The Icons of Art Deco – our October article in The County Chronicle

It was back in 1925 that the Paris Exhibition first revealed the energy and optimism associated with Art Deco design. Everything shown by the international exhibitors had to be “modern”, showing little traditional influence, and the writhing, twisting tendrils of its predecessor Art Nouveau were yesterday’s news. From the 1920s through to the 1940s, designers […]

Visit Chartwell, Kent

A picture of Chartwell house in the sunshine

Chartwell is a National Trust property located near Westerham and Edenbridge in Kent. Winston Churchill lived at Chartwell with his family for several years. The house that we see today is presumed to have been built between 1515 and 1546 although there are records of another house on the same site. The name Chartwell comes […]