Bring The Outdoors In


A refreshing focus on decorative botanical painting emerges to offer restorative charm to home decor. In complete contrast to the slick coolness of modernist design and graphic prints, these intricate motifs allow for the quiet discovery of the patterns and shapes found in nature. Textile and print designers, Thomas Paul and John Derian, offer unpretentious beauty with detailed renderings of flora and fauna.  The illustrations of horticultural artists, Lucy Smith and the late William Curtis inspire wallpaper motifs that transform the home into a tranquil garden.

Clockwise from top: “Perchgrass” pillow by Thomas Paul, Blue Passion Flower by William Curtis – From: The Botanical Magazine Vol1, 1787, Vintage wallpaper by Cecil Golding, Lost Gardens by Colleen Morris, Watercolor of of the Nypa Palm by Lucy Smith, Cake dish by John Derian, Dragonfly illustration by John Derian

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