Founders Albert Hill and Matt Gibberd turned an obsession with design into a fast-growing estate agency
The British architectural firm TDO architecture has turned the former church premises into an office for estate agency The Modern House in London.
The Modern House, known for their roster of inspiring modern living spaces, wanted an array of objects that would be more meaningful and longer-lasting.
British real estate agency The Modern House invited the designer Faye Toogood to come up with souvenirs for buyers.
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.