Some objects become part of our lives in a very subtle way. They are objects that we associate inextricably with their function, and we do it in such a way that when we think of lamp, or chair, instantly the image of that particular lamp or chair comes to our mind. This is what happens to me (and I guess I’m not the only one) when I think of the oil cruet: Marquina!
In my first blog post, I want to talk about one of Barcelona’s most established and original architectural firms: Egue y Seta. The Vivienda Sta. Caterina is one of their first projects but, for a series of reasons which I’m going to explain, it stuck in my mind over the years.