The legendary interior design firm Parish-Hadley Associates set the standard for American style in the finest homes for more than three decades, from the 1960s through the 1990s. Throughout its colorful history, Parish-Hadley was commissioned by the most prestigious families in the country, from the Kennedys at the White House to the Astors, Rockefellers, and Gettys. Yet the fertile partnership between Parish and Hadley also greatly influenced the taste, style, creative process, and practices of the designers who worked for them. In this volume, 30 of the most renowned designers relate in detail their personal experiences working at the firm, accompanied by images they have chosen of their own work, past and present, illustrating how their designs were shaped by Parish-Hadley.
A Stunning Book
This is truly a beautiful book on interior design. It is very well written, and the photos are stunning. The rooms pictured are gorgeous, and of course timeless. If you like the look of beautiful antiques, mixed with contemporary art, you will really enjoy this book.
Top Quality Interior Design 'Idea' Book
I really enjoyed this book! One cool aspect of it is that Bunny Williams and gang have influenced do many other designers and decorators and you get a real sense of the varied work of the 'graduates' of the 'House of Hadley' ... I also enjoy looking at design books to get new ideas.