Studio Ben Allen makes Room for One More inside Barbican flat

Studio Ben Allen has updated a flat on London’s brutalist Barbican estate to feature a colourful central volume that includes a bed, fold-out desk and extra storage space. Previously host to just one bedroom, the apartment has been reconfigured by Studio Ben Allen to accommodate a child’s bedroom – a feature that lends the project […]

John Pawson pares back Barbican apartment to “a state of emptiness”

British designer John Pawson has applied his signature minimalist aesthetic to a Barbican flat, which is simply arranged around a timber volume. Set within London’s brutalist Barbican estate, the apartment has been overhauled by John Pawson to feature pale surfaces and just a smattering of furnishings. “The architectural reimagining of the space began with the […]

Visit apartments in London, Barcelona and New York this week via our new Pinterest boards

We’re showcasing the best apartments in London, New York and Barcelona on our Pinterest account this week, including a flat inside the old BBC Television Centre. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

Roksanda Ilincic designs penthouse apartment inside King’s Cross’ Gasholders

A geometric wall mural and a berry-toned bedroom appear inside this central London penthouse, which has been created by fashion designer Roksanda Ilincic. Reflecting her penchant for bold colours and shapes, Roksanda Ilincic says the three-level apartment “talks to my brand DNA and is the voice of my collections, but is still something different”. “It […]

Stripped-back surfaces appear throughout Hackney apartment by Merrett Houmøller Architects

Exposed concrete walls and a set of “hit-and-miss” stairs add character to this formerly lacklustre apartment in east London, which has been overhauled by Merrett Houmøller Architects. Set inside a housing complex that was built in the early 2000s, the Hackney apartment was previously host to a series of cramped, light-starved rooms as a result […]

Original and modern features “quietly co-exist” inside London apartment

Pale marble and black steel fixtures sit among the otherwise classic living spaces of this west London apartment, which has been overhauled by HASA Architects. HASA Architects has made a host of subtle new interventions to the ground-floor apartment situated in the affluent neighbourhood of Mayfair. “We responded positively to the limitations of the listed building, […]

Rise Design Studio brightens Harvist Road flat with glass-walled lightwell

Expansive panels of glass helped Rise Design Studio connect the formerly light-starved living spaces of this northwest London flat to the outdoors. Situated in the neighbourhood of Kilburn, Harvist Road flat has been reconfigured by locally based Rise Design Studio to be more in contact with its immediate surroundings. The flat occupies the ground floor […]

UFC 240 Fight Live Reddit