Style File: Veere Grenney
aving apprenticed under Mary Fox Linton and David Hicks in the early Eighties, and later worked as a director at Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler, Veere Grenney is one of the most respected names in British interior design. As he releases a book of career highlights with Rizzoli, we’ve put together a retrospective of our favourite Grenney-designed spaces, from a sophisticated modern country house in Norfolk to a bamboo-clad beach retreat in Mustique. In our Top 100 Interior Designers list for 2018 Veere sums up his philosophy as “less cool, more beauty”, and the interiors we’ve collected here are some of the most beautiful there are.
Veere Grenney’s new book, On Decorating (Rizzoli, £50), is published September 11, 2018. He will also be in conversation with House & Garden\’s editor Hatta Byng on September 18 at Focus/18 at Chelsea Harbour’s Design Centre. Tickets cost £10. To book, visit dcch.co.uk or call 020-7351 5842.
At this house in Hampshire, Veere furnished the drawing room with twentieth-century pieces by Pierre Jeanneret and Charlotte Perriand. From Veere Grenney’s On Decorating (Rizzoli, 2018
The Indian guest bedroom at Veere’s house, the Gazebo, in Tangier, with Moroccan embroidered curtains and hand-stenciled walls by Alistair Erskine. From Veere Grenney’s On Decorating (Rizzoli, 2018