The New Mediterranean

A shared love for plants, handmade products, natural materials, Henri Matisse and the organic shapes found in the Mediterranean architecture and landscapes are just some of the elements that connect a new wave of Barcelona-based creatives and collaborators who are influencing current fashion and art trends. We’ve selected some clothing and accessories brands, shoemakers, illustrators and jewellery labels that represent … Read More

Openhouse Magazine

Founded by Andrew Trotter and Mari Luz Vidal, Openhouse is a biannual magazine dedicated to creative people around the world that open their homes or private spaces to the public to organise different events and activities related to gastronomy, art and design. We chatted with Andrew about the beginnings of the magazine, opening his house to other people and how … Read More


Octaevo is a stationery brand from Barcelona founded by graphic designer and art director Marcel Baer. Octaevo’s products are inspired by the Mediterranean and produced in partnership with artisan workshops using the highest quality materials. Born in Zurich, Marcel found inspiration to start Octaevo from a a family photo album containing images of his father, Kurt, deep sea diving and … Read More

Contributor Profile: Silvia Conde

Meet Silvia Conde, a photographer and art director from Barcelona currently living and working in Berlin. Silvia has collaborated with us twice, documenting Spanish businesses About Arianne and Après Ski for our Projects section. Read our interview with Silvia after the images. How did you get interested in photography and art direction? A few years ago I studied Advertising … Read More