Madrid for Design Lovers.
It seems that spring makes us want to renew and make changes. And, to translate our ideas and show our passion for design, we renew our wardrobe, the interior of our house and even the office.
Madrid is already known as the great European art gallery for its three major museums: El Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen-Bornemisza. The city invites art, architecture, and design lovers to immerse themselves in its continuous reinvention through attractive spaces.
Madrid is one of those cities that surprises you every day. There are always new neighborhoods to explore, classic buildings converted into cultural spaces (Centro Centro) and inexhaustible social life. So if you have plans to visit Madrid and you are passionate about design. This incredible city offers you a wide range of options.
Madrid for design lovers.
│ Madrid Design Market
You may be lucky and your visit to Madrid coincides with the Madrid Design Market. It took place one weekend every month of the year in Matadero Madrid, where you can also enjoy national and international cuisine in the style of street food and live music.
│ El Moderno
This concept store it’s located in the Corredera Baja of San Pablo in the Malasaña neighborhood. It is a cosmopolitan multi-space that offers the latest international trends, mainly European. You find signatures like Octaevo, Working in the Redwoods, Anne-Claire Petit, Tangerine Planet, Schneid, Good Night Lamp, Hartô, Hag, Normann Copenhagen …
In the heart of Letters neighborhood is Moongata, who intends to tell stories through his pieces. A new decoration space located on the mezzanine of a stately building of the eighteenth century. Between showroom, art gallery, and warehouse. Here you will find the contemporary furniture of Roy Lucas or the avant-garde vision of Ini Archibong.
│ Do design
This decoration store, located on Calle Fernando VI (Chueca neighborhood) transpires Nordic inspiration. Its exclusive selection of objects whose main characteristic is a beautiful and functional, organic and artisanal design mixes the latest trends with the most rustic and traditional design. With its selection of brands such as HAY, LA PAZ, Henrik Vibskov, and others. Do Design has not only become a shop where you can buy a decorative item. But also a place to stroll for inspiration, have a coffee and enjoy your warm space and good music.
This classic located on Padilla Street, with an open space at street level lined with large windows allowing you to get inside with your sight. In addition to the Swiss firm, you can also buy furniture, accessories and lamps Artek and Belux, two other firms of the group. And if you want to rest after a load of creativity, an area with sofas invites you to relax, chat and read.
And, to complete your creative experience you can stay or enjoy a cocktail in one of the following design hotels:
📍Mejía Lequerica, 8.
Precio: from 150 euros in a double room; to 500 euros in a suite room with a terrace.
The first five stars hotel boutique in Madrid! This hotel occupies what was once the Spanish Papelera. Combines the stately character of the bourgeois architecture of Madrid with the modernity of a 21st-century accommodation that includes a spa by the wellness firm Natura Bissé.
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📍 Prado, 23 y Recoletos, 4.
Precio: from 65 euros.
Taking advantage of historic and residential buildings with classic charm, this young hotel chain welcomes its guests between works of contemporary art and an urban environment.
📍 Barquillo, 21.
Price: around 150 euros.
Located in the Chueca neighborhood, this renovated 19th-century mansion is now the most charming fashionable hotel in Madrid. One of the jewels of the Only You Boutique Hotel is the Padrino Bookstore converted into a lounge area. The old 19th-century bookshop still retains the façade and the sign. It’s a perfect place to have a drink and enjoy an exclusive atmosphere for design lovers.
Price: shared rooms, around 18-25 euros; double rooms, around 68-85 euros.
Located in Downtown’s Madrid, this new boutique hostel offers really good prices. The fresh decor is already enjoyed from breakfast in The Cave, in the basement. In addition, this hostel has a lively bar in the reception area and a small bar with a terrace in the attic. The illustrations of Yembara, made by hand on doors and walls, provide a unique touch to this hotel for unique travelers.
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