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    July 21, 2011

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    • EMM

      Syrie Maughams “All-white Room” 1932 -she used WHITE liberally, which was unusual at the time, and her use of DRAPERY and MIRROR was dramatic. Although she was known for white rooms, her own drawing room was the only all-white room she ever did. Others were accented with color

    • Jane Hall

      Syrie Maugham, c.1928. Known for designing this all white room her style was in the Art Deco style of England called Moderne.Syrie Maugham / Pioneer of the White lived on Kings Road in London and was married to Somerset Maugham. She is another of the famous women decorators of the 1930's and 1940's.

    • Emma Carrington

      Syrie Maugham was credited for designing the first all-white room. In the early 1910s, Maugham began her career by apprenticing in a London decorating firm. She established her own interior decorating business at the age of 42, Syrie LTD and as her reputation grew, so did her business. She opened shops in New York and Chicago, and designed homes in Palm Springs, California - wikipedia

    • WHAT ABOUT INTERIOR

      BRITISH INTERIORS: All-white interior by influential British designer Syrie Maugham, circa 1920.

    • Avant Gardenist

      In 1934, Syrie Maugham (wife of author Somerset Maugham) created a modern room. This was the white room, a space entirely furnished in shades of white. It was the first of its kind. In the age of modernism, along with the revolutions in art, architecture, literature, music and dance, interior designers – the professionals and the amateurs had their own slant on modernism. https://rbkclocalstudies.wordpress.com/2013/05/09/in-a-white-room-and-other-modern-colour-schemes-1934/

    • Jones_Girl1

      Syrie Maugham's was famous for doing the first all white room. It actually showed many shades of cream, and the drapes were in a shade of the softest shade of pink satin. This room in her own own home on Kink's Road and was thought to be the inspiration for many movie set designs in the 30,s as it showed well on black and white film.Cecil Beaton used this room many times as a backdrop for his portraits. Its been written that this room was more of a publicity stunt and that she did many jobs t

    • Emily Calvocoressi

      glamour 30's style: he famous all-white party room at Maugham's Kings Road home c. 1932

    • Randi Lisa

      Syrie Maugham's white living room

    • Flora Brama

      foxy mirrored wall. GLAM.

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