Author: Milica Sterjova

Milica Sterjova

Located in Shoreditch, London, the Geffrye Museum of the Home offers an amazing demonstration of life in the English city through the centuries. The museum buildings date from 1714 and they were originally almshouses. The Geffrye Museum was named after Sir Robert Geffrye (1613–1703), who served as Master of the Ironmongers Company and Lord Mayor […]

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The electric fan was an invention of American engineer Schuyler Skaats Wheeler. However the earliest mechanical fan was invented thousands of years ago. Several of the great civilizations of the world have contributed the development and design of different varieties of fans. The Chinese were among the first to mechanize the fan. During the Han […]

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Cragside House is a fantastic property located close to the small town of Rothbury, England. It was the home of William George Armstrong, a renowned English scientist and industrialist. Cragside House holds the proud status of being the first house in the world to be lit by hydroelectricity. But it didn’t stop with just lighting. […]

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Coffee is definitely one of the most popular drinks in the world and in the growing home barista scene, manual coffee mills are making a comeback. Centuries ago, coffee beans were ground using stones, a method that turned out a much coarser product than we are accustomed to today. In the 15th century, spice grinders […]

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Iron has been used for manufacturing cooking tools for thousands of years, and one of the most famous iron cooking vessels is the Dutch oven. The Dutch began making an early form of the vessel in the 17th century. Their method of casting iron was more advanced than other European countries. The dry-sand molds they […]

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The bankers lamp is one of the most recognizable table lamp designs in the world. It is a style featured in many American films on office desks. The lamp was initially used in libraries, banks and business offices. Today they are widely used in people’s homes, regarded as a perfect fit for a vintage study. […]

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The city of Havana has always been a unique mixture of architectural styles from different periods, all existing side-by-side. One of the most popular styles in Havana is Art Deco. The city is full of residential buildings, theaters, hospitals, and churches built in this classic style, although they have certain elements unique to Cuba. Art […]

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One of the most interesting structures in Cardiff, Wales, is the famous Animal Wall. The wall, located in the Castle Quarter of Cardiff city center, was financed by John Patrick Crichton-Stuart, the Third Marquess of Bute. One of the richest men of his time, the Marquess was a well-known architectural patron who financed the construction […]