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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Presents from the Past

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 … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

November 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Lost House Rediscovered

This week I have been working on a project to reconstruct architectural drawings of a building which was probably demolished around 1820. This imposing red brick manor house once stood … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Giles Gilbert Scott

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 … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Raising the glass to Crystal Palace

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 … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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