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The Grammar of Ornament by Owen Jones

Some time ago I happened upon a venerable 1865 edition of Owen Jones’ Grammar of Ornament in an antiquarian bookshop, and after a month or so of obsessing about it, I decided to… Continue reading

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Painted Rooms and Victorian Gothic at St. Pancras Station

St Pancras Station with its integrated grand hotel is a marvel of high Victorian engineering and design, recently restored and redeveloped as part of a major regeneration project  in the King’s Cross area.… Continue reading

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