“you can gussy-up and hide things behind veils and ruffles and suedes, but when you come to simplicity, the truth comes out.” – william haines
this book traces the captivating career of william haines, decorator to the stars. gaines was a talent show winner who came to hollywood in 1922 and starred in over twenty movies opposite many famous actresses, including joan crawford, marion davies and constance bennett. as his career waned, he turned to his skills as a self-taught decorator, and many of his co-stars became his clients.
includes over 300 photographs and drawings – some never before published – of haines’ most famous furniture and home designs, plus a biography of haines himself and thoughts from members of his designing firm. the perfect book for anyone interested in hollywood or interior design… or both!
2005. hardcover. 228 pages.
dimensions: 12”h x 11.4”w
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