I don’t think there any other place in Barcelona where you can have your tea while admiring Joan Mirós or Subirachs drawings on the walls, plus a poster by Alexandre de Riquer, a model of one of Sagrada Familia’s windows…
Designed like a vertical garden with winding vine plants, this facade in vivid colours is one of Barcelona’s must-sees.
“We don’t usually wear something we do not agree with. A dialogue needs to be established.”
Passeig de Gràcia is famous for many things – for its history and elegance, for its buildings, great restaurants and luxury shops, still this deep-blue-sea inspired pattern might be its true symbol.
A sensual mural in the heart of the Gothic district.
Translated from Japanese as yummy, deliciousness or a pleasant savoury taste, umami is actually a taste: the fifth taste, the one besides sweet, sour, salty and bitter. It is present in a vast array of veggies as well as in most fermented foods, and it’s also one of the tasty bowls of Honest Greens.
As you already know, I am passionate about architecture and styles, in general. Plus, since I’ve moved to Barcelona I fell head over heels in love with the Modernist current, … Continue reading 10 Modernist Buildings You Should Know. And Why You Should Know Them
“Sculpture is the best way to pose a question” says Jaume Plensa, artist born in Barcelona in 1955. His solo exhibition at MACBA runs until April 22nd so these days are a great opportunity to see it, that if you haven’t already.
Made in Barcelona and inspired by the city and the Mediterranean lifestyle, Etnia Barcelona rely on vanguard art, top materials and bold design in order to tell a unique story about high-quality eyewear.
A cool cafeteria filled with plants, lifestyle magazines, locally designed pottery and prints: that’s Espai Joliu, or the Nice Space of Poblenou.
A local craft beer tasting accompanied by plenty of tapas to share, in a former factory turned into a vanguard gastronomic space. Now that’s a great lunch plan, isn’t it?
A staple of bohemian and historical Barcelona, El Born has a six-centuries-long-established tradition of craftsmanship and its spirit of creating unique pieces of fashion, jewellery, bags or household items has remained intact.