Cole & Son

Founded in 1875, the Cole & Son wallpaper archive contains thousands of designs and has provided wallpapers for many historic houses including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament.
Today Cole & Son lead the way in terms of wallpaper design and continue to produce stunning, innovative and beautiful designs; their current collections reflect their long and distinguished history as well as their continuing passion for new and exciting wallpaper designs.

Cole & Son

Founded in 1875, the Cole & Son wallpaper archive contains thousands of designs and has provided wallpapers for many historic houses including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament.
Today Cole & Son lead the way in terms of wallpaper design and continue to produce stunning, innovative and beautiful designs; their current collections reflect their long and distinguished history as well as their continuing passion for new and exciting wallpaper designs.

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  • Acacia Wallpaper

    £128.00
    blue-green
    charcoal-silver
    green-coral-berries
    grey-white
    stone-white-berries

    The Acacia tree is an enduring sight in Africa with its bright fluff-ball flowers, and holds warm memories for Ardmore founder Fee Halsted. Having always had monkeys around her as a child, these humorous animals full of wit, pranks and intelligence have created a soft spot in her heart, and in turn have provided the inspiration for this striking new conversational wallpaper. Designed by Cole & Son to create a wide striped effect, this paper is subtle yet will add drama, especially with the addition of our two charming pranksters.

    52cm wide, 76.2cm pattern repeat, half drop pattern match

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Acquario Wallpaper

    £295.00
    black-multi-colour
    ink-turquise
    pale-blue-multi-colour
    soot-taupe
    teal-multi-colour

    Acquario Wallpaper designed By Cole & Son. The fish theme appears in some of the earliest Fornasetti work, and this design adopts some of the motifs used on decorative trays. Picked for their whimsical and naive appearance and set on a subtle washed background.

    68.5cm wide, 76cm pattern repeat, half drop match.

    Sold as 10 metre roll.

  • Afrika Kingdom Wallpaper

    £285.00
    1195025
    1195026
    1195027

    Afrika Kingdom Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son. The circle of life forms a regal tableau in this celebration of the Animal Kingdom set in the lush greenery of Afrika – the Afrikaans spelling. This tiered design has an elegant formality, with graceful curves in the flora and fauna, the irrepressible spirit of Jabula flourishing.

    Pattern Repeat 91.4cm. Straight Match. Width 68.5cm. Sold as a 10m Roll.

  • Albery Wallpaper

    £153.00
    amythest
    aqua
    graphite
    rose-gold
    silver
    soft-gold

    Albery Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son offers a modern twist on the trend for antique decorative glass, using ornamental elements from the Cole & Son archive to create a bevelled mirror wallpaper pattern. 

    53cm wide, 53cm pattern repeat, straight match

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Alcazar Gardens Wallpaper

    £205.00
    terracotta-spring-green-multi-1177020

    Alcazar Gardens Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son. Illustrative and pictorial in style, it is a unique artwork piece presented in a classic Terracotta & Spring Green Multi colour palette.

    Pattern Repeat 83.8cm. Width 68.5cm. Sold as a 10.05m Roll.

  • Aldwych Wallpaper

    £153.00
    black-gold
    blue-white
    glitter-silver-on-black-945030
    green-and-gold
    red-and-gold
    silver-white

    Aldwych Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son is an updated rococo style damask wallpaper design taken from the Cole & Son archive, and named after the famous London crescent and theatre. This pattern features elaborate leafy scrolls and is printed using highlights of textured glitter in dramatic colours.

    52cm wide, 64cm pattern repeat, straight match

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Alfaro Wallpaper

    £182.00
    ochre-green-on-duck-egg-1174012
    ochre-green-on-terracotta-1174011
    yellow-petrol-on-parchment-1174010

    Alfaro Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son. With its wrought iron balustrades, sunshine yellow paintwork and blooming tropical flowers, Alfaro is a vibrant ode to Sevillian architecture in true-to-life tones of Canary Yellow & Petrol on Parchment; Ochre & Racing Car Green on Terracotta; and Dark Ochre & Forest Green on Duck Egg.

    Pattern Repeat 76.2cm. Width 68.5cm. Sold as a 10.05m Roll. Third Drop match.

  • Alicatado Wallpaper

    £148.00
    hyacinth-blue-on-chalk-11712037
    leaf-green-on-chalk-11712038
    soot-on-snow-11712036
    terracotta-on-parchment-11712039

    Alicatado Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son. Alicatado, meaning a geometric mosaic of coloured glazed tiles, is the design studio’s interpretation of Seville’s famous azulejos. Its simple two-toned print creates a striking graphic backdrop and has been designed and coloured in order to complement other designs within the collection.

    Pattern Repeat 13cm. Width 52cm. Sold s a 10.05m Roll. Straight match.

