Category: Design inspirations

Baby it’s cold outside…

Baby it’s cold outside… Sometimes it doesn’t really matter how cold it is outside, as long as you have a few key ingredients – a nice bowl of warming soup, an old black and white film to watch while snuggling up on the sofa by a log fire.

On press…

We all love to take a peek at what’s coming up… especially when we’re looking forward to some brighter warmer sunny days (here’s a clue to one of our latest trends) On press… We’ve been busy working behind the scenes on our latest wallpaperdirect magazine

So, you want to be a designer?

Design career guide So, you want to be a designer? Talented designers have been in demand for centuries, and while the tools and mediums they work with has changed drastically over the years, careers in this field continue to be prevalent. The arrival of computers

Discover ‘the bluebellgray way’…

Bluebellgray founder Fiona Douglas tells us more… The ‘bluebellgray way’… Q&A with founder Fi Douglas. Fiona, a graduate of the prestigious Glasgow School of Art, set up bluebellgray with a clear vision and style in mind; her love of colour and all things floral combined

New Year tonic

New Year tonic It’s the time we all like to hibernate when the evenings are still dark and cold so a bit of feel good television is the perfect companion, alongside the last few remaning cheeky chocolates! Not so much the box sets for me

A touch of drama

A touch of drama… Nearly time for Panto season…wait for it… oh yes it is! And the Festive season is the perfect time for a theatrical treat. The oldest working theatre in the UK, the Bristol Old Vic won a Heritage Lottery Fund Grant to

Celebrating international wallpaper week

international inspiration International wallpaper week To celebrate this year’s international wallpaper week, I’ve decided to pick some favourites from our far flung collections to highlight the depth and breadth of our wonderful world of wallpaper! Dutch Drama from Carlucci-di-Chivasso. Far East inspired designs from Thibaut,

Norway, naturally…

A quick visit to Norway Norway, naturally… Relax, deep breaths, fresh air, stunning countryside, rain (and lots more rain). No matter – it’s holiday time. There’s lots to take in and enjoy – here’s a mini photo diary of a quick blogging trip to the land

Less is Morris

Colour simplicity comes to classic arts & crafts in the Morris Pure collection Less is Morris Morris & Co’s Pure wallpaper collection is Morris with a pinch of minimalism, presenting eight fabulous Arts & Crafts designs in a range of subtle neutral colourways that will


A finger on the pulse of natural pattern. House of Hulse Clarissa Hulse’s Callista Collection by Harlequin radiates shimmering, vibrant botanic beauty. Delicate filigree silhouettes adorn the many colourways of Angeliki, Espinillo, Filix, Kalamia and Meadow Grass. Naturalistic pattern has always figured in Clarissa’s work,

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