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Orla Kiely Home

By Orla Kiely

  • Hardback
  • £30.00

An interior design book from internationally renowned designer Orla Kiely.

An interior design book from internationally renowned designer Orla Kiely.

"Orla Kiely is a virtuoso of vintage pattern and design." - The Sunday Business Post

"Whether you're a fan of Orla Kiely's cult retro patterns or not, it's hard to resist her second book." - Real Homes

Internationally renowned designer Orla Kiely describes her career as 'a journey in pattern and colour'. Her distinctive palette, and graphic and stylized motifs in clean repeat constructions, have won her devoted fans across the world, and have helped to turn, what began as a small British business designing bags, into a global fashion, accessories and homeware brand.

Following the success of her first book Pattern, Home opens the door on Orla's own house, looks at a series of British, Irish and Scandinavian case studies - all beautifully photographed by Richard Powers - reveals the mid-century modern items that have inspired her work and tracks the creation of her homeware range including furniture, textiles, wallpaper and ceramics.

'I have always been inspired by architecture and interiors so the move into furniture and homewares was completely natural,' Orla says. 'To me, the home is where we can truly express our style and personality, where we can be playful.'

Contents Includes...

Elements

My Work

My House

Case Studies
Siegel House
Scheer House
Villa Bendvold
Bygdøy House
Brabrand House
Aarhus

...And Many More!

Biographical Notes

Orla began her career studying at Dublin's National College of Art. She obtained her master's degree from the Royal College of Art in London and has subsequently been a visiting lecturer at the RCA and Chelsea College of Art. She was also an external examiner for the National College of Art and Design in Dublin for two years. In 2005 Orla was awarded the Irish Tatler Irish Woman of the Year for design. She has also judged on several occasions for the UK Graduate Fashion Week Industry and Media Awards.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781840916188
  • Publication date: 07 Oct 2013
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Conran
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