The Costs of Living Abroad in London

Compared to the Continent, prices are higher in London, where apartments of the first rank are often grouped into what are called “Mansions,” while anything under this in the scale is reckoned as just a plain flat. English people are aghast when they hear one mention a thousand pounds a year as the rent of …

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Interior Design

Edwardian Interiors

Interior design of the Edwardian period, proper—that is, 1900 to 1914—was the beginning of modern living. The technological advances of the previous decades (i.e. the telephone in the 1870s, electricity in the 1880s, and plumbing in the 1890s, et cetera) took root around the turn of the century, and the Art Nouveau and Arts & …

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