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At Home with Wedgwood: The Art of the Tableby Tricia Foley
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Theres only one Wedgwood, but there are limitless expressions of Wedgwood style.
At Home with Wedgwood showcases 250 years of the companys innovations-in all its manifestations-and the imaginative ways todays collectors draw inspiration from the past and integrate Wedgwood pieces into their lives. Whether gracing a table for Saturday breakfast, bringing whimsy to a garden party, or arranged for a formal affair, Wedgwood is classically beautiful yet contemporarily stylish. Quite simply, Wedgwood is as much at home on the everyday table as it is when carefully styled for special occasions.
At the heart of At Home with Wedgwood are the homes of a group of renowned collectors, beautifully photographed to reveal how this diverse and dynamic group of people live and entertain with Wedgwood. From Carolyne Roehms movable feast to Charlotte Mosss after-the-ballet supper, from the vintage collection that fills Thomas OBriens country house to Jasper Conrans English style, and from Vera Wangs elegant bridal shower to Martha Stewarts perfect setting, you will see how todays style makers draw on their Wedgwood for every occasion.
At Home with Wedgwood also includes a stunning visual gallery of patterns-from classic favorites to popular new motifs-and a portrait of Josiah Wedgwood, the companys inspirational founder whose values still inform Wedgwood today. Finally, a resource section makes this both a sumptuous book of style and a practical guide to the worlds best-known maker of tableware.
Wedgwood, founded in 1759, is the world's most renowned maker of china and tableware and an authority on gracious living and timeless design. For the last 250 years, each Wedgwood pattern has reflected understated elegance and classic beauty.
At Home with Wedgwood celebrates Wedgwood in all its manifestations. The beautiful photographs—from Carolyne Roehm’s moveable feast to Charlotte Moss’s after-the-ballet supper to the vintage collection that graces Thomas O’Brien’s country home—reveal the imaginative ways that today's stylemakers draw on their Wedgwood collections for every occasion.
Revealing a portrait of Josiah Wedgwood, the company’s inspirational founder whose values still inform Wedgwood today, At Home with Wedgwood also includes a rich gallery of patterns—from classic Wedgwood favorites to popular new collections. Finally, At Home with Wedgwood boasts an extraordinary resource section, making it both a sumptuous book of style and a practical guide to the world’s best-known ceramic tableware.
About the Author
TRICIA FOLEY is a designer who has published ten lifestyle books. A former editor at House Beautiful and Country Home, her work has appeared in the New York Times, Town and Country, Country Living, and Southern Accents, among other places.
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