idoia Cuesta, the line between art and artisanship begins and ends as one. She describes her work as the “fusion of basketry with textiles and the versatility of the resulting piece through the combination of organic materials with different craft techniques.”. A longstanding admirer of her work, I was happy…

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Kima Guitart Exhibition

Cassandra: Kima Guitart Exhibition at the Museum of Decorative Arts

By Spain for Design / April 10, 2023

To speak with my voice: the ultimate. I did not want anything more, anything different. Cassandra, by Christa Wolf On March 30, Spain’s National Museum of Decorative Arts in Madrid inaugurated the exhibition Cassandra, featuring the works of textile artist Kima Guitart. Cassandra is her vision of the myth of Cassandra, a symbol of unheard…

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Masquespacio Designs Collection for French Retailer Monoprix Inspired by Springtime Brunches in Paris

By Spain for Design / March 27, 2023

Multidisciplinary award-winning design studio Masquespacio’s first collaboration with French retailer Monoprix is a 50-piece collection of furniture, decor, and fashion, developed by the studio’s industrial design brand Mas Creations. Inspired by nature and spring brunches in the city of light, Ana Hernández, Masquespacio’s creative director, imagined joyful scenes of brunches on Parian terraces, with organic…

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Madrid Design Festival 2023: Showcasing the Best of Spanish Design

By Spain for Design / March 13, 2023

The Madrid Design Festival which began in February is taking place at various locations around Madrid and online. The only festival in Spain that brings together all design disciplines, including architecture, graphic and interior design, hybridizing them in a contemporary and innovative format. This year’s event, the sixth edition, sees the participation of over eighty…

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BD Design Leda Armchair-by Dali-low

5 Furniture Brands from Spain You Should Know: BD Design: 50 years of Iconic Design

By Spain for Design / February 27, 2023

Barcelona Design (B.D) was founded in 1972 by a group of young architects and designers from Barcelona. Pep Bonet, Cristian Cirici, Lluís Clotet, Oscar Tusquets, and Mireia Riera, with the initial support of Oriol Regàs, sought total creative freedom in producing and marketing furniture and other objects for their projects, a novel business model at the…

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Tucana Restaurant

Tucana Bistro by Tatto Contract Transports Diners to an Earthly Gastronomic Paradise

By Spain for Design / February 13, 2023

Designed by Tattoo Contract, Tucana Madrid is an innovative bistro concept in Madrid whose art-deco style interior design is fused with Pan-American motifs, replete with geometric patterns and color. The menu, a reinterpretation of originals from countries along the Pan-American route as diverse as Mexico, the United States, and Brazil, transports diners to an earthly…

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Coush Armó: Bakery de toda la vida in Barcelona’s Gràcia neighborhood

By Spain for Design / January 30, 2023

Inspired by traditional bakeries, Coush Armó (@coush.armo) opened in November 2022 in the Gràcia neighborhood of Barcelona. Designed by Barcelona-based Arc Disseny, the interior design features the raw beauty of natural materials and gives prominence to the star product: bread. Naked. Imperfect. A certain industrial air. The project responds perfectly to the philosophy of Argentine baker…

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Asturian-based Studio Woodic Honoured with Nomination for Spains’s Prestigious National Craft Awards (15th Edition)

By Spain for Design / January 23, 2023

Woodic-a contraction of the words wood and ceramic- is the art studio that ceramicist Natalia Suárez opened in a small village in the northern community of Asturias in 2018. A graduate of the University of Barcelona in Fine Arts with a specialty in design, she pursued further education in Artistic Ceramics at the Barcelona Arts…

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OMMA suspension lamp by LZF

Spanish Lighting Studio LZF Wins Prestigious Good Design Award for the Omma Collection by Eli Gutierrez

By Spain for Design / January 16, 2023

Leading Spanish lighting studio, LZF won a 2022 Good Design Award in the product design category for lighting for its Omma collection by Spanish designer Eli Gutierrez. It is awarded annually by the Chicago Athenaeum of Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, it is the…

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