Material Gain

The designer of the Cotton House Hotel in Barcelona on creating a home-from-home in the heart of Spain’s most sophisticated city

Cotton House, Barcelona – Hotel No. 78 Acclaimed Catalan artist and designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán has worked on many projects, but his refurbishment of the Cotton House Hotel has a more personal significance: “Our studio is here, my house is here, I walk my dogs around here.” His local eye for detail has given the Cotton House a …

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A Story of Cotton

A design study of the hotel which expresses the true essence of Barcelona

Exactly Like Nothing Else: The Cotton House Hotel Barcelona’s Cotton House occupies the former headquarters of the Cotton Textile Foundation, a landmark neoclassical 19th-century building. Great care has been taken to preserve unique features, such as the stunning spiral staircase suspended from the ceiling. From the spectacular library to the serene rooftop terrace, every detail …

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