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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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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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