Design from Barcelona
Inspired in Barcelona® is a platform to promote creative talent and design inspired in Barcelona with an international scope.
Powered by the Barcelona Design centre, the platform is aimed to promote creative production from brands and professionals as well as inspiring emerging projects, and to disseminate content about the potential of the local creative industries in the global scene.
Barcelona is internationally recognised for its creativity in areas such as architecture, art, design or gastronomy, among others. Barcelona has emerged in recent years as a talent hub, an innovative ecosystem with diverse industries such as the technology, automotive, housing or design sectors.
Barcelona is known around the world as a beautiful city. It also has attached a series of icons and an imagery that are recognised immediately. This imagery is the result of a very special mix given only in Barcelona: strategic geographical location with good connection with the rest of the country, Europe and the world; an entrepreneurial spirit that has given birth to a cultural and industrial hub; a unique soul present in every corner of the city, local markets, libraries’ network and hidden treasures; a population with big contrasts, with a very rich range of ideas, beliefs and origins and a strict commitment to social and community causes; and lots and lots of talent thanks to the promotion, attraction and development of knowledge.
Barcelona is a city with a large and consolidated community involved in creative industries and historically related with architecture and design, but also in audio-visuals, fashion, architecture, gastronomy, videogames, visual arts, music, performing arts and cultural heritage. The Cultural and Creative Industries are a strategic sector for the city’s economy.
BARCELONA CENTRE DE DISSENY
We are Barcelona’s
The Barcelona Design centre understands design as a factor of transformation for competitiveness, sustainability and a positive impact on society, in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (2030 Agenda).
We support innovation, creative talent and the promotion of Barcelona design worldwide.
Under the Inspired in Barcelona® brand, Barcelona Design centre has organised different international actions in recent years to enhance the image of Barcelona-inspired design and to highlight the businesses in this sector. Inspired in Barcelona® has been present at renowned international events such as those in New York, Mexico, London or Milan.
The platform has the support of the Barcelona City Council and the collaboration of ACCIÓ, the Agency for Business Competitiveness of the Government of Catalonia.