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Exmouth cushion from Habitat

Exmouth cushion

If you're looking forward to summer and an escape to the seaside, you'll probably appreciate the Exmouth cushion from Habitat.

The coastal scene is illustrated in vivid colours and a style that's reminiscent of the classic 1930s railway posters that encouraged you to go and 'See Britain by Train'. It's ideal for inspiring a spot of holiday daydreaming. 

The cushion costs just £10. 

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Categories / Architecture, Property

To let: 1930s modernist High Cross House in Dartington, neat Totnes, Devon


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High Cross House was designed in 1932 by William Lescaze and is located on the Dartington Hall estate in the countryside near Totnes, Devon. It covers 3,000 sq ft, is Grade II listed and has approximately one acre of gardens. It was refurbished by renowned architect John Winter in 1995, but has not been lived in since, so there are some things you'll need to do yourself before moving in – like add a kitchen, would you believe.

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For sale: Melville Aubin-designed Sunpark 1930s art deco house in Brixham, Devon


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It's a grade II-listed property, designed by Melville H Aubin in 1935 for the family that's actually selling it right now. But more than that, this property looks to be in its original condition, hardly updated since the day it was built.

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For sale: 1960s-designed Marina House in Brixham, Devon


Fancy living in a house that screams the 1960s? Well, if Devon also appeals, check out Marina House in Brixham, Devon.

Designed in the 60s by architect Mervyn Seal, it's one of a group of houses he produced in the area, some of which have listed status. Not this one though, which has been altered and updated over the years, although the design is still true to the original look.

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