The revival of wallpaper in the world of interior design has seen some of the biggest and most renowned names in design producing their own collections of stunning wallpaper designs. The American designer Amy Butler has a passion for flea markets and collects vintage fabric. She uses these as inspiration in all her work and you can see this in her exclusive collection of wallpapers for Graham and Brown. These are environmentally friendly wallpapers using water-based inks on a responsibly sourced FSC base.
Anna French designs wallpapers in a signature style that features beautifully drawn florals in rich colours and lots of metallics. Anna’s papers use mold-resistant, vinyl-free papers with environmentally-friendly non-solvent, water-based inks. Vinyl-free wallpaper is great for those with who prone to allergies.
The acclaimed British designer Barbara Hulanicki is a legend in the world of fashion. Many will recognise her name as the founder of 60's retail icon, Biba, which summed up the swing sixties fashion scene and she continues to make an impact fashion and interior world to this day. Stunning designer wallpaper from a British design institution that is affordable, clean and easy to hang. It's hard to get better than that!
Barneby Gates wallpaper is a range which conveys a quintessentially English sensibility. The designs take elements of the traditional, take them apart and put them back together with colours, tones and attitude which are right up to date. The designs incorporate subtle metallic finishes and often with a wry touch of english humour, so you'll be rewarded with a second look. To say they give classical ideas a contemporary twist maybe cliched but it is bang on the button.
Catalina Estrada, the Colombian illustrator based in Barcelona since 1999 who has managed to reinterpret Latin American folklore with its original strength to make it bloom in deep harmony and simplicity. Her multiple designs in thousands of colours and her chromatic technique links the Catalina name to clients such as Paul Smith, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Camper, Nike, Levis, Smart / Mercedes Benz, Paulo Coelho, Unicef, the municipalities of Barcelona and London, and the Government of India, among others.
Chinn Taylor Anderson is a collaboration between Interior designer Adrienne Chinn and Annette Taylor-Anderson a surface design specialist. The state that their mission "is to deliver creativity, freshness and boldness into the interior space by introducing our cutting edge print designs focusing on products for the wall space, small furniture and accessories." British born, Annette Taylor-Anderson graduated from UEL in 2005 with a BA (Hons) in Textile Design and Surface Decoration and is renowned for her bold statement graphic designs as featured in the press and magazines, both in the UK and Internationally. Adrienne Chinn heads up her own successful interior design company based in London and has produced work showcased on television programmes such as Period House; The Scotsman; BBC Homes & Antiques and The Discovery Channel.
The Erica Wakerly brand was founded in 2006 following completion of her Masters in Printed Textiles at the Royal College of Art. The Erica Wakerly range specialises in producing wallpapers that are 'Modern and delicate. Distinct, but not overwhelming'. This is a multi-award winning range. Awards include the Elle Decoration 'Best Wallcovering' award for the 'Homes' design and Erica was named 'Young Designer of the Year' in 2007 at the Homes & Gardens Classic Design awards. The Erica Wakerly wallpaper collections are distributed internationally and are suitable for both residential and commercial projects.
Georgia Horton designs and hand prints beautifully drawn, highly illustrative wallpapers. Using the inventive juxtaposition of colour, the careful use of pearlescent and metallic finishes, these exquisite wallcoverings combine themes of light and texture, symmetry and spatial illusion. The imagery used is inspired by nature and the results are bold, graphic designs that bring a bright, lively and upbeat, contemporary style to Georgia’s wallpapers. These modern, hand-printed, specialist wallpapers are all made in England. Employing only the best quality ink and paper.
With a background in design publishing & journalism Jean Enness is an innovative designer who has worked on renowned publications such as 'The Times Newspaper' in London, varied other national newspapers and magazines and advertising during her varied career. Jean created 'Art Decor Designs' wallpaper to bring unique, eye catching designs to the public, inspired by the Art Deco movement for which she has a passion.
With a background as a commercial illustrator for such renowned publications as Vogue and El Pais the Spanish designer Jordi Labanda has brought his unique eye to the world of wallcoverings. The results are a vibrant range of wallpaper collections inspired by the fashion heydays of the 1950s intertwined with the style sensibilities of a designer whose views on design, fashion, culture, art and social interaction reflect those of someone who is immersed in the vibrancy and cosmopolitan chic of Barcelona. Labanda paints using gouache on paper and features eye-catching, stylish characters in lavish settings that symbolise a time and a place which are immediately understood as reflecting a new concept of modernity. There is more than a hint of James Bond era cheekiness mixed with the stylish elegance of Audrey Hepburn in his designs. Yeah baby!
