Our treasure hunt continues for our current interior project and has brought us to the beautiful studio of a French sculptor. Working mainly with bamboo to create beautiful pieces that play with resistance and tension, the equilibrium and sensuality of the bamboo.
On a recent trip up the coast on the hunt for some beautiful objects for our interior project we made an appointment to visit Palau Casa Vells. This restored Palau showcases original pieces from Jean Prouve, antiques and modern art. An inspiration!
We are just back from a busy few days in Madrid where we will be setting up our interior tours very soon. We were so inspired by all the wonderful interior shops in the city and found some beautiful pieces for our current interior decoration project. We popped to the Antiques and Art Fair on Sunday [...]
As we are always looking out for inspiring spaces a friend sent me these pictures of American painter Cy Twomblys apartment in Rome , taken in 1966 for Vogue by photographer P.Horst. An incredible space with simple tiles floors, classic sculptures scattered around the rooms, traditional furniture and his own artworks, love it!
Love this collection of design objects by imperfettolab, inspired by the imperfections of the raw materials, “Each piece is made from a common mould, which is then sanded, painted and hand-polished. The working process differs for each type of object, thus becoming unique in its genre. Thanks to such a personalized approach to items, they acquire [...]
Just had a lovely wander around town with a journalist from Mumbai this morning who wanted to get a look at Barcelona fashion and art. We visited some favorite stores and galleries around the Eixample area and got a taste of the new collections for Autumn.Lots of lovely things out there and we particularly [...]
Biography: Jean Prouve (1901-1984): French Industrial- and Furniture Designer and Architect. Jean Prouve is one of the most influential furniture designers of the early modern design movement, Jean Prouve introduced the machine age and industrial engineered modern design aesthetic to interiors in the steel, aluminum and architecture he created. He then continued her experiments with [...]
If your looking for some new inspiration ( as we always are!) make a note that the Russian ballet costume exhibition is coming to the Caixa Forum in Barcelona on the 4th of October, incredible costumes and drawings from the period between 1909 and 1929.
A history of Barcelona in pictures, not to be missed showing at the CCCB until October 23rd, from the work of two photographers, Josep Branguli and Joan Colom
The Barcelona Arxiu Fotografic is currently showing the work of photographer Jacques Leonard (París, 1909 – l ’Escala, 1995) . Having fallen in love with a gypsy he began photographing the Barcelona gypsy community of Montjuic during the 1950s. Showing until January 2012