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5 Catalonian Instagrammers You Need To Follow

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Updated: 12 January 2017
We’ve handpicked five of the most inspiring Instagrammers from Barcelona’s heartland to inject some Catalan flair to your feed. Whether it’s making your mouth water with snaps of regional delicacies or showcasing the best of local architecture and design, there’s something for everyone on their profiles. Read on to discover some of the best local talent on Instagram in Catalonia.

Laura Lopez – @lauraponts

Any self-respecting foodie in Barcelona knows they need to follow the fantastic Laura Ponts if they want a feed chock-full of mouth-watering shots. With her easily recognisable style, she designs and shoots some of the most picture-perfect food combinations you can imagine using nothing but her phone. Her overhead shots plunge your right into the heart of the matter and make you feel like you could reach out and take a bite of what’s in front of you. Bon profit!


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Aida Domenech – @dulceida

Aida Domenech has made a name for herself as one of Spain’s most famous fashion bloggers, and has veritably taken Instagram by storm, with 1.5M followers to date. She started her blog back in 2009 and rapidly became one of Barcelona’s most followed fashionistas, earning her the title of ‘Best Style Fashion Blog’ at Berlin Fashion Week in 2014. Her photos are both inspiring and relatable thanks to her laid-back, friendly attitude.

They didnt tell you that i was a savage 🐯 @albertmullor

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Manel Subirats – @msubirats

Professional freelance photographer Manel Subirats has taken to Instagram to showcase the best of Catalonia, whether it be the edgy nightlife of Barcelona or the natural beauty of the Catalan Pyrenees. His work captures the essence of both the special moments and daily life of the people of Catalonia. He is also part of the @descobreixcatalunya community, a stunning collection of both amateur and professional photography.

Cow cow boogie (Ella Fitzgerald, 1942) .#MHPlyrical Bona nit a tothom!!! 😘 .

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Roc Isern – @stoptheroc

If you’re a fan of architecture then @stoptheroc is one account you’ll want to add to your feed immediately. Transforming Barcelona’s urban landscape into a playing field of colours, textures and shapes, he presents the city in a different perspective and showcases both the most famous and lesser-known aspects of the Spanish metropolis. He also manages @barcelonafacades, a collection of typologies featuring the most unusual building façades in Barcelona.

⠀ Casa Josep Creus Aymerich | Josep Masdeu | 1914 | Barcelona #Barcelona #architecture

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⠀ UPF communication campus Poblenou | Josep Benedito & Ramon Valls | 2006-08 | Barcelona #Barcelona #architecture

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Alejandra Perelló – @thehangingplants

This Barcelona-based designer has a soft spot for pastels and dreamy settings – her favourite being her own home, a haven filled with plants, light and a lot of style. Her pictures extend an invitation into her world, where minimalist design comes to life thanks to touches of nature here and there.

De cuando entendiste el porqué estoy tan enamorada de mi ciudad 💫

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Mi actividad preferida de los domingos con mi delantal de lino de @faro_store 💫 #casajangui

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