Restaurant in Almerimar, Spain Evokes Youthful Ambience

Amarte Fun Kitchen-Javiescobar Interiorismo

The design of the Amarte Fun Kitchen (@amarte_funkitchen) in the resort town of Almerimar is the work of Almeria-based Javier Escobar Design. Opened in June 2021, it is part of the Mar Poniente group of hospitality locales. Tropical elements fuse with Mediterranean cuisine for a pure expression of youthful exuberance. The brief was to design a space that…

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Profile: Eva Cheung Designs from Barcelona

Eva Cheung Designs-Face Clinic

Eva Cheung, the principal designer of Barcelona-based ECM Interior Design, founded her studio in 2006. She has since completed interior design projects in the residential, retail, and hospitality sectors. Her work has been featured in numerous media, including Estilo Clásico magazine, and the Infurma portal. Spain for Design reached out to the designer. Did you study interior…

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Profile: Mediterranean Fusion: Exploring New Design Horizons from Valladolid


Based in Valladolid, the capital of the Spanish autonomous community of Castile and León, Mediterranean Fusion opened six years ago. The studio has since developed into a multidisciplinary team working on commercial and residential projects, with specialists in architecture, interior design, product design, industrial engineering, and 3D visualization. Partner Miriam San Juan Fernandez studied technical architecture and…

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Café in Asturias, Spain Channels a Victorian Parlour


Coffees, cocktails, and cakes are specialties of Per Se Café located in the old town of Oviedo. The decor, with its earthy colour palette, patterned upholstery, and highly textural fixed elements, harks back to an old-world parlour. A curated selection of vintage and Victorian furniture pieces, posters, mirrors, and fairy lighting, mix with interior architectural elements, including…

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The Ritz Hotel in Madrid Reopens After Three-Year Renovation


Opened in 1910, during the Belle Époque era, the original building of the Ritz hotel in Madrid was designed and built under the supervision of hotelier César Ritz. Now part of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Mandarin Oriental Ritz, Madrid recently reopened in April after a three-year historical restoration headed by Spanish architect Rafael de La-Hoz who retained…

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Four Seasons Opens its First Hotel in Spain


After an eight-year renovation of a historic building in Madrid, the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Madrid opened in September 2020. With 161 rooms, 39 suites, 22 private residences, a rooftop restaurant, a four-level spa, and a lounge, it is the hotel group’s first property in the city. The accommodations are at the heart of Centro…

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Elegant Lobby of the Barceló Oviedo Cervantes Hotel

Lobby Cervantes Barcelo Oviedo Spain

I love hotel lobbies because they allow the public to access and view spaces created by renowned and creative interior designers and architects. Asturias-based photographer Érika Anes shot these images of the lobby areas of Barceló Oviedo Cervantes exclusively for Spain for Design. Situated in the heart of Spain’s elegant northern city of Oviedo, the five-star accommodation is part…

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Design of La Sastrería Restaurant in Valencia by Masquespacio Evokes Local Mediterranean Lifestyle

La Sastreria restaurant in Valencia, Spain designed by Masquespacio

Award-winning studio Masquespacio designed the La Sastrería restaurant in the Canyamelar-Cabanyal neighbourhood of Valencia. Owners Chef Sergio Giraldo and bartender Cristóbal Bouchet opened the 200-square-meter eatery in August 2020.  Diners enjoy a seasonal menu from local produce and specialty cocktails. Chef Sergio reinvents traditional cooking with references from the sea and the neighbourhood. Masquespacio designed furniture, lighting,…

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