Ava is a non-woven paper wallpaper...
Since 1875 Cole & Son wallpapers have represented styles across the centuries and include some of the most historic wallpaper designs in the world. Their wallpapers are in many historic houses including Buckingham Palace.
A true ode to the flowers and plants that grow in Great Britain, Botanical ~ Botanica by Cole and Son will delight flower lovers. Whether in a classic or more contemporary style, painted in watercolor or in other techniques, the flowers in multiple colors are revealed in all their beauty. Romantic, rustic or even retro atmosphere, you will undoubtedly find your happiness in this collection which consists of 15 patterns available in many colors.
From the tactile grace of the ceramist's wheel to the artist's fluid brushstroke, a celebration of the animal kingdom and its vibrant landscape emerges. Capturing the inimitable pace of life in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, this wall cladding collection continues Cole & Son's sui generis Design House aesthetic with artistic integrity and illustrative ingenuity, while maintaining the skillful skill of Ardmore's ceramic workshop.
The Pearwood Collection celebrates the history of Cole & Son and pays tribute to its extensive block print archive and the printing techniques developed by the design house throughout its history. Pearwood takes its name from the fruit wood blocks originally used by John Perry, founder of Cole & Son. The pear wood having been retained for its solidity, which made it possible to cut the patterns in the smallest details. This collection of many floral wallpapers celebrates the ancestral craftsmanship of a bygone era with contemporary color palettes and a modern design imbued with tradition to create something unique. The result: a beautiful and inspiring chronicle of timeless design.
Acacia non-woven wallpaper shows gray monkeys perched acacia trees. There are 5 colors available.
Ardmore Border is a pretty decorative frieze, which acts as a decorative edging to many of the papers contained within this collection.
The Ardmore Cameos wallpaper is a very personal representation of a series of plates which were created originally as a wedding gift to a ‘friend of Ardmore’.
Named after one of Ardmore’s finest designers, Jabu Nene, this design takes its inspiration from the wonderfully sculptural rhino hand coiled vessels, created by sculptor Somandla Ntshanlintshali.
This fabulous wallpaper with its watercoloured paintings pays tribute to those renowned vessels recognised today as ‘modern day collectables’ by auction houses such as Christie’s, Bonhams and Sotherbys
Leopards march left and right across this wallpaper, their tails forming patterns and rythms associated with Zulu dance and music.
Matrinah reveals an arrangement of ornamental platters and dishes, all intricately patterned with birds and animals and edged with decorative borders and pie crust scallops.
This wallpaper shares its name with the beautiful Narina Trogan Bird, native to Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa.
This beautifully patterned wallpaper features a trio of elephants dancing horizontally across the African Plains.
The Savuti is one of Africa’s most loved and well known national parks where hoopoes and hornbills call and sing whilst baboons and chameleons sun themselves in flowering Coral Trees.
Inspired by the charmingly naive patterning of giraffe spots created by young Ardmore artist Senzo Duma, Senzo Spot re-creates the age-old small scale animal print as a smart semi-plain wallpaper.
This rich and fabulously patterned forest design has been painstakingly and charmingly hand painted using the decorative plant motifs and foliage which adorn the painted dishes and bowls created by Ardmore artists over the years.