Spring/Summer Issue 2017 ÂŁ3
The magazine from the interior experts
Sidley Stone Cross Borrowash Aldham
SIMPLICITY COLLECTION Delicate sophisticated chalky wallpapers and co-odinating paint by Albany Traditions for a relaxed, comfortable and tranquil lifeâ€¦ 2 WALLPAPERDIRECT
Printing techniques have improved so much and the intricate details the artists create are glorious – and paste the wall – so much easier for the inexperienced. I do hang my own wallpaper – my problem is not enough walls! Albany Simplicity has a lovely chalky soft effect and I have chosen the Amelia yellow in the guest bedroom in my own home. It brings sunshine inside whatever the weather outside. Next the kitchen/dining space – what to choose!
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Melanie Adams Managing Director/Publisher Lee Mansfield Director Simon Skinner Editor Melanie Adams
Editorial Assistants Miriam Bennett Gaynor Warren Production Manager Amy Watson
Spring Issue 2017 £3
New season, new inspirations
Trend: Modern Pantones Blue and pink, a fun contemporary combination of colours which show no signs of wavering in popularity
Sanderson Sanderson bring us a collection which captures the graceful evolution of landscape and garden design
Osborne & Little A beautiful new collection of botanical themed wallpapers
Paper Partnership A luxury wallcoverings company with a flourishing international reputation
Trend: Monochrome Monochrome patterns are back, if they ever went away!
Clarke & Clarke Colony Fabrics & Wallpapers
Designers Guild The new Neutral. A master class in the understated!
Farrow & Ball When decorating smaller spaces, considering where to start and how to choose the perfect colour can often be a little daunting so we asked Farrow & Ball where to start
Lincrusta Lincrusta celebrates 140 years of beauty on the wall
Harlequin Momentum Wallcoverings Volume 4 – “couture for walls”
Printers Gemini Press Unit A1 Dolphin Way, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex BN43 6NZ
Cole & Son Introducing the Ardmore Collection
I hope we make the job of choosing wallpaper and paint easier for you with all the filters on the websites. However, if you want to browse wallpaper books, Brewers have over 150 branches forENCHANTED you to visit and you canCOLLECTION get your colour GARDENS card pack online from designerpaint.com. www.osborneandlittle.comThat perfect scheme is out there – enjoy the journey finding it.
BREWERS 210x242a Bleed 3mm
Wallpaper: Albany Kyoto, Acorus, 98580, £29 per roll
I watched the Great British Design challenge and seeing wallpaper used in so many creative ways on furniture is also exciting to see. I also love the way Farrow and Ball and Sanderson have been creative using several colours in their rooms, so think outside the plain and get creative.
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This season there are some truly wonderful wallpapers, and we have found it so exciting working with the new designs. I love the fabulously detailed multi coloured prints, which are so vibrant. Some of my favourites are Cole & Son’s Narina and the Kit Miles Rainforest design for Osborne and Little. Anthology has also taken texture to new levels and the effects in the newest collection are absolutely beautiful.
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Dulux Heritage offers homemakers professional grade paint to achieve durable luxury in their homes
Scion British brand Scion launches Noukku, a cool collection of playful fabrics and wallpapers Chaise Longue: Emeline Multi Wallpaper: Emeline Indigo
Fabrics Let us do the job for you! Hand made to your measurements, we can turn your design dreams into reality
Sanderson Paint Synonymous with spring, sherbet shades are perfect for revitalising the home for those lighter months
Sofa: Monkey Business Rouge Little Greene London Wallpapers IV: Archive chic for walls WALLPAPER DIRECT APR 17.indd 1
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Make a stunning ign des feature ing for liv areas
Wallpaper: Albany Kyoto, Tancho, 98632, Â£29.00 per roll
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TREND: MODERN PANTONES
MODERN PANTONES BLUE AND PINK B
lue and pink, a fun contemporary combination of colours which really work and show no signs of wavering in popularity. With a fresh feel, this is a palette that is here to stay for 2017. The two colours were Pantone’s colour combination for 2016 – they selected Rose Quartz and Serenity. Two beautifully balanced shades of pastel pink and blue will add a chic feminine look to an interior. Think of your favourite shade of denim and add a Darken the soft pink to complement and shade of the accessorize, easy!
blue to make more of a statement, if you dare!
