Books

Wooden Houses: from log cabins to beach houses

Wooden Houses:  From Log Cabins to Beach Houses by Judith Miller (photography by James Merrell). Published by Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd  Wooden houses range from ...

‘The Thoughtful Gardener’ by Jinny Blom

The Thoughtful Gardener, An intelligent approach to garden design by Jinny Blom. A prolific designer who has enjoyed a meteoric rise as a landscape and garden ...

Neisha Crosland: Life of a Pattern

NEISHA CROSLAND, LIFE OF A PATTERN (by Merrell Publishers). Renowned for her sophisticated colour combinations and attention to balance and proportion, Neisha Crosland sees pattern everywhere. ...

Luciano Giubbilei: The art of Making Gardens

Luciano Giubbilei is known for his award-winning gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and for his beautiful and serene garden designs for private houses across ...

The Gardens of Arne Maynard

Arne Maynard is one of the country’s most sought-after and internationally renowned garden designers. He’s celebrated for his ability to draw out the essence of a ...

Vintage Home by Judith Miller

Vintage Home (20th century Design for Contemporary Living) by Judith Miller is a practical collector’s guide, a celebration of the many decorative styles of the 20th ...

The Country House Ideal

The Country House Ideal, Recent Work by ADAM Architecture is a survey of country houses designed by the Winchester-based ADAM Architecture.  It places the country house ...

Garden Magic by George Carter

Garden designer George Carter is noted for his witty and theatrical approach to garden design. A Chelsea Flower Show multiple gold medallist, he is currently working ...

Shed Decor

Small space, big ideas: Shed Decor by Sally Coulthard is dedicated to decorating and equipping your shed space for relaxing, working and playing. There are hundreds ...

Karen Knorr’s India Song

‘India Song’, a new book by acclaimed photographer Karen Knorr (sister-in-law of Cheryl Knorr of The House Directory!) presents some extraordinary images of animals in stunning ...

Imperfect Home by Mark & Sally Bailey

Mark and Sally Bailey of destination homeware store Baileys Home & Garden were early forerunners of ‘undecorating’, and their latest book Imperfect Home sees the beauty ...

Modern Country

Containing rarely seen images from the Côté Maison magazines, Modern Country – Inspirational interiors for Contemporary Country Living  by Caroline Clifton-Mogg,  brings together relaxed, informal homes ...

Beautifully Small

In Beautifully Small, interiors stylist Sara Emslie embraces the positive aspects of living in small spaces and offers clever design solutions for pocket-sized interiors. One of ...

The Peggy Angus Collection

The Peggy Angus Collection has been inspired by the remarkable work of Peggy Angus, British designer, teacher and painter, 1904-1993. Her hand-blocked designs have been faithfully ...

Unseen London

In a fascinating new book, Unseen London, photographer Peter Dazeley shows us some of the capital’s hidden gems. We are taken behind the scenes in fifty ...

The Interiors of Chester Jones

An inspiring tome on the work of interior designer Chester Jones is just out.  The Interiors of Chester Jones features more than a dozen of his ...

The Art of the Interior

For over 40 years, Barbara and René Stoeltie (writer and photographer respectively) have been chronicling interiors for books and magazines. Their latest book, The Art of ...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show – A centenary celebration

  A new book, published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the most prestigious flower show, includes some fascinating photographs, plans and posters from the Royal ...

Bowerbird by Sibella Court

  Stylist Sibella Court’s new book, Bowerbird, Creating beautiful interiors with the things you collect, reveals her very personal approach to collecting. Her mantra is that ...

The unseen Rex Whistler

  An exhibition of paintings by the elusive Rex Whistler (1905-1944) is on at Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler in Mayfair until 14 December to celebrate ...

The Wood Fire Handbook

This is the perfect book to curl up with on a winter evening. Woodsman Vincent Thurkettle has a passion for wood fires, and his new handbook is ...

Su Blackwell’s paper-cut fairytales

Anthropologie will be hosting a new exhibition of  Su Blackwell’s enchanting paper sculptures at The Gallery at 139 King’s Road. This exhibition is in association with the ...

The Natural Home

  In his new book The Natural Home, Swedish art director and stylist Hans Blomquist explores the essence of his painterly style. Natural materials and earthy ...

Perfect English Farmhouse

  For an inspiring read, look no further than the latest in Ros Byam Shaw’s ‘Perfect English’ series, Perfect English Farmhouse which explores contemporary farmhouse style: ...

Nomad

  In her latest book, Nomad, stylist Sibella Court shows us how to bring our travels home with us in the most unexpected of ways. She ...

Handmade Home

In their latest book, Handmade Home, Living with Art and Craft , Mark and Sally Bailey (who run the renowned homeware store Baileys Home & Garden) ...