Normal Estudio have designed a Barcelona office in an impeccably preserved heritage apartment featuring 16 different tiled floor patterns.
Nikbor Hostel by Normal Estudio sits in a prime location on the top floors of a classical building in Barcelona. Overlooking the Jardinets de Gracia at the top of Paseo de Gracia, the hostel began on a privileged note. As a place for young, independent travellers and students, Normal Estudio put a fresh spin on the original tone and turned the space into something completely new – a hybrid of stateliness and youthful freshness.
Damien Hirst’s highly anticipated collaboration with Alexander McQueen of 30 limited edition scarves is celebrated in a short film by Sølve Sundsbø.
Everyday Excellence is a series of installations for COS created by interpreting the fashion collection through the PATTERNITY lens.
Carrer Avinyó apartment is situated at a major crossroads in Barcelona. Like the Flatiron Building in New York, where Broadway meets the city’s orthogonal grid, the triangular plan of the apartment’s interior registers a similar moment in Barcelona’s historic quarter – Plaça George Orwell. The architects’ first intervention was to strip back the internal partitions to reveal the junction and reconnect living in the apartment to the streets beyond…
Elise Wehle is an American artist who creates intricate collages assembled with layers of old prints and photographs. These are carefully cut, folded and woven into mesmerising works which depict expressive portraits and landscapes. Beautiful textures and patterns adorn her work. At a first glance, some of them appear as old frescoes found inside European heritage buildings…