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El Mono que Lee: Fine Dining in Quirky Atmposhere in Oviedo, Spain

By Spain for Design / August 8, 2022 / Comments Off on El Mono que Lee: Fine Dining in Quirky Atmposhere in Oviedo, Spain

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 / Comments Off on El Môderne Hotel in Gijon Preserves its Zigzag Moderne Art Deco Splendour

  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 / Comments Off on Meeting Point Cocktail Bar and Restaurant in Aviles, Spain Welcomes Guests to Relaxed Atmosphere

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 / Comments Off on BATCh Architecture Rethinks the Workspace

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 / Comments Off on Masquespacio Contemporizes a Greek Restaraunt in Valencia, Spain

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 / Comments Off on 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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Casa Decor 2022: 10th edition of the Casa Decor Interiors and Design Awards

By Spain for Design / May 17, 2022 / Comments Off on Casa Decor 2022: 10th edition of the Casa Decor Interiors and Design Awards

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 / Comments Off on 5 Next Level Bathrooms at Casa Decor 2022 to Inspire Your Renovation

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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Ana Hernando Moreno conceives an award-winning accessible playground for children with disabilities

By Spain for Design / April 11, 2022 / Comments Off on Ana Hernando Moreno conceives an award-winning accessible playground for children with disabilities

The winners of the MINI Design Awards were announced during the fifth edition of the annual Madrid Design Festival which took place at venues across Madrid in February and March 2022. The awards recognize innovative initiatives that generate changes to the urban environment, actions to improve the quality of life and the efficiency of cities, or…

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Javier Escobar Designs Rural Retreat in Granada

By Spain for Design / March 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Javier Escobar Designs Rural Retreat in Granada

Casa Santiago, designed by Almeira-based Javier Escobar, is a boutique hotel comprised of three houses located at the entrance to Capileria, one of the most emblematic towns in the Alpujarra district of the province of Granada. The neighborhood , El Perchal, acquired its name during Moorish rule. It was a neighborhood of merchants, a heritage that…

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El Equipo Creativo Creates Urban Retreat for Travelers and Locals in the Kimpton Vividora Barcelona

By Spain for Design / February 28, 2022 / Comments Off on El Equipo Creativo Creates Urban Retreat for Travelers and Locals in the Kimpton Vividora Barcelona

The Barcelona -based studio, El Equipo Creativo, designed several spaces in the Kimpton Vividora Barcelona hotel, part of the Kimpton hotel group. They sought to create a dialogue between the boutique hotel and the surrounding neighborhood, the Gothic Quarter in Barcelona, with its narrow streets that lead to unexpected plazas and patios. A curated selection of contemporary furniture…

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Restaurant in Valencia Transports Guests to an Adobe in the Desert

By Spain for Design / February 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Restaurant in Valencia Transports Guests to an Adobe in the Desert

Award-winning Valencia-based creative consultancy Masquespacio designed the interiors of Living Bakkali, a restaurant in Valencia that provides guests with an immersive experience through a gastronomic and visual journey to an adobe, the architectural style found in the desert. Microcement, hand-applied on walls, floors, and ceilings, provides the perfect backdrop for furniture and decor in a…

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