April 2012

the Collection shop in the Marais

We asked our friend Karla to take some photos of the shop. We all love the black and white photos.

Collecting: ceramics Chris Keenan

If I was collecting ceramics I would be very keen to acquire some of  Chris Keenan‘s work. Chris left behind his career as an actor to become a potter. Through a chance meeting with Edmund de Waal, well-known potter and… Continue Reading →

Some British Birds wallpaper

Yesterday Karla sent me some photographs she’d taken of our wallpaper used for the interior of a beautiful new shop in the Marais. La Fée Maraboutée has just just opened on the Rue Vieille du Temple in the Marais. There… Continue Reading →

Product images by Sophie Cordey

Today Sophie Cordey sent me the first of a series of photos of some of our products. Here’s a quick look before they go onto the website. I love their simplicity.

Outdoor wallpaper by Tracy Kendall

At the moment we are paying a lot of attention to Tracy Kendall’s cut and stitched wallpaper. I’m really pleased to be offering ‘In the White room’ wallpaper as a single length. But did you know that Tracy produced ‘In… Continue Reading →

Exhibition : Terence Conran – The way we live now, Design Museum, London

If you happen to be in London this spring,  its worth taking a trip to the Design Museum.

Wallpaper – off the wall

We automatically think of putting wallpaper on our walls but here are some other projects using wallpaper. Below is a fairly large scale project from my own home: These cupboards are used for coats and shoes in our hallway. Its… Continue Reading →

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Hello My name is Allison Grant, I’m english and I’ve been living in Paris for ten years now with my husband and four children.

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