A comprehensive guide to restoring Victorian houses, which explains the historical background and advises on how to create a comfortable modern home while respecting the period architectural detail.
Robin Guild acquired an international reputation as a designer of interiors ranging from small studio apartments and country houses to the cabins of motor yachts and private jets. Co-founder of Designers Guild, he worked for many well-known clients including the Rolling Stones, Joan Collins, Trevor Nunn and the royal family of Saudi Arabia. He designed the interiors of Ralph Lauren's London clothes store, as well as Brown's and the Empress Garden restaurants. His book The Finishing Touch has been translated into four languages. He died on 27th August 2006.