ESPACIO PEN c/o PENSANDO EN BLANCO
Throughout over thirty years a body of work has been formed based on the objective of simplifying spaces and createing wellbeing both for the sight and the body.
The ongoing idea has been to refine by thoroughly cutting out until what is left cannot be improved by further reduction. This way we achieve harmonious spaces where the main experience is determined by the warmth of light, the materials and the proportions. Each project completed throughout these three decades has represented a thought, an idea, a principle of Pensando en blanco, but nowhere is this truer than in this house where interior design and client are one.
Honest interior design that informs from the outside without hiding the materials that will be found inside. HEMP / BAMBOO / LIMESTONE / PLASTER OF PARIS / ALABASTRIAN PLASTER / CERAMICS / CEDAR WOOD
Milan is presented as the main world exponent of the furniture sector. A neutral scenario where only exhibition modules emerge that are taken with respect to the introduction of the product. An exhibition design made entirely of a single material that fills the entire space with NATURAL WOOL SHAPES / INK PRINT
This is a unique place in contact with all the natural elements that surround it. It’s composed of two blocs that come together in an L shape: the main volume belongs to the house while the second one is a half-buried studio with a vegetable cover.
The refurbishing brings the space into the natural environment following the key principle to achieve an honest construction in which the materials used outside are an invitation to discover the materials used inside. Traditional construction systems were recovered through the use of autochthonous natural materials such as HEMP / BAMBOO / PLASTER OF PARIS / ALABASTER PLASTER / CERAMICS / CEDAR WOOD
The design of this apartment, located at the Baqueira-Beret winter station, presents the challenge of maintaining an 80s architecture essence, true to the decade when it was built. Classic pine wood wall linings invited reinvention: they are framed by ceilings and floors to enhance a feeling of containment in the space and create a warm atmosphere, very necessary in such regions as the Pyrenees. PINE WOOD
Elements from the vineyard’s hillsides are borrowed to welcome visitors into the tasting room: limestone totems are enhanced by focal lighting and aligned to the millimeter along the space where the cellar’s entire wine collection is exhibited. LIMESTONE / FRENCH OAK / WICKER / GRAZALEMA WOOL / UBRIQUE LEATHER
The interior design of Bilbao’s Loreak store is marked by curved lines that emerge in the heart of the space dividing it between two environments that host the brand’s collections. A color range and rich visual universe created by COLOR RESINS / TAINTED GLASS / TRANSLUCID SILICONE
The benches, made from rammed earth, result from an experimental process in which we test the limits of building an architectonic element with the place’s own raw materials. It’s a sustainable intervention in which we optimize natural resources offered by the Parque Natural de la Sierra de Las Nieves (UNESCO). EARTH / WATER / CLAY
San Sebastian’s Loreak store is designed to be a container of possibilities as it establishes an infinite narrative based on interactions and modulations capable of transforming space.
A set of glass panels asserts color as a defining element that adds to the lower floor and seeks to create both rupture and connection with a set of materials consisting of furniture, modules, and surfaces made of MARKINA BLACK MARBLE / ROCKS / CEDAR / WEAVES
The design of this apartment in a farmhouse on the Biscay coast focused on the architectural reinvention of the space, with the idea of discovering all the coverings of the space in order to undress the original architectural elements and that these were the ones that gave shape to a single volume. RECOVERED WOOD / RECOVERED BRICKS