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A Spanish design!

We like good design made in Spain! And this one comes with a message! #PaísdePandereta is a spanish branded project by Aa studio that is looking for crowd funding via Verkami at the moment. We want one!  

Not all souvenirs are kitsch!

Not every souvenir needs to be kitsch or trash. Designer Héctor Serrano together with young designers from Valencia proof this in VLC Souvenir. Above: Local Stamps by Noelia Muñoz. “Xè, valencianízate!” See all the products of VLC Souvenir via DiarioDesign.  

A wallpaper idea!

We prepared the viewing of our newly found space to house yök with a wallpaper idea with graphics by the late architect Antonio Rovira i Rabassa. Check out the video of the event here.  

La Marquina, design made in Barcelona

The Marquina family has just launched this Tribute to Rafael Marquina (1921-2013), the Catalan designer and architect responsible for the award-winning anti-drip oil recipient. Get inspired!  

Best Urban Hotels 2013: The shortlist

Impressive hotels… but don’t they all kind of look the same? Best Urban Hotels 2013: The shortlist. By Wallpaper.

4 Keys To Turning Customers Into Brand Evangelists 

4 Keys To Turning Customers Into Brand Evangelists by SmartDesign: “People are why you’re in business. 1. Be personal: Why does your product matter to users? 2. Be smart: Develop loyalty 3. Be exciting: Never stop evolving 4. Be yourself: Don’t overlook your […]

Fuck cars, cycle around Barcelona!

We think these #FuckCars socks by MBP are perfect to cycle around Barcelona! Get them at My Beautiful Parking.  

Technical and emotionally durable design

At yök, we will strive for technical and emotionally durable design! Read more about the latter on Triplepundit. “Emotionally durable design, then, needs to be so much more than just the creation of products that change or adapt, and maintain our empathy […]

#9 Good design

#9 is about good design, also know as sustainable design! It is about applying common sense mixed with creativity. Here are some excellent examples: Beds by Coco-mat, W+W water-saving toilet, the TMM lamp, locally produced seats by Guillem Ferran, the Marquina oil […]

Cool souvenirs made in Spain

These are the kind of things we want you to be able to find at yök; made in Spain and with a history. The muñecos de futbolín are original table football figurines, upcycled into fridge magnets. Alegría Industries works with the Spanish industry to […]

#6 More than an eco project

#6 We want people to come to us because they love it, not (only) because we are eco-friendly. Cool and green is possible: In the bathroom of the Ave Hotel in NYC, the space-saving bike parking in the hall of the W Hotel […]

Small space storage idea: A Jar On the Wall

A simple idea! A Jar On the Wall by Aventurina (the House of Glass) in Can Fusteret.  

Room Portraits by Menno Aden

A cool way to show apartment layouts! More via Room Portraits  

The UK Government’s Design Principles

Start with needs* Do less Design with data Do the hard work to make it simple Iterate. Then iterate again. Build for inclusion Understand context Build digital services, not websites Be consistent, not uniform Make things open: it makes things better For […]

MySuites in NYC

We like what the guys at MySuites in NYC are doing! Their boutique suites and ’enhance your stay’ options and the fact that everything is for sale! Very cool ;)