The Vintage Photos Of Leopoldo Pomés At The Foto Colectania

18 Sep

Located above Avenida Diagonal tucked away on a quite street- The Foto Colectania Foundation  sits  in a nondescript building  and hides one of the best kept secrets documenting Barcelona’s past. Their latest exhibit which opens on Wednesday (September 19) presents one the city’s lesser known street photographers in a show simply titled “Barcelona 1957. Leopoldo Pomés“. The Foto Colectania recovers the photographic journey through the city of Barcelona when publisher Carlos Barral commissioned  a young Pomés in 1957 to document city life through his own eyes.

Far from portraying  Barcelona as a “showcase” city, Pomés guides you on a tour through the very essence of Barcelona in the late fifties, offering up his own view rather than a generic look at the city as a whole. Documenting  ​​life in neighborhoods such as the Raval and the Eixample his camera lens also captured  the more marginalized barrios of Barcelona like the now infamous Barceloneta,  and the areas of the  Verdum and the Encants, which at the time were located outside the city limits. However, despite its quality and intensity, for some reason theses images , most of which have never been seen have not surfaced until now.

Curated by Pepe Font de Mora, director of Foto Colectania the exhibit which runs from September 19 to January 26, 2013 will feature the 80 photographs, many of them vintage prints,  that composed  the original project.

The collection will also be compiled in a photo-book co-edited by Colectania in collaboration with La Fábrica, including texts by Juan Manuel Bonet, Leopoldo Pomés and Eduardo Mendoza and will be on sale at the Foundation.

Fundació FOTO COLECTANIA

Julián Romea, 6, D2 08006 Barcelona, Tel. +34 93 217 16 26, E-mail: colectania@colectania.es

MACBA AL ANOCHECER

2 Sep

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Until September 22nd, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) will expand its regular hours and open Friday and Saturday until 10 pm. During this period the MACBA will offer a special summer offer which includes a PASSI card with the purchase of entry when visiting the museum. The PASSI allows free entry to the museum for a whole year.

During these extended hours the ticket includes a series of guided tours to exhibitions, as well as access to the terrace on the first floor. This space sponsored by Moritz Barcelona will invite all visitors to drink a beer in this terrace.

Currently the MACBA is presenting the following exhibitions:

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MACBA- Plaça dels Àngels, 1  08001 Barcelona 902.88.49.90

24 KILATES- SNEAKER HEAVEN IN BARCELONA

22 Aug

Located in the heart of the Born, 24 KILATES outshines the competition with its one of a kind urban collection which will make even the most jaded sneaker freak legs tremble upon stepping foot into this showroom.

With a well curated collection of the most important names of urban street wear- 24 kilates is all about quality not quantity. The owners have made sure to make this a must on your list when looking to bling out your wardrobe.

Thanks to their unique partnership with major brands, 24 Kilates has secured the rights to be the exclusive dealers of limited edition collections presented in Spain- from Nike to New Balance, vintage Reebock and one of a kind Adidas.

With a unique set up  showcasing watches, books, collector items and it’s own DJ Booth, 24 KILATES attracts its fair share of  local celebrities and fashionistas looking to show off their style and deck out their wardrobe.  24 Kilates has the minus touch when it comes to selecting unique merchandise and a varied collection of  candy shaded footwear.
For Hardcore enthuisasts check out their blog for sneak peeks of upcoming collection and sample sales  HERE

24 Kilates Barcelona– C/ Comerc 29

tel +34 93 2688437

Open from 11am-2pm and 4pm-9pm.

DELISHOP – Todo Sobre Mi Hambre

27 Jun

Back in 2007, owner Monica Navarro and Ricky Mandle noticed something missing when it came to the culinary offerings in the city of Barcelona, together they created  DELISHOP a creative retail concept for food lovers aching for a bit more variety than the typical generic offerings at the local supermarket. From a wall full of recipes to the brightly lit coolers stocked with great take-out Delishop has got you covered when  time is short and the need to impress is the order of the day.

5 years later, DELISHOP hs become a  gourmet empire consisting of great ingredients, a fantastic corporate award-winning design and a passion for international flavors. What started as a small gourmet market, has grown into a Barcelona phenomenon which attracts expats, housewives and foodies alike. Expanding from the original idea of offering just their products for cooking, DELISHOP has rewritten the book on cooking classes offering such gems as cooking classes during your lunch break, which allows you to prepare your own meal and learn as you go.

