Tag : Handel house

Meard Street
Jun 30th, 2013 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Meard Street, London

Meard Street, in Soho, London, was designed and built as a speculative development by John Meard a local builder and businessman. The eastern, wider part of Meard Street, containing Nos. 1–7 (odd) and Nos. 2–6...

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Caspar Grey
Oct 30th, 2011 | | Aesthetics | Colour Ranges | 7 Comments

The Perfect Grey (or is it “Gray”?)

A sequence of very pale Pure greys produced by Papers and Paints (SC371-SC375). The sequence continues in gradual steps to off-black It is generally accepted that "Grey" is the English spelling for an achromatic or...

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Malmesbury House
Jul 31st, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 5 Comments

Malmesbury House, Salisbury

Malmesbury House, is in the Close of Salisbury Cathedral, in Wiltshire. Once called Cole Abbey, or Copt Hall, it was built on the site of some small medieval houses to the North of St. Ann's Gate, and was a canonry...

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North London House - Facade
Jul 28th, 2011 | | Portfolio | Private Houses | Residences | 2 Comments

A North London House

By no means is all my work carried out in well-known or particularly important buildings. Some of the more interesting projects take place in houses of a much smaller scale. This was certainly the case here. The...

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Handel House Museum (small)
Nov 16th, 2010 | | Museums | Recent projects | 4 Comments

Handel House Museum, London

My paint analysis of the house once occupied by George Frideric Handel proved one of the more complex that I have undertaken.  During its many years as an antique shop the interior had been altered substantially...

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Handel House Museum
Oct 18th, 2010 | | Museums | Organisations | No Comments

The Handel House Museum, London

The Handel House Museum, where a full colour analysis was carried out to reconstruct the colour scheme in place when Handel was resident here during the 18th century. For a more complete account of this project -...

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Handel House Museum
Jun 4th, 2010 | | Colour Services | Paint Technical | 2 Comments

From Handel to Hendrix: A Coloured History

Occasionally I hope to encourage guest bloggers to write about matters related to restoration, paint or colour. I had no hesitation when Lucy Inglis, the author of the very successful Georgian London blog...

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