Tag: Brands

Natasha Marshall. Designs on living.

Natasha Marshall lives and breathes design in her award winning home in Scotland. She spoke to wallpaperdirect about architecture, sailing, cooking – and wallpaper. Natasha Marshall Designs on life Natasha Marshall lives and breathes design from her award-winning home in Glasgow’s West End. She spoke

The art of Liberty

An iconic collection from an iconic British brand. The art of Liberty Just around the corner from swinging sixties fashion mecca Carnaby Street, one of London’s most iconic fashion and textile stores frames high fashion and art nouveau in a 1920s mock tudor frontage. Arthur

Ginger Lilly Tea

Q&A with our lovely fellow bloggeuse Keri-Anne of Ginger Lilly Tea fame Ginger Lilly Tea This week we’re delighted to bring you a Q&A with the very lovely Keri-Anne, product photographer, craft queen and bloggeuse behind the wonderful Ginger Lilly Tea WD What’s the best

Arbiters of British Style

We visit GP&J Baker’s Chelsea Harbour HQ G P & J Baker – Arbiters of British Style The lovely people at G P (George Percival) & J (James) Baker invited us to their sumptuous Chelsea Harbour showrooms this week for an in-depth tour of their

Abigail Ahern – queen of the dark

A word with undisputed queen of the dark Abigail Ahern Abigail Ahern – Queen of the dark Designerpaint sat down to delve into the darker side of colour with Abigail Ahern, uncovering her inspirations along the way. All photographs courtesy Graham Atkins-Hughes DP When you

Light (&) relief

Exploring texture with Lincrusta Light (and) relief Just back from half-term holiday. Dragging the family through the blandness of baggage reclaim at Heathrow, I felt just a tad flat. My holiday reading, on the other hand, had transported me to more flamboyant decorative eras, exploring

Timorous Beasties

Nothing scaredy cat about these designs… Scaredy cats? Not these Timorous Beasties… We got together with Paul Simmons from Timorous Beasties to explore the roots of their wonderful creations. WD How did you and Ali McAuley decide to work together? PS We met and studied

Warming up Winter gardens with Marston & Langinger

An interview with the master joiners and paint makers Winter gardens with Marston & Langinger This week the designerpaint team had a chat with MD Phil James about his company’s paints, and found out they know an awful lot about what goes under that lovely

Thoroughly Modern Minis

A sneak peek at Mini Moderns new paint collection Thoroughly Modern Minis We’ve been treated to a sneaky peek at Mini Moderns’ coming collection, and we’re very excited! Mini Moderns Hinterland wallpaper collection is inspired by the history and culture of the Cinque Ports towns

Guest blogger – Dominic Myland

The Managing Director of Mylands tells us the story of a great London brand A little Lambeth Luxury, courtesy of Mylands paint Our guest this week is Dominic Myland, Managing Director, Mylands. Designerpaint (DP): Can you tell us a bit about your Company’s history? Dominic

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