The incredible showroom/classroom on Passeig Sant Joan, not only is a temple of good taste but a reference of what happens when retail becomes part of the community. The newest store has managed to attract a loyal following thanks to their amazing programs and special guest chefs catering to the time conscious urban dweller.

With two distinct spaces DELISHOPWORLD offers visitors the ability to purchase unique ingredients as well as browse over 300 cookbooks from all over the world while The Cooking Space houses a beautiful show kitchen which allows for cooking classes, workshops, event hosting and private dinners.

A WORLD OF FLAVORS

A gastronomic journey throughout Europe, India and Asia-  they have got you covered. From golden olive oils, mind-blowing balsamics, Japanese and Italian mushrooms, exotic varieties of chutney and some fantastic French mustards,  DELISHOP houses more than 300 ingredients  which line the walls of all four of their locations (Eixample, L’ illa, Gracia & Psg Sant Joan).  As Delishop continues to evolve into a global reference point, (Delishop currently exports their products to France, UK, Sweden, Denmark, and Germany) the brand continues to grow into its market offering a wide range of possibilities when looking to stay in and experiment in the kitchen.

From the chic corporate identity to beautifully design packaging the man in charge of this amazing contemporary look and feel is none other than Enric Aguilera, Barcelona’s most sought after Art Director.

It is no wonder that in the spring of 2010 Wallpaper* Magazine teamed up with DELISHOP to re-invented one of its most popular products, and a pillar of Spanish cuisine: allioli.

The Delishop-Wallpaper* alliolis represent the first co-branded food products to ever use the Wallpaper* logo , this partnership allowed Delishop to  create two exquisite new flavors: Orange-Saffron Allioli and Thyme-Mint Allioli.

If you live in Barcelona Delishop is a great place to pick up some new ideas, grab a great wine, or learn a new skill. For more information on DELISHOP please visit their website for a list of their cooking classes and store hours HERE

ReFramed_ 3 days at Barcelona’s SWAB Art Fair

14 May

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While Madrid gets its share of celebrity dripped, red carpet sightings at ARCO and Miami’s Art Basel has become a three-ring circus of sex, drugs and masterpieces, Swab  has become the cool, understated cousin with sun-kissed skin carefully vying for its undisputed place on the Mediterranean art circuit. Now in its fifth year, Swab returns to the Fira de Barcelona bigger and stronger with a brand new program and a focus on emerging artists. The formula is simple: use Barcelona as a backdrop, mix together the art world’s most impressive young artists and shake up with a fair share of music, street art, curators, fashionistas and bloggers.

This year Swab offers a more creative take on what an art show is supposed to be by presenting Swab Urban, Swab Off and Swab Music. These satellite shows hope to attract a younger crowd and a different type of visitor looking to enjoy art rather than to be intimidated by it. Swab also hopes to appeal to the more experimental collectors looking for a break from the severity of some of the other contemporary art shows worldwide.

Yet this same commitment to keep Swab relevant and embrace Barcelona’s contemporary art scene has also managed to paint the festival into a corner. How do you define a city’s art scene when the urban tribes which roam our streets – who often become the trappings of our own SoHo by the sea – are so diversely drawn? In a city where locals burn through trends so quickly, is it really possible to define which galleries have their pulse on the contemporary art scene? Over the last few years we have seen a creative tug of war between the clinical spaces with pristine white walls of the galleries north of Diagonal or on Consell de Cent and the ever-evolving roster of artists of the painfully hip galleries of the Born and the ethnic street scene of the Raval.

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Despite rumors of high-end galleries placing pressure on Swab to focus solely on promoting “official” galleries, Swab has managed to appeal to both high and lowbrow collectors by offering a wide selection of activities allowing a cross-pollination of styles. This includes Swab Urban, devoted to Barcelona’s urban art scene, and Swab Music, an initiative organized in collaboration with Razzmatazz that will serve as a sort of indie soundtrack for festival. Confirmed artists so far include Arponera, Boreals, Doble Pletina, Hidrogenesse, Lasers, Internet 2, Sölna, That Girl With Dark Eyes. A new section this year, Swab Off will see a program of activities organized with collaborators around the city which aims to increase the visibility of contemporary art and bring it closer to the general public.

This year the festival will also present a panel series aptly called Talking Artists, an open table discussion of some of the most relevant and challenging issues facing today’s contemporary art scene, both locally and globally. The series, presenting ten artists selected by curators specializing in emerging art, will allow artists to explain their work, connect with a wider audience and focus on how to make Barcelona the place to turn to when looking for the next big thing.

