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Happy 2016, Year of the Pulses!

We designed this postcard to welcome 2016, the Year of the Pulses! Since pulses, or legumes, are a big part of the traditional Catalan cuisine, and we are all for sustainable agriculture, we have each pulse wish you something lovely for the new year! The […]

Mulled wine and blankets, let’s help the homeless!

Thank you to everyone who came last weekend to VI CALENT + MANTES and donated money, blankets and clothes for Fundació Arrels to fight homelessness in Barcelona. If you missed it, you can still help to fill our cup here.

Petite Passport’s new guide to Barcelona

It has arrived! Petite Passport’s new guide to Barcelona, now available at yök for 19,99€. Find the most beautiful restaurants, shops, and bars, as well as us inside!  

Our little guests left us a note!

Check out these lovely drawings from our small guests Chiara and Alicia from Switzerland. The top one is us, Mari and Petz, and below the whole family and us, their hosts. So cute!

Invitation to Vi Calent + Mantes

On sunday the 13th December we will serve delicious mulled wine by Vinyes L’Albà and collect items for Fundació Arrels to fight homelessness in Barcelona. We need: • Blankets (this is the most urgent as they use around 600 each year) • Men winter […]

Baluard, were we get our bread from!

Say hello to Miriam and Juanjo, the lovely people at Baluard bakery where we get our break for the breakfast from! Baluard was set up by Anna Bellsolà and specialises in traditional bread-making. Their bread is best enjoyed on our rooftop terrace, overlooking […]

Park(ing) Day: more green spaces, less cars!

Once again we occupied a parking slot to manifest our wish for more green spaces and less cars in cities, especially Barcelona’s city center. Here some photos of this year’s spot in from of the Arc de Triomf, 5 minutes walk from […]

The making Off of Pedro Azevedo’s video about yök

Here is Pedro Azevedo Dias’ story of the making off his video about photographer Benjamin Julve’s vision of our space. “In the beginning it was definitely very spooky to be inside but as soon as I started to film it, I became […]

There’s a film star in our apartment!

It’s not every day that film stars turn up in our apartments, but this week we had German actor Raul Richter (Petz remembers Gute Zeiten Schlechte Zeiten!!) and his family stay with us. We think he looks good in Casa A!

Utopia is no Silliness – the story of our picture

Here is the story of how “La Utopía no es una Tontería” (Utopia is no Silliness) ended up at yök! Basically, Petz and her partner found the huge picture in the street, on a summer evening in the Gótico! They didn’t think much about […]

Short film about yök By Pedro Azevedo Dias

This is a short film and personal project by Pedro Azevedo Dias who had complete artistic liberty in the making of this piece, filmed between 2013 and 2015. It is an interview with local photographer Benjamin Julve about his relationship with our […]

yök is 1 year old!

A year ago we opened yök! Thank you everyone who made this possible. We had a fantastic year with amazing guests, providers and collaborators.  

Sunny Design Days at yök!

Here are some photos from the Sunny Design Days we had at yök, organised by RED.

Come and absorb our view of Barcelona

This is our terrace, the #terrazayök! Check out our cultural events and join us up here. If you stay with us, you can hang out on the terrace when we are working in the office. Have a glass of wine, read your […]

upcycled Bidon lamp design

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.