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The Perchök, social design made in Barcelona

We are launching our first product this month, the Perchök. It is a hanger for people who have a wall to install it on, made by people who experienced homelessness. Having a purpose and feeling useful is crucial to leaving life on […]

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Eco-renovation, Construmat and the Drift House!

The 20th edition of Construmat takes place next week in Barcelona. It’s great to see that there are 2 entire days dedicated to Social Housing (May 23rd, see you there!) and the Circular Economy (May 26th). Moreover, Construmat aims for Zero Waste […]

Documentary about Catalan designer Miguel Milá

Tonight at 19:30h TVE Catalunya will show the documentary about Catalan designer Miguel Milá, by local filmmaker Poldo Pomés. For more information, read “Imprescindible el documental sobre el genio Miguel Milá” via diarioDISIGN and “Mira (y aprende con) el tráiler de Miguel Milà, la leyenda […]

New eco-design catalogue and we are in it

We are happy to be featured in the Catàleg Ecodisseny de Catalunya (Eco-design of Catalonia Catalogue). Check out the online version to find locally made eco-design. We are happy to be featured in the Catàleg Ecodisseny de Catalunya (Eco-design of Catalonia Catalogue). […]

w-w, our (not so) eco-friendly bathroom piece

Check out our bathroom in the office! We installed the w+w by Roca, a toilet/sink that recycles the grey water to flush the toilet. It is a great talking piece and works, but, we were told that it is probably not that […]

Hand-made flowerpots made in Barcelona

If you want to know more about these natural clay flowerpots, or rather “nests for plants”, check out (Bas). They are all hand-made in Barcelona by Xènia. Now available at yök, like all the eco-designs you find in our apartments.

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DIY Bidon Lamp workshop

To celebrate this year’s Barcelona Design Week, we hosted a DIY Bidon Lamp workshop on our terrace! Guests and Barcelonians could make their own lamp from an upcycled jerrycan while enjoying the view, a Segareta beer and eachother’s company.

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Real plants and locally-made flower pots by Bas

We love plants and believe that even apartment rentals should not be without them. They look good and filter the air. These flower pots are hand-made in Barcelona by Bas Barcelona, and for sale at yök, or directly via their web site. […]

The yök Hanger, upcycled from 100-year-old hangers

We designed some hangers for the bedrooms! They are made from 100-year-old wooden hangers we found at an old dry cleaner’s. Now available at 45€.

Damon Bopp’s wall art

Wall artist Damon Bopp, BoppArt, did some stunning features in our entrance. The pattern is the same one from the building’s facade, built in 1900, using the colours from the mosaic floor tiles. Damon hand-painted the walls, doing his own stencils. Visit […]

Upcycled stools by designer Curro Claret and Arrels Fundació

A couple of years ago I came across Catalan designer Curro Claret’s upcycled shop design for Camper, fabricated by former homeless people. So when we needed 16 bedside tables for yök Casa + Cultura, we called Curro Claret, and he got to work, together with […]

Works that Work; a design magazine featuring unexpected creativity

We just discovered Works that Work, a magazine in english and spanish “for the curious mind, intending to surprise its readers with a rich mix of diverse subjects connected by the theme of unexpected creativity that improved our lives.” Finally in-depth design […]

Design in Barcelona’s Eixample district.

Another classic apartment in the Eixample neighbourhood, recently renovated by Gustau Gili Galfetti. More information and photos via diarioDESIGN  

Barcelona apartment design by Nook

We love the way Nook architects have renovated this old apartment in the barrio Gótico, respecting the old tiles and the textures of the walls for the new layout. More about the project on Dezeen and DiarioDesign (in spanish). If you like this style, […]

Behomm, house swapping for creatives.

A great way to travel for creative minds! Swap your home with another designer or visual artist via Behomm. By invite only.