Spain

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.

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.

Rosa Orrantia

An avant-garde heritage

Rosa Orrantia is the owner of Persuade, one of the world’s top fashion boutiques located in Bilbao.

Breaking the Boundaries of Convention

Solo Office

Ideas are intangible. They have led us to design cities and establish ways of life from the beginning of time.

Joana Biarnés

A Keen Photographic Eye

Truly great people tend to stand out for their humility. At least that is the case of Joana Biarnés, Spain’s first female photojournalist.

Quality, perfection & timeless elegance

There's a type of knowledge that can only be acquired through experience and wholehearted devotion to a practice.

Solo Houses

Building houses with Christian Bourdais

We drove for two hours through the grape vines that surround either side of the highway down to Tarragona, ascending the the mountain range and the Parc Natural Els Ports.

Reality and Desire

Casa de Blas by Campo Baeza

Two opposing elements, a glass box resting on a concrete volume, both parts blend seamlessly into the landscape.

Nido

A Collection of Precise Proportions

The balance between restfulness and stylish elegance in the precise proportions that Javier Pastor seeks to attain in each of his projects.

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.

Oficio Studio

Leather, love, etc.

The story of Melia Carranza and David Iglesias is like an screenplay: a girl goes to fix her bike at boy’s workshop and so begins a love story.

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.

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.

In residence at Can Lis

The home of Architect Jørn Utzon

This building is modern, yet had the feeling of a roman bath house, ancient, and set to its cliff top position.

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.

Yanira

The Beautiful Lady Of The Sea

Take charge of a wooden sailboat would entail a great responsibility. I wanted to pick up the phone and calling home, but I refrained.

Palau de Casavells

Interview to Luis and Jacobo

They met three years ago through common friends, and soon after decided to set up a business that joined their different interests together.