Art Nouveau – 48 hrs in Barcelona #2

For anyone interested in interior design, no trip to Barcelona is complete without a visit to Casa Batlló. Situated along the once prestigious Passeig de Gracia, the classically styled house was bought by the textile industrialist Josep Batlló at the turn of the century, when Catalonia was enjoying a wave of nationalism and a new […]

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Art Nouveau – 48 hrs in Barcelona #1

Many people are familiar with the Gaudi architecture that forms the backbone of Barcelona’s Art Nouveau tour: La Sagrada Familia, with its organic forms and stained glass windows is breathtaking; Parc Guell, perched just above the city is an oasis of calm; La Pedrera, an unconventional sculptural delight. This time last year I was lucky enough […]

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Arts & Crafts Revival

The architecture and interior design we enjoy today is shaped by what has gone before. Across the centuries, each movement or design style has either created the foundation for something better to come or been completely rejected in favour of something different. Having spent time researching the history of interior design styles, I was fascinated […]

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