Sofa: Grant, £1,449.00 Available from a range at www.brewershome.co.uk
Wallpaper: Albany Into the Woods, Berkeley, 98464, £29.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Albany Kyoto, Acorus, 98580, £29.00 per roll
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Wallpaper: Albany, Liatris, 98472, £29.00 per roll
Keep it simple and combine with white or pale dove grey; the perfect combination for a fresh, new look
Albany, Blissful Blush, Vinyl Matt Emulsion, £27.00 2.5L
Little Greene, Smalt, Absolute Matt Emulsion, £42.00 2.5L
Albany, Sweet Pea, Vinyl Matt Emulsion, £27.00 2.5L
Sanderson, Window Blue, Matt Emulsion, £43.00 2.5L
Wallpaper: Albany Wow! Geometric Trail, UN3004, £16.99 per roll
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COLOUR . PATTERN . EXCEPTIONAL WALLPAPERS
ARDMORE COLLECTION Singita 109/7034 Narina 109/10045
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Art of the Garden
‘A celebration of landscape design throughout the ages’
anderson bring us a collection which captures the graceful evolution of landscape and garden design. Taking a journey through history, from the Persian Gardens of 500 BC to the Baroque Gardens of the 17th century, on to the Botanic Period of the 18th century – the ‘Art of the Garden’ wallpapers. A summer collection with all the trademarks of Sanderson in the 21st century; combining history with the modern day and reflecting both the classic and traditional in design whilst embracing contemporary trends and modern styles of open plan living. These papers will sit easily in classic cottage and grand theatrical rooms, and will work just as simply in new build kitchen/diners and combination living areas. A very British love of garden and horticulture is expressed in these wallpapers, bringing a spirit of beauty, splendour and heritage into the home. Fresh flower motifs, and floral trails sit comfortably alongside elegant trellis patterns ‘Empire Trellis’ and delicate watercolour effect Elephant motifs in ‘India’ with just a touch of the exotic with the bold pineapple motif ‘Pineapple Royale’ design!
Wallpaper: Shalimar, 216310, £66.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Pineapple Royale, 216326,£56.00 per roll
SANDERSON Wallpaper: Protea Flower, 216328, £54.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Fruit Aviary, 216311, £62.00 per roll
A full range of fabrics are also available to complement the designs
Wallpaper: Cashmere Paisley, 216319, £54.00 per roll
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South African Beauty Introducing the Ardmore Collection of wallpapers from Cole & Son
Border: Ardmore Border, 109/5026, ÂŁ20.00 per roll Wallpaper: Narina, 109/10050, ÂŁ75.00 per roll
COLE & SON
Wallpaper: Khulu Vases, 109/12056, £100.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Narina, 109/10045, £75.00 per roll
We are absolutely loving this new collection from Cole & Son, with its wonderfully, exuberant collection of wallpapers inspired by the South African artists: Ardmore Ceramic Art.
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rdmore are the creators of beautiful ceramics, usually depicting the animals and people of South Africa with a decorative style which is both bold and colourful combined with a strong fantasy element. Crocodiles shaped into jugs, Hippos covered in flowers, pyramids of Giraffes, Zebra handles and Leopards woven together with native figures and Zulu beadwork and woven basket ware patterns in a truly fantastic range of conversational pieces. This world renown group of artists were established 30 years ago and continue to encourage local women to express their artistic talents.
Wallpaper: Safari Dance, 109/8038, £80.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Savuti, 109/1001, £80.00 per roll
Cole & Son have collaborated with these artists to bring elements of their work together as motifs for the new wallpaper collection. You really need to spend time looking at these wallpapers to appreciate and locate all the intricate details. In particular, the ‘Khulu Vase’ design uses the actual pottery as motifs and the ‘Savuti’ and ‘Zambesi’ designs show an abundance of animals and birds which are just fantastic. Come and feast your eyes on the wonderful, epic story which is the Ardmore Collection from Cole & Son.
