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Nicky Haslam's Folly De Grandeur: Romance and Revival in an English Country House
Written by Nicky Haslam, Foreword by Susan Crewe, Photographed by Simon Upton
About This Book
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, comfortably—and well.
About the Author
Nicholas Haslam is one of the world’s leading interior decorators, credited with reinventing interior design in Britain and America. Based in London, he has designed interiors for many notable clients, including Ringo Starr and Mick Jagger. His work has been featured in The World of Interiors, Vogue, Architectural Digest, and many other publications.