|Min Hogg in a photograph by Peter Schlesinger, 1978. Image from "A Chequered Past" (Thames & Hudson, 2003).|
"Why does everything have to be so perfect? Nothing in real life is, you know."
So said Min Hogg, the founder and former editor in chief of The World of Interiors and a firm believer in stylish rooms filled with endearing mistakes, sleight-of-hand solutions, camouflage decorating, and such.