It's getting easier to find artisan and handmade products in Barcelona and conscious consumers couldn't be more pleased. In the list below you'll find workshops where you can buy directly from the makers as well as trendy concept stores selling products from local designers.
The reemergence of handmade & local
During Barcelona's tourism boom following the '92 Olympics, many local designers and artisans were forced out of their shops and replaced by cheap souvenir stores selling mass-produced products made in Asia. Unfortunately, they're still polluting every district in the city center and around major tourist attractions.
Fortunately, some artisans and shops supporting independent labels and designers survived and new ones are flourishing as well. In recent years, more local and international entrepreneurs are opening workshops and concept stores selling locally made products. Many of the shops listed below also have a moral compass; a commitment to tradition, promoting local brands, giving young creatives new opportunities and supporting sustainability, eco-design and ethical manufacturing.
Shops selling handmade products in Barcelona
Scroll to the bottom of the page to find a map of all the locations.
Concept store Clothing, shoes, textiles, accessories, soaps, candles, ceramics, glass, tableware, homeware
Bon Vent is a family-run business selling many products made by local artists and artisans as well as antiques. Inspired by a Mediterranean lifestyle, their collection consists of vintage household items and casual fashion made by local designers, including espardenyas—a rustic sandal worn in Catalonia.
Argenteria 41, 08003 Barcelona (Born)
137° Ceramic Art Studio
Artisan workspace and shop: ceramics, fine art, gifts, pottery, tableware, dishware
137° Ceramic Art Studio is a workspace for a group of international potters and ceramic artists from all over the world. In the front of the studio there is an exposition space/shop where you can browse and buy the artwork and products made by artisans who work here.
Lull 256, 08005, Barcelona (Poblenou)
Concept store: fashion, household items, jewellery, stationery, ceramics, artwork, illustration small gifts
Grey Street is a small boutique shop with two locations in the city center. They offer an eclectic mix of styles ranging from pop culture to rustic and boho chic. Amy, the soul behind this project, opened the doors in 2012 and through the years the business has grown to become an eden of artists and local brands, as well as a place to discover new international products. Grey Street maintains a local attitude and is always thinking of what is best for the environment.
Peu de la Creu 25, 08001, Barcelona (Raval)
Carrer Agullers 12, 08003, Barcelona (Born)
La Manual Alpargatera
Artisan workspace & shop: Handmade espadrille shoes and sandals
La Manual Alpargatera specializes in Espadrilles (also known as alpargatas) are traditional footwear from France and Spain, dating back to at least the 14th century. These casual shoes have a canvas top-side and a flexible sole made of esparto rope. The esparto rope sole is the defining characteristic of an espadrille; the top of the shoes vary widely in color and style.The popular shoes are worn by both men and women during the spring and summer months. get there early to avoid long lines!
Avinyo 7 08002, Barcelona (Gothic Quarter)
La Nostra Ciutat
Concept store: gifts, stationary, prints, jewellery, accessories, greeting cards, tote bags
La Nostra Ciutat opened in the summer of 2016 and now has three locations in the city center. This is a trendy gift shop that sells small items and souvenirs for tourists. They work with local designers and artisans and are enthusiastic about forming a local community of creatives.
Concept store: eco-design, upcycling, household items, furniture, ceramics, tableware, gifts & original objects
noThrow design is an Eco Design collective based in Barcelona and London, purpose built for a greener future.
Their collective takes care of all aspects of design, from home accessories and furniture to spaces and interiors. Located in the heart of Gràcia, thier showroom features original designs side by side with other local designers they love. It’s the perfect place to find items to style your home or to get a unique gift for someone you love.
Diluvi 4, 08012 Barcelona (Gràcia)
Concept store:artwork, fashion, accessories, jewellery, bags, objects
Nuovum is an upscale concept store selling unique pieces from the most avant garde upcoming designers in Barcelona. There are two locations in the city center. Products are curated by José Miguel Sevilla Carrasco, Design Start Up professional.
Elisabets 20, 08001 Barcelona (Raval)
Bòria, 23, 08003 Barcelona (Born)
Concept store: Eco-design, fashion, accessories, jewellery, soaps, candles, ceramics, glass, bags, gifts & objects
Origens Art & Design shop offers modern and minimalist local products made by designers and local artisans committed to environmental conservation and social equality. The small shop packs in a wide range of products that are locally made, telling the stories of their humble origins.
Carme, 39, 08001 Barcelona (Raval)
Artisan workshop & shop:Backpacks, messenger bags, handbags, laptop covers, wallets, bike seats
Pinza't is a local, handmade shop selling high quality bags since the year 2000. They make custom-made technical bags for athletes, messengers or travelers who put a lot of wear and tear into their gear! Each bag is handmade on site with double-stitching, tough materials and artistic design. They collaborate with local painters and graffitti artists to create original designs so each bag is unique.
Grunyí, 7, 08003 Barcelona (Born)