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
New Barceloning product collection inspired by façades of modernista buildings in Barcelona with "esgrafiats" cladding Architectural sgraffito is an ornamental technique used for façade 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
Utilizamos cookies propias y de terceros para mejorar nuestros servicios y mostrarte publicidad relacionada con tus preferencias mediante el análisis de tus hábitos de navegación. Puedes obtener más información en Política de Cookies. Pulsa el botón ACEPTAR, para confirmar que has leído y aceptado la información presentada. Después de aceptar no volveremos a mostrar este mensaje.