A Château Renovation Like No Other

A Château Renovation Like No Other

While we are talking about castles (see the previous post), how about one of EPIC proportions... Everyone loves a good before and after project, don't you think? But when it's something as stunning as an 18th century château in the sunny South of France? Well that's...

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More awesome places and people from around the world (because we can’t fit them all in our books just yet…)

When Your Home Is Your Castle

A castle of your very own for just over half a million quid? Like anything that seems to good to be true, there is a compromise to be made...and in this very quaint case, it's a matter of size. Recently up for grabs in the UK is Molly's Lodge, the smallest castle in...

A Magical Home For The Golden Years

At the top of a mountain ridge in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan, you will find this perfectly delightful home for two. Five perfect squares, built like pretty timber tents, are joined together to create an ideal shared space. The architect, Issei Suma, named the...

The Cement Factory

In 1973, Spanish architect, Richard Bofill, fell in love with a building just outside Barcelona, Spain. Built in the post World War One era, this wasn't ever going to be any old renovation. The property was an old cement factory and Bofill decided then and there he...

We’ve got a blog now!

It's been a little over a year since Of The World Books began and we've got eight cracking titles under our belt. That's pretty exciting, don't you think? Of The World Books came about because, particularly in the world of interiors, there's a lot of 'on trend' type...