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6th Nov 2020

Design Collaborators - the lifeblood of our organisation.

Since its inception, the Barr Baleares team have worked with architect and design collaborators from the island, the UK and beyond. In conjunction, 2020 has seen the Barr Baleares team expand organically to include on-hand architectural, planning and interior design expertise. Whether the project

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17th Aug 2020

Barr Baleares; finding, designing and building life enhancing spaces.

In 2016 Stuart Barr and James Armstrong set up Barr Baleares, offering a bespoke locate, design and build service on the island of Mallorca. The Barr Baleares vision was to offer excellence of build process and quality of workmanship on the island, just as the Barr Group do in the UK. By building

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19th May 2020

Renowned lifestyle and travel photographer Ana Lui brings positive energy and creative flair to the island .

Back in March Coronavirus brought an abrupt halt to our activities, along with everything else on the island. For the Barr Baleares team, getting back to doing what we LOVE; building life-enhancing spaces for like-minded individuals has made us realise how lucky we are. Over the past weeks, we have

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8th Apr 2020

Luxury Lockdowns; ‘Staying-in is the new Going-out’ inspiration

Lockdown has encouraged us all to use our spaces innovatively - simulating the ‘going out’ experience even though we are staying in! When we would normally be heading to the office, now we are off the study (or at least the make-shift desk in the corner!). When we would be going to the

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25th Nov 2019

Villa Mariposa – Hideaway in the Mallorcan Hillside

This much-loved finca rustica is the lodge house to our client’s island family home of forty years. Full of memories and personal history, their emotional connection to the property was strongly reflected in their brief to the Barr Baleares team. The structure would remain unchanged; original

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22nd Nov 2019

Meet the Team; Anna Lerchegger, Barr Baleares Company Administrator and Project Manager.

After a baptism of fire and a whirlwind first year with Barr Baleares, Anna Lerchegger has truly settled into her role and has become an integral cog in the organisational wheel. Here she tells us a bit about herself, what she loves about her job and her life on and before the island. Could you

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22nd Nov 2019

The Party House; from faded to fabulous … just in time.

When our clients took the gamble on purchasing a run-down property just outside a rural Mallorcan village, they were unsure of exactly what they were taking on. They enlisted the help of the Barr Baleares team, who put together a plan to get the house back into working order and looking fabulous.

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22nd Oct 2019

Port side pied-a-terre: the perfect year-round escape.

In the last newsletter, we promised a tour of the completed Pollenca apartment project. Our clients have kindly allowed us to share the images of their island retreat and their story. Mallorca had slowly but surely become a home from home, having spent many years at their island apartment and

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9th Jul 2019

Blurred lines and soft geometrics emulate a simple, elegant Island vibe

This month, Country Homes and Interiors magazine picked up on a little piece of Mallorcan Barr Design chic. Seeking out bathrooms with a difference, journalist Linda Clayton picked up on the blurred lines and soft geometrics of Huguet’s tiles and asked us if she could feature them in her

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29th Apr 2019

British Standards; whatever the scale, attention to detail remains paramount.

The formula to every successful build, whatever the scope of works, is a shared passion for quality and attention to detail. Each ‘direct to client’ project (one without ongoing architect / administrator involvement) is tailored to suit the particular client’s preferences and

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