Spain

Chillida Collection

The space between hands

Nanimarquina found its inspiration for the new collection, which pays homage to the sculptor on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Ortega Diago

Friendship, Light and Matter

When asking Ortega Diago about their architectural influences, names such as Bofill, Ferando Higueras, Aizpúrua and Labayen appear on the table.

PJ Lobster

A matter of perspective

A lover of design and architecture, Oscar Valledor found a way to combine his interests and knowledge in PJ Lobster after finishing his studies.

Casa Robla

Surrendered to honest architecture

David Iriondo's studio transformed a ruined 18th-century winery into a sustainable, experiential accommodation, honoring its history.

Casa Nereta

An Artistic Spirit

The makeover was to turn the family home into a petit hotel, which they decided to name Casa Nereta, as nereta is a Catalan name for “swallow”.

PATRICK VAN RIEMSDIJK

A Zen way of living and creating

Patrick Van Riemsdijk finds inspiration and peace in solitude, creating unique art that conveys tranquility.

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.

Color, joy and intrigue

EstudioReciente

EstudioReciente's new work holds our hands to dream of new worlds. Worlds as fabulous, dreamlike, unreal, marvelous, and imaginative as that of Alice in Wonderland.

Lapala by Expormim

The 25th birthday of a golden design

Expormim demonstrates once again its core purpose of combining tradition and innovation through the utmost conservation of craftsmanship. 

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.

The long-lasting relationship with one’s landscape

As a child, I savored the mountains and meadows of my Basque Country. Many of my memories are with my aunt, my sister, and my cousins, as we explored small villages or walked along the cliffside routes that border our coast.

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.

Plutarco Studio

Diving into an innate world of color

In a moment where neutral palettes seem to have taken over interior design, the architecture studio Plutarco continues to challenge itself with an unfrightened approach.

Roberto Badin

The fascinating aesthetic of everyday life

Inspired by the landscape of the Basque coast that has become his home, this book is the demonstration that one’s daily surroundings can always be rediscovered.

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.

GOTA

Naked wines, small plates & records

“Naked wines, small plates, records” are the three pillars that sustain GOTA’s essence, and they are exactly what the customer should expect when coming in.

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.

Casa Broner

Island of Creation

Erwin Broner came of age in the 1920s and early 1930s in Germany, where he was a part of the important artistic and cultural movements of the time.

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.

We are all design

Design is everything and at the Madrid Design Festival (MDF) and they know it. For this reason, in this edition the spotlight is on the figure of the designer.

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.

Casa Agulló

Mediterranean Essentials

Benni began a sentimental relationship with Altea that is now intensifying with the purchase and renovation of Casa Agulló.

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.

The timeless horizons of design, from tradition to future

The event hosted in Espacio Betty, Madrid was the way to introduce &Tradition in Madrid.

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.

Iker Ochotorena

Perfect emptiness

The simple – but not banal – look of OOAA’s projects is a clear reflection of this Basque architect’s character.

Jaume Roig

Synthesized nature

Clay has always been a part of Jaume Roig’s life. Born and raised in Mallorca, his mother became a potter to support her two young sons.

Casa Carvajal

Of concrete and skin

Just like another member of the family, Carvajal House has held great sway over the Martínez-Rodríguez de Acuña family.

Casa Josephine

What the heart decides

Casa Josephine has turned into a business spanning many other aspects. The most important activity is the interior design studio.

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.

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.

Can Feliz

The Beauty of Life on Earth

On the south-eastern tip of Mallorca, between pine forests and the Mediterranean Sea, sits Can Feliz.

A Symbol of Modern Architecture in Granada

In 1914, Rodríguez-Acosta returned to Granada and embarked on the construction of his carmen.

Enric Miralles

The enfant terrible of Spanish architecture

Known as an architect with a great creativity, Enric Miralles was defined as the enfant terrible of Spanish architecture.

Sunrise in Vejer

The sun has long since risen, and the sun bathes Vejer.

Time Standing Still

At Dalí’s house in Portlligat

Time stood still and the domestic staff kept it just as it was until the Dalí Foundation set it up as a museum in 1997.

Elvira Solana

A revolution in the form of a work of art

Elvira began to understand that her training as an architect was not entirely unrelated to her approach to murals.

Sheltering the Imagination

The Olive Houses

The Olive Houses capture our imagination, even through their images circulating in the architecture ethernet.

Saulo Studio

Root Values

Saulo expresses his vision through design, painting, photography and creative direction.

Pablo Picasso

A timeless love with Barcelona

Picasso had a multifaceted relationship with ceramics from the beginning.

Casa Balandra

Dropping Anchor

Casa Balandra seeks to symbolize the idea of a boat that sails along, visiting different lands.

Hauser & Wirth Menorca

An island within an island

The midday sun plays with the Louise Bourgeois spider, tracing the insect's body in shadow on the floor and making it crawl up the walls as the hours go by.

