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Victorian Modern: A Design Bible for the Victorian Home

Victorian Modern: A Design Bible for the Victorian Home

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 by Jo Leevers, Rachael Smith

This expertly-crafted design bible offers an in-depth exploration of Victorian-era features and 19th-century design, while illuminating how today’s designers are adapting these houses to suit contemporary living. Comprehensive in nature, Victorian Modern spans seven chapters analyzing how we interact with our homes, from dining to sleeping, and provides practical tips for merging these features with modern trends. With help from professionals, including architects and artists, the book examines how Victorian motifs and history can create inspiring and up-to-date environments. Through this invaluable resource, Victorian homes can become stunning abodes ready for the 21st century.

Book Details

Format: Hardback

Size: 27.0 x 23.0 cm

Extent: 240 pp

Illustrations: 363

Publication date: 25 May 2023

ISBN: 9780500024041

About the Author

Jo Leevers is an interiors writer, stylist and author. She has written for World of Interiors, Homes & Gardens, Livingetc and Elle Decoration, the Telegraph and Observer newspapers, and magazines in Europe, the US and Australia.

Rachael Smith is an interiors photographer whose work appears regularly in House & Garden, World of Interiors, Elle Decoration, Homes & Gardens, Architectural Digest and magazines in Asia and Europe, and the Times, Observer and Telegraph. Her books include London Shopfronts (2021) and Dungeness: Coastal Architecture (2022).


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