The Room Mate Gerard located in the heart of Barcelona is a real mystery. Outside it has a gorgeous facade with stucco, and inside spaces are filled with concrete walls, modern sculptures, bright furniture and rooms with black baths. By the way, with all the variety of materials, textures and colors, in general, the hotel interiors look quite minimalist, which is very welcome in hotels as it contributes to a relaxed and easy atmosphere. In addition, you can relax on the roof terrace with a small pool. Awesome place!
Barcelona always attracted creative people from all over Europe, and our days are no exception. Architect Georg Kayser was born in Germany, got his professional education at London Metropolitan University, but before the end of his studies, he realized that his city was Barcelona. It was here that he opened his own studio in 2007, and also purchased the wonderful apartment in the center, and today we want to share beautiful pictures of its recent renovation. We hope you’ll like it!
This bright apartment in Barcelona is a wonderful mix of old architecture, colorful textiles, modern furniture and vintage details. The fact is that the home is located in a historic house, which prompted the designer to choose a bold and extravagant eclectic style. It looks so cheerful!
Previously, it was a solid, but still slightly outdated in every sense apartment in a historic house in Barcelona. Therefore, the owners, taking into account modern trends in opening space and enhancing natural light, asked designers from the studio Marcos Catalan to conduct a reform in accordance with these criteria. As a result, the apartment now has fewer rooms, but there is one large open space of living room, dining room and kitchen, which is filled with warm daylight all day. Window areas were designed in an interesting way, there is also a compact working zone, an interesting imitation of a modern fireplace. Bright and stylish!
A chic hotel in an old 18th-century mansion in the heart of the gothic quarter in Barcelona – sounds fantastic! Stylish Soho House has 57 rooms, in addition, you can relax by the pool after walking around the city, sit by the fireplace with a glass of wine or a tasty dinner in one of the two restaurants. All this time you will be surrounded by bright, unique and thought-out interiors: a mosaic, beautiful prints, brickwork, carpets – it’s hard not to fall in love with this hotel. And yes, such an authentic and cozy place is located just in the midst of a noisy, tourist-filled metropolis. A real design oasis!
Usually, apartments for rent are designed in a simple and minimalist manner, with functionality and comfort in mind at first. But the owners of this rental apartment in Barcelona spent a lot of time and energy to create a truly refined and sophisticated home, despite the fact that it was created not for themselves. Magnificent wall decor, clean lines, exquisite shapes and beautiful work with color – staying here during a trip to Barcelona would be a real dream!
This small house in Barcelona has only 70 sqm of the total area and is comparable to a one-bedroom city apartment. But the owners here can enjoy all the advantages of country home: a cozy own garden, one-story structure with direct street access, high beamed ceilings, an abundance of wood in the decoration. An excellent nest in the middle of a big city!
Although this apartment in the center of Barcelona was meant for renting, the designers of Miriam Barrio studio approached the reconstruction project with full seriousness. Well, you could not do the other way, when you have such a beautiful apartment in the old modernist house with a great history and architectural heritage. Not surprisingly, one of the main objectives was to preserve the original elements of the decor, such as moldings, tiles, parquet. But interiors turned out to be quite modern and stylish with some original solutions – look at this cool wooden construction in the kitchen. Ideal rental apartment for those who want to discover the best of Barcelona!
Looking at the photographs of this modern Barcelona apartment, it’s hard to believe that the building in which it is located is more than 100 years old. In this minimalistic design, natural light and tastefully selected decor play a key role – in the case when there are not so many interior objects, the special attention to furnishing needs to be paid. All the walls in this apartment are white, but the floor covering is really cool: the magnificent original tile is perfectly combined with the French parquet. Such a bright modern home!
The owner of this apartment, an Australian businessman has lived in Barcelona for some time, but until recently he had a small apartment in the city center. And now, when he realized that he is going to stay in this sunny city for a long time, he decided he needed a bigger dwelling – to host guests and feel comfortable, like at home. With this goal, he found magnificent, but slightly abandoned apartments in a historic building of the 19th century and hired a local design studio ABAG for a reconstruction. As a result, the client got a bright and colorful home, which, however, has not lost its original charm. Let’s take a look!