St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh, February 2022 Interestingly, it was the lights outside the old Scottish Office that alerted me to the fact that this building is Art Deco. I think […]
Casa de Serralves, Porto, December 2021 Copyright Debbie Smyth, 25 January 2022 Posted as part of Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge and Thursday Doors …
Armazéns Cunhas, Porto, December 2021 This family-run warehouse is the place to buy good value bed linen, pyjamas, table cloths, etc. Or maybe better still, the place to gaze at […]
Daily Express Building, Fleet Street, London, November 2021 – Copyright Debbie Smyth, 28 November 2021 Posted as part of Silent Sunday …
This outdoor pool opened in May 1935 and continues to be a huge social asset for the people of Penzance. It has an unusual triangular enclosure, with its walls designed […]
This ex-hotel on Sauchiehall Street in Glasgow opened in 1938, and was known as Glasgow’s first skyscraper, being the tallest building erected in Glasgow between the two world wars. Since its hey days […]
This Art Deco skyscraper opened in May 1930 and enjoyed the status of tallest building in the world, until the Empire State Building grabbed the title just eleven months later. […]
Carreras Factory (opened 1928), Camden, London, February 2016 These large black cats and Egyptian columns belong to a 1920s art deco building in north London; a cigarette factory, no less. […]
-Look Up, Look Down Challenge, Week 78 Every Thursday, I publish a post containing photos taken from above or below, and invite you to join in the challenge by posting your own […]
Two of my favourite things – Art Deco architecture and Beer!
“I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.” –Edgar Allan Poe If you don’t know where this cat is, the answer to that mystery can be found here.