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Gastroarchitecture

Gastronomy and architecture go hand in hand, and function in a kind of symbiosis. This may sound strange, but it actually makes a lot of sense. Both focus on designing something new and better, more attractive and spectacular than before. … Continued

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair – Part 2

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair – Part 2 : Was arranged in February and gave us loads of inspiration. Here are some of the trends that caught our eye.

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair – Part 1

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair – Part 1 : Was arranged in February and gave us loads of inspiration. Here are some of the trends that caught our eye.

Design i sentrum’s top ten tips for Barcelona in December

1. PLAN AHEAD If you have certain things you want to see, or shops you want to visit whilst here, make sure you don’t pick a day when everything is closed. December is a festive month, and on special dates … Continued

yök Casa + Cultura

Looking for an inspiring place to stay whilst in Barcelona? You’ve definitely come to the right place!  yök Casa + Cultura not only offer you a bed to sleep in and a roof over your head, - add design, innovation, … Continued

Friday Five – ArchitecTour in Barcelona

Friday Five take 1: Collaborating with architects in Barcelona, Design i sentrum has developed a brand called ArchitecTOUR, through which we offer guided tours and visits to Barcelona with a focus on architecture and design. Our ArchitecTOUR webspace is up and … Continued

Cervantes – park of roses

Have you ever wanted to escape the big city noise and go somewhere quiet? As I live in Barcelona I find myself getting tired of all the tourists and the hussle and bussle sometimes. And so to go to the park at Zona … Continued

Friday Five – Lázaro Rosa-Violán Special

Friday Five take 1: Design i sentrum has just gotten back from a 3 week long research and study trip to Barcelona, and we’re simply bursting with creativity and inspiration! Been researching new places, making new acquaintances and discovering so … Continued

Friday Five – Recipe for a perfect day

Friday Five take 1: This Friday we're giving you Design i sentrum's recipe for a perfect Friday in Barcelona. Start the day off at La Boqueria, Barcelona's famous food market and a popular tourist destination. Designed by architect Josep Mas … Continued

Friday Five – Barcelona Pavilion

Feels like winter's letting go and I'm getting more and more excited about my trip to Barcelona this month. Celebrating by sharing some snaps of one of the most amazing pieces of architecture to be found in this magnificent city; the … Continued

Discover Barcelona with Design i sentrum

Design i sentrum want to invite you to discover, explore and enjoy Barcelona. We are thrilled to be collaborating with a professional and idealistic team of local architects, impassioned and committed to their work. We're excited about sharing our insight and … Continued

We have a new website!

Design i Sentrum work in interior architecture and design, in Barcelona and in Oslo. Looking for an interior architect? We have several years of industry experience, both in commercial and private projects. Have a look at our portfolio or get in touch … Continued

Friday five – Design i sentrum

For this weeks Friday five, we’ve decided to introduce Design i sentrum, and give you a better idea of who we are, what we’re about, and what we do. Enjoy! Friday five take 1: Design i sentrum is an interior … Continued

Friday Five: La Sagrada Familia

Every week on our Instagram, we create and share a Friday Five, allowing us to take a deeper look into a specific topic. We would like to share it with those of you following our blog also. This week we’re … Continued

Encants Barcelona – 14th century market in new clothes

What better way to spend a sunny November afternoon than in a buzzing market searching for hidden treasures? When the market is also an architectural treat, - even better! The Encants Barcelona, also called Fira Bellcaire, is one of Europe’s … Continued

Design i sentrum’s top ten travel tips for Barcelona

1. SEARCH IN CATALAN Like us, many of you probably use GoogleMaps or GPS when you’re trying to find your way around. The thing about searching up Spanish names is that there are a lot of Spanish speaking countries in … Continued

La Festa Major de Gràcia – a trip down the rabbit hole

Every year around the middle of August, Gràcia - an atmospheric and slightly bohemian chic part of Barcelona - hosts the city’s biggest and most colourful neighbourhood party; La Festa Major de Gràcia. People of all ages gather in the … Continued

Oliveta – a classic Catalan summer drink

To me, a big part of experiencing a different culture, is doing what the locals do. Well, Catalan people very often mix alcohol with soft drinks, and especially so during summer. One of their favourites, which is of course also … Continued

Casa Almirall – one of Barcelona’s oldest bars

If you’re on the lookout for a good bar, Barcelona, like so many other big cities, leaves you spoilt for choice. Casa Almirall, however, is rather unique, and is definitely one you shouldn’t miss! Not only was it established in … Continued

Art in motion!

I was completely blown away when I discovered this! The person I want to present to you is the young and promising designer Jule Waibel. For her graduation show last year, she presented these incredibly innovative and beautiful dresses, umbrellas … Continued

El Blanc in Blanes

Come summer, come sunshine, come time to go to Blanes to visit El Blanc. Sitting on the seafront right where the coast gets rugged and cliffy (and therefore takes its name Costa Brava, which means wild or rough coast), this … Continued

Las Fallas in Valencia

Every year around this time, the city of Valencia turns into a festive site beyond comparison. Hosting Las Fallas, which is actually the name of the enormous sculptures made from papier mâché that can be seen all over the city, … Continued

Hospital Sant Pau – the biggest Art Nouveau site in the world!

The Sant Pau hospital has just been reopened to the public after undergoing extensive restoration work. Designed by Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner, this UNESCO World Heritage Site, first opened its doors in 1930. Measuring over 31 000 m2 , … Continued

A cemetery for antique architectural details

Did you ever read The shadow of the wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón? Set in Barcelona, it tells us about Daniel, the main character, and how he, through his father, discovers The Cemetery of Forgotten Books; an enormous, old library … Continued

Plaza de Blanquerna flea market

I’m not really one for going to flea markets to look at clothes, but I was positively surprised when I visited this one in Barcelona. Once a month people head down to plaza de Blanquerna to see what’s hot and … Continued