Features | Openhouse Magazine | Barcelona, Spain

Openhouse Magazine is about people who open their spaces to the public, and the life they share

Openhouse Magazine is a collection of stories that looks at bright, creative people from around the world, who open their doors to the public, of their private spaces to make different activities about gastronomy, art and design.

OPENHOUSE Magazine is a twice yearly publication, that looks to bright, creative people from around the world, that open their homes or their private spaces to the public, to make different activities about gastronomy, art and design.

Printed in Lleida, Openhouse is a magazine of 144 pages, filled with beautiful photography, interesting interviews of people who open special places around the world that the reader can visit and join in with the activities.

Openhouse is also a guide to their secret loved places in their towns, and some favourite recipes. Openhouse is a multi lingual publication; all articles are published in English and the language of the interviewee.

Openhouse was started by Andrew Trotter and Mari Luz Vidal, and we are building a small team of collaborators who are designers, writers and photographers from all around the world.

The Founders, about themselves

We are Andrew Trotter and Mari Luz Vidal, the founders of Openhouse Project in Barcelona. Andrew is an interior designer and art director, and Mari Luz is a photographer. Nearly 2 years ago we started to open our home to the public. First we opened as a photography gallery. Together with Ana Schulz, every 3 months we open a new exhibition accompanied with guided visits, and close with a thematic dinner with the photographer for 15 people. Shortly after we started making different events such as sushi parties and classical music concerts with dinner, with our flatmate Nobu (one of the best Japanese chefs in Barcelona). Since we first opened we have grown from strength to strength, and the community of people we are making love to come to our home and experience food and photography in a more close and intimate way. Our events have also grown. We now make talks, workshops, concerts and dinners, and we are the organisers of the Kinfolk gatherings here in Barcelona.




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