Nikolaus Pevsner

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Name: Nikolaus Pevsner
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

The genius of Christopher Dresser

Christopher Dresser virtually invented the notion of the interior decoratorIn 1898 The Studio magazine described Christopher Dresser (1834–1904) as ‘perhaps the greatest of commercial designers, imposing his fantasy and  invention upon the ordinary output ... [Published CountryLife Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Dave Proudlove: The Wedgwood collection should always remain in North Staffordshire

AS work continues apace to clear the site of the former Sentinel offices in Etruria to make way for bet 365's new gleaming HQ, glimpses can be had of a squat brick building. A small reminder of the site's glorious past.This dome shaped building is the ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

BT eyesore sold for £90m to be turned into luxury flats

One of the capital’s ugliest buildings is facing demolition after being snapped up for £90 million, it emerged today.Developer Mount Anvil is close to sealing the deal for eyesore Keybridge House — the brutalist former BT telephone exchange in Vauxhall ... [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

What is your favourite Norwich building? City of Stories campaign looks at architecture as photo challenge is set

The curious buildings of Norwich take centre stage this week, as a campaign urges people to hear their stories.From Samson and Hercules house, built on an old plague burial site where more than 5,000 victims were buried, to the buildings of Elm Hill hit ... [Published EDP 24 - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Christopher Dresser - Britain's first independent industrial designer

The Fine Art Society is looking to reappraise the work of Christopher Dresser, one of the 19th Century’s most prolific industrial designers but someone who was overlooked for many years.Truth, Beauty and Power: The Designs of Christopher Dresser positions ... [Published Design Week - Aug 22 2014]

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The disappearance of Etruria Works was a great loss. On visiting the Potteries in the 1970s, architectural historian Sir Nikolaus Pevsner said, "the one expedition any cultural traveller will wish to make is to..."

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The genius of Christopher Dresser [Published CountryLife Online - Sep 11 2014]
Dave Proudlove: The Wedgwood collection should ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
BT eyesore sold for £90m to be turned into luxu... [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 05 2014]
BT eyesore sold for £90m to be turned into luxu... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 05 2014]
What is your favourite Norwich building? City o... [Published EDP 24 - Aug 25 2014]
Christopher Dresser - Britain's first independe... [Published Design Week - Aug 22 2014]
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