Find more wallpapers from Cole & Son at wallpaperdirect.com
When extremes meet, personalities get free play. Black & White is a Scandinavian inspired collection especially developed to create contrasts. Here, you’ll ﬁnd the whole spectrum of monochrome from the deepest shades of black to the purest white. Choose between subtle, textile textures, nostalgic, graphic designs and modern, grafﬁti-inspired interpretations. The complementary nature of contradictory opposites provide a striking yet surprisingly warm and welcoming setting to style your home.
Eco Black & White Stripe H 6078 , £27.00 per roll
Designers Guild Paint
Amalfi Lemon, Perfect Matt Emulsion, £40.00 2.5L
Battleship Grey, Perfect Matt Emulsion, £40.00 2.5L
Alchemilla, Perfect Matt Emulsion, £40.00 2.5L
Gull’s Wing, Perfect Matt Emulsion, £40.00 2.5L
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MAJOLICA THE NEW NEUTRAL. A MASTER CLASS IN THE UNDERSTATED
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esigners Guild are known to us for their dextrous use of sweeping colour. The new Majolica collection proves they can do softer and simpler tones in an instinctive way too, without losing any of that stunning Designers Guild touch. This beautiful collection takes inspiration from intricately painted motifs from Renaissance Majolica ceramics. With it’s highly decorative effect, Venice’s coloured Murano glass also influenced these stunning wallpaper designs. With a wonderful spectrum of lustrous hues, this is a collection for every room.
Wallpaper: Patanzzi (shown in Graphite) PDG1023/03, £59.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Rabeschi (shown in Black and White) PDG1027/01, £59.00 per roll
Demonstrating a controlled use of neutral nuances using stunning granite hued marbleised wallpapers to elegant hand drawn trellis; with Paint shades ranging from pure white to battleship grey, Designers Guild have it all for Spring. Their soft watercolour drawn leaves that flow, elegantly across Pearl, Platinum, Graphite and Slate Blue colour ways are particularly striking when paired with subtle bursts of primrose yellow and grey. Partner with the perfect paint from the Designers Guild range.
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FARROW & BALL
Farrow & Ball
Decorating Small Spaces When decorating smaller spaces, considering where to start and how to choose the perfect colour can often be a little daunting so we asked Farrow & Ball where to start
harlotte Cosby, head of creative at craftsmen in paint and paper, Farrow & Ball, shares some top tips for decorating small rooms and bringing the walls within to life. She said “Before painting your room it’s important to consider the amount of natural light and the direction the room faces, as this will have a significant impact on the appearance of each colour.” She adds: “We often think the only way to create light and space in a small room is to paint it crisp white, but try using an off-white for a softer, more interesting alternative. Warm, yellow toned neutrals such as White Tie or Matchstick are best for reflecting light. Using a single colour in a room is a clever way to create more space. With no point of reference and without contrasts, you’re less aware of where things stop and start. Try applying just one colour such as Vardo or Pitch Blue over the picture rail and up onto the ceiling to make the room feel higher and give an illusion of loftiness. Painting your own dado is another brilliant way of creating a more spacious feel with just two colours. Try painting the bottom half of the wall with darker shades such as Railings or Blue Ground to really anchor the room. By brushing on a lighter paint such as Purbeck Stone or Ammonite above, you’ll find the paler colour of the wall will then flow into the ceiling to help delineate your small space.” Renowned for its depth of colour and rich pigments, each of Farrow & Ball’s 132 paints respond extraordinarily to the changes of light throughout each day to create a uniquely beautiful look in spaces both large and small. 20 WALLPAP ERDIRECT.COM