  • Allium Wallpaper

    £150.00
    coral-leaf-green-charcoal
    mulberry
    mulberry-blush-lilac
    teal-jade-on-white

    Allium wallpaper designed by Cole & Son is a contemporary, geometric take on the traditional floral motif. Allium takes the striking herbaceous perennial and creates a bold repeat of blooming clusters. With their firework burst of colour and texture, the allium spheres of flora, combined with their long, leafless stems, makes a unique floral stripe, in inspiring seasonal tones.

    Width 52cm, sold as a 10.05m. Half drop. Pattern Repeat 76.20 cm

  • Alma Wallpaper

    £109.00
    grey-10011054
    ice-blue-10011055
    oat-10011051
    parchment-10011052
    stone-10011053
    yellow-10011050

    Alma Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son. Taking its title from the popular Victorian name, Alma features a small-scale diamond trellis enclosing a simple sprig leaf motif. Set on grounds of powder blue, grey, sand and ecru, this smart petite print bestows a modern feel to a traditional motif.

    Pattern Repeat 13.3cm. Width 53cm. Sold as a 10.05m Roll. Straight Match.

  • Alpana Wallpaper

    £123.00
    black-gold
    grey-on-turquoise

    Designed by S.K.Data from 1971, Alpana wallpaper for Cole & Son features an etched Aztec style design with an unusual repeat giving width and glamour

    53cm wide, 76cm pattern repeat, straight match

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Angel’s Trumpet Wallpaper

    £179.00
    ballet-slipper-sage-on-blue-1173008
    chalk-sage-on-stone-1173007
    coral-viridian-on-ink-1173009
    cream-olive-green-on-charcoal-1173006

    Angel’s Trumpet Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son. Native to the tropics of South America, Angel’s Trumpet flourishes in the searing Sevillian heat of the Alcázar’s courtyards and city gardens. Its feminine shape is enhanced by delicate, painterly details in pretty palettes. Entirely hand-painted in a traditional botanical illustration style, Angel’s Trumpet creates a beautifully bold, elegant floral stripe.

    Pattern Repeat 52cm. Width 8.5cm. Sold as a 10.05m Roll. Straight Match.

  • Antique Mirror Wallpaper

    £148.00
    gilver
    gold
    silver

    This Antinque Mirror wallpaper designed by Cole & Son uses a reclaimed tile design creating the appearance of a vintage foxed mirror. Unusual printing techniques were incorporated with the use of foil and transparent ink creating the reflective effect. 

    53cm wide, 53cm pattern repeat, half drop match

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Apex Grand Wallpaper

    £138.00
    brick-black
    gold
    green
    grey-black
    teal

    As a follow up to the very successful Apex design, Cole & Son have produced Apex Grand Wallpaper; a larger scale, wide-width wallpaper, in a series of brand new colourings. A popular geometric motif of interlocking triangles, Apex Grand delivers a bold and modern look for the contemporary space.

    68.5cm wide, 68.50cm pattern repeat, half drop match

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Arance Wallpaper

    £237.00
    blood-orange-11424046
    lemon
    orange

    The bold repeat of Mediterranean citrus fruits seen in Arance designed by Cole & Son are a prolific theme throughout the Fornasetti archive, originally appearing on the tray ‘Fette d’arancia’ in the 1950s and repurposed by Barnaba Fornasetti in the 90s as a graphic fabric print. This organic study has been produced in true-to-life colours.
    Sold as a 10 metre roll, 52cm wide, 64cm pattern repeat straight match.

  • Archipelago Border Wallpaper (Frieze)

    £395.00
    multi-coloured

    Archipelago Border Wallpaper is designed by Cole & Son with its company of crustaceans and shells hiding amongst strange and wonderful waterworld plants and coral on a shoreline somewhere far away, this 68.5cm high frieze is perfect for adding an aquatic twist to any environment. The design repeats once every 1.5 metres on a 7.5 metre roll.

    750cm wide, 68.5 cm high, 150cm pattern repeat, straight match

    Sold as 7.5m metre roll

  • Ardmore Border Wallpaper

    £53.00
    black-burnt-orange
    black-white
    olive

    Taken from the decorative detailing on a ceramic vase, this pretty decorative Ardmore border designed by Cole & Son acts as a decorative edging to many of the papers contained within this collection. Designed to be hung both vertically and horizontally it is offered in three colourings.

