English Style and Decoration: A Sourcebook of Original Designs
Drawing upon an impressive array of original sources, English Style and Decoration offers a cornucopia of design riches.
Lavishly illustrated with page after page of original sketches and printed patterns for furniture, textiles, flooring, wallpaper, glass, ceramics and household utensils, from doorknobs to tableware and light fittings.
Like its companion volume, French Style and Decoration, this superb reference provides a wealth of ideas and inspiration for designers, restorers, interior decorators and homeowners.
• An unrivalled sourcebook of English design and decoration during the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries.
• Includes the works of such designers as Kent, Chippendale, Hepplewhite, Adam, Sheraton, Pugin, Morris, Voysey, Liberty and Gimson, as well as many unnamed artist-designers.
• Ilustrations drawn from rarely reproduced sources: design books, pattern books, shape books, swatch books, company archives, manufacturers’ and retail catalogues.