our team

yök is a project created and run by Petz and Mari.

Photo via Barcelonogy.


Petz Scholtus is an eco-designer and co-founder of yök.

Hometown Redange, Luxembourg
In Barcelona since 2004, after London, Tanzania and the Netherlands.
Favourite place in Barcelona Palo Alto in Poblenou, where Mariscal has his studio.
Best food experience in town Bar del Pla for tapas, vermut at Morrofi and romantic dinner at Il Giardinetto.
Passionate about Good design, local food, sketching, urban life and nature, open air parties, Barcelona of course!
Languages English, Spanish, Catalan, Luxembourgish, German and French.


Mari Marañís Rodríguez is an expert in hotel management and co-founder of yök.

Hometown Barcelona, Spain
In Barcelona since 1978, less 1 year in Galway (Ireland) and 4 months in Paris.
Favourite place in Barcelona Any place with a stunning view of Barcelona: Bunker de Carmel, Carretera de les Aigües, Parc Güell or Sagrat Cor del Tibidabo.
Best food experience in town Restaurant Koy Shunka… amazing!!! I still cry when I remember it!!
Passionate about Hospitality quality, social responsibility, Barcelona, food, and traveling.
Languages Spanish, Catalan, Galician, English and French.


yök is possible thanks to:

Katie BarcelonaGraphic Desing
Passar ViaCleaning with social values
CTTEAM & Covadonga Fernandez Cue – Construction
AnocheLighting design
RenòwattEnergy solutions
Sellarès AssessorsFinances
IquadratWeb programmers
Astral NatureFabulous 100% natural beds, made in Catalonia
Fontini, Font Barcelona, ECO by Cosentino, Arrels Fundació, Curro Claret, AOO,  Santa & ColeFaro Barcelona, rené + que electrodomèsticsProducts & furniture
El Safareig Eco-friendly cleaning products in bulk
Cítrics El Plà 100% natural shower gel
Bosques SosteniblesCO2 Offset
Sentits BarcelonaLocal wines
Enculturarte, Barcelona Plan-itCultural events & tours
Patricia Bozyk (2013), Ariadna Rubio (2014), Marcelo Cannarsa (2014), Laura Laporta (2015), Gerard Bretau (2015), Miquel Solé Ruiz (2016) and Katrien Fabry / @katrienfabry
(2018) – our fabulous interns

Our partners:

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