Art and music now join design

Art and music now join design Only humans are able to create objects that bring out emotions So choose freely But pay attention to the details As our efforts are there We dream and we remember We are a reason and a kiss Every day We share what we enjoy

A gentleman from Barcelona

A gentleman from Barcelona A story that shows a way of life through a unique lens. A joyful experience in a house defined by its architecture. And a city, Barcelona. This photo essay is a tribute by nanimarquina and Santa & Cole to Leopoldo Pomés, who lived in the house for more than 40 years,…

Lámina ADI 2020

Lámina by Antoni Arola Delta de plata 2020 Lámina has been awarded with a Silver Delta in the lighting category. This design by Antoni Arola became part of Santa & Cole’s collection in 2018. The ceremony, organised by the leading design association in Spain, ADI-FAD, was held the 25th of November bringing together professionals, students…

Adiós, Federico Correa

Adiós, Federico Correa Barcelona, 1924 – 2020 Yesterday, October 19th, Federico Correa left us. Born in 1924 and with a doctorate in architecture, he began his career by forging a professional bond with his old schoolmate, Alfonso Milá. Together, they elevated Spanish creation to an international level, carrying out projects in architecture, industrial and interior…

Sylvestrina by Jordi Garcés and Enric Sòria

Sylvestrina by Jordi Garcés and Enric Sòria A lamp that returns to embrace moments of relaxation and gather endless summer nights. In 1974 the architects Enric Sòria and Jordi Garcés designed Sylvestrina, with the intent to reproduce the effect of an oil lamp through its formal simplicity.   Forty-six years later, Santa & Cole re-edits…

A conversation with Antoni Arola

A conversation with Antoni Arola Light as a playmate Starting with far-off contexts, such as African and Japanese cultures, Antoni Arola is able to nurture conversations that captivate by their simplicity. A multi-disciplinary designer, distinguished by his genuine artistic intuition, which he embodies in his designs. He and Queralt Garriga, who holds a PhD in…

Our visit to the last resident of La Pedrera

Our visit to the last resident of La Pedrera “Architecture is the arrangement of light; sculpture is the play on light.” Antoni Gaudí La Pedrera (1906-1912) was the last civil work projected by Antoni Gaudí, whose career was shaped by the observation of nature and the search for rationality in forms. Revolutionary figures and a wide…

The closeness of our daily scenes

The closeness of our daily scenes Xano Armenter, 2020 An opportunity to meditate on who we were and who we are today. In 1988, in a different context to this one, Santa & Cole wanted to see itself through the eyes of Xano Armenter. Today, we ask him again to illustrate us just as we…

Ylighting Q&A with Santa&Cole

Ylighting Q&A with Santa&Cole The editor and founder of Santa & Cole Nina Masó meets the online site Ylighting in “Meet the Makers” Nina Masó, editor and co-founder of Santa & Cole, reveals some of the most important aspects taken into consideration throughout the editorial process in an interview where she delivers her vision of…

A theatrical experience at NYFW

A theatrical experience at NYFW Santa & Cole lights up Christopher John Rogers’ fashion show Christopher John Rogers’ concept of fashion requires to be understood in its context. Seeking to create that environment, Barcelona based Sauras + Garriga studio has designed a set that reinterprets the essence of the earliest fashion shows in a contemporary…