Gaudi’s Guell Creations

This is my last Gaudi post.  Eusebi Guell belonged to one of the big families of Barcelona who recognized Gaudi’s talent early in his career and the two became good friends and had many years of working together.  As Gaudi’s patron, Guell funded many of the great buildings built by …

Gaudi’s Casa Batlló

Gaudi was the highlight of my Barcelona trip and Casa Batllo was a big contender for a favorite. This building feels like something that came out of a wonderland and is a demonstration of Gaudi’s architecture principles.  Standing on the street, you can see clear elements from nature with columns …

Gaudi’s La Pedreira

You walk down the street in L’Eixample and it’s very hard to not notice this highly unordinary building facade on what otherwise would be a very ordinary street. It’s, quite frankly, ridiculous and awesome all in one. At the time, many of the Catalan wealthy were infatuated with the modernist movement …

Gaudi’s La Sagrada Família

K and I just celebrated (a little early) our 11-year anniversary by taking a Mediterranean trip to Barcelona, Provence, French Riviera, Italian Riviera and Milan. This trip was a good few months in the making and Barcelona and Guadi’s architecture that is scattered around the city was definitely one of …

Spectacular Interiors

Historically, many places of worship were created in a way where whoever enters is taken over by an immediate feeling of smallness — a way to humble those who come in.  I’m obsessed with trying to catch that on film — and it’s really hard for a photo to do …