This edition also marks the return of My First Art Fair, an area of the show embodying the spirit of Swab which invites a handpicked selection of galleries committed to showcasing the newest, most original artists putting brush to canvas. Here you will definitely not find gallery representatives dressed only in black with tiny eyeglasses and no smiles. Participating in MYFAF this year will be Barcelona’s new kid on the block MUTT, the city’s most artistic showspace and bookstore, showcasing a capsule collection of ten of their most interesting artists. MUTT’s curator Juanjo Fernández tells us, “I think Swab is an amazing platform for emerging artists as well as a fantastic concept which represents Barcelona,” but point outs that “it is important that the festival keeps growing and maintains its youthful appeal and nonconformist attitude; the great thing about Barcelona is its passion for design, music and art and these are the things which set this festival apart from the others.”

Echoing the importance of the festival’s evolution, Swab co-founder and director Joaquín Diez-Gascón is proud to inform us that this year Swab expects “over 20 thousand visitors and a selection of 65 galleries from more than twenty countries.” Not bad for a festival which started out five years ago with six thousand attendees and not so much of a second glance by the press.

This year will see Swab slowly coming into its own. According to Diez-Gascón, “This is a festival which has caught the art world by surprise. Swab has managed to distance itself from the parameters of what an art show should be.” When asked to comment on current trends in the art world, Diez-Gascón’s answer is quite simple: “Youth – right now it is all about young artists. Most of the artists at the festival were all born after 1980.”

While the rest of the world focuses on the established, it is great to see a festival reaching out to a generation which has come of age with the Internet and should have plenty to say in a post-digital age.

Inaugural concert: €8 (advance) / €10 (door), 1-day: €10 (advance) / €20 (door), 2-day: €15 (advance only), 3-day: €25 (advance only)

 

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La Fira de Barcelona– s/n Av Reina Maria Cristina , Barcelona

Phone 93 233 21 98

Website:swab.es

Originally Published in : MINIGUIDE (MAY) by David Naveira

La Foto Del Dia- A La Pija No Le Afecta La Crisis

1 Mar

 

While the 99% percent were busying torching the streets and protesting the recent government cuts, the 1% continued their business as usual on Passeig De Gracia.

La Foto Del Dia- Fundació Joan Miró

13 Feb

This Picture was taken today at the  Fundació Joan Miró

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LLUM Barcelona 2012- Barcelona Lights Up With A Digital Photo Contest

9 Feb

This weekend (Feb. 10-12) Barcelona hosts the first annual LLUM BCN ’12. Over sixty nine of Barcelona’s most iconic buildings will be lit up in celebration of  the Santa Eulàlia festival.

This year the city has jumped on the digital bandwagon by offering a digital photo contest allowing visitors and locals to photograph buildings and artistic lighting shows using the picture sharing platform: INSTAGRAM.

The competion is simple- upload your pictures using Instagram, and tag your photo using the hashtag:  #llumbcn12

A jury will then select the top three images that embodies the spirit of the city. Prizes include: a Brompton Bicycle, A pair of Munich trainers or a dinner for two at the Moritz Factory.

For those of you participating this weekend here at Pulso we want to see what you guys are up to- follow us on instagram at PULSOBCN and share your pictures.

For More Information: www.bcn.cat/santaeulalia

 

 

La Foto Del Dia: L9 Metro Aliens Vs Transformers

5 Feb

Commuting in the 21st Century-

56 Meters deep into the arteries of Barcelona’s metro grid, the station at Iglesia Major is impressive in both its feat of engineering and futuristic aesthetic.

Comprised of four levels, glass elevators zip up and down the rails creating an effect which can be astonishing and terrorizing that the future is here.

*photo By David Naveira

This Monday Make Sure To Get Nasty

5 Feb

 

If you like your girls like you like your jeans (cheap, skinny and trashy) head over to APOLO on Monday night (Feb 6th)  and raise your Budweiser to celebrate the 7th anniversary of NASTY MONDAY.

At this point Nasty Mondays has become a Barcelona institution for  glam rock, 80’s throwbacks, mixed with modern indie rock classics mixed by legendary God-like status DJ’s  MADMAX & SÖREN.

 

NASTY MONDAYS

Sala Apolo- Nou De La Rambla, 111 Barcelona

Docs Barcelona- The International Documentary Film Festival

29 Jan
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Now in its 15th edition DOCS BARCELONA contributes to an industry sector that is often left in the dark during  times of financial crisis.

