Romantic Irish Homes

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Irish houses have a character and personality quite different from that found anywhere else. Quixotic, often whimsical and definitely quirky, they provide a sanctuary from the Irish climate, which is frequently grey, cold and damp. No wonder, therefore, that over the centuries Irelands domestic architecture and interior design has developed a distinctive personality in which colour and vivacity are highly prized. Romantic Irish Homes presents 15 of the finest examples of these traits, each one of them distinctive...
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Overview

Irish houses have a character and personality quite different from that found anywhere else. Quixotic, often whimsical and definitely quirky, they provide a sanctuary from the Irish climate, which is frequently grey, cold and damp. No wonder, therefore, that over the centuries Irelands domestic architecture and interior design has developed a distinctive personality in which colour and vivacity are highly prized. Romantic Irish Homes presents 15 of the finest examples of these traits, each one of them distinctive and yet sharing the same native spirit. From vast ancient castles through sturdy Georgian manors to small farmhouses, the majority of them never previously photographed, the homes featured here offer a unique insight into the Irish temperament and an exploration of a style of decoration that, while adapted to meet 21st century demands, still retains an historic integrity.\
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781908862907
  • Publisher: CICO Books
  • Publication date: 3/14/2013
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 811,595
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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  • Posted October 6, 2011

    Beautiful photography and a good mix of featured homes that include farmhouses as well as grand estates.

    The only thing I didn't like was that there weren't more homes featured.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2010

    I Also Recommend:

    Gray skies + Colorful Rooms

    The photography is glorious, the houses are wonderful, and the reading is a delight. I do love houses, house books, house history and COLOR, and this book satisfies on all those counts. It's very inspiring and a permanant library addition for me.

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  • Posted January 9, 2010

    Book Not Representative

    There are indeed many beautiful romantic old stately homes in Ireland, but they are not represented in this book.

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