Regency touches so many modes of design. In Europe, Art Deco designs of the 1930s are examined, continuing with England's Sibyl Colefax and Syrie Maugham in the Vogue Regency period. In the United States the 1930s and ‘40s Regency revival had Hollywood entranced, and it's touch was seen on film sets and in homes done by Billy Haines and T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings. The effects of Dorothy Draper and Elsie de Wolfe's Directoire and Neoclassical Moderne designs long outlived the time and are oft studied today for their styled and stylized impact. What a journey! The archival photos are incredible and this book is a great education on a vast subject.
The Greenbrier done by Dororthy Draper in the 1940's makes for a stunning cover.
Photo Courtesy of Buscot/Rizzoli
Photo Credit:© Kelly Wearstler Interior Design
The contemporary interior of BG, Bergdorf Goodman's restaurant, is elegant and fresh in soft blue and white done by Kelly Wearstler
Photo credit:© Bernd Goeckler Antiques, New York
Each piece is a stand alone. The impact is so architectural, one piece of this furniture alone in a room would leave a huge impression.
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