Barcelona

Aesop by Mesura

Creative and local anastylosis

Formulated by Mesura for Aesop store on Avenida Diagonal, the term anastylosis perfectly matches the studio’s identity.

Order, play and chaos

The Live Editorial of Charlotte Taylor at Side Gallery

This is the first 'live editorial' by Openhouse. An installation by Charlotte Taylor that reinterprets what we call home in an imposing setting: Side Gallery.

News & Coffee amidst the hustle and bustle

Transitioning to Barcelona, a city renowned for its distinct neighborhoods and their unique identities, the concept of newsstands is brought to life with News & Coffee.

Crafting serenity by Crude

Tranquility through mindful design

The collaboration of Crude with Cedric Etienne exemplifies our shared dedication to approaching design from a spiritual perspective.

An Everlasting Journey of Love for Nature

Nanimarquina

Over the past three decades, Nanimarquina has not only aimed to establish an emotional connection with the end user but also to create a positive impact on our world.

Kaleidoscope of inner worlds

YSTUDIO is dedicated to sharing the beauty of words by writing and manufacturing one of the essential tools to draw our own world, a pen.

Thinking Mu Pop-up Store by Isern Serra

A multidisciplinary love of art

For their first pop-up store, and for the rest that will be following all over Europe, Thinking Mu has put their trust in the well renowned architect Isern Serra.

The Life we’ve Shared

20th edition anniversary

With the aim of delving into the concept of shared life, we made an intervention into Side Gallery by the hands of Charlotte Taylor, who designed one life-shared-home where the visitors might reflect into public and private space

Sancal BDW 2023

Liveness colors in broken casts

Sancal's 50 years of experience have involved an intense and enriching process of creative growth in which passion has guided the steps.

Marcos Palazzi

Portraits of Life

Entering Marcos Palazzi’s studio is, in a way, like entering his home. This Catalan artist, whose greatest virtue is humility, turns everyday things into art.

Santa & Cole

A dialogue between Sílvia Martínez Palou and Català-Roca

In the exhibition 'Retículas (6 arquetipos)', that can be visited until mid-november in Santa & Cole Gallery, Sílvia Martínez Palou coexists with the portraits that Català-Roca took of the most iconic buildings of Barcelona.

27 87 Per sē

No Scent like the Present

The piece curated by 2787 with the aim of evoking the soul of its latest fragrance, reflects about time delving into the ephemeral nature of the present moment. 

TURA by ROCA

The subtle silence of good design

The admiration for José Antonio Coderch, Josep Lluís Sert, Ricardo Bofill or Enric Miralles is a trait in common between Roca and Carulla, and the Tura collection

Little Beach House

A polished pearl

On the last day of August, around a hundred guests met at the Little Beach House in order to celebrate the club’s 5th anniversary.

Design for Human Future

Barcelona Design Week 2023

The 18th Edition of the Barcelona Design Week aims to define how design would be created to be a performing weapon in the human future.

Laberint d’Horta

A Neoclassical Oasis in a Modern Metropolis

Amongst all the concrete structures, Barcelona currently holds hidden oasis points scattered throughout the city. One of the most enchanting ones is the Laberint d’Horta Park.

Six N. Five

Materiality and abstraction

Ezequiel founded Six N. Five in 2014. A few years later, just after moving to Barcelona, he began to explore his own style, and he experimented with the 3D design.

Vasto and Mesura

Symbolic Landscape

The personalities of both the Mesura architectural studio and that of the Vasto art gallery permeate this project and bring distinction to their respective brands.

Blooming printworks

Weekend Max Mara

Weekend Max Mara SS23 “Printworks” explores the connections between different languages, bringing to life geometric and floral patterns in which the keyword is lightness.

Rocío Santa Cruz

The Language of Art

Rocío Santa Cruz first started to delve into the art world, scouring the work of friends and strangers and falling in love with unique talents.

Stepping back to a simpler life

Openhouse undertakes the same exercise and reconsiders the interior spaces with a responsive palette that activates calm and quietness.

Las Insólitas

An unusual approach at Mas Pla Roig

The ‘Las Insólitas’ project was born from the desire to reconnect with our essence, with that unprecedented thing that makes us unique.

Soho Club House Spotify Camp Nou

The Openhouse team was delighted to relax while watching a FC Barcelona football match from the new Soho Club House.

More than one century of iconic design

Poltrona Frau

Openhouse Studio and Poltrona Frau celebrated the Italian brand's 110th anniversary in its Barcelona home on December 1st.

Casa Bonay

The Barcelona new modernism

For the owners of Casa Bonay, Inés Miró-Sans and Luis Rullán, Barcelona is much more than a city. It is their home.

The Calm with Andrew Trotter

Inner Tradition

Calm is a common theme of Andrew Trotter's work. It’s something he strives for not just in his professional practice, but also in his personal life.

News & Coffee

News and Coffee has brought back to life a piece of our cities which little by little has been disappearing: The Newsstand.

Snapshots, Maps and Time

Openhouse attempts to map far-flung, but personal stories into the form of a magazine—perhaps itself a kind of atlas-album.

Quincoces-Dragò

David Quincoces and Fanny Dragò have been advocating the commandments of design for more than a decade, but without letting themselves be carried away by trends.

Pla-Narbona

Drawing Identity

In the first phase, that of the waxing moon, a young Josep takes refuge in drawing to become Pla-Narbona.

Pablo Picasso

A timeless love with Barcelona

Picasso had a multifaceted relationship with ceramics from the beginning.