Walls: Ammonite No. 274 Blue Ground No.210 Estate Emulsion, £43.50, 2.5L
Stripes: Churlish Green No.251, Yeabridge Green No.287, Cooking Apple Green No.32, Breakfast Room Green No.81 Estate Emulsion, £43.50, 2.5L
“Befo painting re your room it’s importan to cons t amount oider the f light andnatural direction the room fac the es”
Door: Green Smoke No.47 Estate Eggshell, £60.00, 2.5L
Floor: Purbeck Stone No.275 Floor Paint, £66.00, 2.5L
All available from Designerpaint.com
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Walls: Purbeck Stone No. 275 and Railings No. 31 Estate Eggshell, £60.00, 2.5L
Walls: Vardo No.288, Estate Emulsion, £43.50, 2.5L
All Farrow & Ball paints are available from designer paint.com and all branches of Brewers
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the noukku collection
Wallpaper: Passeri, RD1971FR, Â£265.00 per roll
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Manufactured in Britain since 1877, and proudly masters of their craft, every roll of Lincrusta is produced with passion
Celebrates 140 years! of beauty on the wall
Wallpaper: Amelia, RD1956FR, £265.00 per roll
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paint You cancolour of it in anyice, or add your chorative finish a deco te contrast to crea bsolute and a ness unique
Wallpaper: Elizabeth, RD1583FR, £265.00 per roll
incrusta has a rich and illustrious heritage. From the White House to the Titanic, it has graced the walls of the some of the world’s most iconic interiors and continues to enhance some of the most desirable addresses in the world. It is an incredibly hardwearing product and recent innovations in their formula mean all Lincrusta products are now fire rated and so available for both commercial projects and residential homes. (If you need more information on this do let us know.) Absolutely unique and exceptionally beautiful, Lincrusta remains unsurpassed for its deeper emboss, exquisite detail and remarkable durability. You can paint it in any colour of your choice, or add a decorative finish to create contrast and absolute uniqueness; which is all part of the joy of Lincrusta! Create a space you can truly call your own for years to come.
Wallpaper: Liberty Art, Patricia Anne, 07204203B, £69 per roll
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Wallpaper: Distinct, TREND: 111564, £66.00 per DON’T roll
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Momentum Wallcoverings Volume 4 – “couture for walls” First launched in 2011, Momentum is a highly successful range of collections within the Harlequin brand. Its iconic, hotel-chic fabrics and wallcoverings are now firmly established as trend-setters within the premium interiors world. Taking the concept of couture for walls into a new dimension, this exceptionally polished collection has been inspired both by architecture and by abstract patterns in Nature. Claire Vallis, Design Director, expands: “This launch really encapsulates the cosmopolitan spirit of sleek, boutique hotels and glamorous townhouses, whilst still retaining its approachability. Targeted
at both the domestic and the contract markets, the fabrics and wallcoverings exude an architectural, structural feel, but in an accessible, understandable way.” The Momentum Wallcoverings 4 collection has a wealth of extravagant textures coupled with sparkle and grit effects: the wallpapers create the perfect companion to the fabrics, whilst making a profound statement in their own right. The colour palette is a usable combination of organic shades and fashion hues: ranging from the subtlest oyster, pearl, and chalk shades through the mid tone slate and jet and arriving boldly at paprika, teal and emerald.
