Quality of design commands a significant premium, according to specialist estate agent The Modern House. In a UK housing market that has slowed somewhat, design quality continues to sell.
British designer Faye Toogood has teamed up with estate agency The Modern House to curate a moving-in box, with six objects designed for the modern homebuyer…
Architecture studio TDO has transformed a disused church hall in London into versatile offices for estate agents The Modern House, which feature lofty ceilings and modular furniture.
Where does a business that deals exclusively with great design call home?
The office facilitates the company’s growth to a team of more than 20, while functioning as a flexible events space for its expanding cultural programme
“It’s all about quality of life,” believes Albert Hill, co-founder of The Modern House. “People are increasingly focused on experiences over objects, and our home is the place where we have the most experiences.”
Design-led estate agency The Modern House has teamed up with British designer Faye Toogood to curate a limited edition of 200 moving-in boxes for design conscious homebuyers.
The Isokon building in Belsize Park, formerly called the Lawn Road Flats, is one of the most celebrated examples of Bauhaus in London. Designed in 1934 by the architect Wells Coates and the furniture designer Jack Pritchard, it was Britain’s first reinforced concrete block.
Brick terraced houses line both sides of the traditional English high street in East Dulwich—but neatly tucked away, behind the neighbourhood cheesemonger and a boulangerie, is an industrial, avant-garde residence.
“Like many houses designed by architects for their own families, Housden House (now on the market with The Modern House) took several years to complete….
[W]hat happens if we … think outside the box and design homes simply because that’s what we want them to look like? Forget all the rules, do something innovative and personal instead – and you may just find your house commands an unprecedented premium over its neighbours.
London buyers can expect to pay an average of 12 per cent more for a property brimming with design features, according to new research commissioned by design-led estate agency The Modern House.
But what constitutes good design? According to The Modern House, a well-designed home considers the relationship between indoor and outdoor living spaces, exudes a sense of ‘spatial drama’ … and is decked out in well-curated fixtures and furnishings.
An iconic post-war concrete house in Hampstead, north London, has gone on sale for the first time, offering the rare opportunity to own a slice of design history.
Of course, judging what makes architecture and design “good” is pretty subjective. Which is where The Modern House boasts a particular skill-set.
Research by the Modern House, an estate agency, shows that there is at least a 12 per cent price premium for “design-led” properties in London.
Browsing The Modern House’s website last year they saw the new house. “We love modern interiors, and the house was so different from everything else, it didn’t take long to fall in love.”
Yes, this is an estate agency, but boy does it sell dreamy homes. Expect magazine-worthy shots of its carefully curated properties.
A brutalist 1960s home in London that has been preserved like a bonafide real estate time capsule has hit the market for the first time with The Modern House
With an ethos to find carefully curated properties for their discerning clients, The Modern House have decided to take a new look at the traditional welcome gifts for new owners – which is why they looked to Studio Toogood.
Sometimes I think it is shallow to love a house so much. Money doesn’t buy happiness. But light and orange and a bathtub that looks into trees can. Even when I’m alone the place keeps me company.