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Designer Ashley Hicks has built a career out of carrying on his father's legacy, while simultaneously developing his own unique style. In addition to his own furniture collection (link to the furniture page) and design projects, Ashley, son of David, the influential interior designer and decorator of the latter half of the 20th century, has launched carpet, wallpaper and fabric lines inspired by his father's designs, and has published two books on his father's work. The most recent, David Hicks: A Life of Design (Rizzoli, 2009) is a masterful ode not just to David's work, but to his life. Filled with stunning sketches of rooms drenched in David's signature saturated colors; family photographs of David, his wife, Lady Pamela (daughter of the last Viceroy of India), and children, Ashley, Edwina, and India (also a well-known designer), and a survey of interior photographs of David's work, this hefty hardcover is as much personal scrapbook as monograph of one of the world’s most important modern day designer... http://www.theinsidesource.com/article/ashley-hicks-on-his-father-david

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Ashley Hicks is a designer of furniture, interiors, textiles and graphics. Born in London in 1963, he studied at Bath Academy of Art and at the Architectural Association. http://www.deckchairdreams.org/ashley_hicks.htm

David Hicks

David Nightingale Hicks (25 March 1929 - 29 March 1998) was a British interior decorator and designer, famous for his employment of bold, shockingly vibrant colours, for mixing antique and modern furnishings and contemporary art for his famous clientele. His career as designer-decorator was launched to media-acclaim in 1954 when the British magazine House & Garden featured the London house he decorated, 22 South Eaton Place, for his mother, Iris, and himself; at the time Hicks was drawing cereal boxes for the advertising firm J Walter Thompson. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Nightingale_Hicks
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