The studio of Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola came up with the interior for luxurious hotel Mandarin Oriental in Barcelona. Scarcely recognizable as a hotel from the outside, inside it is all the more inviting, providing a temporary home for design enthusiasts from all over the world.
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by Thomas EdelmannThe end of the traditional light bulb clobbered the luminaire industry, which is slowly recovering. At the Euroluce in Milan the clear trend was an effort to harmonize design and technology again.
The work by (interior) designer Francesc Rifé stands out for its clarity and reduction. This is particularly surprising, as if anything, traditional Spanish design is known more for its shrill tones.