Hotel Blends 1950s Spanish Comics with Scandinavian Furniture

A hotel in Madrid uses old-school spanish comics from the 1950s and 1960s to create its colorful and simplistic interior designs. Created by Stone Designs, the project mixes scandinavian furniture, spanish illustrators and vignette artists who emerged during this era.

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Using a bold, primary color palette, the designs use simplistic shape and form to reflect the essential nature of spanish comics. The materials used are also minimalistic. Keeping the mod approach to design with environmental factors including limited consumption of resources at its forefront.

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Unique cartoon-like shaped furniture and fixtures with minimal embellishments and vibrant colors brings the comic effect to life.

Oak wood brings an element of sophistication and coziness to the rooms. Small touches of pastel hues are used throughout as well.

These colors subdue the spaces as to not overwhelm guests and provide a comfortable stay for visitors. Many of the furniture pieces are of a mid-century modern, scandinavian style while also evoking the spanish comics from the period of time when these designs were created.