Article Archive

This is an interview with me just out, March 14, connected with Chelsea Design week on the Access Great Design blog created especially for London Design Week and Focus.

Signing English Country House InteriorsRight signing English Country House Interiors after my lecture at Chelsea Design Week at the Chelsea Design Centre

 A review of my book English Country House Interiors published by Rizzoli in Manner of Man Magazine, March 1, can be viewed here

“Bricks and Mortar Link to Immortal Ink” feature on Charles Dickens and the English Country House, in Country Life, February 22, 2012

‘Step into the Light’ on the glass engraver, Laurence Whistler, in Focus on the Visual Arts in Country Life, October 5, 78-81

‘African Aladdin’s Cave’ interview with Peter Adler, about his collection of African artefacts, The Field, October 2011, pp. 148-149, see Mr Adler’s jewellery on www.pebblelondon.com

‘Long Gone Silver’ in the October issue of World of Interiors on the atmospheric JWEvans the historic silver ware factory in Birmingham acquired by English Heritage

The new book on Messel to which I have contributed chapters on architecture and decoration is out this week and here are some press notices.

Press notices of Oliver Messel: In the Theatre of Design, to which I have contributed two chapters and is launched this month – The New York Times Style Magazine – Centre Stage

Here are some reviews for my latest publication, English Country House Interiors published in October by RizzoliHouse and Garden, December 2011, pp.95 and The Times, November 26 2011, pp.114

“Kitchener Caricatured”, interview with Emma Fellowes about her collection of cartoons relating to Lord Kitchener’s famous recruiting poster, The Field, September 2011, pp.134-135

‘Burghley and the Hand of Capability Brown’ August 24, pp.36-41 about Brown’s architectural interventions at Burghley House,

Burghley feature in August 24 Country Life

“Folly de Grandeur”, The ruins of Lowther Castle, World of Interiors, July issue, pp.60 – 65

Wenlock Abbey, Shropshire, history of a house carved from an old abbey and beloved of writers, Country Life, June 1, 2011, pp. 102-106

“Wake Up and Listen to the Birdsong”, the restoration of the Watts Gallery at Compton, in The Lady, June 14, pp.52-54

“The Scandal that Rocked”, James Birch and his Christine Keeler collection, The Field, August issue, pp.146-7