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150 years since the birth of Puig i Cadafalch

150 years since the birth of Puig i Cadafalch
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

Sant Pau mosaic

Sant Pau mosaic
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.

Flowers of Sant Pau

Flowers of Sant Pau
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

La Pedrera – Encaustic tiles and sgraffito

La Pedrera – Encaustic tiles and sgraffito
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

Breviario de Miranda – Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Breviario de Miranda – Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
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

Breakfast with Mondrian

Breakfast with Mondrian
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

We Love Ireland

We Love Ireland
Love Ireland is a wholesaler of gifts and souvenirs in Ireland. A first collaboration of Barceloning with Love Ireland has resulted in the production of six models of our candle holders as a screen on a glass of wine. + INFO The tradition of Celtic knots, the ancient Book of Kells, the doors of the Georgian period of Dublin have been inspiration to develop these designs. We like to work as a team and explore all the possibilities offered by each job, every collaboration, every design, every product. We are convinced ​this ​is the beginning of a long collaboration ​with ​Love Ireland... Connemara,

Modernist​a​ sgraffitos

Modernist​a​ sgraffitos
New Barceloning product collection inspired by fa​çades of modernist​a​ buildings in Barcelona ​with "esgrafiats"​ cladding​ Architectural sgraffito is an ornamental technique used for fa​çade cladding. It consists of applying two layers of mortar in different colors that allow to reveal drawings by selectively removing the outer layer. With the rise of Modernism in Catalonia at the end of the ​19th century the designs became very elaborate and ​they ​were used in many façades of Barcelona. The sgraffito or sgraffiato has its origin in the Renaissance ​in ​Italy where it was used of figurative way with designs of human figures or

Barceloning en La 2 de TVE a Catalunya “Tinc una idea”

Tinc una idea, el programa especializado en los emprendedores de Cataluña, emitido por La 2 de TVE a Catalunya, hace una importante referencia a Barceloning en su emisión del pasado 18 de Enero, donde RTVE se hace eco del retorno de los mosaicos modernistas. Según dicha fuente, en relación a la industria de los mosaicos modernistas
“Dicen que todo vuelve; que modas antiguas pueden volver al primer plano. Esto ha pasado con el Modernismo y algunas de las artes aplicadas que contribuyó a desarrollar. De estas artes, la del mosaico hidráulico quizás no es la más conocida, pero

Barceloning en La Provenza francesa

Barceloning en La Provenza francesa
Inicio de temporada en Pézenas - Provence Tania y Pierre han reabierto su tienda en Pézenas, en la Provenza francesa.   Pézenas es una pequeña villa medieval entre Béziers y Montpellier.  Su hermoso casco histórico es peatonal y sus calles están llenas de tiendas de artesanías y antigüedades, por supuesto es un placer pasear por sus calles y comprar alguno de los regalos o souvenirs que encontraremos. Pézenas está ligada a la figura de Molière quien se asentó con su compañía de teatro en varias ocasiones entre los años 1650 y 1656. Estamos encantados de estar presentes en la tienda de nuestros amigos con algunos productos para

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