Wallpaper: Metaphor, 111575, £66.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Makalu, 111584, £58.00 per roll
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Wallpaper: Sakura, 111557, £58.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Radial, 111556, £58.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Distinct, 111563, £66.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Radial, 111551, £74.00 per roll
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Wallpaper: Curio wallpaper, Â£171.00 per roll
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OSBORNE & LITTLE
‘An English love affair’ O
sborne & Little have been leading powerful design in wallpaper and fabric since their first award-winning collection of exciting hand-printed wallpaper in the Swinging Sixties. Always looking at innovation, the Studio have been inspired by the English love affair with gardens and woodlands both native and oriental to bring us the Enchanted Gardens wallpaper collection. Their botanical theme is influenced by meadows, gardens and the forest floor with an exuberant colour palette of teal, coral, fuchsia, emerald, and chartreuse as well as forest tones and soft metallics. Painterly and illustrative
Wallpaper: Rhodora, £65.00 per roll
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Wallpaper: Bamboo, £65.00 per roll
designs incorporate leaves, anemones, rhododendrons, peonies and meadow flowers. The collection includes textured wallpaper effects of wood grain and distressed plaster. One of the dramatic highlights in the collection is from the award winning designer Kit Miles who has been commissioned to create the ‘Rainforest’ design. Bringing his exquisite draughtsmanship and a futuristic use of colour and scale to a panel design with exotic blooms and birds. Available both as a wallpaper and fabric (see page 11). Other highlights include the ‘Curio’ cabinet design with its shelves of curiosities and inscrutable owls, scattered with woodland leaves and nuts with foraging, frolicking squirrels. In contrast, the formal design of ‘Japanese Garden’ with kimono clad ladies strolling through a classic Japanese style cherry blossom garden, give a modern twist with its inventive use of scale and the beautiful ‘Bamboo’ pattern with its contemporary structure creating a wonderful stripe effect.
A full range of fabrics are also available to complement the designs
Wallpaper: Rainforest, £180.00 per roll
Find more wallpapers from Osborne & Little at wallpaperdirect.com
Citrus Infusion Wallpaper: Danehill, Nutley, £56.00 per roll
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Wallpaper: Danehill, Paxhill, £63.00 per roll
THE PAPER PARTNERSHIP
The Paper Partnership New to wallpaperdirect, The Paper Partnership is a luxury wallcoverings company with a flourishing international reputation We are delighted to bring you four new collections from the Paper Partnership. Chelwood: with its beautiful textural and metallic ink effect contemporary designs, including the distress damask tile patterns, ‘Fernhurst’and ‘Ditchling’.
The Partnership’s UK Headquarters are nestled in the idyllic Sussex countryside where artist and designer Elizabeth Ockford works across an array of mediums and techniques to produce a distinctive style for her collections of contemporary wallpapers and fabrics. After many years working in London for top design houses, 10 years ago she moved to Sussex looking for a different pace to life, she set up her own studio and started a family. However her enduring interest and passion for design led her back into wallpapers. She is now Creative Director at The Paper Partnership. Drawing inspiration from her love of art exhibitions, garden design and studies of flowers, visiting historical sites and stately homes, she combines printmaking techniques, intaglio printmaking with artistic painting skills using water-colour, oils, calligraphic inks and digital design processes to create her unique, distinctive designs.
Danehill: ‘Nutley’ a pretty silhouette Elder tree design, ‘Paxhill’ with its scalloped geometric style and ‘Lindfield’ a distressed damask with an array of textural plains make this a perfect range for both classical and modern interiors. Little Luxuries, Matilda: with pretty small scale floral trails, motifs and coordinating stripes and plains. And if you are looking for something a bit different, then take a look at the University of Oxford, Archives Vol II collection. A fun, quirky, eclectic collection of designs: architectural blueprints, mathematical formulae, archival botanical prints and scientific studies with panelling, stripes and checks.
Wallpaper: Little Luxuries, Matilda, £49.99 per roll
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Wallpaper: University of Oxford, Archives Vol II, The Exam Schools, Â£185.00 per roll
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SIGNS FOR YOUR SS DE WA LLS ELE M I T
SCANDINAVIAN DESIGNERS II Scandinavian Designers II is a unique wallpaper collection featuring patterns from five designer icons within architecture and pattern design during the 1940’s – 1960’s. Browse through the characteristically timeless, geometric, functional style of Arne Jacobsen, the decorative fairytale patterns of Stig Lindberg, the Jobs sisters’ treasure chest of classic, flowery designs and the stylish, sketched foliage of Viola Gråsten. A collection of natural, colourful and imaginative wallpapers that are the perfect complement to clean, understated Scandinavian interior design. All of the patterns in the collection have a colourful and imaginative touch that make them a perfect complement to understated, clean Scandinavian inspired interiors.
The perfect combination of classic and contemporary design.
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Monochrome Monochrome patterns are back, if they ever went away!
