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Georgian Style and Design: Living with Proportion and Elegance
Henrietta Spencer-Churchill, noted authority on using traditional style in contemporary settings, examines how the Georgian era is inspiring today’s interiors. Associated by most Americans with Colonial Williamsburg or Jefferson’s Monticello, the Georgian style confers a sense of comfortable luxury that makes any home a haven, as well as a showcase. Proceeding room by ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published November 4th 2008 by Rizzoli
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I was really taken with a lot of these mostly new-build, Georgian style homes. Magnificent use of colour, even pink, which I'm never particularly keen on. And the staircases will serve as inspiration for a long time. The book did lose its way somewhat when it got round to living rooms, as there was the inclusion of some very modern sofas in underwhelming palettes and patterns. But it picked up again due to the reintroduction to another aspect of a Russian inspired home that was undoubtedly my ...more