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6 non-touristy souvenirs made in Spain

We don’t tend to encourage our guests to do a lot of shopping, but because occasionally someone wants to take a gift back home or treat themselves to something special from Barcelona, we decided to sell some of the things we have […]

Rooms designed to get a good night’s sleep

Our guests’ sleep is very important for us at yök because we know that getting a good night’s sleep in hotel beds can be tricky. We invested a great deal into making the bedrooms super comfy and healthy: fat, luxury mattresses, made […]

Documentary about Catalan designer Miguel Milá

Tonight at 19:30h TVE Catalunya will show the documentary about Catalan designer Miguel Milá, by local filmmaker Poldo Pomés. For more information, read “Imprescindible el documental sobre el genio Miguel Milá” via diarioDISIGN and “Mira (y aprende con) el tráiler de Miguel Milà, la leyenda […]

What energy-efficient lighting looks like

With the help of Anoche Lighting Consultancy, we managed to illuminate all our spaces nicely and efficiently, using only LED lights. Here some photos to show you what it looks like when they are lit.

Photos from the eco-renovation

Here some posts of our eco-renovation from our @yokbarcelona Instagram! José, our always cheerful and meticulous painter: Marcelo, fabricating the MOByök from upcycled cardboard: Our happy carpenter, finishing off the recycled wooden kitchen with a natural oil coat: Stainless steel plugs by […]

Lighting design by Anoche for our Casas!

We are delighted (pun intended) to be working with Jordi Ballesta and his team at Anoche, to make yök a well-illuminated and at the same time energy-efficient place.  

Upcycled PET Lamp Project

Not everything needs to be local all the time. Here is the amazing PET Lamp Project all the way from Colombia, dealing with the problem of plastic waste, the disappearing of an ancient artisan textile craft and refugees from the guerilla war, […]

Miguel Milá, one of Barcelona’s top designers

Miguel Milá is one of our favourite Barcelona designers, whose timeless designs are a wise inspiration for all that is to come. Check out the documentary of his work and life.

Nephew and uncle do ecodesign

When nephew (designer) and uncle (sunblind craftsman) get together, beautiful eco-friendly and local products appear! Check out El Nebot del Persianer for the kind of products we want to have in our hotel.  

Milá’s TMM Lamp turns 50!

We want to keep the interiors local and long-lasting, so what better lamp than Barcelona designer Miguel Milá’s TMM Lamp that just turned 50?!  

Micro-Algae Lamp Absorbs 150-200 Times More CO2 than a Tree

Wow! Can we have one of these lamps? Barcelona does emit a lot of CO2 and is lacking some trees… is this a solution? This Micro-Algae Lamp Absorbs 150-200 Times More CO2 than a Tree!