Prestigious British wallpaper brand Cole and Son are renowned for their vast collection of original and contemporary styled, fashion forward, high quality wallpaper. The Archive Anthology Collection by Cole and Son is one of the many collections that emulates sophistication through well known, classic wallpapers designed with a fresh new look accompanied with brand new designs which aims to further enhance the Cole and Son archive legacy.
The Archive Anthology Collection contains many striking designs including the Hummingbirds design adapted to an impressive level of luxury through a combination of surface and flexographic print technology. The Hummingbird Collection is one of the most beloved and iconic wallpapers has been reintroduced to reveal two brand new colourings. Amongst the classic duck egg, soft blue and cream grounds, two additional renderings include jewel toned birds fluttering on a dramatic midnight blue ground and softer prettier birds on a delicate ivory printed on the highest quality non-woven based paper. Available in five classic colourways with the pattern remaining the same colour palette (some colours are change in order to stay bold against the background) throughout all the different colour options. This delicate print emulates unmissable, traditional style with a fresh up to date colour palette. Another classic print very similar to the Hummingbird Collection is the Winter Bird print again featured in very subtle colours consisting of another classic delicate bird print against a muted, block colour background. Amongst the hand painted prints in the Archive Anthology Collection the designers behind Cole and Son have included a range of minimal, geometric repeat patters whilst in keeping with the subtle pastel colour palette of the whole Archive Anthology Collection. The Alma print takes its name from the popular Victorian girls’ 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 little print bestows a contemporary feel on a classic motif.
This Archive Anthology Collection brings together a selection of Cole and Son’s most popular classic wallpapers from their extensive archives alongside new designs.