Maybe if I had been around during the turn of the last century, I would appreciate it a bit more. They had found a vintage print of wallpaper from the period of the house and it absolutely made the bathroom. It took the cold porcelain world that a bathroom can be and turned it into something warm and intriguing to look at.
They rely heavily on the designs of CFA Voysey and are reproduced from our own period documents and those in private collections. The patterns are produced both by the hand silk screening process and the new digital technology. Most patterns are produced in true document scale and color.
In Wallflower Series I combine photographs I make of animals and vintage wallpapers. Limited editions feature photos I take of antique wallpapers. I travel to abandoned homesteads, gritty ghost towns, and buildings dripping with history to photograph these exquisite wallpapers - these glorious relics of an effort made by people who wished to enjoy a simple bit of beauty inside their dwelling on the harsh and hostile American frontier.
The prime desire is to select a wallpaper that shall be in harmony with the main purpose for which the room itself is destined. You would not, for instance, think of mounting the same style of wallpaper on dining, living and bedroom walls alike. Let us take a typical early housethe original residence of a family belonging to the upper middle class.
Paul Crosby photo. In bungalow neighborhoods across North America, restored homes resonate with painstakingly matched furniture, carpets, wallpapers, even breakfast dishes in documentary patterns. Families were rarely able to start completely fresh when furnishing a new house, even one as demanding design-wise as a bungalow.
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This weekend the famous wallpaper company Sanderson began the celebration of its th anniversary. Festivities include an exhibit at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London running through June 13 and yes, the re-issue of selected wallpapers from their vintage collections. These wallpapers are not inexpensive, but oh my, they are gorgeous.