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Archive for August, 2011

1970s, Midcentury, United Kingdom

On the market: 1970s Claude de Vries-designed four-bedroomed single-storey house in Oxford, Oxfordshire

Claude de Vries-designed four-bedroomed single-storey house in Oxford, Oxfordshire
Claude de Vries-designed four-bedroomed single-storey house in Oxford, Oxfordshire

Sometimes, estate agent listings can be so frustrating. Yes, the outside space and exterior of this Claude de Vries-designed four-bedroomed single-storey house in Oxford, Oxfordshire is impressive – but we suspect the inside is probably even more impressive. Read more

1930s, Contemporary, United Kingdom

1930s goes modern: Five-bedroomed Ruberslaw house in Whitecraigs, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Five-bedroomed Ruberslaw house in Whitecraigs, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Five-bedroomed Ruberslaw house in Whitecraigs, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Interesting design can come from all eras, but here’s a design that mixes two very different eras to good effect – the Ruberslaw five-bedroomed house in Whitecraigs, Glasgow, Lanarkshire. Read more

1960s, Modernist, United Kingdom

On the market: 1960s Peter Barefoot-designed single storey house in Nacton, Suffolk

Peter Barefoot-designed single story house in Nacton, Suffolk
Peter Barefoot-designed single story house in Nacton, Suffolk

Not sure about the front door, but there’s much to admire elsewhere in this Peter Barefoot-designed single storey house in Nacton, Suffolk. Read more

Contemporary, Modernist, United Kingdom

On the market: Bauhaus-inspired Manden House six-bedroomed property in Alderley Edge, Cheshire

Manden House six-bedroomed property in Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Manden House six-bedroomed property in Alderley Edge, Cheshire

Good to see the influence of the Bauhaus school is alive and well in modern-day Cheshire, specifically in the Manden House six-bedroomed property in Alderley Edge, Cheshire. Read more

1930s, Art deco, United Kingdom

Step back in time: 1930s art deco nine bedroom Marylebone Town House in Harley Street, London, W1G

Marylebone Town House in Harley Street, London, W1G
Marylebone Town House in Harley Street, London, W1G

Ok, the price makes this out of reach for us mere mortals, but this 1930s art deco nine bedroom Marylebone Town House in Harley Street, London, W1G really is like walking back in history. Trust me, this is a stunning period interior, largely untouched in 80 or so years. Read more