House tours: An apartment in Barcelona juggles African influences and Spanish surrounds

In a distinct nod to globalism, this Barcelona apartment artfully melds contemporary African influences with its bustling Spanish surrounds. In a stylish avenue known as Passeig de Gracia in Barcelona, Spain, the look is luxurious and the architecture, arresting. In one of its buildings, this expansive second floor apartment that looks out to Gaudi's iconic Casa Mila perfectly mirrors that vibe. Its interiors are a fluid expression of rich earthy tones and distinctive lines, conveying a picture of understated luxury.

The living space serves as a familial retreat as well as an entertainment hub, where rich wood tones blended with bespoke brass screens form an Afro-contemporary backdrop to luxurious furnishings.