Orchard House

Orchard House, Olney, Buckinghamshire, was designed by Alexander Ellis Anderson and built in 1904. It is a substantial town house that has been kept very much as the architect would have wanted it. The front of the house has large bay windows with impressive pillars by the door. Nearby at first floor level is an […]

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Doors for The Room De Luxe Willow Tea Rooms.

These replicas of the doors for The Room De Luxe at The Willow Tea Rooms featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“. Mackintosh was employed by Miss Kate Cranston to work on a number of tea rooms. The Willow Tea Rooms in Sauchiehall Street opened in October 1903 […]

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Textile design: stylised flowers and chequerwork

This textile design was produced by Charles Rennie Mackintosh during his time in Chelsea (1915-1923). It featured in the 78 Derngate Centenary Exhibition “Charles Rennie Mackintosh & The Great War“. The chequerwork motif which features in many of Mackintosh’s graphic works appears again here in geometric contrast with the more organic stylised flower forms, each […]

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