Wynwood Art District- Urban art in Miami

Hello everybody, happy new year! After a long break from blogging we are back. We’ve barely had any free time in our schedule these past few months since Darys has been crazy busy at work, and I was studying for a couple of exams towards getting my US architectural license. Everybody in the arch profession knows how these exams can be quite the grueling process. But guess what? PASS for both of them, so 4 down, only 3 more exams to go! I actually received the news for one of them via e-mail on Christmas day, and let me tell you, it was the best Christmas present a girl could get! We may have to take another quick break once the next test dates start approaching so we ask for a little bit of your patience while we get those monsters out of the way!

Since we spent Christmas and new year’s at Miami, we though it would be a good idea to share with everyone from out of town some images of our visit to the Wynwood Arts District. It’s amazing to see how much the city has evolved over the last couple of years. Definitely urban art at its finest. We just couldn’t get enough of the place!

Must visit places: Wynwood walls, Wynwood Kitchen and bar, Wood tavern, The Butcher Shop, Panther Coffee

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Casa Mono, Madrid

If you like eclectic but modern design then you will absolutely love the aesthetics of this restaurant. We have been to Casa Mono on many occasions and we love it, so this post was way overdue!

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Si te gusta el diseño ecléctico pero moderno, entonces te encantará la estética de diseño de este restaurante. Hemos estado en Casa Mono en varias ocasiones y nos encanta, por lo que  ya teníamos ganas de hacer este post desde hace tiempo!

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With a ‘New York feel’ to it but located in Madrid, Casa Mono is a great place to visit if you are in town.

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De estilo Neoyorquino pero localizado en Madrid, Casa Mono es un lugar must visit si estas en la ciudad.

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The project designers, Lázaro Rosa-Violán Contemporain Studio accomplished to merge seamlessly into the design the restaurant’s motto: ‘kitchen, drinks and friends’, with an eating area, the terrace, and a bar.

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Los diseñadores,  Lázaro Rosa-Violán Contemporain Studio, lograron integrar en el diseño el motto del restaurante: ‘kitchen, drinks and friends’ con áreas definidas de restaurante, bar, y terraza.

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One of our favorite design features? The lighting and all the different pendants used in the space.

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Uno de nuestros elementos favoritos de la composición? La iluminación y el uso de diferentes lámparas en el espacio.

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Images source:

DiarioDesign

Lázaro Rosa-Violán Contemporain Studio

Casa Mono

Waking up in Cadiz, Spain

With a waterfront that takes you back to a city in the caribbean, Cadiz is one of the most beautiful places to visit in southern Spain, although it is not as well known to foreigners as other spanish staple cities such as Barcelona, Seville or Madrid. We are lucky enough to enjoy family and friends, and wake up to this view every time we visit. We’ll be sharing with you more interesting things about this great city in upcoming posts.

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Con un frente marino que recuerda una ciudad caribeña, Cádiz es uno de los lugares con más encanto para visitar en el sur de España, aunque no es tan conocido como otras ciudades ‘clave’ para visitantes extranjeros como Barcelona, Sevilla o Madrid. Tenemos mucha suerte de poder disfrutar de nuestros familiares y amigos y poder despertar con esta vista cada vez que visitamos. Seguiremos compartiendo con ustedes mucho más sobre esta ciudad milenaria en próximos posts!

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Images: Gida Avila

We want to go back to Montecristi!

What a great time we had! We cant wait to go back to Montecristi, a small town in the northern area of the Dominican Republic, known for its “chivo liniero”, the magnificent “Morro” and its red sand beaches surrounded by mountains.  Truly an out of the ordinary place. We’ll post more pictures very soon!

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Que bien la pasamos en Montecristi, una pequeña población en el norte de la República Dominicana.Tenemos muchísimas ganas de regresar muy pronto! Conocida por el “chivo linero”, el imponente “Morro” y sus playas de arena roja rodeada de montañas, es realmente un lugar extraordinario. Agregaremos más imágenes muy pronto!

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Images : Gida Avila

August is here!

Hello everyone! We have been wanting to share with you some images of the town of Montecristi in the DR. Here is a sneak peek!

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Hola a todos! Tenemos un tiempo queriendo compartir con ustedes algunas imágenes de la ciudad de Montecristi, en República Dominicana, así que muy pronto lo haremos. Pero mientras, aquí les dejamos un avance!

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Sofitel Mogador Hotel in Morocco by Didier Gomez

With interiors envisioned by Didier Gomez, a Paris based interior designer,  the Hotel Sofitel Mogador in Essaouira,  integrates tastefully Morocco’s rich culture and exotic allure with modern design.  We love the use and reinterpretation of Mashrabiya windows in the design.

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Con interiores concebidos por Didier Gómez, un diseñador de interiores parisino, el hotel Sofitel Mogador en Essaouira, integra con mucha elegancia la riqueza cultural y exotismo de Marruecos  con el diseño moderno. Nos encanta la interpretación de las ventanas  Mashrabiya del diseñador.

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Images Source: Didier Gomez Interior Design

It’s Friday! How about a nice cold beer?

This one is for the beer lovers. Don’t you just love this bamboo made bottle slip? It’s a great way to keep beers cold when outside. Now go have a beer as soon as you get off work and have a fantastic weekend everyone!

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Esta va por todos los amantes de la cerveza, y porque es viernes y ya comienza el finde. No les parece genial este protector de bambú? Resulta ideal para aislar las botellas del calor y mantener su temperatura el mayor tiempo posible. Ahora a tomarse una cervecita tan pronto termine la jornada laboral de hoy y que tengan un fin de semana genial!

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