London’s Isokon building has had its share of literary appreciation over the years, but ‘The Lawn Road Flats: Spies, Writers and Artists’ instead turns its focus to the residents that lived here.
Archives for April 2014
Just five miles south of Trafalgar Square lies a landscaped estate of 3,000 innovative mid-century London homes.
London pop-up Modern auction ‘The Cabinet Rooms’ offers an antidote to the super-high-value specialist sales of the larger auction houses.
Mad Men is, arguably, the most effortlessly seductive show on television – and one that has placed mid century modern style firmly in the mainstream.
Built in 1988 from a self-build kit, the Ellis Miller House in Cambridgeshire was inspired by design of the Californian Case Study house.
So I spray painted an Ercol rocking chair, a Windsor chair to be precise, from the Quaker series. Let’s face it, these chairs were mass-produced in the ’60s
With the heightened interest in mid century design, some British retailers are increasingly looking back to the 1960s high street brands for inspiration.
Pattern designer Beth Evans lives with partner Matthew, eight-year-old son Stanley and Jack-Russell Elton in her mid century home, a 1958 terrace townhouse on the Dulwich Estate, a leafy oasis in south-east London.