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A Miniature Piece of History

From 8th – 10th November I will be exhibiting my work at Handmade in Chelsea, It’s a fantastic show packed with products from contemporary designers, makers and craftsmen. I’m particularly excited about this show as it is not only my…

Hatching a Plan

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Recently I’ve been doing a little work for Pegasus Land. They are creating a series of purpose built flats in new and reconditioned buildings with private apartments and also communal areas, such as dining rooms, pools and gym facilities.…

An English Padlock

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"Be to her virtues very kind;And to her indulgencies a little blind". As a child in the house where I grew up, I always longed for there to be a secret room. I used to dream about opening a door I’d never seen before and finding evidence…

The Model Career?

It’s interesting to wonder just how you arrive at your job. How much is luck or destiny. Everyone has talents of one sort or another. Mine are luckily all aligned towards art and design. I have always drawn and made things, ever since I was…

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…

Your home...in time for Christmas!

If you've been thinking about commissioning an ARCHISTORY picture of your house as a special surprise gift in time for Christmas, this week is the time to order! We have lots of really interesting houses on our waiting list at the moment and…

Quick on the draw!

We had another commission for a house in Camberwell last week, which is not particularly unusual for us, as it is a part of London packed with wonderful and interesting houses from the early Georgian to the late Victorian period. What was unusual…

Giles Gilbert Scott

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Just finishing a very interesting project this week. A house built by the architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott. Scott is famous for his landmark buildings such as Battersea Power Station, Liverpool Cathedral and Bankside Power Station, now home…

Raising the glass to Crystal Palace

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I read today that the Crystal Palace may be set to rise again! It appears that there are plans to re-build the famous structure designed by Joseph Paxton as the centrepiece for the Great Exhibition of 1851, and subsequently re-located to Upper…

Drawn Home - Listed Heritage Magazine

We're really pleased to see a fantastic article about Archistory just out in Listed Heritage Magazine this month! This publication is produced by the Listed Property Owners Club and is a great source of information, news and ideas for anyone…