Espacio Micus

The Indispensable

The German artist Eduard Micus visited Ibiza for the first time in 1968, but it was not until 1972 that he chose it as the location that would allow him to dedicate all his time to living and creating.

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.

Memories of ARCO 2021

Ever since ARCO first opened its doors, Spanish art has been and remains today a mainstay of the most important art event of the year in Spain.

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.

Es Bec d’Àguila

Contemporary Tradition

The story of Es Bec d’Aguila began in the 19th century when a family of Menorcan traders built their weekend getaway high up on a hill surrounded by rural landscape.

Chasing the Horizon

Weekend Max Mara

Dressed in my favourite Weekend Max Mara garments, I feel the salt caress my shirt while my skirt performs a contemporary dance.

Jean Prouvé

Avant tout J'ai été un industriel

All Prouvé's work was geared towards a single goal: mass production and the industrialisation of construction so that his designs could reach as many people as possible.

ARCO

The Act of Experience Art

The 40th annual ARCO fair aims to mark a turning point that will relaunch and reactivate the contemporary art market.

Tres Outdoor Collection

nanimarquina

With the Tres Outdoor, we go out into the open air to enjoy the warm breeze, kicking off our shoes and revelling in the soft woven fabric of a rug able to withstand the elements.

Galería Pelaires

The Art in Essence

Pelaires is one of the first modern art galleries in Spain and in Majorca – the island whose strong creative heartbeat is found within it.

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.

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.

The Promise of a New Time

Weekend Max Mara

With the Pasticcino Bag as luggage in each escape, this travel companion must contain everything necessary for living beyond any limits.

Galería Albarrán Bourdais

Beyond the White Cube

Pioneering and passionate, Christian and Eva have been working with the key players in architecture and art for over fifteen years. 

Chillida Leku

How Profound is the Air

People visiting Chillida Leku can wander about the space, guided by their own intuition and following the fragrance —in the artist’s own words— of the works.

Keeping Toward the Light

At Potter's House

Talking with Luciano is itself like being in a garden; there are points that catch one’s imagination and vibrant connections; afterwards, ideas continue to grow.

SHE SHE RETREATS

A place to start a interior journey and discover ourselves through movement, mediation, breath work, exploring creativity in Deià, Majorca.

Living Places

Simon Architecture Prize

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

MARSET

Chasing the Light

Behind an object, especially those concerned with light, there is a clear intention to attempt to improve the quality of life of the user and take care of the space in which the light is found.

Cinc Sentits

The making of a food family

Jordi grew up in Canada, but the holidays were for La Torre de l’Espanyol – a tiny village in Southern Catalonia surrounded by fertile lands lush with olive groves and vineyards.

Mendi Argia

From a Clear Height

The water had gone cold and my fingertips were furrowed with tiny wrinkles. Even so, I lingered in the bathtub gazing at the endless myriad of colours.

Heaven Knows

Fernando Higueras

Man has sought refuge below ground throughout history, from prehistoric caves as protection from the dangers of the natural world.

We Margiela Bilbao

by Persuade

It was only a question of time for Persuade boutique to pay tribute not just to Martin Margiela but to one of the most important eras in the history of fashion.

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.

The Pebble and the Round Pond

Fernando Caruncho

As I walk, I heed the spherical pattern traced on the ground…my mind is engrossed in circular trains of thought…

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...

El Celler de Can Roca

A Family Affair

Although El Celler de Can Roca has three Michelin stars and was twice voted into the number one spot by the jury of the Worlds 50 Best, the Roca brothers remain reassuringly down-to-earth, a quality they attribute to never having erred too far from their roots.

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.

A Rebellious Spirit

Frames by Expormim

Chic, inviting, lightweight and dynamic… Defining the Frames collection by Expormim is tantamount to describing the personality of its designer, Jaime Hayon.

An Ode to Singularity

Huguet

They sit one next to the other, each with the same pattern…and yet different. No two tiles by Huguet are alike. The beauty of these carefully handcrafted tiles lies precisely in their singularity.

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.

César Manrique

An Uneasy Nature

In the conviction of beauty’s power and the importance of aesthetics in the social cultures, his art interventions represented a whole new turning point on Lanzarote.

24 Hours of Unlimited Facets

An A. Lange & Söhne event by Openhouse

In October, Openhouse organised an event to launch the new DATOGRAPH UP/DOWN “Lumen” by German fine watchmaker A. Lange & Söhne.

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 The Darkness

Issue No.10 editorial

For our issue No.10 editorial we visit Palau de Casavells in Girona, where design pieces meet fashion, all with a tint of darkness.

Els Comellars

John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin

A towering and meditative villa nesting amongst the trees yet striking in contrast to the backdrop of the sky, it was designed and built by John Pawson and Claudio Silvestrin.