Jasper Conran is one of the UK’s leading designers. He designs clothing, accessories, jewellery, ceramics, crystal, furniture and interiors. He has also designed costumes, and sets for ballet, opera, theatre and film. His work has been recognized with awards including British Designer of the Year, The Fashion Group of America Award, and The Laurence Olivier Award for Costume Design. In 2008 Jasper was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.) by HM The Queen. He lives both in London and Somerset.
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 6 June 2010. With Jasper Conran's Country, you are so obviously getting a very superior book for your money. It's country living, country style, nostalgia, landscape, interiors, detail, still-life, colour, texture, shape, mood and reflection; a beautiful piece of book production that only needs to be seen to be desired. The breathtaking, beautiful photographs capture our yearning for living a simple country life, revelling in stunning landscapes, timeless interiors and close details of textures and objects. Yes its a guide to country style, but its also a book of superb photography, a book to treasure and sheer balm for the soul.