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.
New blog post: a sensual mural in the heart of the Gothic district.
“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.
Can you catch the entire atmosphere of a certain place – in a single image?
It’s all about perception and how things can change when seen from a different angle or point of view.
Eixample district is probably the most iconic in Barcelona and also the most diverse in terms of shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Its grid-like layout is the symbol of the modern Barcelona we know today.
Barcelona has its own style of mosaic used to cover the floors of so many shops, bars, restaurants and apartments here.
MACBA or the Contemporary Art Museum of Barcelona is the place to see vanguard art in the museum and enjoy great views of neighbourhood from above while you go up and down a 3-storey ramp. It’s square is one of the favourite places of the city’s skaters and its surrounding tapas bars are definitely worth a stop.
If you like Instagram, then you are probably already following him. And you already saw these pics. Still, if in … Continue Reading Barcelona Seen By | Nicanor García
The square of Gloriès is just 10 minutes away from Sagrada Familia. It’s the place to enjoy the Design Museum … Continue Reading Design Hub & Cafe
Twice a year, a networking event opens the doors of many of the warehouses, workshops, coworking spaces, art galleries and … Continue Reading Walk the Barrio. Poblenou, Open Night
During the next weekend, Poblenou is going to be a story of light and video mappings. Follow the routes to see 20 installations and 14 urban spaces put into a different light.
Between the beach and the new Diagonal Mar avenue and its Forum, Diagonal 00, Torre Agbar or Gloriès, Poblenou is … Continue Reading Inside Poblenou | a Story by Darius Koehli
Modernist design, souvenirs made in Barcelona, a nice walking route through the center and a story about the four petal flower.
Sala Ciutat, translating into the City Room, is the place for books about Barcelona. History, architecture, vintage and contemporary photography, … Continue Reading Books and the City
For any celebration of a saint patron of Barcelona or one of its neighborhoods, els gegantes or the giants (of 4 meters height) walk the city and dance, accompanied by music, fire shows and other Catalan traditions. Here is where you can see the giants, when they are not in the show, and find out more on their story.