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Holmes, John M.

Colour in interior decoration.

London, The Architectural Press (and New York, Charles Scribner’s Sons) 1931.

Reference: 14666
Price: £48 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. 91 + (1)pp, 20 colour plates (of which plates XIV-XX are mounted colour illustrations of interior designs by named architects). Publisher’s cloth, a little bumped at head and foot of spine. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.

The author was Lecturer in Decoration at the AA School of Architecture in London, and the value of his book lies in the practical guidance that he gives about the use of harmonious and contrasting colours in interior decoration, helped by the present book’s large format and colour illustrations.