Cole & Son, founded in 1875 by John Perry, was one of the many companies located in Islington, north London, an area famous for block printing companies. Their reputation grew as they became well-known for their high quality block printing and supply of beautiful stripes and jaspes. Today their company consists of 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.
Cole & Son’s wallpaper provides innovative and beautiful designs that will add interest and a touch of history to any space. They have a wide selection of collections that are sure to meet any style. Take a look at a few of their collections below. Contact Design Alliance for pricing and samples!
A nostalgic and enchanting selection of magical wallpapers, inspired by the classic childhood stories and fairy tales of our youth.
The Archive Traditional collection has been drawn from the wonderful resource of the Cole & Son archives. These 12 designs and one texture incorporate not only patterns that are well known, but also some that have not seen the light of day for many decades.
Taking inspiration from the statues, follies, menageries and architecture found within grand French landscaped gardens, this stately and elegant selection of wallpapers takes you on a delightful stroll through some of the most beautiful gardens in France.