In the second part of our round up of the latest designer wallcoverings and luxury wallpaper ranges launched at the recent London Design Week at the Design Centre in Chelsea Harbour, we focus not just on the best of British but also a number of international brands within the world of interiors.
Luxury Wallpaper from London Design Week
There is no doubt there is greater interest in luxury wallpapers and wallcoverings due to constantly evolving techniques and new innovations within the industry, resulting in truly exceptional high-end wallpaper products for both home and commercial interiors.
These high-end textured wallpaper include anything from:
Handcrafted natural wallpapers in a variety of grass cloth wallpapers that feature hemps, raffias, arrowroots, jutes and a variety of other natural grasses. From the very finest of hemps to the textural drama of handwoven raffias and grasses, from brands such as Elitis, Thibaut and Phillip Jeffries, at TM Interiors we have the perfect texture in a variety of colours to enhance any space.
Again, handcrafted natural wallpapers where natural paper is dyed prior to weaving to create a virtually seamless wallcovering and this ancient craft is still practiced today by artisans throughout the world. Elitis, Mark Alexander and Phillip Jeffries have launched Paperweave wallcoverings that are perfect for the individual who loves the look of a natural, but perhaps not the panelling that may come with it.
Natural Print Wallcoverings
Take all of the natural and paperweave wallcoverings base grounds and hand printed overlays by artisans on natural, and vinyl grounds, create a series of bold patterns that showcase the beauty of authentic hand printed wallcoverings. Special techniques and attention to detail allow for stunning walls full of graphic texture, again Elitis, Thibaut, Arte and Phillip Jeffries have this method down to a tee.
Influence on wallcovering designs comes from textiles and fashion, and we have online fine silk and linen, to chunky knits, woollen tweeds and suede, a wide array of styles to choose from. Brands like Elitis, Omexco and Phillip Jeffries all have a vast selection of textile wallpapers within their portfolios.
High end wallpaper brands produce speciality wallcoverings, works of art for walls to create stunning interior settings. Exquisite artisanal wallcoverings that include handcrafted paper, metallic leaf, wood veneer, colour wash, and unique relief are hallmarks of luxury wallpaper. Brands like Arte and Elitis and Phillip Jeffries are go to brands for specialist wallpapers.
With all that said let take a look at some the recent collections from these brands launched in 2020 at London Design Week, and if your reading this searching for the perfect wallcovering remember we offer a 10% first time customer offer saving
We covered the majority of recent collections in part 1 so please review or go straight to their category page to explore truly exceptional designer wallcoverings or view part 1 of the blog.
Thibaut is another high-end wallpaper brand with a huge selection of printed wallpapers and wallcoverings. Their Grasscloth Resource Vol. 5 wallpaper range launched very recently is a selective collection of wallcoverings featuring dynamic natural woven grasses, raffia, leaves and paper weaves and well worth a look for those that search for luxury wallpaper.
These wallcoverings boast sheen, texture and an endless colour palette. From chic neutrals to saturated hues, it offers a whole new range of tactile options that are a sophisticated step above.
Another range introduced in 2020 is Thibaut Modern Resource Vol. 2 which contains beautiful print designs with a strong graphic statement that truly captures the essence of the turn of the century.
The visually distinct patterns in this collection have a stylish presence and an emphasis on natural shapes and figures.
Thibaut also announced the launched of Ceylon wallpapers a cultivated collection of wallcoverings.
Mark Alexander Wallcoverings
Mark Alexander finally enter the mix of luxury textured wallpaper, and what others have been doing for some time, in particular textured grasscloth wallpapers, but with their own unique and refined manner.
They launch three collection of high-end wallpapers in 2020 and they are.
Mark Alexander Grasscloth features a variety of dried grasses and plant fibres are handwoven, and hand finished before being backed and trimmed. From the silky and contemporary appeal of abaca, the refined lustre of sisal, to the rich, organic texture of raffia, Grasscloth offers a diverse mix of naturally beautiful wallcoverings.
