The Reclaimed Science Lab

In recent months we’ve noticed the growing trend in reusing old teak and iroko worktops, once a standard site the school science┬álab, they are now being lovingly re-crafted into kitchen worktops, bars and wall cladding, but what about the rest of the science lab? We’ve been tracking the progress of some recent acquisitions and adopting … Continue reading

AF at the Salvo Fair 2013

Architectural Forum at the Salvo Fair 2013

It started with a little more rain than we would have liked, but it didn’t seem to put anyone off! The fair was bustling and busy with dealers and industry folk throughout Friday. As always, we brought some of most spectacular and eye-catching pieces including an imposing mahogany glazed revolving door unit and precious stained … Continue reading

Spectacular 1929 Stained Glass Skylights from Metropole Cinema

Antique stained glass skylight windows

We recently removed a pair of striking stained glass skylights from a site in Victoria, Central London. These extraordinary curved skylight windows were originally the focal point in the foyer of the Metropole Cinema, opened in 1929. The cinema was designed by the notable cinema architect George Coles, responsible for many of the iconic deco … Continue reading