Some of the biggest names in design have chosen to work with Graham & Brown to produce some of the most talked about patterns in the great wallpaper revival. So whether it is a bold look, or a graphic look, a floral or art nouveau, our extensive stable of world-famous designers will have the look for you, and you will know you own a wallpaper designed by a King or Queen of Cool. Graham & Brown’s latest wallpaper collection has certainly been causing a stir – it is designed by one of the world’s top fashion designers – Julien Macdonald. Julien Macdonald OBE studied Fashion Knitwear at The University of Brighton and received his MA at Royal College of Art, London. In June 1996, his unique talent caught the attention of Karl Lagerfeld and he was appointed Head Designer of Knitwear for Chanel. Following on from his position at Chanel and Lagerfeld, Julien started his own label and began to build his reputation as a leading British fashion designer. International stars including Beyoncé, Kylie Minogue, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Bekinsale and Cheryl Cole have worn his designs. In 2001, he was named British Fashion Designer of the Year and was appointed as successor to Alexander McQueen as Creative Director of the renowned French fashion house Givenchy. Bold pattern, strong colour and attention to detail form the essence of the new range which he personally designed in collaboration with Graham & Brown.
The British designer Kelly Hoppen is internationally recognised in the interior design world as someone who has developed an easy-going, yet luxurious design style. Kelly Hoppen Wallpaper takes Eastern & Western influences to produce an exciting, vibrant collection of wallpaper designs. Exclusively designed for Graham & Brown, this contemporary wallpaper collection is inspired by natural textured surfaces, minerals and fabric weaving. Each design has its own texture combining matt, metallic and iridescent textures that provide a uniquely sophisticated finish.
One of the most high profile UK designers, Laurence Llewelyn Bowen, has created exciting wallpaper collections exclusively for Graham & Brown over many years. The wallpaper designs clearly demonstrate his renowned elegant and flamboyant style while also emphasising his keen appreciation of the history of great design. As LLB sums up in his typical understated way: 'These papers are a celebration of the exotic, voluptuous and indulgent. Nothing can beat the very particular glamour that you get from decorating a room with richly patterned wallpaper, it sets a tone, creates a mood and conjures up a sensual ambiance.' We couldn't have said it better ourselves.
Marcel Wanders is the internationally renowned designer who has designed for B & B Italia, Bisazza, Poliform, Boffi and Moooi where he is art director and co-founder. The Marcel Wanders Couture Collection of Wallpaper for Graham & Brown consists of eight stunning wallpaper designs. The Alice, Grace, Kelly, Suzanne, Stella, Isabella, Audrey and Henry designer wallpapers are exactly what you would expect from this top Dutch designer: accessible sophistication with a mix of strong colours of orange, red and gold together with subtle shades of brown and grey. This wallpaper collection is printed on a unique clay-coat paper with a beautiful matt finish, enhanced by metallic and gloss highlights. A very affordable, easy to use, stylish, designer wallpaper. That's what is known as 'ticking all the boxes.'
The renowned Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek, has created the Scrapwood Wall Paper toperfectly mimick the finest of vintage wood panels. Already a huge success worldwide, it is being used on interior design projects all around the world, and was winner of the best wallcovering Editors Award at the New York ICFF.
Sophie Conran, part of the Conran design dynasty, has joined forces with the respected Arthouse wallpaper company to produce a collection of sophisticated and eye-catching wallpapers. Sophie's enchanting childhood memory of a family summer in the Dordogne with my family has remained with her and inspired her to create this wallpaper collection. The faded glory of a cliff-top turreted chateau was the stuff of fairytale dreams of that 7 year old. The Sophie Conran wallpaper range is therefore somewhat eclectic but still connected by a sense of that fairy tale quality. From the romance of Juliette and Aurelia wallpapers through to the decadence of Belle and Beatrice wallpaper designs.
Wayne & Gerardine Hemingway are the creative geniuses who launched the trend-setting Red or Dead fashion brand and have always been unafraid to take inspiration from the past, with the 60s and 70s often being revisited for inspiration. This is clear to see in the designs produced as a result of the collaboration with wallpaper supremos, Graham & Brown. There are some very bold designs available in the Vintage Collection. Some that will brighten up a room and others that will be perfectly suited on a feature wall. The range features both the geometric designs and adventurism that sum up the modernist, fun and witty themes redolent of 60s and 70s fashion trends.