An original collection in checks and stripes and the award-winning 'Sketchbook' collection of wallpapers and fabrics inspired by Cecil Beaton's fashion sketches from his 1954 book, 'The Glass of Fashion'. Made available through the National Portrait Gallery, the range features iconic 50s' designs including flowers, sailors, exotic hats and couture-clad ladies.
Bruce Fine Papers is a family-run business established in 1994, and is a leading manufacturer of traditional quality-made block-printed wallpapers. They have supplied schemes to both English Heritage and the National Trust . All their products are based on historically accurate water-based mediums, making them suitable for both the historic restoration market and for use in modern schemes. All their paper is produced to order in the UK, and can be created to bespoke colour specifications. They can produce wallpaper from any fragment for restoration work. In addition to printing their collections they also manufacture for a number of high-end design companies.
Handwoven Dupion Silk paper-backed wallpaper. Commonly known as wild silk, the beauty of this fabric is the irregular slubs running across it. This range is 114 cms wide and available in 160 shades. Please request samples of tafetta. Colour and texture are back in fashion for walls and the ultimate luxury has to be silk wallcoverings. Traditionally seen in period interiors, silk has an extraordinary lustre which nothing else can match, creating dramatic walls with natural texture and intense depth of colour. Samples of silk only - £5.00 each inc vat. Please note, only the actual silk sample will be sent; the end product will be paper-backed.
Min Hogg, who edited The World of Interiors magazine for 20 years, has channelled her love of pattern into designing a collection of wallpaper and fabrics. The pretty Seaweed Collection is printed in the UK on top-quality papers, linens, cottons and velvets. Any design can be printed in your own colours, and the scale of any pattern can be increased or decreased. Delivery is normally within 4 weeks.