9780847839971

Nicholas Haslam's Folly de Grandeur : Romance and Revival in an English Country House

  • ISBN 13:

    9780847839971

  • ISBN 10:

    0847839974

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/19/2013
  • Publisher: Random House Inc

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Summary

For anyone who has nurtured the dream of having a country house in the English style, celebrated designer Nicholas Haslam has created an inspiring series of exquisite yet relaxed interiors that blend traditional comfort with elegance and a passion for collecting art and antiques. Nicholas Haslam's delightful "Folly de Grandeur" is a unique country house that many in the interior design community consider to be one of the world's most inspiring and picturesque places. The interiors and grounds represent a tasteful yet relaxed vision for a country house in the English style. Haslam restored and nurtured the house and garden, and today it is the epitome of relaxed yet comfortable good taste and refinement.Haslam explains the intricacies and delights of carefully mismatched antique and vintage furniture, a color palette of subtle, warming, welcoming tones, and a collection of art and objects that is nothing short of inspirational. The wealth of muted colors and visual interest makes each room feel larger, and this handsome, inspiring volume will appeal to anyone interested in interior design and the art of living beautifully, comfortablyand well.

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