Welcome to the Graham & Brown Inspire page. Here you will find all information and articles on our new collections, new product launches, behind the scenes sneak peeks and designer talk.
12th April 2019
OUR WALLPAPER OF THE YEAR 2019
Tori means bird in Japanese, and is a celebration of the artistry and skill of Eastern art. In Eastern art, birds are an important and popular form of imagery and symbolism, signifying longevity, luck and love.
12th April 2019
OUR COLOUR OF THE YEAR 2019
Tiru is inspired by the Kabuki trend. (A classical Japanese drama-dance, which showcases a bold, avant-garde colour palette). Taken from the backdrop of the Tori teal wallpaper, Tiru is a serene metallic teal paint.
12th April 2019
Praising the idea that anything more than 'just enough' is too much, Lagom is a liberating concept.
3rd April 2019
Timeless, opulent and oozing with glamour, Art Deco wallpaper is a trend growing in popularity year by year. The predecessor to the Art Nouveau movement, Art Deco has now firmly cemented its place in both history and as a staple trend within interior design.
11th March 2018
The Making Of…
Our first collection launch of 2018 includes 6 stunning (if we may say so ourselves) incredibly liveable designs.
25th February 2018
Find Your Zen
On Friday 16th February we celebrated Chinese New Year and this year it was represented by the eleventh animal in the Chinese zodiac – the dog!
28th January 2018
The Chinoiserie Collection
A style of decorative or fine art based imitations of Chinese motifs. The Chinoiserie Collection was released in 2017 and is comprised of one stunning design across four opulent colourways.
21st January 2018
The Retro Collection
The fifties were a revolutionary era, the world was enjoying a post war revival, Elvis Presley was the face of Rock n’ Roll and Christian Dior created ‘The New Look’.
24th October 2017
The Wallpaper of the Year 2018 – Pierre
We’re so proud to announce our Wallpaper of the Year for 2018 – Pierre. A beautifully hand painted blush Magnolia floral is perfectly complimented with a white gold metallic backdrop.
22nd October 2017
Trend - Fluid
The Brooklyn Art Library holds tens of thousands of sketchbooks from artists around the world. It is a global community with artworks from 101 different countries. Here we truly see a multicultural melting pot of ideas.
21st October 2017
The Ubud Collection
Animals have always been a fun and surprising element of wallpaper design, particularly within our Ubud collection.
19th October 2017
Trend - Bliss
A popular and ever-growing trend in the travel world is the embrace the shared experience. Sites such as Airbnb and Couchsurfing are popular, very low-cost ways to travel and share accommodation.
15th October 2017
The Stroma Collection
Trompe L'oeil has seen a modern revival throughout 2016 & 2017, with the new Stroma collection taking this to the next level by mixing in simplistic botanical details.
12th October 2017
The Oxidised Collection
Our Oxidised collection is all about embracing the imperfect; how chemical reactions can create beautiful, awe inspiring hues whilst metallics add shine and natural materials for a more luxurious feel.
8th October 2017
The Hygge Collection
Inspired by the Danish phrase, the Hygge collection focuses on celebrating the little things in life. Embracing comfort and creating your own sanctuary, this collection is perfect for creating a cosy nest feel for your home.
4th October 2017
The Wild Flower Collection
Florals take another stylish step forward with our Wild Flower collection. Taken from the French word for ‘wanderer’, this wallpaper collection expresses a freer and fluid approach to bohemian florals...
3rd October 2017
The Art Deco Collection
Throughout Graham & Brown’s 71-year history, each decade has brought a new revival of design within the wallpaper world. This year we’re looking at the 1920’s with our new Art Deco collection.
1st October 2017
The Indian Ink Collection
Damask designs have been embraced in a number of forms over the years. From classic to oversized, Damask wallpaper is a beautiful way to add timeless style in to your home.
29th September 2017
The Baroque Collection
For those seeking luxury and decadence for your home, our Baroque collection embodies all the characteristics to create this atmosphere.
