Bobo Choses Series
Daniela Sánchez Martelo
Introducing Daniela Sánchez Martelo, a Colombian native who has journeyed across continents, from Bogotá to Miami, Madrid to Florence, and beyond. An Art History and History graduate from NYU, she has woven her passion for Art into a career in London’s vibrant Art scene. Now residing in Barcelona with her architect husband, Sebastian, she keeps her Colombian roots alive with frequent visits to her homeland, sharing its warmth and culture with her daughters, Violeta (6) and Candela Rosa (3). Daniela is currently involved in internationalizing her husband’s architecture firm, Mano Arquitectura, and crafting a unique jewelry line, De Profvndis, reflecting her diverse and dynamic life experiences.
What’s on your nightstand?
Magdalena, Wade Davis’s new book, is an anthropologist who has devoted his work to studying and traveling around Colombia. This work is about the history of our most important river, Magdalena, and how it shaped our nation.
What to listen to while commuting?
The Daily from The New York Times, Hubberman Lab, WRadio.
What to binge on a Saturday night?
Sex and the City, The Morning Show, House of Dragon, and I can’t wait for the premiere of Griselda.
What are you currently listening to on loop?
Elia y Elizabeth, Willie Colón, Keine Music, Amadou & Mariam, Karol G.
Any family particular recommendation?
Baking cakes is a favorite family activity, Parallelo ice cream strolls, visiting Fundación Miró and MACBA, puzzles, and riding our bikes to the beach.
Fav spots in Barcelona
For book shopping: Llibreria Finestres and La Central.
To grab a snack: Onis Café, Paralello.
For a family-friendly feast: Les Filles Café, Chandigarh Café, Cecconi’s Sunday brunch.
To dance like nobody’s watching: Les Enfants Brillants.
To stroll with the kids: Consell de Cent’s new pedestrian street, El Born, Turó Park.
To see art: Fundació Miró, MACBA, Alzueta Gallery, Bombon Projects.
For thrift shopping: Mercat Gòtic in front of the Cathedral is wonderful! Els Encants, too.
To play: The kid's park inside the Barcelona Zoo is amazing.
To get out in nature: Collserola Natural Park, La Bisbal d’Empordà, Caldetes beach.
Touristy places worth the visit: La Pedrera and Sagrada Familia.
Txell Hernández-Gil for Bobo Choses
The AW23 collection, Up is Down, features a fun, imaginary upside-down world where some crazy things may not seem so outlandish compared to our current world... Go explore it now!
Photography: Anouk Nitsche
Styling: Mafer Navas
Styling assistant: Victoria González
Production: Fantastic Mr Nilsson & Txell Hernández-Gil
HAMU: Ana Cano
Models: Daniela, Sebastián, Violeta, and Candela Rosa.