Superlative photography that even the most ardent Lutyens fan will find new and stimulating Any lover of Lutyens would give 10 stars to David Coles’s photography in this book. The pictures are superlative in every way: beautifully composed and lit; many new details of buildings with which we had thought we were familiar (if only from old black and white photographs); many photographs of houses only briefly mentioned in previous books or not previously published at all; a great many pictures of interiors (to gain entry to which David Coles must have exercised great charm and…
Gorgeously produced exploration of Lutyens domestic work A superb introduction to Lutyens Arts & Crafts houses. The photos are sumptuous and numerous, the author clearly very knowledgeable. Inevitably there is photographic focus on the exteriors: a few more interior shots would have been perfect, but perhaps owners are not always obliging. The text becomes slightly repetitive occasionally, which again, is to be expected when an author is commenting on the same architect. The large format of the book gives the photos real punch and the quality is…
Sir Edwin Lutyens: The Arts and Crafts Houses I can’t recommend this book highly enough. A superb book, the amount of research and effort to produce it must have been enormous.
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