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

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

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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The Access Bath Collection by Roca Offers Elevated Design Solutions for Users with Reduced Mobility


Universal Design. Aging in Place. Accessible Design. These are some of the terms to describe designs aimed at reducing barriers in the built environment that limit access for those with reduced mobility. Whatever term one uses, the popular image of accessible interiors is too often one of functionality, devoid of aesthetics. As stated in Moving Forward,…

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Clap Studio Creates First Modular Furniture System for Spanish Firm Missana


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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Mayice Studio Debuts New Lamp at Milan Design Week 2021

Mayice_No Title lamp_Photo by Pablo Gomez_ (2)

“No Title” is the new lamp by Mayice Studio that had its debut as part of Collectible Design at the gallery of influential curator Rossana Orlandi on the eve of Milan Design Week 2021. “No Title” is the result of a study of light and its reflections. It is a form of expression, which speaks of light, transparency, delicacy,…

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6 of the Best Made in Spain Low Stools


Referred by some as auxiliary furniture, stools are design staples in my home. These portable pieces are practical and versatile. Use them as an occasional table next to the bed or a perch to sit on in the living room. They are made in a multitude of materials and forms. Some have achieved design classic…

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New Pieces for Mas Creations collection by Masquespacio

Masquespacio Mas Creations - 1- Cookie Pot Family + Block Chair Down

Ana Hernández and Christophe Penasse, co-founders of Valencia-based studio Masquespacio, have launched several new pieces to add to the collections of their new brand Mas Creations. Block Chairs is a family of dining chairs that is notable for its particular form, contrast of materials, and color. Composed of marble, stainless steel, wood, velvet fabrics, it…

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5 of the Best Portable Lamps Made in Spain

Bicoca Portable Lamp by Christophe Mathieu for Marset,

Portable lamps create an immediate connection between user and object like few other design elements. Not normally intended for task lighting, they give that nice, soft ambient glow that creates an atmosphere. Place it on an outdoor table to create an intimate dining experience. Move indoors and put it on the floor next to a…

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