25th September 2017
Interiors Trend Alert: Rose Gold & Copper
If you didn’t know that Rose Gold & Copper are the hottest metallics around at the moment then where have you been? These warm, pink metals have become an instant hit within the world of interiors.
29th September 2017
How to use geometric pattern wallpaper
Geometric patterns can bring a modern edge to any room, and you can use them in your home to create a fresh, artsy look. From minimalist shapes to playful metallics, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite geometric wallpaper designs that could be just what you’re looking for.
27th September 2017
The Eternity Collection
Geometrics have always held their own within the home décor world. Repeat formations of harsh or soft lines come together for a mesmerising and stylish look in your home.
26th September 2017
Trend - Trace
The ‘Fearless Girl’ stands proudly with hands on hips in front of the ‘Raging bull statue’ that has been on Wall Street since the Stock Market crash. She was put there on the eve of International Women’s Day and highlights the lack of female executives.
25th September 2017
Trend - Ground
From the wellness centre in Arosa, Switzerland we see outside become inside with the vegetal trees of light. Wellness and mental awareness has never been talked about so openly. The British Royals have organised a charity Heads Together to tackle the stigma associated with these issues.
24th September 2017
The Souk Collection
If you’re ready to take a journey with your interior styling, then our new Souk collection allows you to take that first step. Imagine you’re walking through a Morrocan Souk; you’ll see vibrant colours, hand crafted patterns and metallic embellishments being sold throughout.
23rd September 2017
Trend - Zone
Nuart was set up in the Norwegian city of Stavanger and is regarded as the world’s leading celebration of street art. Selected artists are invited to leave their mark on the chosen city walls reflecting the culture as well as defining it.
18th September 2017
The House of Wallpaper
We’re bringing our creative story to London in – The House of Wallpaper. The Soho townhouse has been transformed by SHH Interior Design to showcase the wallpaper design studio, archive pieces and new collections, installations and innovations.
10th September 2017
Off the Wall and Onto the Plate
As part of our House of Wallpaper event, we challenged Pedro Passinhas to create a menu inspired by our G&B wallpapers. Having worked in the world’s finest restaurants led by Michelin Starred Chefs, Pedro’s dining experience is always about more than just the food.
2nd September 2017
Interior design projects: What’s hot for 2017?
Just like fashion, new interior design trends are always around the corner. The key colours, materials, and textures change year-on-year, giving you a great excuse to refresh your home in brilliant new ways.
31st August 2017
The Zen Collecton
Inspired by the Oriental Shoji Screen, this intricate design uses an interlocking geometric design to add an impactful print to your walls. The Zen collection takes the partition away from design, bringing together a strong maze pattern with stylish metallic and a sumptuous fibrous paper.
25th August 2017
The Tropical Leaves Collection
The Tropical trend is showing no signs of slowing down and with our latest release, Tropical Leaves, this style moves this cult trend forward. Developed from our 2017 trend, Savage Beauty, this collection delves in to the wilds of the jungle.
23rd August 2017
The Botanical Collection
Tropical prints and patterns have been growing in popularity over the last year. With Pantone naming their Colour of the Year as Greenery, it’s easy to translate this fresh shade in to this stylish trend.
22nd August 2017
Get the look with 3D brick effect wallpaper
Inspired by the Oriental Shoji Screen, this intricate design uses an interlocking geometric design to add an impactful print to your walls. The Zen collection takes the partition away from design, bringing together a strong maze pattern with stylish metallic and a sumptuous fibrous paper.
14th August 2017
The Illusion Collection
The Illusion Collection brings together colour with modern design to make an impact in your home. From wallpaper and paint to home accessories, this collection provides a bold statement with on trend designs and shades to compliment.
7th August 2017
Behind the Mural - Venetian
When we first delved in to the world of Murals we weren’t sure where it would take us. Wanting to look at both the past and at future trends, the collection is certainly shaped around unique design that makes an impact on a wall.
2nd August 2017
The Boheme Collection
Colour and technique take to the stage with our Boheme collection. Watercolour florals provide the perfect base for infusions of colour from peach tones used in the original artwork to a monochrome styling that makes for a more eclectic finish.
