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.
This extraordinary wall covering made of natural wood was runner up in its category for The International Design and Architecture Award. The sustainably sourced wood is sliced into strips of just 0.16mm, and then dyed and woven to display the beautiful grain of Paulownia wood. The natural sheen of the material and the woven texture create unique multifaceted, animating effects, which can be enormously enhanced by lighting. Twenty- two beautiful colours are available in 3cm x 3cm, 5cm x 5cm and 8cm x 8cm square patterns.
Fardis specialises in the design and manufacture of wallpapers; the company has a long history and reputation in the industry spanning four decades. Their products combine brilliant designs, excellent quality and great durability making them ideal for the residential and high-end commercial environments. Fardis wallpapers are available in a range of finishes including embosses, textiles and metallic surfaces.
Chic and modern horsehair collection, inspired by the rich fabrics woven in early 19th century France. Abaca and polyester are hand woven to create the look and feel of real horsehair, treated with a stain repellent and available in four timeless colours. Also a range of granite, raffia, hemp, linen, metallic gold and silver leaf and embroidered wallcoverings for residential and contract applications. Large selection of silk, lacquer-effect and vinyl. Grasscloth and paperweaves in a variety of textures. Telephone or email for sample requests. Site visits by appointment only. Trade and retail clients welcome.
Established in 1886 Thibaut is America’s oldest continuously operating wallpaper firm. Thibaut offers a huge range of designs, ranging from historic reproductions, damasks, stripes, toile, and chinoiserie to tropical and novelty patterns. The Grasscloth collections include woven jute, seagrass, boodlecloth, extra fine sisal, raffia, and paper weaves, along with two grasscloth hand prints. The natural texture in these environmentally-friendly wallcoverings provides a three-dimensional quality that warms up a room and coordinates beautifully with other textures and patterns.
Wallpaperdirect is part of the Brewers group, a family run business with over 150 branches in the UK. They sell wallpapers, wall art and murals as well as co-ordinating bedding, fabrics and interior accessories. Their website has an easy search facility: search by brand (Harlequin, Sanderson, Cole & Son, Zoffany, Designers Guild, Osborne & Little) or by colour, design and style. You can view your selected wallpapers on the wall in a room setting to give you an idea of scale and design; samples are available. For textured wallcoverings, Wallpaperdirect offer Anaglypta's range of embossed, paintable wallpapers through to more contemporary flocked designs from brands such as Designers Guild, Sophie Conran and Prestigious.