bedwellstudio, is based out of Barcelona, Spain. It is an innovative architecture and design practice with a passion to create outstanding projects. We love what we do and care about design details through the use of natural materials and technology. We have both local and international experience, and design stunning projects that are respectful with the environment, unique, functional, cozy, and life enhancing.
Our team is made up of highly qualified architects and designers across a mix of disciplines, and together we have designed a series of award–winning spaces and products that mix both innovation and rigorous attention to detail.
Our studio can provide a variety of services including: architecture, interiors, landscape, lighting, furniture, product and styling, while controlling quality, costs and execution timing, as well as Design Consulting Services for companies within the field.
With over 25 years of experience, its founder, Katherine Bedwell, has worked in projects built throughout the world in Europe, North America, South America, The Caribbean Islands, Middle East, Africa and Asia, and has collaborated with renowned firms both in Miami and Barcelona to design and develop a diversity of project typologies, including Luxury Residential, Hotels & Resorts, Restaurants & Retail, among others.
COLLABORATIONS TO HIGHLIGHT:
Private Luxury Homes
Spain, Bahamas, California, Florida
Yacht Club Residences
Costa Brava, Spain
Ritz Carlton Residences & Resort
Miami Beach, FL, USA
Berkeley Shore Boutique Hotel
Miami Beach, FL, USA
Boutique Hotel & Resort
The Bahamas Islands
Restaurant at The Four Seasons Hotel
International Expansion of Restaurant Chain
Italy, California, USA, Hong Kong
Patricia Shoes International Expansion
Katherine Bedwell, BArch, MArch, RA
Licensed Architect In Spain, COAC
AIA Assoc. (American Institute of Architects)
FAD Member (Foment Arts i Disseny)
Katherine has a double BArch degree from Pratt Institute in New York in 1994 and ETSALS Barcelona in 2010, and earned her Master’s degree in Architecture, Public Spaces, and Urban Culture at the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain in 2001.
She has also completed Architectural Studies at Harvard Graduate School of Design in Theory, History and Technology of Architecture.
Katherine has wide local and international experience in architecture and design, and several design nominations, including the Delta Awards 2007 & 2011, Designpreis 2009 and FAD 2010. Her works have been published in professional magazines and books in Spain, United States, Italy, and Australia, and her projects have been exhibited in galleries worldwide: FAD Barcelona, Storefront for Art and Architecture Gallery New York, Pratt Gallery NY, Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Venice Design Week, Biennale di Venezia, and Design Akademie Berlin among others.
Delta Awards 2007. Boomerang armchair collection (Nominated). Barcelona, 2007
White House Redux. Selected proposal: “The Melting Pot House” Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York. October 2008
Designpreis Awards 2009. Boomerang collection (Nominated). Germany, 2009
Europan 10 · Taboadela. Proposal: “Fracturae, an urban-rural habitat”. Runner-up proposal. 2009
Cultural Award. School of Architecture, La Salle University in Barcelona, 2010
Racons Públics. 01 Calle Malnom y Picalquers Runner-up proposal: “De Lóbrego a Sombreado”, FAD, Barcelona. 2010
Ramon Llull Art Award. Audiovisual Production: The Loop (Third Place). Barcelona, 2011
Delta Awards 2011. Ibis street lamp (Nominated). Barcelona, 2011
Friendly Things- Venice Design Week. Biennale di Venezia. Proposal: Bag·it! (Selected) Venice, Italy 2013
Battery Park Chair Competition. Les Fulles Chair. Top 50 Winners. New York. 2013
Habanos Smoking Chair. Cocoon. Runner-up. Madrid. June 2014
Dwell Magazine: Special Edition:
“Your rooms we love”. Casa Rambed 03/2014
Furniture by Architects. Boomerang Chill Chair pp. 40-41. Images Publishing. Australia 2013
Exhibition Catalogue: Delta ’11 Awards. IbisStreet Lamppp pp. 70-71. 2011
21st Century Houses: 150 of the World’s Best. Casa Rambed pp. 74-75. Images Publishing. Australia 2010
Arquitectura y Diseño: “Figura singular” pp. 134-143. Nº 105 – September 2009
El Periódico de Catalunya “El FAD selecciona tres ideas para rehabilitar la calle de Malnom” p. 42, 5/7/2009
Casa Viva: “Fusión con el entorno natural” Cover page and pp. 150-167. Nº 144, year 13 May 2009
Interni Magazine: ”Un abbracio verso il verde” pp. 34-39. April 2009
Diseño Interior: “Vivienda en Barcelona”
pp. 63, 78-87. Nº 199 – February 2009
White House Redux: Proposal: The Melting Pot House. Storefront for Art and Architecture pp. 92, 394-395. New York. October 2008
300% Spanish Design. Exhibition Catalogue:
Boomerang Armchair. 2006
Exhibition Catalogue: Delta ’07 Awards. Boomerang Armchair pp. 08-09. 2007