Spitalfields Nippers - it is my great delight to reveal these breathtaking photographs taken by Horace Warner in Spitalfields at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. These pictures which have never been reproduced before, and have hardly been seen by anyone outside his immediate family, are published with the gracious permission of Horace Warner’s grandson, Ian McGilvray.
This map of Britain concentrates on the British territories and kingdoms that were established during the fourth and fifth centuries, as the Saxons and Angles began their settlement of the east coast. It provides an overview of all the territories known or estimated to have existed under Romano-British control, but not all of them existed at the same time, or in the same form as shown here. Clickable map for more information on each territory.
Private farmhouse, Gloucester. The farmhouse is Grade II Listed and has absorbed changes and layers of occupation from the 17th century onwards. Today, its latest evolution sees the careful removal of unsympathetic extensions to the main house and the insertion of a modem glass structure, which bridges the gap between the two original buildings. Who are you calling "unsympathetic?"
Cornwall designer Lucy Turner transforms mid-century furniture with the clever use of laser cut Formica laminate. She applies playful shapes such as pineapples, tulips and flamingos to chests of drawers and dressing tables, resulting in fabulous one off items with a fun, retro feel. Check out her work at the Upcycled Design exhibition at The Old Cinema in Chiswick, London Thursday 15th March – Sunday 25th March 2012. Above – Bluebird chest of drawers Viola and Lime Chest in Oak White Bird…