This modernist building located in Barcelona, in the district of Gracia, was Gaudí's first major project after his degree as an architect in 1878. It was built between 1883 and 1888, when Gracia District was still an independent urban area of Barcelona. It is interesting to highlight the facade of the building, whose decoration is based on compositions with tiles, giving the building a very colorful aspect, one of the main characteristics of this construction and modernism. Casa Vicens is structured on four levels: an underground floor where the museum shop is actually located, two floors that were intended for
Barceloning has produced for Palacios y Museos a wine glass lampshade illustrated with a detail of the stained-glass window of the artist Sean Scully, installed in July 2011. The Cathedral of Santa María de Girona was started in the XI century in Romanesque style and culminated in Gothic style with successive Baroque contributions. It has the widest Gothic nave in the world, surpassed in the Baroque period of only three meters by the nave of the Basilica of San Pietro in Rome. In its interior there are stained glass windows of different periods and styles, among which the stained glass
We are present in the Arctic! In Tromsø, Norway, at 350 km from the Arctic Circle. A privileged place to enjoy the midnight sun but also the polar night and its magical aurora borealis. Polaria Museum Shop For more than 3 years Barceloning has been collaborating with Northern Lights Magic http://www.northernlightmagic.com developing different products that can be found in most of Tromsø`s souvenir shops, tourist information office, airport stores and such a special place as the Polaria Museum shop. Polaria Museum Barceloning AD HOC - Northern Lights Magic: +INFO
Walking through the center of Barcelona it is easy to discover curious facades where we can observe the result of the technique of sgraffito. It looks like tattoos that decorate with originality some modernist buildings of the late nineteenth century, a period in which bourgeois families gave to know the rest of society its category and successes by contracting illustrious masters and architects to build their houses, such as Domènech i Montaner, Puig i Cadafalch and Antoni Gaudí The sgraffito is an ornamental technique used both in architecture and other arts, whose origin is very old as it has been
Josep Puig i Cadafalch is one of the greatest exponents of modernist architecture in Catalonia. He was born on October 17, 1867 in the town of Mataró, close to Barcelona. As an architect, historian, politician and cultural promoter -a great scholar in Romanesque art- he was one of the most remarkable Catalan personalities of the 20th century, a key piece of modernism and noucentisme. Catalan modernism is defined as an attitude of renewal in favor of modernity. It is claimed through the modernization of forms after inspiration in nature, awareness of Catalan identity and the use of new materials. Among
Lampshade to mount as a candle holder using a glass of wine as a base. Design inspired by the central mosaic at the auditorium of the administrative building of the Santa Creu i Sant Pau Hospital. Exclusively sold at the Museum Shop of the Modernista Site. + INFO The magnificent architectural ensemble of the former hospital's auditorium, with its unique ornamental and spatial richness, reflects the characteristics of Catalan modernista architecture in vogue at the time of its construction, at the beginning of the 20th century. The central mosaic is of a great chromatic richness with motifs emulating peacock feathers.
Set of three small natural soap bars with olive and coconut oils, illustrated with floral design tiles present in various areas of the Modernista Site of the Santa Creu i Sant Pau Hospital. + INFO Barceloning design for a trio of soap bars which are exclusively sold at the Museum Shop OF the Recinte Modernista sant Pau. Three small soap bars with three fragrances: lavender, roses and floral, fruit of inspiration in the Modernista Site gardens and tiles' mosaics. The Modernista Site of the Santa Creu i Sant Pau Hospital consists of a set of buildings designed by the architect
Our series of products related to the pigmented cement encaustic tiles and modernista sgraffito facades of Barcelona share a privileged space at La Pedrera Museum Shop on the ground floor of the universally known Gaudí building. Encaustic tiles + info and sgraffito + info are architectural elements related to the modernist current of the late nineteenth century, which had an important development in Barcelona. Casa Milà, known as La Pedrera for its massive aspect, is a modernist building in which Gaudí provided interesting technological innovations. From the outside are remarkables the forged balconies with organic shapes and the terrace from
A new product of Barceloning whose design takes as reference a miniature assembly of the Breviario de Miranda. A Breviary (from the latin word breviarium) is a book of Catholic religious liturgy that compiles the set of prayers, biblical readings and psalms that must be recited according to the different hours of the day and according to the period of the year. The Breviary of Miranda is a manuscript book made in parchment in the middle of the fifteenth century that is actually preserved in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It includes pages of calligraphy with a profuse and
On the occasion of Vilmos Huszár's exhibition at the Stadsmuseum in Harderwijk http://www.stadsmuseum-harderwijk.nl/agenda.php ,some products of our series Inspired by Art are present in the museum shop: lampshades, placemats, coasters, etc. Gift products whose design is based on a composition of primary colors inspired by the work of the painter Piet Mondrian and other masters of the De Stijl movement. The relationship between Vilmos Huszár and Piet Mondrian has its origins at the time when Vilmos Huszár –who was from Hungary– emigrated to the Netherlands receiving the influence of Cubism and Futurism. It is then that along with other artists like Piet
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