A look at country house style and how it has been interpreted, this book focuses on its timeless quality, showing how the style can be best adapted to suit each room of the home. The historical background is followed by a room-by-room guide to style, with practical tips and suggestions.
What is it that gives country house style its unique feeling of understated elegance combining grandeur with comfort? And how can you adapt this popular look to every room? Follow the development of the country house, find inspiration in color photographs of traditional interiors and new interpretations of the style, and go over ideas for wall coverings, floors, window treatments, furniture, and more. Conveys the irresistible allure of this style in a stunning manner.