Tactile natural materials and stunning contemporary design blend seamlessly in Grasscloth, a range of wallcoverings made from botanical fibres that are entirely natural, sustainable and renewable.
Mark Alexander Paperweave range draws on traditional Japanese techniques and this collection is no different.
Finely cut ribbons of paper are spun to create a variety of yarns which are dyed with subtle tonal variation, then handwoven before being backed and trimmed.
Staying true to Mark Alexander’s reserved aesthetic these understated, easy-to-use designs are presented in a range of natural hues.
The final Mark Alexander range Collage
These are speciality papers where printed grasscloths, stitched papers, handwoven abaca and appliqued botanical fibres come together for an eye-catching collection of naturally beautiful wallcoverings that are truly unique.
Elitis continue to launch sophisticated luxury wallcoverings into the interiors market and this natural 100% raffia wallcovering is made by hand as shown by the intricate details below.
Raw Raffia Wallpapers are available in number colour options, plain or tone-on-tone matte weaves can create a contemporary look and provide an understated elegance to an interior scheme.
Their Ecrin wallpaper range is a specialist wallcovering range and features four designs crafted by artisans to create a luxury selection of wallcoverings with interesting patterns.
Mother of pearl meets abaca, raffia chooses metallic threads, leaves join pigments of paint to create entwined and interlaced patterns and designs worked by hand, in a select palette of colours neutral, pearl or metallic tones.
Paperweave wallpapers, again a theme from this year’s London Design Week, are explored in the Elitis Paper Sculpture wallpapers collection, with additional finishes to create unique designer wallcoverings.
Another specialist wallcovering range as each design is carefully crafted by hand to create unique differences and a fantastic individual designer wallcovering range from a worldwide established brand.
Like Thibaut, Elitis don’t just focus on high end textured wallcoverings they also provide us with some unique printed wallpaper designs from a couple of other collections launched in 2020.
Flower Power as the name suggests brings a taste of retro styles and character-shaping Fauvist lines in this collection of multi-coloured wallpapers, large floral and leafy prints that leap out joyfully in bold powerful colours.
While the Initiation Wallpaper range focuses on the realm of art and allows these designs some artistic freedom.
Phillip Jeffries Wallpaper
Phillip Jeffries Concrete Range is launched and Paperweave wallpaper is once again explored in this range of wallcoverings where skilled artisans use techniques passed down from one generation to the next to harvest abaca and transform it into a unique dimensional ground.
Once the ground is formed from a pulp, abaca strings are bathed in an emulsion and combed into place to create a rich texture, and craft four exceptional designs that all aim to create a sense of serenity and balance, and add a great textural effect to any in interior setting.
Although very well known for exceptional luxury high end wallpaper they also have digital print and murals, and some fantastic wallpaper designs to enhance their portfolio of designer wallcoverings.
Like Casamance this year they celebrate the start of 2020’s with an ode to the Art Deco period of the 1920’s with a number of quality designs such as.
Phillip Jeffries really do have, and cover a multitude of design styles, in order for you to discover the perfect texture in a variety of colours to enhance any space if you’re looking for luxury designer wallcoverings for both high end residential and commercial projects.
Pierre Frey Wallpaper
We can only say what they believe, and that Pierre Frey is willing to take bold risks both in the style and creation of the Pierre Frey wallcovering range expressed in many of their designs and collaborations.
Large designs, geometric shapes or material effects, the colour palettes are available on different paper grounds and using different techniques: matt paint, lacquer, paper backed fabric, wide-width non-woven paper, digital or traditional printing…
A quick screenshot of gives you an idea, be sure to explore.
There are many other luxury wallpaper brands we could mention but times does not permit with new website coming soon.
Other brands worth a mention are Schumacher, Dedar, Lizzo and others.
Explore our luxury textured wallpaper online at TM Interiors where you can order samples, discover hanging instructions and technical specifications and contact us should you need any advice on quantities and specifications.