A Place of my Own

A Place of my Own

Take a peek inside some of our readers’ abodes.

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

Oct 1, 2016 12:00 AM IN THE CITY


Photo by Michael Mawson Photography

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

Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY

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 IN THE CITY

Charles Lancaster, a retired architect from London, creates his ideal pied-à-terre in Gràcia. more

May 26, 2016 12:01 PM IN THE CITY

Sabeth Ploumen lives a double life—her working life is in Holland, whilst her free time is spent in Barcelona. more

May 2, 2016 10:26 AM IN THE CITY

Argentinian couple, Cecilia and Fabián, have renovated two adjacent flats to create something of an artistic laboratory. more

Mar 29, 2016 4:33 PM IN THE CITY


Photo by Melissa Fry

Mother and daughter, Julie and Ella Stephenson, live in the buzzing heart of the city, just above the tree tops of Plaça Reial. more

Mar 3, 2016 8:29 PM IN THE CITY


Photo by Melissa Fry.

Bénédicte, owner of Mesa Bonita, uses her family’s renovated Sants apartment as a living space and creative workshop. more

Feb 5, 2016 4:28 PM IN THE CITY 1 Comments


Photos by Aisling Quigley.

Massage therapist Nunu and personal trainer Dany have combined their living and working space under one roof. more

Dec 31, 2015 1:56 PM IN THE CITY

Franco-Polish couple, Sylvain and Marta, have built their personal slice of paradise to raise their twin girls on the edge of the Parc Natural del Garraf. more

Nov 26, 2015 5:18 PM IN THE CITY


All photos by Toby Golus.

Toby and Tamar have revamped an old Poble Sec apartment and settled in Barcelona...for now. more

Oct 29, 2015 4:11 PM IN THE CITY

Kat and Miloš have given their home near Parc Guell an original, whimsical feel. more

Oct 5, 2015 2:22 PM IN THE CITY

This American couple have taken a blank canvas and created a world of their own. more

Sep 1, 2015 5:40 PM IN THE CITY

A sugar factory-turned home gym in Poblenou is the ideal bachelor pad for Jorge Gutiérrez. more

Jul 24, 2015 4:20 PM IN THE CITY

Irish couple Aisling and Colm Quigley created the perfect home from home for their young family in Sant Pere de Ribes. more

Jul 1, 2015 5:16 PM IN THE CITY

Blanche Carreras' parents renovated this house in Vallvidrera. Now Blanche shares it with five friends. more

Jun 3, 2015 2:38 PM IN THE CITY

Anne Nijstad from Holland invites us into her open-plan oasis in the midst of the Eixample. more

Apr 29, 2015 4:57 PM IN THE CITY


Photo by Yan Pekar

Russian-born photographer, Yan Pekar, has created a calm and soothing space for himself in Diagonal Mar. more

Mar 31, 2015 4:36 PM IN THE CITY

Carol and Gus left their home in Chicago to cruise around the world in their custom-built sailboat. They finally made it to Barcelona in September 2014. more

Mar 4, 2015 10:40 PM IN THE CITY

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