A reference in the Design World
According to the New York Times Barcelona is one of the top 10 cities in terms of design.
Source: New York Times
Barcelona is considered an attractive destination for new business ideas related to culture, fashion, architecture, art, modernity and sports.
Font: Barcelona Data Sheet, 2017
Barcelona’s design ecosystem consists of 11 schools, 3000 design companies and more than 200 production houses.
Source: Catalonia Trade and Investment, Generalitat de Catalunya
The Barcelona creative industry represents 12% of all employment positions.
Source: Barcelona Data Sheet, 2017
Barcelona is rated the second best city in Europe in terms of spaces dedicated to coworking.
Font: Global Coworking Map, 2018
Global Fashion Capital
Barcelona is considered the third global fashion capital, right behind Paris and New York.
Source: Top 63 Global Fashion Capitals, 2017
The city of Barcelona has over 90 museums alongside a wide offering of cultural activities and installations.
Source: Agenda 21 for culture