On January 31st documentary film lovers can enjoy a week-long festival of documentaries showing at some of the city’s most iconic cultural locations. Thanks to a the generosity of these sponsors , Docs Barcelona continues to showcase the best documentary films  presented to a city whose never-ending thirst for culture is refreshing.

Unique in its format, Docs Barcelona acts as a springboard for lesser known international documentary directors as well as covering  a wealth of topics and points of views. From the periphery to the mainstream you can find all of this years selection here.

Docs Barcelona also serves as a platform for unfinished documentaries by helping unite independent film-makers with financial assistance in order to help these films receive regional and local distribution.  The festival has now become the third largest  financial forum in this aspect of the industry.  Each year the festival gathers more than 300 professionals from 36 countries and provides a forum which helps young directors sharpen their pitches and correctly market their film in order to help them gain the maximum exposure when promoting their work.

 

For more information  on venues & times:   DOCS BARCELONA.

 

_EAT: Cornelia & Co

22 Jan

Steps away from the bustling shopping boulevard of Passeig De Gracia,  elegantly situated on Calle Valencia sits  Cornelia and Co. A charming space in the Eixample, which bills itself as “The Daily Picnic Store”.

With a formula that makes it both a gem for locals and visitors alike, the success of  Cornelia & Co.  is its ability to evolve from uptown Lunch hotspot to a romantic desert haven without missing a beat.

An effortlessly chic eatery that is more NYC than BCN – this tastefully decorated cafe houses a great dessert counter, delicatessen shop,  gourmet cheese stand & fantastic lunch/dinner menus.

The staff while both friendly yet professional, reflect a off-the-cuff charm, that is usually hard to come by especially in Barcelona.  From the comfortable loft like open dinning space to the intimate sidewalk terrace; this is the place to stop by when craving a delicious cappuccino and homemade carrot cake.

CORNELIA and CO.

C/Valencia 225 08007 Barcelona
+34 93 272 3956
 Hours: 8 am- Midnight
*Photo By David Naveira

La Foto Del Dia

1 Dec

Barcelona Turns into Buenos Aires

Amato Sole Design Within Reach ( For Real)

1 Dec

 

The one thing about Barcelona that never ceases to amaze me is, its ability to hide the greatest treasures in plain sight. On a busy street, in the Raval, behind a tin door is the entrance to Barcelona’s most forward thinking design shop AMATO SOLE.

 

While most designers have felt the pinch and have not been able to produce their own pieces, AMATO SOLE is changing the way furniture is designed, produced and consumed with a back to basis approach which is both stylish and budget conscious.

While the thought of recycled design usually congers up images of Design School end-of-term projects.  However the design team  of Annamaria Amato (Archiect & Refurbisher) & Ramón Solé (Industrial Designer)  have taken over an entire warehouse and have converted the space into their Showroom/Home.

With an entire range of  flea-market finds, they put an emphasis on handmade designs which are both practical yet stylish. Their showroom covers all aspects of home designs from Ramon’s amazing designer lamps, to Anna’s recyled windows that get a second chance thanks to the AMATO SOLE touch.

At their recent monthly event which showcases up and coming artists, I got the load-down on their upcoming projects  from  vintage desks to original iron chairs exclusively designed in-house.

Their unique dining tables and benches are among the pieces which stand out. In times where home design is is limited to Swedish mass produced furniture, Amato Sole give buyers a chance to purchase their unique designs for a fraction of what most industrial designers charge for similar pieces.

Their love for materials textures and finishes comes through loud and clear with the amount of passion they put into every handmade piece.  Fall into the world of Amato Sole  and your home or office will never be the same.

Amato Sole – Furniture & Design
C/ Lleialtat, 6 local int
08001 Barcelona
info@amatosole.com
www.amatosole.com

Last Chance To See Brangulí Barcelona 1909-1945 At The CCCB

4 Nov

 

One of the most amazing photo exhibits  I have seen this year has to be the exhibition at the CCCB  “Brangulí Barcelona 1909-1945” currently in its final week.  Make sure to stop by this weekend in order to witness the connection between Past and Present day Barcelona in an exhibit specifically designed for Barcelona lovers.

TIP: The CCCB is FREE on Sundays From 3PM- 8pm

The show which is devoted to the work of Barcelona-born Josep Brangulí, a  photojournalist whose keen eye was able to capture  some of the best images reflecting the major social, urban and industrial transformations to affect Barcelona between 1909 and 1945. The show is the first retrospective of Brangulí’s work which consists some 300 photographs and original printed material of the time.

