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Spotted at Casa Decor 2024

By Spain for Design / May 20, 2024 /

Spain’s most important interior design event, Casa Decor, is an annual event in Madrid that showcases designs, crafts, and products from designers, artisans, and commercial brands. This year, for the 59th edition, it takes place from 11 April to 26 May in the upscale Salamanca neighborhood of Madrid in the Palacio de La Trinidad. There are 46…

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Hotel Akquaaa

Beach life inspires Denys & von Arend for the refurbishment of Boutique Hotel Akquaaa on the Costa Daurada

By Spain for Design / April 29, 2024 /

The interior design studio Denys & von Arend has completed a comprehensive refurbishment of the Boutique Hotel Akquaaa (formerly Hotel Kursaal), located on the Costa Daurada, right on the beachfront in Calafell (Tarragona). The project involved the renovation of its forty rooms and common areas. “The property owners wanted to renew the hotel by updating its image,…

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DICHOSO ESTUDIO_XIPE

Dichoso Estudio designs Vibrant Mexican restaurant in Madrid

By Spain for Design / March 25, 2024 /

Xipe is a Mexican restaurant on the Paseo de la Castellana in Madrid designed by  Dichoso Estudio. The concept that inspired the design is the simple, neutral, organic, warm and natural architecture of the famous Mexican architect Luis Barragán and the figure of Xipe, the Mexican deity of agriculture, goldsmithing, and corn. As a result, wheat…

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Cuarto Interior designs the new Hard Rock Hotel Marbella with a Ye-Yé 60s vibe

By Spain for Design / March 11, 2024 /

The interior design studio Cuarto Interior drew inspiration from the Ye-Yé movement of the 60s for the design of the Hard Rock Hotel Marbella. Thriving amongst the youth of Spain in the 60s, it was a movement that broke with imposed norms, seeking to unleash imagination and live life in full color. The innovative, fully…

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4RETAIL – Maison Jaguar Restaurant

Jungle-inspired decor for Maison Jaguar restaurant in Madrid

By Spain for Design / February 26, 2024 /

Maison Jaguar is a Mexican restaurant located on Goya street in the upscale Salamanca neighborhood of Madrid. The spectacular design is lush and jungle-inspired. Madrid-based Mil Studios was the lead design studio and collaborated with Dichoso Studio. 4Retail was in charge of the construction of the 450 m2 space. The decoration is maximalist, exuberant, and ornate with a profusion of details…

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Masquespacio’s Latest Project Harbours Mediterranean Living. Valencian Style.

By Spain for Design / January 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Masquespacio’s Latest Project Harbours Mediterranean Living. Valencian Style.

Masquespacio is an award-winning studio based in Valencia that knows how color, texture, and space work together to create emotion. Their latest project for Danzas Studios, a chain of holiday apartments in Valencia, takes its name from the street in the old town where the apartment is located. The brief for the project was to create…

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Andreína Raventós Casa Decor 2022

Andreína Raventós Architecture: connecting to nature in new ways

By Spain for Design / November 6, 2023 / Comments Off on Andreína Raventós Architecture: connecting to nature in new ways

“The art of living with pureness is a central idea in my designs represented in different ways, sometimes working with organic lines, raw textures, balance of volumes or simply working with the light.” Andreína Raventós. Andreína Raventós of architecture and design studio Andreína Raventós Architecture has a keen understanding of how a restrained palette, texture, and space…

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MuDD Architects: Marrying Cutting-Edge Technology and Raw Materials

By Spain for Design / October 23, 2023 / Comments Off on MuDD Architects: Marrying Cutting-Edge Technology and Raw Materials

MuDD Architects is an architectural and interior design studio with offices in Paris and Barcelona. Co-founded by French architect and interior designer Stephanie Chaltiel in Singapore in 2012, she began her career in Mexico and French Guyana, after which she worked for Bernard Tschumi Architects in New York, OMA, and Zaha Hadid Architects. With projects internationally, the firm…

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5 Iconic Furniture Brands from Spain You Should Know: Expormim.

By Spain for Design / September 25, 2023 / Comments Off on 5 Iconic Furniture Brands from Spain You Should Know: Expormim.

Since its founding in 1960, the Valencia-based family-owned Expormim has firmly committed to artisanship and tradition. Now in its third generation, artisans transmit their knowledge from generation to generation. Serving the residential and contract market, the company’s pieces are on the cutting edge of design. Collaborations with leading architects, furniture, and industrial designers, such as Oscar Tusquets…

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El Equipo Creativo Reimagines Barcelona’s Hotel Plaza as an Ode to the Montjuic Mountain

By Spain for Design / September 11, 2023 / Comments Off on El Equipo Creativo Reimagines Barcelona’s Hotel Plaza as an Ode to the Montjuic Mountain

The Barcelona-based studio, El Equipo Creativo designed a new lobby, and bar and redesigned the Simultáneo restaurant in Hotel Plaza, located in Barcelona’s Plaza de España. The design brief was to create a gastronomic and cultural space for hotel and other guests. Located at the base of the majestic Montjuic Mountain, the city’s largest urban park,…

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Purple Passion for the Mancha de Mora Boutique in Asturias

By Spain for Design / July 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Purple Passion for the Mancha de Mora Boutique in Asturias

What can one say about the colour purple? Often associated with royalty and luxury, odes to it include the song Purple Rain by Prince and the film Colour Purple by Spielberg. The Mancha de Mora boutique in Asturias, designed by Miguel Reguero Studio and Juan Noval Studio, is a testament to its versatility. The name…

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

By Spain for Design / June 12, 2023 / Comments Off on 5 Iconic Furniture Brands from Spain You Should Know: Sancal: Breaking the Mould for 50 Years

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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