➵ [Reading] ➷ John Fowler Prince of Decorators By Martin Wood ➪ – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk John Fowler was an interior decorator who set fashions and changed tastes The English country house style which he developed with Sibyl Colefax and Nancy Lancaster his partners in the firm of Colefax Prince of ePUB ☆ John Fowler was an interior decorator who set fashions and changed tastes The English country house style which he developed with Sibyl Colefax and Nancy Lancaster his partners in the firm of Colefax Fowler has proved a source of continuing inspiration to decorators and home owners on both sides of the Atlantic and indeed across the world Today a hundred years after his birth his influence is almost as powerful as it was in the mid th century when he was working on many of John Fowler PDF or Britain's finest and most famous houses including Uppark Cheuers and Buckingham Palace as well as dozens of modest projects Fowler's style has been so widely imitated that it is easy to forget what an innovator he was In the s and s his style was a breath of fresh country air sweeping away heavy velvets and damasks in favour of crisp cotton chintzes replacing glossy mahogany with painted Regency furnishings elaborate porcelain and glitzy ormolu with modest pottery and painted tin Even after the war when Fowler Prince of MOBI ☆ he came to specialize in the decoration of architecturally important interiors he continued to prefer 'humble elegance' and 'romantic disrepair' to pomposity.
- 240 pages
- John Fowler Prince of Decorators
- Martin Wood
- 10 February 2015 Martin Wood