Trial Without Error

Hernán Cortes

The architect Hernán Cortés has begun to take on his own renovation projects where he manages all their different stages: from the acquisition of a space to its complete refurbishment.

A Hymn to Freedom

Weekend Max Mara

In this house, which played host to huge concerts in the 50s, 60s and 70s, today you can hear only birdsong.

In the Core of Artigas Family

A wooden sign that reads “Fundación J. Llorens Artigas”, the foundation created by the sculptor Joan Gardy Artigas as a tribute to his father Josep.

Carl Hansen & Søn

A seamless visual coexistence with Corberó

Within this labyrinthic work of art, Carl Hansen & Søn and Hans J. Wegner’s vision, craftsmanship and everlasting design dialogue with Corberó’s universe in an almost metaphysical visual stunt.

PrimeroTercera

45 days of lockdown from my balcony

The future was so uncertain that the only thing I think I could do was to photograph the past.

Espai Joliu

The Espai Joliu client looks for a different space in which to spend some time.

SHON MOTT

Shades of White

The fashion film of the 2021 Spring-Summer collection was shot in black and white, using an analogue camera to convey a profounder, more emotional message.

Openhouse Studio

In the path of designing our new 'open house', we’ve worked with brands that have strengthened bonds with the magazine over time.

Living Places

Simon Architecture Prize

Simon opens the call for the Third Edition of “Living Places, Simon Architecture Prize”.

Golden Hour at Armando Mesías’ Studio

Nestled in the midst of vibrant Raval neighborhood, Colombian artist Armando Mesías’ studio is a haven of peace inside the bustling streets of Barcelona center.

Refreshing Glance for a Contemporary Paradise

Not far from Barcelona, by the Catalan village of Sant Feliu de Codines, a unique family home lies over ancient hills and pine tree forests.

A Rhythmic Dynamic Dance

Teixidors + Faye Toogood

Faye Toogood’s new collection for Teixidors is based on a unique mix of structures, proportions and finer details.

With the Wind in Your Sails

The sea can be choppy or calm, it can carry you safely home or sweep you straight into the eye of a hurricane.

Walking Barefoot

It was the strong personality of the Gràcia district of Barcelona with its squares, its markets...

Frugal Luxury at La Fábrica

Ricardo Bofill found this mighty building in 1973 and transformed it into both a family home and the headquarters of the Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura.

Miquel Alzueta

Rationalist Passion

Miquel Alzueta welcomes me to his Barcelona home in a white shirt, braces and baggy corduroy trousers, all suggestive of a highly original personality.

Openhouse Blankets

Made by Teixidors

Two blankets designed together with Teixidors in the finest ecological, sustainable wool and silk perfect for curling up on the sofa, or to be warn as a shawl on cold winter days.

Gata, A Sheer Masterpiece

Gata unites all the values that Miguel and Gonzalo Milà seek in good design: resistance, low weight, timeless appeal, versatility and visual harmony.

From Art to Alchemy

Alex Carro

There’s one woman who has been a true inspiration to me since the first day we met: entrepreneur Alexandra Nodes.

LaPenya24

The Stage Makes a Comeback

As the staircase rises, the house becomes a theatre, concert venue, flamenco tablao, or whatever it needs to be.

At Home With Mies Talks & Dinner

Launch of Issue No. 9

Openhouse celebrated the launch of issue Nº9 with a private dinner and hold a series of talks with great names in architecture, art, and design.

At Home With Mies

Exhibition by Openhouse & USM

Openhouse together with USM transformed the Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe into a house.

Commitment in its purest form

Teixidors

The community is at the heart of Teixidors, improving the economic independence and social integration for people with learning difficulties.

Total Internal Reflection

For Stefan Díez, the starting point for the creation of the Guise lighting collection was to explore the link between luminosity and transparency.

More Than a House

A morning with Xavier Corberó

He lights a cigarette; the smoke is dense and it curls among the sculptures that surround him.

TAGOMAGO

Collected Life

Far from dogmatism, Valérie and Vincenç's home is a true reflection on what is a collection, what it serves, and how to bring it to life.

Delicious & Sons

In the Kitchen with Mónica and Ricky

One cold winter morning in Barceloneta, almost 15 years ago, Mónica and Ricky decided to devote themselves entirely to gastronomy.

Oneiric Brutalism

Brand Editorial Issue 6

Selected pieces from Enea, Zuzunaga, Lobster's Day, Marset, Teixidors, Carl Hansen & Søn, Gebrüeder Thonet Vienna and Usm.

Rooftop Smokehouse

The Many Flavours of Smoke

It started in Barcelona, when a group of friends who missed the food from their home countries, began to cook.

At Home With Shukri & Viveca

If you think Shukri and Viveca's shop is beautiful, wait until you see their studio/home. It is a haven for designers and makers with a light that streams through the windows and a great view of the sea.

Santa & Cole

Editing Design from Barcelona

The first instinct of Santa & Cole founders was to explore the usual structures of the book industry and apply them to the world of design.

At Home With Toni Arola

Toni & Ester

Product and interior designer Antoni Arola, together with partner Ester Rovira, took us on a tour of what used to be a large open warehouse.

NIKI ROBINSON

Her home, her Work, her Parties

Niki and her boyfriend Joe have a wonderful house in Raval, that regularly rents out rooms, but this is no ordinary stay.

La Ricarda

Casa Gomis

Designed by architect Antonio Bonet Castellana, disciple and collaborator of José Luis Sert and Le Corbusier, for Agnes Bertrand and Ricardo Gomis.