    10cm wide, 52cm pattern repeat

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Ardmore Cameos Wallpaper

    £161.00
    black-white
    green
    grey
    stone-green

    The Ardmore Cameos wallpaper designed by Cole & Son is a very personal representation of a series of plates which were created originally as a wedding gift to a friend of Ardmore. With each animal portrait, including a rather haughty zebra and a quizzical leopard, set against a backdrop of softly drawn giraffe spots, this delightful cartouche wallpaper is offered in four colourings

    68.5cm wide, 76.2cm pattern repeat, straight match

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Aurora Wallpaper

    £161.00
    cerise-cerulean-blue
    mulberry-sage
    petrol-teal
    rose-forest

    The rich floral tapestry of Aurora designed by Cole & Son captures all of the enchantment of a fairy tale forest, with its dense thickets and undergrowth. Entirely hand-painted, the design’s inspiration came from archival documents, with its printed detail paying homage to traditional printmaking. Organic tones of Mulberry & Sage on Parchment; Rose & Forest on Charcoal; Petrol & Teal on Ink; as well as the striking Cerise & Cerulean Blue on Midnight make for an unforgettable design in striking Cole & Son palettes.

    Width 52cm, Repeat 64cm. Half drop. Sold as a 10.05m roll.

  • Babylon Wallpaper

    £153.00
    pink-teal

    Babylon Wallpaper designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard for Cole & Son. A contemporary interpretation of The Hanging Gardens, ‘Babylon’ comprises of familiar aspects of Martyn’s style such as ancient arches and decadent florals in bold tones. The floral motif is an adaption of the Cole and Son classic, Wisteria design, combining old and new elements for a fresh botanical print in tones of Teal and Pink.

    52cm wide, 76.2cm pattern repeat, sold as a 10.05 metre roll.

  • Bagatelle Wallpaper

    £117.00
    duck-egg
    ivory
    olive
    stone
    yellow

    Bagatelle Wallpaper designed by COle & Son featuring the classic bamboo trellis, this elegant latticed wallpaper is a tribute to the eighteenth century landscaped garden of the Chateau de Bagatelle, itself designed in an Anglo-Chinese style.

    53cm wide, 70cm pattern repeat, straight match

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Bahia Doorway Wallpaper

    £618.00
    gold-stone

    STUNNING. This decorative Bahia doorway wallpaper designed by Cole & Son draws inspiration from both the palace and the Durbar room of Osborne House, the palatial holiday house of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Its elegantly detailed Jali fretwork, elaborate, lace- like masonry and decorative motifs in Gold and Stone have been painstakingly drawn and painted by hand in order to reflect the highly-skilled craftsmanship of its inspirations.

    Width 68.5cm, sold as an 10.20 metre roll which your decorator should slice in half to make up both sides of the doorway, which stands just over 5 metres tall.

  • Balabina Wallpaper

    £142.00
    midnight-jade
    stone
    stone-gilver
    velvet-red
    vintage-yellow

    Balabina wallpaper designed by Cole & Son, named after Feya Balabina, a Russian ballerina with the Kirov Ballet. Balabina, originally an archive block printed wallpaper has been re-worked to include a beautifully drawn hoopoe bird.

    52cm wide, 101.8cm pattern repeat, half drop match

    Sold as 10 metre roll

  • Bamboo Wallpaper

    £128.00
    china-blue-olive-1005026
    olive-green-white-1005023
    rose-parchment-1005024
    sky-blue-chalk-1005022
    taupe-white-1005025

    Bamboo Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son. Originally a screen-printed design, Bamboo chronicles the rise in popularity of the Orientalist style throughout the Victorian era.

    Pattern Repeat 76cm. Width 52cm. Sold as a 10.05m Roll. Straight Match.

  • Bastoni Wallpaper

    £237.00
    charcoal
    cream
    forest-green

    Originating as a silk scarf print from the 1940s, the ‘canes’ of Bastoni reflect the eclectic nature of the house of Fornasetti, brimming with umbrella and hat stands full of antique walking canes. The graphic checkerboard style of the repeat is reminiscent of many Fornasetti favourites, resulting in a striking and bold motif. 

    Width 52cm, Repeat 76.2cm. Third Drop. Sold as a 10m roll.

  • Baudelaire Wallpaper

    £138.00
    bronze-charcoal-941002
    chalk-parchment-941005
    gilver-taupe-941001
    gold-taupe-941003
    grey-silver-941004

    The print on the Baudelaire wallpaper designed by Cole & Son references the fashion for gilding with ornamental gold leaf and other precious metals. This elegant wallpaper pattern of feathered plumes is designed as a panel and features burnished metallics on a range of neutral grounds.

    50cm wide, 64cm pattern repeat, half drop match.

    Sold as 10.05 metre roll.

  • Bazaar Wallpaper

    £174.00
    bronze
    gilver
    pewter

    In Bazaar Wallpaper designed by Cole & Son, the burnished tones of these beautiful tin tiles catch the light with an elegant lustre, retaining all of the original subtlety of movement seen in embossed tiles. 
    52cms wide, 52cm pattern repeat, straight match, sold as a 10.05 metre roll