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Lucirmas upcycled lamp in Casa B

Lucirmás and Nutcreatives‘ La Flor Lamp is now hanging over the dining table in Casa B. Casa B is our smallest rental apartment but still very spacious for four people. The Flor Lamp is made from an upcycled wine bottle in the […]

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Paolo Giordano is in the house!

Italian writer Paolo Giordano was being interviewed by TV3′s Via Llibre in Casa C! He is famous for his brilliant book “The Solitude of Prime Numbers” which Petz enjoyed very much. Watch the interview on TV3.

How bad are bananas? A book recommendation.

We strongly recommend the book “How bad are bananas. The carbon footprint of everything” by Mike Berners-Lee. It is very interesting, well argued, useful and entertaining! It tells and explains you the CO2 footprint of pretty much everything from sending an email to […]

Sketching session with artist Lapin on our rooftop terrace

Illustrator Lapin came with Urban Sketchers Barcelona and the Inky Fingers to sketch for a day on our terrace and Casas! His piece of our marble staircase is now featured in the book “modernisme, beyond gaudi“. Here some photos of the workshop:

Meet chef Gino Latino

This is Alberto, aka Gino Latino! You can hire him as your personal chef when you stay at yök. Gino takes you to the market to shop for local ingredients and gives you an insight into the history of food in Barcelona. […]

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€.

Happy New Year!

Happy New year everyone! Come and visit us in 2015!!  

20% off your stay this Christmas

To enjoy a 20% discount at yök during this christmas, enter the voucher code BONNADAL when you book a rental apartment on our web site!  

The history of c/Trafalgar 39

Joan Palau just published an extensive analysis about the history of the building we are in in c/Trafalgar 39. Built in 1900 by the constructor José Padró and architect Antoni Costa i Guardiola, the building is full of catalan Modernism features. For […]

Breakfast, good coffee and a nice view from the yök terrace

We love a good breakfast and nice coffee, overlooking the city of Barcelona from our rooftop terrace! Our coffee is freshly roasted by Nømad Coffee here in Barcelona, and the Moccamaster makes it justice.

Homage to Mosaic

We dedicated this month to our over 100-year-old mosaic floors and the work of local artist José Antonio González Robles. José exhibited his “100 birds” and worked on one of his mosaics at yök for a few weeks.

Amércia Sánchez and the Club del Dibujo at yök

Artist and friend América Sánchez came with the Club del Dibujo to do a drawing session at yök. Here some of the results!

Hello www.helloyok.com!

Today we launch our web site: www.helloyok.com! Design by Katie Barcelona, back-end by Iquadrat.

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 […]

We are open!

Here we go!!! yök Casa + Cultura opens its doors today!  Thank you to everyone who made this happen so far; you know who you are ;)