Ashley Hicks is a British author, architect, interior and furniture designer, photographer, and tastemaker. He is the only son of Lady Pamela Hicks and the legendary decorator David Hicks, and a second cousin of Prince Charles.
We've seen a lot of the exterior of Buckingham Palace, from Queen Elizabeth's addresses to various royal baby announcements, but rarely do we get such an intimate look at its interiors. Designer Ashley Hicks takes us inside the palace for a look at where we get a tour of the truly sumptuous rooms (the White Drawing Room, the Throne Room, the Picture Gallery) in Regency, Victorian, and Edwardian styles that span the monarchs. --New York Magazine Royal watchers, history buffs and interior design aficionados alike will enjoy this look at the iconic home of Britain's royal family. Interior designer Ashley Hicks (a grandson of Lord Mountbatten and brother of lifestyle entrepreneur India Hicks, who was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana) presents his own photographs of the castle's staterooms, hallways and galleries, and describes the decor and the esteemed history of each. This lavish volume underscores the magnificence of these spaces and provides a strong measure of majesty for readers (especially those who, like me, are anxiously waiting for Season 3 of The Crown to air). --Design NJ Art publishing in 2018 produced a variety of interesting possibilities for the art lover on your Christmas list. Any fan of the British royal family will love Buckingham Palace --Marina Times