For over 35 years Architectural Textiles has supplied natural textile wallcoverings in the UK. Specialists in textured and metallic wallcoverings, including real gold, silver and copper leaf, screen-printed damask on grass background, sisal grass in 15 colours, woven hemp, silk strand in 17 colours, real glass shard, jute and woven bamboo. There is a huge selection for residential or commercial projects and an invaluable database for designers.
The special technique using oxidation and corrosion of gold, silver, copper and aluminium leaves creates stunningly opulent colours. After wafer thin handmade Washi paper is lined, the metal leaves are laid and pressed section by section. They are available in four patterns: Bamboo, Camellia, Trees and Lotus, and bespoke designs up to 100cm in repeat may also be created. A translucent version, the most recent addition, lets through light if applied on glass or resin.
New range of metal wallcoverings and 'wood' wallcoverings. Gold leaf, granite, raffia, hemp, linen, metallic and embroidered wallcoverings for residential and contract applications. Large selection of silk, lacquer-effect and vinyl. Silver-leaf, grasscloth and paperweaves in a variety of designs and textures. Telephone or email for sample requests.
Lewis & Wood was established 20 years ago by Stephen Lewis and interior designer Joanna Wood. The company is renowned for it’s bold floral designs, Toile de Jouy, and a stunning range of printed velvets, plain linen taffeta, tweeds and merino wools. The new Rococo Collection, designed by Melissa White, includes both wallpapers and velvet and linen fabrics. The company is famous for its signature wide width wallpapers, which includes striking metallic designs, and the re-colouring of old favourites, Jasper Peony and Adam’s Eden. 2014 also sees the company team up with Christopher Moore and his unrivalled collection of Toiles and Indienne linens will be available exclusively through Lewis & Wood.
Wallpaperdirect is part of the Brewers group, a family run business established in 1904, with over 150 branches in the UK. They sell a vast range of wallpapers, wall art and murals as well as co-ordinating bedding, fabrics and interior accessories - and provide advice on all aspects of wallpaper decoration. Their website has an easy search facility: search by brand (Harlequin, Sanderson, Cole & Son, Zoffany, Designers Guild, Osborne & Little to name a few) or by colour, design and style. You can view your selected wallpapers on the wall in a room setting to give you a perfect idea of scale and design; samples are also available. There's a great choice of metallic and glitter papers from the top wallpaper designers including Erica Wakerley and the Anthology range as well as their own Albany collections.