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PARKHOTEL MONDSCHEIN

A Rich Cultural History Combined with a Refined Design Aesthetic at this Modern Luxe Hotel

FUFU KYOTO

An Intimate Luxury Hotel that Entwines Traditional Japanese Dining, Architecture and Hospitality with Modern Elegance

JACQUEMUS PARIS

A Pure Interior Led By Playfulness and Surprise

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

The Charred-Brick 'Black Box' Presenting The Beauty Of Theatre & Performance

GAIA

British Artist Luke Jerram’s Explores The Vastness of Our Earth

Honouring ISSEY MIYAKE

The Legacy Remains: Merging Art & Fashion, East & West, Tradition & Technical Innovation

UNITED PLACES BOTANIC GARDENS

Local and Luxurious, A Melbourne Boutique Hotel That Gets It Right

Naoshima Ryokan ROKA

Designed by Okayama-based studio Nottuo, a New Modern Stay on Japan’s ‘Art Island’

Restaurang ÄNG

NORM Architects Creates A Light-Filled Glasshouse For The Michelin-Starred Restaurant

JAPANESE CRAFTSMANSHIP: BAMBOO WEAVING

In The Quiet Backstreets Of Kyoto's South Higashiya, Find A Master Craftsman

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE SS23

As Ever, The Joy Of Movement & Ease of Pleats Prevails

Serpentine Pavilion 2022

Artist Theaster Gates Designs the 21st Pavilion

BRUT-AL

Argentinian-Australian Designer Alexander Lotersztain's Ode to Brutalism

Serpentine Pavilions 2000-2021

A Champ Online Retrospective Of Two Decades of The Radical Architectural Event

PURE FORM

The Art Gallery of South Australia Presents Japan's Avant-Garde Ceramics

KABIRA & KANGRI

The Beauty Of Indian Textile Craftsmanship In ISSEY MIYAKE Sub-Brand HaaT's SS22 Collection

WER-HAUS

"A Delicate Blend Of The Creative Avant-Garde & Street Culture"

February, 2018
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An exciting new concept store space has opened in Barcelona, as a 400m2 warehouse presenting a multibrand store, cafe/restaurant and art gallery/bookstore – all with art of fashion at their core.

With a strong local community and growing international presence and “a delicate blend of the creative avant garde and street culture”, Wer-Haus was established by two french entrepreneurs Jean Antoine Palagos and Nicolas Rossi, who paired up with Catalan photographer/director Marc Miro and Paris based fashion director/buyer Luca Modesti.

Championing individuality yet acknowledging the underlying importance unity and community in fashion, their brands include ARMES, MISBHV, Raf Simons, 424 and GEO to name a few. Owner Nicholas explains their careful curation; “It’s a piece of a much broader picture, an amusing attempt to belong and to be unique all at once. We are all about creating portals into global communities, to provide a context in which you can experience aesthetic and emotion with all of your senses.” 

As a contemporary space, Wer-Haus includes an accompanying cafe, bookstore and gallery. Past exhibitions include an exhibition with MACK, the famed book publisher, and photo exhibitions of EXACTITUDES by Ari Versluis and Ellie Uyttenbroek, and Satoshi Fujiwara and Kazuto Ishikawa presented in partnership with IMA Concept Store in Tokyo.

At their cafe space, find local and international speciality coffee and beans, with an “aim to be an international reference for coffee brewing. We’re always willing to collaborate with professionals who share our values and philosophy.” The team organises monthly coffee events featuring international coffee roasters and beans from Norway, Sweden, Japan or Germany to name a few, upholding the quality, transparency and calibre of specialty coffee. Don’t leave without trying the tarte fine aux pommes or riz au lait, Wer-Haus’s signature sandwiches & desserts created by chef Leon Bony who hails from the Michelin-starred restaurant Les cariatides in Dijon.

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WER-HAUS, Barcelona © RutkoGraphy
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WER-HAUS, Barcelona © RutkoGraphy
WER-HAUS, Barcelona © RutkoGraphy
WER-HAUS Gallery space, Barcelona © RutkoGraphy
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WER-HAUS cafe, Barcelona © RutkoGraphy
WER-HAUS cafe space, Barcelona © RutkoGraphy
WER-HAUS cafe space, Barcelona © RutkoGraphy

WER-HAUS
Carrer d’Aragó, 287, 08009
Barcelona, Spain

WER-HAUS, Barcelona © RutkoGraphy
WER-HAUS, Barcelona © RutkoGraphy
February, 2018