The exhibition, curated by the photographers Valentín Vallhonrat and Rafael Levenfeld,  reflects the diversity and the thematic approach of the photographer’s work, centering on topics such as The Tragic Week, Life Before The Republic, The Royal Family at the 1929 Universal Exhibition,  The Fira de Barcelona Trade Fair & The  Post-War years. The one thing that is striking is the way history repeats itself; one can’t help to notice the similarities between the disgruntled workers back at the turn of the century to the modern-day “Indignados” which have Occupied Plaza Catalunya this year.

Josep Brangulí was the first in a line of photographers, in which he was joined by his sons, Joaquim and Xavier, the three of them working together under a single name. The archive was purchased from the Brangulí family by the Generalitat in 1992 and deposited in the Arxiu Nacional de Catalunya. The Archive contains almost a million negatives signed by the name Brangulí, of which approximately half a million can be attributed to Josep. It also contains miscellaneous publications and materials of the time.

If you are in Barcelona make sure not to miss this exhibit which contains a look into Barcelona’s turbulent pass and creates a better understanding of the city and its character.

 

CCCB – Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona – Montalegre, 5 – 08001 Barcelona – Tel. 93 306 41 00 – Fax 93 306 41 01 – global@cccb.org

Propera Parada: SUBTRAVELLING 2011

18 Oct

 

This Thursday October 20th, The Barcelona Metro kicks off the short film film festival: SUBTRAVELLING. A unique collection of both animated and short films. The vestibule of the metro station turns into a small theater for one week and allows you to catch a glimpse of the most originals award winning shorts, as well as some of the newest talented filmmakers in this genre all for the price of a metro ticket (1.40). So if you are unemployed or have some time to kill between line changes, check out the complete program HERE

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Barcelona Design Week 2011

17 Oct

 

The Barcelona Design Festival is a major event that seeks to place Barcelona as an international design capital. This festival includes two epicentres of activity: the FADfest as the starting point, and the Barcelona Design Week as the closing event.

These two events will be linked together over time by a multitude of activities, exhibitions and tours to enjoy design in the city. Exhibitions, prizes, debates, congress, ideas and parties create a programme with more than 60 activities.
For More Information : BCN DESIGN FESTIVAL

Portfolio_ Christian Tartarini – Minimalist Art With Soul

17 Oct

 In a city where everyone is either an Artist, a DJ, a Social Media Director or all of the above. It is not enough to have talent, one must have  something special  in order to stand out from the crowd. Christian’s solution: TEXTURE-and lots of it…. it takes a closer look in order to appreciate his work and see an artist who is creating art in the 21 st century.

Christian Tartarini, is quickly become a favorite among  art critics, Interior designers and private collectors in Barcelona. His understated work done in a monochromatic color palate have raised eyebrows across the city. The subtle beauty of his technique and his strict attention to detail  have made his pieces a  must have in Barcelona’s ever evolving art scene.

The Belgium born artist originally set out to become an architect  however, along the way he found himself gravitating toward a more ethereal medium; allowing him to express himself through his textured pieces and signature brush strokes.

Not only is his work  hanging in the dining rooms of Barcelona’s most elegant homes, Christian, was also recently commissioned by  Barcelona legendary retail king LA COMERCIAL  to create a site specific piece in their latest showroom in the Borne.

Bringing together  an urban color tone to the canvas, his work transmits a sophisticated edge reflecting a city constantly in change.  His latest work can currently be seen in the cutting edge  design studio/showroom of AMATO SOLE in the Raval.

For more information on Christian Tartarini’s work please visit his website at

CHRISTIANTARTARINI.com

 

*Images By : David Naveira

La Foto Del Dia

17 Sep

Torre Agbar"Photo By David Naveira

On my way home this week I was biking up diagonal and came across the Torre Agbar.

 

For more information on the building click HERE

Hotel Camper Barcelona Presents: HOTEL

17 Sep

 

In an age where every brand competes for the attention of the consumers dollars with lack luster facebook competitions and an invasion of self-serving promotions; it is refreshing to see a brand like CAMPER  get it right time and time again.

With a strict attention to design  and a clear  brand identity, they have managed to expand their shoe brand to also include Casa Camper Hotels in two of Europe’s most culturally hyperactive cities:  Barcelona and Berlin.

While their hotels have become a favorite among the “GLAMPACKERS” ( think back packers armed with iPads and 4G phones) Casa Camper is also popular among creative types; which is why Camper have unleashed it’s latest  effort into the blogosphere. A  complex project simply titled: HOTEL.

