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

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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

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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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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: Mediterranean Fusion: Exploring New Design Horizons from Valladolid

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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

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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 Natural Environment Inspires Masquespacio’s Design of Restaurant in Huesca

PUKKEL RESTARAUNT IN ARAGON

Award-winning studio Masquespacio designed Pukkel, a fine dining restaurant in the city center of Huesca in Spain’s autonomous community of Aragon. Owners Jorge and Mikel opened the 140-square-meter eatery in January 2021 to offer signature healthy food options, where guests can have a sensory experience beyond gastronomy. Diners enjoy a menu made from quality local products without refined…

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Oviedo’s La Palmera del Indiano Restaurant Evokes the Tropics

La Palmera Del Indiano Restaurant

Asturias-based photographer Érika Anes shot these images of La Palmera del Indiano restaurant on the terrace of Barceló Oviedo Cervantes hotel exclusively for Spain for Design. Situated in the heart of Spain’s elegant northern city of Oviedo, the five-star accommodation, part of the Spanish hotel group Barceló, opened in 2007 in a refurbished early-twentieth-century Indianos townhome. Indianos is a distinctive vernacular architectural style of residences…

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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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Inspiration: Rawcoco Green Bar, Gijon, Asturias

Erika Anes

Erika Anes has been very interested and linked to the arts since childhood, an interest which prompted her to study photography and lighting in Oviedo. In 2014 she started working for Mediadvanced, a multidisciplinary creative agency that develops communication, image, photography, art, marketing, and e-commerce projects. Erika has worked for several Spanish brands and companies in…

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