Think white brick wallpaper, white-washed wood effects as well as true black and white wallpaper designs. And adding a collection of black and white artworks is an easy way to bring this look together. What makes this scheme work so well is the contrast, between a very dark colour and a very light one; black and white is the ultimate, cool, sophisticated palette. You can expand this trend to suit your own needs adding splashes of colour. And if you don’t want to be quite so bold then choose some colour. Contrasting dark chocolate brown and palest blues, or deep charcoal grey and pale gold can make a really beautiful effect.
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Wallpaper: Arthouse, Copacabana, 690900, £20.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Albany Natural Textures, Cowhide, 473919, £26.99 per roll
Wallpaper: Kandola, Venice, DW1620/02 £118.80 per roll
Don’t be too strict about it...
Wallpaper: Andrew Martin, Holly Frean, Emperor, KP03-frost, £109.90
Remember you are creating a home to reflect you, not a show home for a magazine, if you really love that pink chair or orange cushion then embrace it, add a touch of your own personality to truly make the trend yours.
Wallpaper: Arthouse, Ipanema, 690200, £20.00 per roll
Farrow & Ball, Charlottes Locks 268, Estate Emulsion, £43.50 2.5L
Designers Guild, London Roof, Perfect Matt Emulsion, £40.00 2.5L
Albany, Tangerine, Vinyl Matt Emulsion, £27.00 2.5L
Albany, Puffin, Vinyl Matt Emulsion, £27.00 2.5L
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Chaise Longue: Emeline Multi Wallpaper: Emeline Indigo
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H E R I TA G E
Walls: Maritime Teal Doors: Swedish White Vinyl Matt, Â£30.00 for 2.5L
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Walls: Olive Tree, Vinyl Matt, £30.00 for 2.5L
“We’re proud to offer people a paint scheme of quality and durable luxury, that’s been trusted by craftsmen since 1931” - Louise Cryan, Marketing Manager
Building on the brand’s 85 years of experience, Heritage offers homemakers professional grade paint to achieve durable luxury in their homes Dulux have created a brand new luxurious colour palette for its premium range. Heritage, a range of 112 shades, featuring 47 new colours, brings a fresh take on traditional tones in a brand new colour card. While still offering shades with historical significance, Heritage offers the perfect balance between tones sympathetic to the past and new, more contemporary hues. With unique names derived from the shade’s origin, the colours run from cool neutrals to impactful deep shades to suit any property and style. Louise Tod, Dulux’s senior global colour and design manager, said: “We’ve worked hard to carefully curate the Heritage colour range and are proud to share a collection with beautifully subtle, tonal or statement colour combinations in a contemporary home. Expanding the selection of neutral shades such as Flax Seed and Turtledove Grey nods softly to the enduring popularity of subtle shades within interiors. Yet the palette also reflects contemporary taste for deep, moody tones such as Midnight Teal and Wild Blackberry that add drama and intensity to the home.” she continued. WALLPAP ERDIRECT.COM 45
The brand credentials of Dulux guarantee a beautiful paint. The new colour card is laid out in tones making it easy to select your palette with confidence. All paints and colour cards available at designerpaint.com or branches of Brewers.
Walls: Olive Tree, Vinyl Matt, £30.00 for 2.5L
Wallpaper: Rhodera, 216266, £55 per 10m roll
Walls: Maritime Teal Vinyl Matt, £30.00 for 2.5L
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New Wallpaper Collection
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British brand Scion launches Noukku, a cool collection of playful fabrics and wallpapers inspired by the simplicity and spirit of Scandinavian design
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Wallpaper: Pepino, 111542
Wallpaper: Barnie Owl, 111520
Wallpaper: Noukko, 111547
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Wallpaper: Lintu, 111522, £39.00 per roll Lintu Rug: Available soon
candinavia isn’t just somewhere you visit – it’s something you experience. Picking up on the new trend ‘Hygge’ which is about promoting a relaxed and calm lifestyle, Noukku is about putting fresh colour in your life. Noukku named after a Finnish wild flower species is a joyous collection of floral and bird motif wallpapers. Scion Designer Hannah Bowen explains how Noukku evolved: “I wanted to create an approachable collection oozing with personality. The designs originated as collages, with lots of ‘cutting
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and sticking’ to create a bold graphic look, but still retaining the playful nature of paper cuts. I also felt texture was extremely important, so Noukku contains a number of ‘homespun’, tactile fabrics.” We just love the cheeky ‘Barnie Owl’ design and the curvaceous ‘Lintu’ bird is totally adorable. Nine wallpaper designs in a range of colours: foxglove, sage and forest, butterscotch and dandelion; slate and biscuit; gecko, pacific and glacier, satsuma and sky; watermelon, flamingo and lemonade; honey, cocoa and slate, which sound good enough to eat!