Produced by the  award-winning Barcelona based studio BOOLAB, Casa Camper hand-picked 6 young directors and gave them AN ALL ACCESS PASS to use the hotel as their own personal movie studio. The Rules were simple: 6 directors /24 hours/ ZERO budget.

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The result is an amazing look at the imagination and creativity that comes about when a brand backs a project with  universal appeal and showcases the work of  six amazing directors. Participating in this years project were Erika Lust, Sofa Experience, Roger Gual & Steve Green, Danny Ilario, Celia Galan  and Nico Casavecchia.

Shot entirely in one day, the SHORT FILM’S Project MICROSITE features a great behind the scenes look at the making of the project, exclusive interviews by each director and the full length film complied of  the 6 short films.

Exploring themes such as fantasy, love, loss and lust. The project keeps the viewer entertained and  takes you an a trip through the halls and deep in to the heart of  Casa Camper- Barcelona’s most creative hotel.

HOTELCASACAMPER.TV

FASTVINIC- Organic Fast Food In The Eixample

17 Sep

 

Right around the corner from Rambla Catalunya, Barcelona’s tree-lined cafe promenade; sits a new concept which is revolutionizing the way people look at  fast food.

FASTVÍNIC, is a new space that puts the soul back in to light fare meals with an ecoconcious heart. Designed as a  LIGHT a place where locals can go to grab a quick bite with friends or hang out. The  menu  places a strong emphasis on homegrown Catalan  products as well as  brining attention to the importance of purchasing home-grown ingredients; In fact their menu has gone as far as featuring Black and White portraits of their local suppliers

Chef Sergi de Meià and his team  have decided to elevate the everyday sandwich to become an icon representing the gastronomic essence of Catalonia. From breakfast to dinner Fastvinic, features everything needed for a first-class breakfast a healthy lunch or a healthy alternative to greasy tapas.

From the people who brought you MONVINIC,  it is  their attention to detail that makes this place a pleasant surprise in a neighborhood where every street has hundreds of  dining options.

Every day FASTVINIC presents more than twenty Catalan wines available through a  state of the art wine vending machine, so that every one of the denominacions d’origen are generously represented. The wines are chosen by the same team of sommeliers as Monvínic in order to provide a perfect pairing with the gourmet sandwiches and side dishes FASTVINIC has rapidly become famous for.

Not only satisfied with changing the way the city grabs a quick bite, the team of  Fastvínic not only places a special interest in cultivating their organic menu, but takes their commitment to healthier way of living to the next level by chosing  with an eco-friendly design approach to their space which has secured FASTVINIC a LEED certification, becoming the first restaurant to be given this recognition in Catalonia.

FASTVINIC-Diputació, 251
08007 Barcelona
934 873 241

La Foto Del Dia

19 Jun

Image by: Dutch Guy

The Barcelona Poetry Festival May 11-17 2011

11 May

Get your culture on at various points of the city, as the Barcelona Poetry Festival kicks of its 27th year. From May 11th  until May 17th.

By promoting the art of language and presenting both new and established poets this festival is a must for anyone looking for a rhyme that does not include the words Barca in a battle call being chanted by 1.5 million futbol fans.

 For more information on the festival click HERE .

BAR_celona: LEXINGTON

6 May

With a following of 30-something creative types; Lexington Bar-Cafe has become the place to stop in for an after work drink, or a quick bite with friends. With an interior  that would make Don Draper proud, the bar boasts some great vintage furniture which give Lexington it’s hip MAD MEN feel.

On any given evening the music plays softly as portfolios, macbooks, and cocktails share table space in a bar which enjoys an endless parade of locals who,  like well dressed moths,  flock to a fabulous flame.

Serving both a lunch and a dinner Menu, Lexington is well-known for their burgers and club sandwiches with a great small dining room hidden in the back of the cafe. The space is a perfect option when celebrating a birthday or gathering a large group of friends.

The Price: $10-$30

The Vibe: Retro cool, relaxed atmosphere

The Scene: Neighborhood Locals, Creative Directors, Graphic Designers, Musicians, Bloggers , Social Media Directors & anyone with a smart phone.

 

 

C/ Muntaner, 108
08036 Barcelona
934 513 267
Metro: Provença

 

*Photos by: Jordi Carrasco

La Foto Del Dia

24 Apr

Art By: DEDE DIAME- Image Courtesy of ARTEVISTAS