Ros Byam Shaw is a former Features Editor of The World of Interiors and Deputy Editor of the British edition of the US fashion and lifestyle newspaper, W. She is now a freelance journalist and writes on design and interiors for The World of Interiors, House & Garden and the Telegraph, among others. Ros is also the author of Perfect English, Perfect English Cottage and Farrow & Ball Living with Colour (all Ryland Peters & Small).
Following on from the best-selling Farrow & Ball Living with Colour, this exciting new book features a fabulous range of homes, all specially photographed for the book. Whether an Italian palazzo, a converted factory in Paris, the attic of an Amsterdam canal house, or a family home in Southern Germany, these interiors are full of fresh ideas and clever ways to use paint and wallpaper. The book is divided into three main chapters: Classical. Country, and Contemporary. Under these headings. 18 varied locations are presented as case studies. In addition, spread throughout are ten informative Decorating Principles, containing discussion and analysis of different decorating concepts and enabling the reader to put them into practice in their own home. At the end of the book there is a glossary of Farrow & Ball?s immensely popular neutral colour palettes and information on choosing the right type of paint. Practical, intriguing and sometimes surprising, this is a book certain to inspire creativity in all home decorators.
Telegraph, among others. Ros is also the author of Perfect English, Perfect English Cottage and Farrow & Ball Living with Colour (all Ryland Peters & Small).