Our Greatest Hits: Wallcoverings

Not sure what to do with your blank walls? Wallpaper is a great place to start. It’s majorly back in style, and a far cry from your mother’s harvest apple border and stripes. Plus, the options available now are nearly limitless. In addition, the color palette set by wallpaper can help you pull other elements of your room together, resulting in a designer-worthy space that will bring joy and inspiration to your home.

Are you are looking for the best places to buy wallpaper, along with art, pillows, bedding and more? Check out Our Favorite Resources for Interior Decorating, where you’ll get details on more than 65 unique sources (with links!) to get that designer look in a range of interior styles.

12 Best Places to Buy Wallpaper

I often get asked about the best places to buy wallpaper and I’ve used a TON of it over the past few years. Today I’m sharing more than a dozen of my favorite sources with you. Below are my favorite spots to shop wallpaper and lots of links for more information. Happy pattern hunting!

My No. 1 piece of advice for wallpaper is to not be afraid of patterns! Do your research and spend time looking at and figuring out what types of patterns you love. The one you choose should ultimately be one that you want to spend a lot of time with. Even small spaces can benefit from a jolt of pattern and color (see these ideas from another favorite source Common Room).

If you’re nervous about committing to a wallpaper, or you are a renter you can try many of the peel-and-stick options available. My favorite source for peel-and-stick wallpaper is Chasing Paper.

If You Love New Traditional Style Try:

Cole & Son – Manufacturers of fine printed wallpapers since 1875.  The Cole & Son archive consists of approximately 1,800 block print designs, 350 screen print designs and a huge quantity of original drawings and wallpapers, representing all the styles from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Amongst these are some of the most important historic wallpaper designs in the world. Cole & Son has provided wallpapers for many historic houses including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament.

Centered by Design Portfolio, Cole & Son Feather Fan wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Cole & Son Feather Fan wallpaper

Morris & Co. – “Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” —William Morris

Read all about artist, poet and figure of the Arts and Crafts movement, William Morris and his talented daughter May Morris in this blog post from last year on the launch of their latest collection.

Centered by Design Portfolio, Morris & Co. Pimpernel wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Morris & Co. Pimpernel wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Morris & Co. Pimpernel wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Morris & Co. Pimpernel wallpaper

Farrow & Ball – Many know this company for its paints, but equally as gorgeous are its wallpapers. From bold florals and stripes to more subdued , classic patterns like paisley, they have many options particularly well suited to small spaces.

Centered by Design Portfolio, Farrow & Ball floral wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Farrow & Ball floral wallpaper


If You Love Modern Makers Try:

Relativity Textiles – Founder Erin Minckley uses her research and printing know-how to design globally inspired motifs with cultural narratives that span the globe. Connecting homeowners to foreign cultures by way of wallpaper motivates Minckley to pay homage to the craftsmen and women of the world.

Centered by Design Portfolio, Relativity Textiles Robozo Jade wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Relativity Textiles Rebozo Jade wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Relativity Textiles Robozo Jade wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Relativity Textiles Rebozo Jade wallpaper

Rebecca Atwood – A smart choice for novice decorators and professional designers alike, these soft, soothing prints from Brooklyn-based designer and artist Rebecca can transform a room nearly instantly.

Centered by Design Portfolio, Rebecca Atwood Amethyst Marble wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Rebecca Atwood Amethyst Marble wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Rebecca Atwood Amethyst Marble wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Rebecca Atwood Amethyst Marble wallpaper

Eskayel – Striking, unique patterns—inspired by nature or travel—are a hallmark of this New York-based textile design studio, which blends fine art with precise craftsmanship. A percentage of all sales are donated to environmental organizations, signifying the brand’s commitment to sustainability.

Centered by Design Portfolio, Eskayel Akimbo 2 Greyscale wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Eskayel Akimbo 2 Greyscale wallpaper

Calico – This design firm builds upon ancient Japanese and Turkish traditions while incorporating new techniques to offer incredible gradients, metallics, woven natural fibers and even NASA telescope imagery in its wallpapers.

 

Centered by Design Portfolio, Calico Bone wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Calico Bone wallpaper

Photowall – Choose from more than 13,000 wall mural motifs and more than 2,000 patterns of designer wallpaper, in hand-painted patterns and modern colors, to help bring the outdoors in.


If You Love A Classic Look Try:

Phillip Jeffries – This family-owned company, founded in a garage more than 40 years ago, is now a word leader in wallcoverings. They stock an astonishing 1 million square yards of wallcovering in their New Jersey location, with many options available to ship the same day.

Centered by Design Portfolio, Phillip Jeffries Abaca Mist grasscloth

Centered by Design Portfolio, Phillip Jeffries Abaca Mist grasscloth

Centered by Design Portfolio, Phillip Jeffries Abaca Mist grasscloth

Centered by Design Portfolio, Phillip Jeffries Abaca Mist grasscloth

Schumacher – Founded by Paris-born Frederic Schumacher, this company got its start in the early 1900s when Schumacher was commissioned by an architect for President Teddy Roosevelt to design a shimmering satin lampas design. Today, the company specializes in fabric, wallcovering, trim, furniture and home accessories, and regularly collaborates with artists and interior designers on collections.

Centered by Design Portfolio, Schumacher Pyne Hollyhock wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Schumacher Pyne Hollyhock wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Celerie Kembel for Schumacher Feather Bloom wallpaper

Centered by Design Portfolio, Celerie Kembel for Schumacher Feather Bloom wallpaper

The House of Scalamandre

In 2017, legacy brand Scalamandré and Stark Fabric & Wallcovering joined forces to create The House of Scalamandré. They are all about custom textiles and unique fabrics, offering a range of nature-inspired wallcoverings—from leaping cheetahs to beautiful desert-inspired murals.

Fun fact: The wallpaper shown below is actually my own dining room!

You can see more of this transformation HERE. 

Are you are looking for the best places to buy wallpaper, along with art, pillows, bedding and more? Check out Our Favorite Resources for Interior Decorating, where you’ll get details on more than 65 unique sources (with links!) to get that designer look in a range of interior styles.

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