About us

bedwellstudio, Barcelona, Spain

We are an innovative architecture and design practice with a passion to create outstanding projects. We provide solutions for individuals and companies that need: Personalized architecture and design projects, full or partial outsourcing of local or international projects. Consulting Services: Creative Direction, Materials Curator, Brand Ambassador and Team Leader.

We are specialists in high-end residential, hotel and restaurant projects, where both aesthetics and the sensory experience developed, in architecture and interior design, are the fundamental elements of their added value.

Our team is made up of highly qualified collaborators and business partners – architects, designers, and specialists – and together we have designed a series of award-winning spaces and products that mix both innovation and rigorous attention to detail.

Collaborators:

Our 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 architecture and design studios both in Miami and Barcelona to design and develop a diversity of project typologies, including Luxury Residential, Hotels & Resorts, Restaurants & Retail.


COLLABORATIONS TO HIGHLIGHT:

Hyper Luxury Hotels & Resorts

Middle East

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

Bimini, Bahamas

Restaurant at The Four Seasons Hotel

Dubai, UAE

International Expansion of Restaurant Chain

Italy, California, USA, Hong Kong

Patricia Shoes International Expansion

China

Katherine Bedwell, BArch, MArch, RA

Licensed Architect In Spain, COAC
AIA Assoc. (American Institute of Architects)

Katherine has a double BArch degree from Pratt Institute in New York in 1994 and ETSALS Barcelona in 2010.  She 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.

With near 30 years of local and international professional 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.


Between 2005 and 2012 she was an Associate Architect at Quim Larrea & Associates, and has also collaborated for several years with Juli Capella, Sandra Tarruella, Trenchs Studio, and with Oppenheim Architecture as Director of Interior Design.

MERITS

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

PUBLICATIONS

Designboom. “Desert Rock, a new resort in the desert of Riyadh”. 09/2021

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

CLIENTS & COLLABORATIONS: