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Useful links

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Museums & Collections

 

Victoria & Albert Museum

www.collections.vam.ac.uk

Whitworth Art Gallery

www.whitworth.manchester.ac.uk

Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture

www.moda.mdx.ac.uk

National Trust for England, Wales & N Ireland

www.nationaltrustcollections.org.uk

The Museum of The Home 

www.museumofthehome.org.uk

Strawberry Hill

www.strawberryhillhouse.org.uk

English Heritage

www.english-heritage.org.uk

 

Outside the UK

Bibliothèque Forney, Paris, France

www.equipement.paris.fr

MAK Museum for Applied Arts Vienna, Austria

www.mak.at/en/collection

Musee de papier peint Rixheim, France

www.museepapierpeint.org

Cooper Hewitt, New York, USA

www.collection.cooperhewitt.org

Historic New England, USA

www.historicnewengland.org

Conservation

Conservators who specialise in historic wallpapers can be found listed on The Conservation Register administered by The Institute of Conservation: icon.org.uk

Companies offering reproduction and bespoke wallpaper

The Wallpaper History Society regularly receives enquiries regarding companies that make reproduction or bespoke wallpaper, or work in related areas. The companies listed below all advertise services related to the industry.

These links are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Wallpaper History Society.

Anstey Wallpaper Company

Offering surface, surflex, rotary screen, flexographic, gravure, digital, long table, flat-screen, vacuum screen and hand block-printing. Based in Loughborough, England.

www.anstey.uk.com

 

Bruce Fine Papers

A leading manufacturer of traditional quality-made block-printed wallpapers, Bruce Fine Papers is a small Lincolnshire based family-run business established in 1994.

www.brucefinepapers.com

 

Cole & Son

The Cole & Son Bespoke Service offers an opportunity to create a personal and unique wallpaper. Suitable for those who wish to have their favourite current design in a particular colour or those who want to delve into the formidable Cole & Son archive to commission a reproduction of an historic design.

www.cole-and-son.com

Croxford and Saunders

Specialising in decorative design, trompe l’oeil, faux wood (woodgraining), faux marble (marbling), orientalist painting, grotesqueries, chinoiseries, singeries, arabesques and canvas artworks.

www.croxfordandsaunders.com

Hamilton Weston Wallpapers Ltd

Established in 1981 by interior designer Georgina Hamilton and architectural historian Robert Weston, and producing reproduction Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian wallpapers for historic homes, elegant restorations of treasured buildings and period film, TV and theatre sets.

www.hamiltonweston.com

Hugh Dunford Wood

Exclusive handmade wallpapers, meticulously cut by the artist into lino blocks, either in relief or intaglio and printed by hand with pigments to create a wide range of contemporary colour combinations.

www.dunfordwood.com

 

Marthe Armitage

Artisanal design company, producing exclusive, hand-printed wallpapers and coordinating screen-printed fabrics from handmade linocuts.

www.marthearmitage.co.uk

Timorous Beasties

Surreal and provocative design studio creating a diverse range of own products, collaborations and unique design projects internationally.

www.timorousbeasties.com

 

Outside the UK

 

Adelphi Paper Hangings (Sharon Springs, New York, USA)

Owned and operated by Chris Ohrstrom and Steve Larson, Adelphi Paper Hangings LLC is a small, artisanal producer of historically accurate block printed wallpapers for museums and historic institutions, as well as for period designers and those involved in contemporary design projects.

www.adelphipaperhangings.com

 

Atelier D’Offard (Tours, France)

Combining traditional handicrafts with modern tools and processes to create hand blocked wallpaper designs from the 18th and 19th centuries.

www.atelierdoffard.com

Handtryckta Tapeter (Långholmen, Stockholm, Sweden)

Small family business started in 1980 and hand printing historical wallpapers from fragments and pictures using block printing, stencilling and silkscreen printing.

www.handtrycktatapeter.se

 

Lim & Handtryck (Sweden)

Manufacturing wallpaper in the same manner as during the 18th and 19th century, using distemper to create completely washable wallpaper without the use of a synthetic binding agent and top liner.

www.limohandtryck.se