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What if Buckingham Place had an internal makeover?

Team from David Wilson Homes offers five very different White Drawing Rooms

Time to take a break from this overdose of Christmas cheer, I think. The following pictures found their way into my in-box the other day and I thought I would share.

Ever wondered what Buckingham Palace would look like with modern interior? Wonder no more…

The team at new home builder David Wilson Homes – part of the Barratt Homes plc group – has reimagined one of the most iconic rooms in Buckingham Palace, The White Drawing Room – where the Queen broadcasts her Christmas speech – into five modern and quirky interior design styles.

From the famous Scandi minimalism to a botanical house plant heaven and even a futuristic glimpse; you can view the interior renders here with more detailed explanations. 

Buckingham Palace will undergo a £369 million refurbishment to electrics and plumbing over the coming years, but, as far as we know, there are no plans to change or update the interiors.

Would any of these get royal approval, we wonder? Do you have a personal preference? I like the Art Deco and Botanical looks.

The Art Deco look
Almost a blank canvas in the Futuristic look
The Memphis look
And finally, the Scandi look
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David Buckley

Dave Buckley is a career journalist. “I once went painting girders for a week and discovered I didn’t like heights,” he says. “Apart from that it has always been journalism for me in one form or another.” Past publications worked for include the South-East London Mercury*, Kent Messenger, Daily Express, Today*, News of the World* and Hong Kong Star*. All those marked with an asterisk no longer exist (trend emerging?). He owned and edited a Thailand-based property magazine before returning to England and currently works as a production editor for an East Midlands-based publishing group.

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