• Na Xemena ist mehr als nur ein Möbelstück, viel mehr… 20 Jahre danach

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    20 Jahre im ständigen Dialog mit der Form und der Außenraumgestaltung: Terrassen, Gärten, Hotels und Strände auf der ganzen Welt, leere Räume, die bewohnbar gemacht werden – Utopie ist nur möglich, wenn Tagträume verwirklicht werden … Am Anfang stand ein … + info



    Sometimes several generations work together leading great furniture design companies. In others, the early founders hand the baton over to their descendants, to continue the work. These four family stories share the idea of a transmission centered on the pursuit … + info



    IDEAT contemporary life N.110 – July-August 2014 To capture the spirit of GANDIABLASCO, the Spanish designer brand, you need to head to Ontinyent, near Valencia (Spain). There, on the 7.000 m² of a former textile factory, José Antonio Gandia-Blasco Canales, Chairman … + info

  • Weaving through life


    Several paths lead to Casa GANDIABLASCO. One traces a route dotted by specific events: dates that shook up the fate of the company, pieces that became benchmarks for the habitat sector, groundbreaking carpets, furniture that blurred the line between indoor … + info

  • Home to inspiration. Ca Na Xemena


    Have we mentioned Ca Na Xemena yet? A lot has probably been said about this architectural piece located on the top of a hill facing the sea, on the island of Ibiza. The house belongs to José Gandía-Blasco, although it’s more … + info

  • Home to memory. Look in the mirror


    What use is it to have reached a hundred countries and to have shops and showrooms dotted around the globe if you don’t recognise yourself when you look in the mirror? GANDIABLASCO has never forgotten its biography. The company rethought … + info

  • A man is known by the company he keeps


    “Come in, I’ll show you the building,” says José Gandía-Blasco, chairman of the company. He’s the link, the thread that connects past, present and future. He is a free, restless spirit. Born to hunt, to design products and to draw … + info

  • Home to textile identity. Tactile intelligence


    As he thinks back to those days, a sliver of sunlight magically slices through the dark room. We are not alone, millions of specks of dust float in the immensity of time striking up a silent conversation. You then realise … + info

  • Home to shared knowledge. Fuelling the engine


    The space designated for offices and administration has been relocated to a vast section on the first floor, whilst the third and fourth floors are home to new sections that cater to the exchange of knowledge, research and debate. Meetings, … + info