Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
A Barcelona Apartment Gets a Softly Modern Renovation
A updated apartment reveals its Catalan roots.
A Dramatic Apartment Renovation in Barcelona Features Salvaged Tile and Brick
The original apartment, located in the Grazia district, was dark and disjointed.
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
A Renovated Apartment in Norway With a Dreamy Loft
Outside Oslo, one family's remodeled home includes a dark, secluded loft that encourages daydreaming.
Bright Renovation of a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...
Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.
A Little Apartment Gets a Solid Renovation
The budget was nearly as tight as the space in this cheerful 516-square-foot flat in Bratislava.
A Compact, Choppy Apartment in Barcelona Gets a Colorful, Quirky Remodel
A Barcelona architect applies his studio’s signature style to his own renovated residence.
Graphic Design Guides an Apartment Renovation in Tel Aviv
Kedem Shinar Design & Architecture borrows from the world of graphic design to update this 1960s unit.
A Gut Renovation Transforms a Tiny Manhattan Apartment
A 400-square-foot Upper East Side apartment gets a new look.
A Luminous Renovation in Portugal Creates a Bright and Airy Apartment
An Álvaro Siza-designed apartment in Lisbon undergoes a renovation that results in a more spacious, light-filled interior.
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...
This Double-Height Apartment in Barcelona Features Historic Details and a Floating Staircase
Two formerly separate levels are linked and combined into a double-height volume in this 1,464-square-foot apartment in...
In This Compact Barcelona Apartment, Space Is Maximized With Smart Material Choices
In the heart of Poblenou, a neighborhood in Barcelona that was once the epicenter of industry in the 19th century, rising real...
A Renovated Apartment in Sweden Boasts Sunny Yellow Storage Walls
Lookofsky Architecture has revived a 1920s apartment with egg yolk-yellow accents and a series of multifunctional, storage walls.
Two Magazine Creatives Fit Graphic Art and Vintage Furniture In a Brooklyn Apartment
Nicholas Blechman, the creative director of The New Yorker, and Luise Stauss, a photo editor and art director, open their doors.
An American Ex-Pat Renovates a Tiny London Apartment on Her Own Terms
Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a deceptively spacious home for herself in a tiny London...
A Variety of Finishes Add Textural Intrigue to This Renovated Russian Apartment
This Saint Petersburg apartment is an exquisite celebration of texture and color.
An Architect Turns His Small, Dark Apartment in Buenos Aires Into a Bright and Airy Home
A strategic renovation maximizes a small apartment in Buenos Aires.
Before & After: An Ancient Barcelona Apartment Gets a Colorful, Chic Makeover
After a complete renovation, a drab 700-square-foot apartment in Barcelona is now a bright and vibrant home thanks to Colombo and...