andalusia in spain was the main influence that drove the interior design of the albabel restaurant by masquespacio. the scheme draws from recognizable materials identifiable to the region; this includes raffia, bricks, plants, tiles and other decorative elements that altogether evoke a vibrancy recognizable to the south of spain.

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the client antonio ramirez contacted masquespacio with his proposal of introducing a fusion of mediterranean with some andalusian and a touch of international ingredients to the small town of picaña, 8 km away from valencia. with this, masquespacio took cues from a more eclectic part of andalusia with an emphasis on craftsmanship. coupled with the olive wood furniture, –the most common wood found in the south of spain– graphic patterns and colors were used to bring the scheme together. brick and colored tiles work hand-in-hand to provide a setting suitable for the food being served.


the interiors derive from the andalusian roots of the restaurant owners


furniture made from olive wood furnishes the space


recognizable materials from the south of spain like raffia, earth bricks, plants were integrated


tile and brick walls are highlighted by the indoor planters


a terracotta and teal blue color palette is continued throughout the interior


the bar area


 albabel restaurant is located in picaña, a small town 8 km away from valencia

 

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