Amy Lincoln discovered a passion for upcycling and furniture restoration while renovating her apartment. more

Nov 1, 2017 9:15 PM Community

Architect Itziar González to lead redesign of La Rambla. more

Sep 12, 2017 4:00 PM In the City

Barcelona is full of creatives turning typical waste into treasured products. more

Jul 11, 2017 11:29 AM FEATURES


Photo credit David Martí / DDT

A look at the world of special effects through the eyes of Barcelona’s Oscar-winning DDT Efectos Especiales. more

Jan 4, 2016 3:33 PM FEATURES


Photo by Kirsty Moore

The remnants of Barcelona's industrial past take on a new creative guise. more

Jul 24, 2015 4:46 PM FEATURES

Glòries is changing, and the recently opened Disseny Hub is at the heart of the action. more

Feb 4, 2015 5:37 PM FEATURES

Of the countless steps that can be taken through the alleyways and avenues of Barcelona, how many are contemplated in terms of their historical significance? more

Sep 30, 2014 4:57 PM FEATURES 2 Comments

Flower Power

Photo by Lynn Baiori

In ancient Egypt, the pharaohs decorated their chariots with flowers before going off to war. Not just pretty decoration, floral displays have the potential to express deeper meaning more

Aug 29, 2013 12:00 AM FEATURES

In a tranquil back street of Sants, luthier Angelo Maestri's perspective on life and understanding of the power of music become manifest in the string instruments he creates. more

Jul 3, 2013 12:00 PM FEATURES

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Photo by Petra Barnby

More than a craft, lace-making is a way to connect with the past and maintain some perspective in these hectic, changing times more

Dec 1, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES