The Evolution of Home

English Interiors for a New Era

The Evolution of Home
Emma Sims-Hilditch, Giles Kime
NZ$ 145.00
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NZ$ 116.00
h305 x 254mm - 224pg
11 Oct 2022 US
International import eta 7-19 days
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Emma Sims-Hilditch is best known for creating relaxed, elegant interiors that are ideal for the values and lifestyles of a new generation. The environments she makes offer an insight into the considered house of the future simple, beautiful, and practical, advancing a new style of living that is transforming not only the lives of homeowners but also communities. Sims-Hilditch approaches each room by activity Making an Entrance, Relaxing, Cooking, Eating, Working, Bathing, Sleeping, and Maintaining giving ample advice on best ways to decorate and organize the various areas of a residence. She embraces traditional materials translated for contemporary living: interior stone walls, subdued and comforting colour palettes, panelling, sturdy and stylish fabrics, antiques mixed with contemporary designs a pared-down traditionalism. Whether the project is a historic town house, a seaside cottage, an ancestral residence, a schoolhouse conversion, a lakeside house, or a modernist dwelling, the approach of Sims Hilditch is always the same a collaboration with clients to create a stylish, comfortable home that offers the perfect setting for everyday life. The book explores how the firm creates rooms where people live healthy and vibrant lives, aware of the changing seasons and embracing the comforts of a slower lifestyle resulting in a holistic picture of design and lifestyles in England and throughout the world in the twenty-first century.
Design firm Sims Hilditch has become synonymous with a fresh approach to the country-house look, a style that is classic and comfortable but also highly relevant to the shift in the way many people are now living. While this aesthetic runs through all their projects, the team comes to every commission with an open mind, ready to respond to the setting and architecture and create something original for each client. Founder and creative director Emma Sims-Hilditch formally launched Sims Hilditch in 2009, using the skills she honed through her previous career in film production for Ridley Scott. Today, she heads an expert team comprising interior designers, interior architects, and project managers working on projects from a Grade-II listed building in Wiltshire to an elegant London town house. Giles Kime is the interiors editor of Country Life magazine. He authored Rizzoli' s Nina Campbell Interior Decoration (Fall 2018). Simon Brown is a renowned interior, still life, and portrait photographer based in London. For over thirty years his work has been published in books and magazines, and his personal work is represented by the Benrubi Gallery in New York. His work has been published in The World of Interiors, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest, The Saturday Telegraph, ID, and Vogue. Clients include Colefax and Fowler, De Gournay, Nicky Haslam, Beata Heuman, Kit Kemp and Firmdale Hotels, Nina Campbell, Soho House, The Ned, Sotheby' s, and Hardie Grant. Kit Kemp MBE, is a British interior designer, and founder of Firmdale Hotels, a collection of ten hotels in London and New York.

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