In The BNOTP Library: Colefax and Fowler: The Best in English Interior Decoration

If you're a lover of English Country design, this book is about the firm¬†that pretty much invented this style of decorating. They greatly influenced some of our favorite designers including Arthur Hadley, Mario Buatta and Mark Hampton.   In the BNOTP Library: Colefax and Fowler: The Best In English Interior Decoration Author: Chester Jones   3 Things I Like About This … [Read more...]


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In The BNOTP Library: Classic Design Styles

When I discovered all the wonderful books written by the English designer, Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill, elder daughter of the 11th Duke of Marlborough, I was hooked. I have several of her books (7 at last counting) and love them all! Her books never feel dated and are always relevant since the subject is always centered around classic, timeless design. If you love English design, you'll love this … [Read more...]


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In The BNOTP Library: The Art of Decoration

Though the book I'm sharing today is an older book, it's written about a topic that's classic and forever in style: English Design.   In the BNOTP Library: The Art of Decoration Author: Nina Camptbell Hardcover: 160 pages   3 Things I Like About This Book: One of Nina Campbell's first jobs was working with John Fowler of Colefax and Fowler. You can see John Fowler's … [Read more...]


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In The BNOTP Library: Bringing It Home: England

Every time I pull a book off the shelf to share, I invariably think, "I love this book, I should have already shared this one." Then I remember, I always think that about all the books I've shared.   In the BNOTP Library: Bringing It Home: England: The Ultimate Guide to Creating the Feeling of England in Your Home Author: Cheryl MacLachlan Hardcover: 192 pages Book Size: 10.8 x 8.5 x … [Read more...]


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In the BNOTP Library: Classic English Interiors

It was a happy day the day I discovered books authored by Designer, Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill, the elder daughter of the 11th Duke of Marlborough. I don't remember which of her books was the first one I purchased, but once it arrived, I was hooked. I immediately began ordering others. I just counted before I started writing this post and I have 7 of her books, so far. Love them … [Read more...]


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