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12th Apr 2019

Port de Pollença apartment designer, Rachele Bowley (creative lead for Barr Design) shares her secrets!

Two years into your work with Barr Baleares, as creative lead for the Barr Group, tell us a bit about your journey into interior design… Having been brought up in a creative environment, with parents working in the industry, I was immersed in interiors from a very young age. A degree in more

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1st Mar 2019

The Barr Group Thailand Community Project

Back in 2010 Stuart, and an extended team of Barr Group adventurers, headed to the Thai / Myanmar (Burmese) border to help build infrastructure for The Baan Unrak Children’s Home there. Reeling from many years of civil war and an unprecedented refugee crisis, the Sangkhlaburi area was then, more

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17th Oct 2018

Barr Design establish their own take on the ‘Mallorca look’…and feel!

Busy across the island, with current projects in Palma, Deia and Polensa, Barr Design are working for both native and expat clients alike. Taking inspiration from many aspects of the island, the team have expanded on the Barr Design look, experimenting with the natural colours and textures more

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17th Oct 2018

Made in Mallorca; The islands artisans product designers make an impact at London Design Week

London Design Festival last month celebrated products and skills from the UK design world and across the globe. Exhibiting at the East End’s trendy Old Truman Brewery was a new and exciting collaboration “Made in Mallorca”. Eleven Mallorcan artisan entrepreneurs/design-led more

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10th Oct 2018

Challenging angles for an innovative organisation; an outside thinking space for Trivago

Built for the online travel company Trivago, as the breakout/relaxation space for their new Mallorca based innovation centre, Barr Baleares were delighted to put their skilled site carpenters to the test – with a unique design and some very challenging angles! In the words of more

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23rd Jul 2018

Finca Terrace Transformation and Stunning Salt-water Pool

When our clients relocated to Mallorca, they purchased a traditional finca. The classic Mallorcan stone house was surrounded by orange and lemon groves and was in every way the idyllic mountain hideaway. However, the 1970’s terrace and pool detracted from the property’s charm and was in more

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26th Jun 2018

Barr Baleares joins the party: with the support of Mallorca's design

This month saw the architectural, design and real-estate community of Mallorca raise a glass to toast this special island. Barr Baleares has very much enjoyed becoming part of this world, by doing just what the Barr Group does in the UK - offering design-led manufacture and build services, to the more

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28th Mar 2018

La Bellesa settles into the Serra de Tramuntana mountainside

After two years of feverish activity La Bellesa has settled serenely into the Serra de Tramuntana mountainside. Its low profile and multi-level habitation lends itself to the rolling landscape. Embraced by a clutch of dry stone walls, the property mirrors the ‘marges’ of the rural more

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10th Jul 2017

Shape and Form; the old and the new in perfect symbiosis.

As a stylist by profession, Barr Group client Caroline has a wonderful eye for lines and materials. Although a London architectural firm did a wonderful job working up the drawings for the barn style annex, in terms of form and structure, much of the detail input came from Caroline herself. The more

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10th Jul 2017

When Danish Farmhouse meets Georgian Rectory

When the architect of India Hicks, society royal and lifestyle brand entrepreneur, and her hotelier husband David Flintwood contacted us, to make all of the doors and windows for their Oxfordshire country manse, we were delighted. Little did we think that the Barr Group would be commissioned to more

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