Hove and Cheltenham as well as Pamlico and MayfairThe Prince Regent Fashion Furniture:
Prince George, later George IV, had a predilection for opulence and extravagance and his palaces and fashions reflected this. He spent vast sums of money on extravagant interiors. commissioning work from the major fashion painters, architects, fashion designers and interior decorators of the day.
Establish the fashion:
The taste of Prince Regent helped to establish the fashion of Regency Classicism as we know it today. Evolving from Neo-Classicism. Regency takes its influence from classical Rome. Greece and Egypt but with greater accuracy and understanding of the ancient empires. Hove and Cheltenham as well as Pamlico and Mayfair
Regency fashioning and architecture is seen most notably in London in John Nash’s work in Regent’s Street Substitute’s Park and his Versailles inspired. Buckingham Palace. Columned entrances with black front door. Bow windows and cast iron balustrade balconies. The sweeping grandeur and stylishness of the style seen in crescents and terraces in Brighton. Hove and Cheltenham as well as Pamlico and Mayfair. The work of architects Sir John Saone (the Bank of England) Decius Burton (Royal Botanic Parks, London Zoo) and Benjamin Wyatt (Ansley House. London) also admired buildings and public places of the Regency period
Greece and Egypt but with greater accuracy and understanding of the ancient empires.
Egypt, Greece & Rome:
The Regency fashion in interior design is now summed up by ‘elegant fashion furniture and striped wallpaper. The striped wallpaper said to be based on Egyptian reeds. Egyptian tastes being very much in vogue at the time thanks to Napoleon’s campaign and the archaeology and discoveries made there. Other major influences include Ancient Greece and the architecture of imperial Rome designers would incorporate Greek forms. such as shields or by ‘elegant the flower-like anthemion into the fashion designs of chair backs are music stands Imperial.Greece and Egypt but with greater accuracy and understanding of the ancient empires. Lightened by more delicate motifs and ideas from sculpture Greece and Egypt but with greater accuracy and Understanding of the ancient empires.