Bethnal Green

Fifties maisonette gets a new retro look

Architect Ewald Van Der Straeten and girlfriend Agathe Barbier created a "room-within-a-room" with a futuristic kitchen cube, and enjoy kitting out the rest of their Bethnal Green home with mid-century modern furniture finds. 

From studio room to one-bedroom flat

One clever thinking London couple added 60sq ft of floor space to their studio home turning it into a smart one-bedroom apartment, discovers Ruth Bloomfield

My design London: design writer Saska Graville

London-born journalist Saska Graville has been on a mission to track down the capital's top style secrets — from pop-up interiors stores in Hoxton to chic little cafés in Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green spotlight

Young, arty types are spreading from Shoreditch to its neighbour in search of bargain gems, discovers Anthea Masey

Bethnal Green is buzzing

When the young creatives move into an area you know its time to buy there. Ruth Bloomfield heads east