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Made to Measure Curtains & Blinds Let us do the job for you! Hand made to your measurements, we can turn your design dreams into reality with our beautifully crafted curtains and blinds. It couldn’t be easier - chose your heading for curtains and see how the fabric will drape - enter the width of your track or pole on to the simple form, plus the length and we give you a price straight away. A choice of lining is available; dimout, interlined, cream or white - our experienced team will then get your curtains made for you. If a blind is more your style then we can make both roman or rollers. If you want to make them yourself, we supply fabric from all the major design houses with over 1,200 available to sample free on our website. If you can’t find what you want, our customer services team are there to help, so please give us a call.
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Fabric & rug: Harlequin, Fauvisimo, from £47.00 per metre
Complete your look, with a wide selection of beautiful curtains - hand made to order
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Fabric: Sanderson Woodland Walk fabrics from £48.00 per metre
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Made to measure fabric Blinds also available
Fabric: Sanderson Woodland Walk fabrics from £48.00 per metre
Fabric: Sanderson Home Maycott fabrics, from £34.00 per metre
Sanderson Paint We are delighted to be able to offer the full range of paint colours from Sanderson on designerpaint.com and through all our branches of Brewers Paint: Meadow Violet and Kingly Grey, Matt Emulsion, £43.00 2.5L
Spring Time Sherbet Shades:
Synonymous with spring, sherbet shades are perfect for revitalising the home for those lighter months. Light and refreshing hues of purples, pinks, yellows and greens effortlessly coordinate and gracefully introduce pops of colour without being overpowering. These colours can uplift smaller spaces or bring a cool, calming aesthetic to larger rooms.
The Sanderson design studio, explain how to recreate this stunning paint ombré effect:
‘The watercolour ombré effect is a modern painting practice that creates stunning accent walls. Plum tones traditionally add depth and weight to a wall, but applying this technique to a deep shade gives it a softer, lighter aesthetic. To create this look we chose our ‘Meadow Violet’ and ‘Kingly Grey’ shades, the lighter colour was painted onto the wall first, then the second darker tone was applied to the top before it was sponged and blended downwards so that the colours bled together. These amethyst tones create a whimsical and dream-like bedroom scheme with rustic furniture, neutral tones and relaxed bedding.’
Paint: Dusty Lilac, Coquette Lt, Smoketree Lt, Sand Tan, Mercury Lt., Matt Emulsion, £43.00 2.5L
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LONDON WALLPAPERS IV: ARCHIVE CHIC FOR WALLS Breathing new life into archive designs, Little Greene has once again delved into the English Heritage archives for historic designs that can be successfully adapted for 21st century interiors. This glorious compendium of authentic motifs have been rescaled and recoloured with 5 designs in new shades. 7 completely new additions to the brand have also been added, including new colourways of our favourite parrot design, ‘Great Ormond Street’ and the new ‘Upper Brook Street’ with its engraved style woodland and bold red hot poker flowers in the foreground. Managing Director David Mottershead explains: “We take our role as ‘custodians’ of these archive motifs very seriously: the original wallpaper fragments are treated with the reverence they deserve and we take huge pleasure and pride in bringing them to life again. Careful use of colour is key to creating a seamless and harmonious union of old with new. The resulting wallpapers can grace the walls of contemporary or traditional properties, used on one or all four walls, with effortless ease.”
