• Inspired by block prints…

    by  • January 6, 2017 • Dream Rooms • 0 Comments

    homes-gardens-february-2017These distinctive handmade designs are now being joined by digitally printed papers and fabrics, perfect for adding artisan charm to decorating schemes.

    Known for her exquisite natural wallpaper motifs, Marthe Armitage is the grande dame of hand-produced prints. Here, heavy milky white linen upholstery and an artisan wool rug keep the look textural and fresh.homes-gardens-february-2017Furniture Pair of French armchairs, £2,600, Puckhaber. Gustavian console table GUS093, £675, Chelsea Textiles.

    Fabrics Cushions in (top) Domino 176293, linen, £163m, Schumacher at Turnell & Gigon. (above, from top) Cliff End in Olive Green, linen, £87m, Lindsay Alker. Osborne in Gold, linen, £94m, Blithfield. Peacock in Natural, linen, £90m, Barron and Larcher at Christopher Farr Cloth. Spot and Star in Cornflower, linen mix, £142m, Molly Mahon at Tissus d’Hélène.

    Walls Wild Pear hand block printed wallpaper in Sage, 58cm wide, £276 a roll, Marthe Armitage at Hamilton Weston.

    Accessories Treasure Tree cushion (above, bottom), £140, Cameron Short at The New Craftsmen. (top) Danish floor lamp, £325; tall lamp shade, £46; both Forest London. Papier Dominoté Antoinette Poisson No.2 print, £30, Choosing Keeping. Skating canvas print, £345, Loaf. (On console) Fanned Bird on Rock, £300; Figures with Horse, £340; both Rose de Borman at The New Craftsmen. (On mantel) Wirkkala bottle in Moss Green, £189, Iittala; Wrap tealights, £72 each, Simon Hasan; both SCP. Similar plate, Flared small plate in Citrus, £32, Mud Australia. Restore tray in Dusty Green, £55; Tres rug, 170x240cm, £1,272; both Twentytwentyone.

    Styling Ali Brown, photograph Michael Sinclair

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