Before 'Windows' there must have been 'Doors'

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Whilst researching a house in Blackheath in London I discovered some interesting notation in the basement. These must have been calculations for the coal bill, scrawled onto the nearest thing to hand- the back of the door. I suppose rather than…

New frame

I've got a new frame option to add to the collection. This one with a gold edge is a rather happy accident as it wasn't the frame I ordered from my picture framer at all! It's a mystery how he got it wrong, but both the client and I really like…

Free Letterhead!

Our architectural drawing service is very versatile. Not everyone goes for the full picture including a house history. Some like to keep it simple and just order the drawing on its own. The drawings themselves can be put to many different…

A Very Small Business

You might like to know that I am giving a talk about my life as a modelmaker and designer this Wednesday 9th April for The Friends of Nonsuch Palace. The venue is the museum attached to Nonsuch Mansion where my large model of Henry VIII’s…

Birthday Wishes

Nearly all of the drawings we create at Archistory are surprise gifts. Mostly we are asked to produce our house histories and drawings as special birthday presents for men. That’s not to say that women aren’t interested in architectural…

Presents from the Past

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Astute followers of the Archistory Blog may have noticed a distinct lack of blogging lately, this all down to the fact that the whole of November and December was non-stop with work. Christmas always brings a flurry of commissions for us and…