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Walls: Cranford, Wheat, £64.00 per roll
Walls: Great Ormond Street, Tropical, £86.00 per roll
Little Greene Paint
Blue Verditer, Absolute Matt Emulsion, £42.00 2.5L
Walls: Upper Brook Street, Minuit, £178.00 per roll
Walls: Richmond Green, Platinum, £86.00 per roll
Woodbine, Absolute Matt Emulsion, £42.00 2.5L
James, Absolute Matt Emulsion, £42.00 2.5L
Custard, Absolute Matt Emulsion, £42.00 2.5L
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EO is a brand of The Paper Partnership Wallpapers Ltd. www.thepaperpartnership.com
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Wallpaperdirect We pride ourselves on bringing you some of the best of new designers and we have been delighted to welcome these new brands to our site.
Majvillan: Subtle,retro and sugar almond colours from Sweden.
Bluebellgray: Amazing colour and passion from Glasgow.
Wallpaper: Fumiko, WL005, £155.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Alice, 109-02, £72.00 per roll
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1838 Wallcoverings: Bring us classic and traditional designs with a contemporary feel.
17 Patterns:– bring us something different with their wondrous Jellyfish and Flamingo designs.
Wallpaper: Harewood, 1602-100-03, Black, £75.00 per roll
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Wallpaper: Jellyfish, A01-JF-04W, Black, £190.00 per roll
NEW TO WALLPAPERDIRECT Wallpaper: Toucan, AD1TOUWALG, £125 per roll
Barneby Gates: a beautiful new British country-inspired design from this London based design partnership.
The Graduate Collection: bringing us the best in new young designers, these stunning designs are from Alicia De Costa.
Wallpaper: Pheasant, BG1500101, £81.00 per roll
Wallpaper: Cockatoo, AD1COCWALB, £125.00 per roll
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Let our resident decorating expert help with your decorating dilemmas.
What adhesive should I use for the best result? Paul, Milton Keynes The vast majority of our papers need tub adhesive. In many cases, there is a recommended adhesive from the Supplier, and we would always encourage you to use that. However, if there is no suggestion we recommend Albany Super Smooth tub paste. It is the perfect consistency (do not add water) and gives good results. The strength of the adhesive is important and it is critical to remove any from the front of the paper before it dries. Albany Super Smooth can be used for traditional papers or paste the wall. We also recommend Albany Concentrated wallcoverings adhesive, which comes in a concentrated liquid form and you just add water to obtain the correct consistency.
I’ve seen a lot about the trend ‘hygge’ in magazines. What would you recommend to create this look in my home? Gaynor, Lewes
There is no literal translation for the Danish word hygge, it is more about promoting a sense of wellbeing and calm in your life. So a subtle backdrop, perhaps a ‘faux effect’ wallcovering such as animal skins, brick or a wood effect would be the perfect expression of this trend or a paper with a soft chalky finish like our ‘bark effect’ Simplicity Erin design.
Can I paper over existing wallpaper? Hannah, Newport You can but ‘should you?’ is another question! Ideally you should always strip the existing wallpaper, repair and clean the wall to create the best possible surface for your new wallpaper. (There are some Vinyls which have a base layer and this means you can strip the colour/top layer off the wall, leaving a smooth surface however it is advisable to stripe this away and start again from fresh.) Professionals alway apply a new lining paper and if you are out of practice with hanging paper start with a lining paper first. It is the perfect surface to put your top paper on for the perfect result. There is a ‘paste the wall’ lining paper which is the easiest of all!
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Art of the Garden fabric & wallpaper collections
Make a bold bright statement this Spring. Beautiful stylish furniture and accessories for your home. EE R F
Includes a Brewers Home brochure full of fabulous products and inspirational ideas. Helpful information on hanging wallpaper, a selection of colour cards from top brands a paint brush and a tea bag for break time!
Just add voucher code WDMAG17 at checkout brewershome.co.uk