A Place of My Own

A Place of my Own

Take a peek inside some of our readers’ abodes.

The view from Magnus and Ana's penthouse never gets old. more

Feb 1, 2018 12:00 AM Community

This house on a hill is a spacious home for Astrid Aafjes and her family. more

Jan 1, 2018 12:00 AM Community

Belgian email marketing professional Elise and Uruguayan furniture designer Javier fuse their unique styles to create a harmonious balance. more

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM Community

Amy Lincoln discovered a passion for upcycling and furniture restoration while renovating her apartment. more

Nov 1, 2017 9:15 PM Community

Graphic designers Diana and Mike add a splash of colour to their Gràcia apartment. more

Oct 1, 2017 12:00 AM Community

English interior designer, Graham Collins, transformed his run-down Born apartment into a tranquil city haven. more

Sep 1, 2017 3:34 PM Community

With creative vision and perseverance, Moyra Gahan has renovated three apartments since relocating to Barcelona and has applied her touch to her current rental apartment. more

Aug 7, 2017 2:59 PM Community

Eli and Okan have transformed a once-derelict apartment near Sagrada Família into a spectacular family home with their design know-how. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:05 PM Community

Flight service manager Elizabeth Duffy has decorated her ático in the Eixample with touches from her jet-setting lifestyle. more

Jun 1, 2017 2:33 PM Community

Interior designer Donna Kelley’s eclectic-yet-refined style shines through in her Sant Gervasi home. more

May 7, 2017 11:50 PM Community

Carrie Frais, owner of and creative agency Fig Communications, has created an idyllic family home in the heart of the Maresme. more

Apr 2, 2017 8:12 PM Community

Queen of multitasking Adriana Blanc feels at home in her cousin’s bright Sant-Gervasi apartment. more

Feb 28, 2017 10:06 PM Community

Obsessed with flea markets, eBay and Ikea hacks, Amy Farrington brings her unique style to the large Poble-sec apartment she shares with her partner. more

Feb 1, 2017 3:40 PM Community

Andrea and Simon have pieced together their new family home in Gràcia. more

Dec 22, 2016 11:33 AM Community


Photos by Annabel Warley

When she’s not working hard or travelling the globe, Metropolitan's life coach Sam appreciates being able to unwind in her cosy rooftop apartment in the Gothic Quarter. more

Dec 1, 2016 1:07 PM Community

Gordana and Julien have made their Born apartment a home with unlikely treasures from the street. more

Nov 1, 2016 3:33 PM Community

Irish-American couple, Melissa and Tim, have put a unique, colourful stamp on their Eixample apartment. more

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM Community


Photo by Michael Mawson Photography

An Irish couple transformed a 19th-century apartment to create their ideal retirement pad in Sitges. more

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM Community

Dutch artist Onke Truijen decorates her modern Maresme home with striking portraits and vintage flair to create an elegant forest family refuge. more

Aug 2, 2016 5:00 PM Community

Through creative vision and upcycling, Swedish couple Jennie and Linus have converted an old Poblenou workshop into a minimalistic home. more

Jul 4, 2016 10:09 AM Community