Category Archives: design in barcelona

OFFF 2016

ShareThis weekend, from May the 26th to May the 28th, the Barcelona Design Museum will host the 16th edition of the OFFF festival. OFFF is a huge international event in the creative sector that showcases new trends in graphic design, … Continue reading

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Tallers Oberts

Share Tallers Oberts, or ‘Open Studios’ offers the public the rare opportunity to step inside Barcelona’s art studios to meet and interact with the artists at their work. Following on the footsteps of events such as ‘Museum Night’, when galleries … Continue reading

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Babies at CCCB

ShareCCCB is Barcelona’s main contemporary art gallery. Under usual circumstances, you might think that there would not be much here for small children, and you’d probably be right. Enter stage ‘Babies at CCCB’ offering dance, music, puppets and art aimed … Continue reading

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Hidden Art Nouveau treasures in Barcelona

ShareBarcelona is synonymous with art nouveau and Gaudi. The Sagrada Familia is no less than Spain’s most visited monument, which along with the Casa Battlo and the Pedrera make up Barcelona’s holy trinity of Gaudi art nouveau monuments. These are … Continue reading

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The MUHBA Museum in Poble Nou

ShareThe old Oliva Artés factory on Pere IV Street in Poble Nou has become a point of interest since its renovation into a new museum-cum-laboratory (MUHBA) with the aim of examining contemporary society as well as reflecting on the neighbourhood’s … Continue reading

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Nits d’estui 2015

ShareNits d’estiu, or Summer Nights, takes place at the Caixa Forum. Events are subsidised and therefore affordable, ranging in price from free to 6 euros. An original and eclectic array of shows and performances from all around the world are … Continue reading

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OFFF 2015

ShareDescribed as a ‘post-digital culture festival’, OFFF showcases some of the world’s most exciting new talent in the fields of cutting-edge software, art and digital design. OFFF is a global event, with editions in cities including Sao Paulo, Amsterdam, New … Continue reading

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Barcelona Yewellery Week 2014

ShareBarcelona Yewellery Week takes place from today until the 13th of October and during this time will convert Barcelona into the jewellery capital of the world. In case you were wondering, “yewellery” is how Spanish speakers pronounce the English word … Continue reading

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Autumn Art

ShareThe summer sun is still here in Barcelona but our minds are starting to turn towards autumn and hopefully some respite from the heat! This autumn Barcelona will be hosting some interesting exhibitions and cultural happenings, just in time for … Continue reading

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Discover Barcelona’s architectural history online

ShareEveryone who comes here to Barcelona knows about Las Ramblas, La Pedrera and the Sagrada Familia. However, there are over 3,000 other sites of interest that are missed by tourists as well as locals. Now, thanks to interactive map Big … Continue reading

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