Author: John Goodall
About this book:
English House Style provides a fascinating insight into the development of sixteen seminal interior styles found in English country homes which have helped shape the way we understand design today. The evolution of each style is illustrated with lavish photography taken from the rich archive of Country Life, including images of Chatsworth, Castle Howard, and Strawberry Hill, amongst many others.
About the author:
Dr. John Goodall is an award winning author and architectural editor of Country Life magazine, which he joined in 2007. He is responsible for the magazine's celebrated weekly column about architecture and is a veritable walking encyclopedia of architectural history. He is the author of three books, including the Parish Church Treasures. He has been involved in various television series on history and architecture, including BBC2 s Land of Hope and Glory: British Country Life and BBC1's How We Built Britain.
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