Buy Handmade christmas gifts in barcelona

16 Unique Markets to buy handmade Christmas Gifts in Barcelona (2017)

November 24, 2017

With a new Christmas season upon us, more and more people dread the idea of spending time and money at big, multinational department stores. Who wants to stand in long lines to buy mediocre products and put more money into the pockets of the super wealthy? No thanks. Besides, most… Read more

Milton Glaser on creativity

Move Towards What you Don’t Know

October 18, 2017

Iconic graphic designer Milton Glaser discusses creativity. He says most significant works come out of misunderstanding. For this reason, designers must move away from what they already know, even if they’re receiving recognition and good pay for their work. A designer must DO! Do work, any work, whether it’s good… Read more

course review 137 figurative sculpture

Course Review: Figurative Sculpture

September 27, 2017

Figurative sculpture and the human form have always been present as artistic expression; from prehistoric cave paintings through the classical perfection of ancient Greece, up to current contemporary representations. I’m a hobby artist without any formal training and I enjoy creating abstract works such as masks or small sculptures based… Read more

Salir con Arte: the art of drinking and painting

August 21, 2017

Painting and wine. For centuries this inspiring combination has been a quintessential pastime for artists around the world. Today, painting and wine is being marketed as an alternative night on the town, combining leisure and creativity. My friends and I signed up for one of the offers available in Barcelona… Read more

Unique experience: innovative music and erotic sculptures in el Bosc de Can Ginebreda

August 7, 2017

This weekend I headed up to el Bosc de Can Ginebreda, next to the beautiful town of Banyoles to attend the visionary l”Estrany Music Festival. This is a collaborative effort brought to you by local artists and musicians who come together once a year to co-create interactive installations and improvisational,… Read more

Cultural Park in Poblenou

Artists rally around a new cultural park in Poblenou

July 17, 2017

I went to check out the fourth edition of Ús Barcelona, festival d’art i espai públic, which took place in a recently emptied lot in Poble Nou. Local and international artists shared participatory art installations, workshops, chats, food and music with the public. You can see more images from the… Read more

Best creative coworking in Barcelona

32 Coworking Spaces for Creatives in Barcelona

July 14, 2017

Looking for coworking space in Barcelona? The city has quickly become a top destination for artists, innovators, start-ups and digital nomads to come to work and enjoy the beach, cultural activities and nightlife. To meet the demand of this growing popularity among creatives and freelancers, collaborative work spaces are popping… Read more

Alberto Bustos Masterclass at Justa, Rufina & Co.

Course Review: Alberto Bustos Masterclass

July 7, 2017

I recently walked into Justa, Rufina & Co. for the first time to discover an artistic work-space like none I have ever seen before. It was like a breath of fresh air. This newly inaugurated ceramic studio in the seaside town of Mongat (just outside of Barcelona) is located on… Read more

Scott Barry Kaufman talks motivation and creativity

Motivation and Creativity

June 26, 2017

In this clip, Cognitive Psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman briefly discusses the relationship between motivation and creativity and how our environment has a profound effect on this relationship. People are born with enthusiasm—children want to create, but they lose interest after about the third grade. This is because they start to… Read more

Creative Anarchy Book Review

Book Review: Creative Anarchy

June 24, 2017

In today’s crowded marketplace a new product is only as good as its packaging and marketing campaigns. How can you make it stand out from the competition? How can you update the design of your product without alienating your customer? The book, Creative Anarchy: How to Break the Rules of… Read more

Barcelona City View

A new online platform for the creative scene in Barcelona

June 21, 2017

Hello and welcome to the new online platform dedicated to the art and creative minds of Barcelona. If you’re interested in expressing yourself creatively and appreciating other’s creative expression then I hope you’ll visit often. First, let me tell you a bit more about how all of this came to… Read more