Categories / Design and Interiors

Emma Dolan 20th-century design tea cups

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Admirers of the designers like Clarice Cliff, Susie Cooper and Charles Rennie Mackintosh may want to investigate the work of Emma Dolan and her twentieth-century design tea cups.

Hand-crafted in Yorkshire, Emma recreates their designs using embroidery combined with traditional materials such as Harris tweed and Hainsworth felt. The result are stylish in their own right, such as the Clarice cup pictured which obviously references a Clarice Cliff design. 

Pieces are priced individually but, to give you an idea of price, the Clarice cup costs £160. 

Contact Emma to order through her website

Categories / Architecture, Property

For sale: 1930s Art Deco apartment in Harrogate, Yorkshire

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I spent part of the weekend in Harrogate, checking out the sites and the property market, which currently includes this 1930s Art Deco apartment in Harrogate, Yorkshire.

Sat on the main Leeds Road into Harrogate, this was once a large Art Deco house until a developer decided two apartments were better than once house. Can't say I agree with the thinking, but at least said developer has maintained the classic exterior, the biggest selling point in my book.

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