Contributor: Paul Barbera

Paul Barbera is a roving eye with a global reputation as an interiors and lifestyle photographer who works with the likes of Vogue Living, Elle Decor, Frame, View on Color, Bloom, Grazia, Black Book & AD China. Based in NYC, Paul completed a BFA at the Victorian College of the Arts in 1994. His blog Where They Create (documenting the creative spaces of artists & designers) was published by Frame in 2011.

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Casa Iberica on Johnston Street

Casa Iberica has single-handedly been providing Melbourne with hard-to-find Spanish and Portuguese smallgoods and culinary essentials since Jose and Alice de Sousa opened its doors in 1973, and it continues to flourish under the shrewd management of current owner, Jose and Alice's godson Paulo. We caught up with Paul over one of Casa Iberica's legendary sandwiches.

Shantell: go home, come home

Shantell Martin was once an itinerant artist – now you could say the world is her home. After five years in Tokyo, the Londoner now lives in an illustrated bedroom oasis with walls adorned with her own drawings in Brooklyn, NYC. From performing in underground clubs to being featured in the NY Times, the New Yorker and TED, Shantell is an international star on the rise. Paul Barbera makes a home visit.

Savi, Pascal & Georgie: Amsterdam interiors

Savi, Pascal and Georgie live in a 3rd & 4th floor apartment – a 100sqm "home, sweet home". Pascal is a design director while Savi combines writing with design PR/Communication. Daughter Georgie (turning 3 soon) is football crazy and loves making food in her make-believe kitchen. Roving eye Paul Barbera visited the trio's cosy home in De Pijp, Amsterdam for these beautiful images.