Terry’s Fabrics Maps Out Homes of Classic Literature


Following the example of Movoto, the real-estate company which used details from the Harry Potter books to appraise the Weasley family home, another UK company is using homes in classic books as a fun bit of publicity.

sherlockTerry’s Fabrics, a British home-furnishings store, created floor plans for literary dwellings like Dracula’s castle, Bag End from The Hobbit, and the simple but irresistible cottage from Lady Chatterley’s Lover.

As we said about Movoto’s campaign, “wouldn’t it be great if more marketing ploys involved meticulous, loving attention to books?”

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Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →