This September, I’m all in on British style. It’s classic, it’s elegant, it’s timeless. From the stately homes of the English countryside to the cozy cottages of the Cotswolds, British interior design is known for its use of timeless styles, natural materials, and attention to detail.
If you want to dive into the world of British interior design with me, here are three books I love (that would look great on your coffee table):
Published in 1989, this one’s been around a while but it’s a classic you can’t go wrong with. Colefax & Fowler has a rich history and is known for epitomizing the English country style of decorating.
Nancy Lancaster has had a huge impact on interior design—both in America and Great Britain. This book, full of gorgeous photography, shares her own homes and gardens.
Imogen Taylor was a principal decorator for Colefax & Fowler from 1971-1999. This book, described as “combin[ing] a style bible with a social memoir,” is sure to keep you fascinated from start to finish.
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Other posts in the British Style Series:
3 Coffee Table Books with British Style · British Style Pattern Collection · The Legacy of English Interior Design: Why It Matters · The English Roll Arm Sofa: A Timeless Investment for Every Home · British Style Link Roundup
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