Interior designer Veere Grenney tells Arabella Youens why the only bed to have is a four-poster.
GIVEN his designs and his diction, anyone who’s met veere Grenney might be surprised that the London-based decorator didn’t spend his formative years skipping along the flagstone floors of an English country house. in fact, he was born in New Zealand, from where he travelled to London in the 1970s.
On arrival, he established an antiques stall on the Portobello Road that was so successful that he traded up to a small shop and he soon caught the eye of the the legendary decorator Mary Fox Linton. Before long, he was offerde a role at Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler, where he spent eight years. He left in 1996 to establish his own practice in Chelsea, which designs homes all over the world that are distinguished by a distinctive mix of modernity and a timeless English classicism.
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September 18, 2018