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The Hoover Building on Western Avenue (A40) in Perivale, West London, is an example of Art Deco architecture designed by Wallis, Gilbert and Partners.

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MI5 tapped phones of King Edward VIII and his brother amid abdication crisis, a new book claims

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"Looking back at this project is a personal lesson in my own naivety. I’m a little embarrassed that this was the solution I came up with for the prompt: “create a poster that visualizes the creative process.” At the time, being relatively new to the field of design, I thought that the creative process was neat, orderly, and beautiful. Surely the process by which clearly understood systems and precise communications are created has those qualities inherent in itself, right?"

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Sir Barnes Wallis - designer of Halifax, Wellington & Lancaster bombers. Inventor of the 'bouncing bomb'. A man of vision who had to use that vision to help win a war. would like to see what he would invent or design now.

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The million pound bracelet: Stunning jewels owned by Wallis Simpson on display at Sotheby's ahead of auction

Favourite: The Duchess of Windsor was particularly fond of his Cartier diamond bracelet which bears an inscription of an attempted assassination attempt against the King - 'God save the King for Wallis 16.VII.36'

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George VI gilt writing set hated by Queen Mother because it was gift from Edward sells for just £5,000

Edward VIII abdicated in 1936 to marry divorcee Wallis Simpson. He was known as the Duke of Windsor.

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