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Robert Adam Designs
From Sir John Soane's Museum
This collection of 12 sheets of quality standard-size (500 x 700mm) gift wrap features drawings by Robert Adam. Robert Adam (1728-92) was one of the most important British architects working in the Neo-classical style. He was a main force in the development of a unified style that extended beyond architecture and interiors to include both the fixed and moveable objects in a room. He incorporated design ideas from ancient Greece and Rome into his forms and decoration. His famous London houses include Kenwood House, Osterley Park and Syon House. In 1883 Sir John Soane purchased 9,000 drawings and watercolours by Robert Adam and his brothers - the richest collection of architectural drawings in Britain and an untapped treasure trove of unique designs for ceilings, carpets, wallpaper and much more.
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"This year, avoid the usual struggle with rolls of wrapping paper and pick up this nifty gift-wrap book instead. It includes 12 sheets of beautifully designed, top-quality wrap." Style at Home "the joy of it is that your gifts will looks as great together as they do separately and you won't have all the fuss of wielding paper rolls." Homes & Antiques "...if corners must be cut, all you really need is good wrapping paper.The Pimpernel Press prints paper of Robert Adam designs, British Library manuscripts, V&A art deco patterns or Japanese prints (GBP12.99 each). Wrap up some breezeblocks in these exquisite sheets, and they'll look too good to tear." Telegraph "Anyone got any wrapping paper? This is a question that gets bellowed across our office with embarrassing frequency. It's followed by frantic desk rifling as everyone tries to cover up for the fact that we are bad friends. Step up, Pimpernel Press's wrapping paper books" Emerald Street "Breathtakingly wonderful, and make for the best and most original wrapping paper we've ever seen." A Little Bird An Insider's Guide to London