Synopses & Reviews
showcases the elegant eclecticism of renowned designer Jan Showers's interiors, including many projects unpublished until now.and#160;Illustrated with dazzling photography, Showers's accessible and useful design tenets will inspire readers to create their own luxurious yet relaxed homes. Showers's attention to detail seamlessly blends Hollywood high style, midcentury modernism, and classic 18th-century French styles with the local flavors of St. Barth's, Paris, and Rome. Her modern and timeless interiors, never overdone, have earned her a dedicated fan base of top designers, celebrities, and power brokers from Palm Beach to Del Mar. A must-have addition to any design enthusiast's library, Glamorous Rooms
is sure to be an instant classic.and#160;Traditional Home
Lucite and tufting and mirrors, oh my! and#160;Love shimmering elegance? and#160;You'll thrill to the work of Jan Showers, a Texas pro.
Veranda November-December 2009
Texas-based designer Jan Showers strikes just the right balance between restraint and high visual impact. Her superbly detailed rooms gain unique presence through a mix of styles, such as Hollywood Regency, eighteenth-century French and mid-century modern. Like her spaces, her furnishings-including her 1940and#8217;s-inspired Venetian glass lamps-exude American glamour.
House Beautiful November 2009
Jan Showers tells all, Dallas style. The how/why of glamour, one gorgeous room @ a time. Read the captions!
Luxe Fall 2009
Over 200 dazzling photographs of Showersand#8217; design, which seamlessly blend Hollywood high style, mid-century modernism and classic 18th century French style.
Allegra Hicks: An Eye for Design examines textile, interior, and fashion designer Allegra Hicks approach to design and luxury. The book retraces the genesis of her patterns over the past decades of her work. Season by season, Hicks presents her original textile and pattern designs alongside beautiful photography of interiors, landscapes, and unexpected points of nature. Essays on design, color, and seasonal elements will inspire readers to look at interiors and fabrics in a new and different way. Pairing original textile and pattern designs with inspiring photography of interiors and landscapes, the book is an internal voyage through Allegra Hicks mind.
Praise for Allegra Hicks: An Eye for Design:
"Porn for fabric fanatics."
About the Author
of Dallas, Texas, is one of the world's most fashionable interiorand#160; designers. Her glamorous homes have landed her spots on Top One Hundred Designers lists and in the pages of virtually every interiors and architecture magazine in the world. For the first time, Showers's unique aesthetic is captured in a single volume. Michael Kors
is an internationally renowned fashion designer. He lives in New York.