Syrie Maugham

Syrie Maugham

Staging Glamorous Interiors

Book - 2010
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Interior designer Syria Maugham created an ultra-chic world that was as unique as it was influential. Metcalf celebrates the work of this legendary British designer in the first comprehensive study of her dramatic life and meteoric career.
Publisher: New York : Acanthus Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780926494077
0926494074
Call Number: 747.092 M442m
Characteristics: 299 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm

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stewaroby Apr 18, 2016

Unbelievably opulent interiors that photographed beautifully but were surely unliveable. Maugham 'popularised' the all- white look - if something that must have required fleets of servants could really be popularised. She designed an all-white set for a Jean Harlow film that required 11 shades of white to create enough contrast. Was Harlow's hair one on the 11 shades I wonder. The photographs reward close examination, especially the ones that feature people (or remarkable facsimiles of people).

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