Anthropologie celebrates innovation, creativity and good design. Their look combines artfulness with vintage quirky. The lifestyle shops offer clothing, shoes, bags, jewellery and the latest in home design: furniture, beds and bedding, tableware, bathroom and interior accessories including cabinet knobs, rugs, candles, curtains, lighting, wallpaper, books and garden ornaments - from pots to tents. There's a great selection of 14 wallpapers drawn from renderings and with a hand-screened look.
Blithfield is an elegant collection of home furnishing fabrics and wallpapers, founded in 1997 by Anne Dubbs and Liz Downing. The collection is known for its extensive range of beautifully colored printed and woven designs, the majority of which are based on archival documents. Blithfield’s lovely designs are at home in both contemporary and traditional settings. The Blithfield collection includes Peggy Angus’s designs. Peggy Angus, 1904-1993, was a notable English artist and teacher, who created tile and wallpaper designs in the mid 20th century. The Spencer Collection is the latest range of fabric and wallpaper designs from Blithfield.
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.
Completing the Colefax and Fowler fabric collections is a beautiful series of decorative and textured wallpapers, distinguished by refined colours.
Consultants for the historic interior, they can date or research and finally reproduce or custom colour old documents. Specialists in hand printing period designs from c.1690, their traditional wallpapers recreate the feel of a Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian or later interior. Contemporary colouring brings many designs right up to date. Suppliers of the unique Marthe Armitage wallpapers and fabrics. Visit by appointment.
Luxurious wallcoverings including hand painted Italian frescoes; gold leaf, silver leaf and metallic finishes for residential and commercial applications. Silk wallpapers, metallic weaves and custom designed and printed wallpaper and fabrics for residential and commercial clients. Contact by email for details. By appointment.
Classic French florals and Oriental inspired designs are Kate’s signature looks, all printed on pure linen in England, along with a small collection of beautiful plains, velvets and cottons, complementing the wider range of patterned and striped linens. Sold by the metre or made up into cushions and lampshades and more. Also handmade floral wallpapers printed in England, to accompany the Kate Forman fabric range.
Lewis & Wood was established 25 years ago by Stephen Lewis and interior designer Joanna Wood. The company is famous for its signature Wide-Width Wallpapers. Recent launches include the ambitious V&A archive-inspired 'Spitalfields Collection', which offers a contemporary interpretation of artwork from the Huguenot period, the launch of the first student Wide-Width Wallpaper design competition, and the success of two tree-inspired designs, Beech and Bosky by artist Alexander Hamilton. Lewis & Wood is also renowned for its range of metallic versions of many papers, plus a ‘bespoke’ service offering custom printing of scale and colour.
Little Greene uncovers the most beautiful designs from the past and redraws them, incorporating subtle combinations of their best-loved colours. A variety of print processes are used to create an eclectic, yet easy-to-use, range of papers that seamlessly transcends old and new. The foundation on which all wallpapers are coloured is the Little Greene paint card; an unrivalled collection of timeless shades.
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.
Soane Britain wallpapers are printed exclusively in a British workshop. The expert makers employ traditional methods, such as block printing, perfected over generations, to create fine quality wallpapers. Age-old patterns are studied and their compositions and colours sensitively reworked to create new, distinctive designs. Soane's wallpapers are fresh and contemporary yet retain a sense of their exotic heritage. Each one tells a story.
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, fabric and interior accessories. They can also 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 then view your selected wallpapers on the wall in a room setting to give you a perfect idea of scale and design; free samples are also available. Archival patterns include period designs from Little Greene, Farrow & Ball and the William Morris collections.