The catalog was upgraded on Sunday October 20th, 2019. Please report problems to your library.

Record Details

Catalog Search

English decoration : timeless inspiration for the contemporary home / Ben Pentreath ; with a foreword by Nicky Haslam ; photography by Jan Baldwin.

Pentreath, Ben, (author.). Haslam, Nicholas, (writer of foreword.). Baldwin, Jan, (photographer.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

4 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library 747.0942 PEN (Text) 33500013159702 New In transit -
Detroit Lakes Public Library 747.0942 PEN (Text) 33500013144522 New In transit -
Warroad Public Library 747.0942 PEN (Text) 35500006199044 Main Checked out 12/03/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781788791205
  • ISBN: 1788791207
  • Physical Description: 192 pages : color illustrations
  • Publisher: London : Ryland Peters & Small, 2019.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"Eighteen homes, many of which have never been previously photographed, provide the source material for architectural and interior designer Ben Pentreath's wide-ranging investigation of the classic English look. The houses include Ben's homes in London and West Dorset, alongside those of Earls and artists, writers and architects, book designers and gardeners. The book is arranged room by room and Entrance Halls, Living Rooms, Kitchens and Dining Rooms, Bedrooms, and Bathrooms are each considered in turn, together with simple Rooms of Utility and spectacular Rooms of Display. The book begins with an essay on the English style in decoration and ends with an essential style directory, helping you to achieve the look wherever you live."--Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

Ben Pentreath is a leading figure in the London design world. An author, commentator, and regular columnist for the Financial Times, he combines a busy architectural practice with a growing interior design studio, a popular weekly blog ( that boasts an army of followers, and his eponymous homewares store, Pentreath & Hall. Ben is also the author of the best-selling English Houses (also Ryland Peters & Small). He lives with his husband Charlie McCormick in West Dorset and London.

Subject: Interior decoration > England.
Interior decoration > Pictorial works.
Architecture, Domestic > England.
Architecture, Domestic.
Interior decoration.
Genre: Pictorial works.

Additional Resources