29th July 2017
The Indigo Collection
Embracing movement and expression, our Indigo collection takes inspiration from traditional Japanese printing technique known as Shibori. Recreated within our design studio, through shaping and securing cloth before dying.
28th July 2017
The Atmosphere Collection
Inspired by an archive piece within G&B’s art collections, Atmosphere takes on a fresh and modern approach to layered landscapes. Watercolour forestry and mountains are given a beautiful twist using stylish colour palettes that look gorgeous in your home.
23rd July 2017
How to create a French-inspired room with vintage wallpaper
French interior design is all about elegance, subtly, and class. To bring that je ne sais quoi into your home, vintage-inspired French wallpaper is the perfect place to start.
19th July 2017
The Figaro & Desire Collection
Desire has been a firm favourite with our customers over the last few years. In 2017, Desire has been revamped with an on trend pastel palette that brings energy in to the design.
15th July 2017
Graham & Brown Stories - Alan Kemp
I joined in 1999 as a Marketing Manager and starting with the structure, the buildings have all changed; where we’re sat now in 2009 was a ceiling void. There was nothing here at all.
5th July 2017
How to Style Tropical Décor in your home
A flourishing trend within the world of fashion and home décor, Tropical prints and patterns have taken over and we’re certainly not complaining. Jungle inspired design perfectly synchronises with Pantone’s Colour of the Year Greener.
3rd July 2017
The Muse Collection
Florals are given a decadent revamp with our Muse Collection. Inspired by a fusion of archive design with art deco accessories, this collection embodies a dark & moody style that adds drama to your home.
26th June 2017
Behind the Mural - Painterly
This design was brought to life by our in-house stylist, Jody. First painted in 1983, this archive piece draws on traditional florals but are given life with its bright and colourful finish.
6th June 2017
The Munsell Test
Not a lot of people know what a Munsell test is but it’s quite integral within Graham & Brown. Colour and design being at the forefront of our culture, it’s crucial that when it comes to mixing, matching and styling our wallpapers, paints and wall art pieces.
26th May 2017
Graham & Brown Stories - Andrew Graham
I worked at the company as a teenager in the summer holidays earning some pocket money so I’d had an association with Graham & Brown, I knew the business and the people in it. I spoke to my dad a lot about the business because I studied economics and business at university.
25th May 2017
How to create a boho space with floral wallpaper
Floral wallpaper can add a splash of personality and give your home a laid-back, bohemian feel. Different floral patterns will have a different effect – bold prints can be daring and playful, making a real design statement.
23rd May 2017
Wallpaper of the Year 2017
Every year we take great pleasure in picking out one design to be our wallpaper of the year and this year, we are proud to announce that the blogTitle goes to the stunning Reflections wallpaper.
14th May 2017
The Chelsea Collection
An expressive floral created in our studio with our designers inspired by a piece of art from our extensive archive collection. This wallpaper design brings florals in to summer time with a colour palette that’s fresh and bright.
11th May 2017
The Kelly Hoppen 2017 Collection
The Kelly Hoppen 2017 collection combines delicate metallics and geometric designs that can’t fail to add a dash of energy and elegance to your home decor.
1st May 2017
Pantone Colour of the Year 2017 - Greenery
Pantone have announced their Colour of the Year for 2017 and we're pleasently surprised at their fresh take for the new year. Greenery approaches a more zesty personality, embraces optimism and new life in a world that feels unbalanced.
29th April 2017
Wall Murals: The New Feature Wall
Wall murals are a simple, stress free way to update your home without having to embark on a complete décor overhaul. With this in mind, let’s take a look at the different ways in which you can update each room in your home with a stylish wall mural.
21st April 2017
The Dimension Collection
Our new Dimension collection spotlights the raw beauty of cut precious stones whilst using a fresh palette inspired by the array of colours displayed in our constellations.
20th April 2017
The Meiying Collection
Inspired by Japanese Cherry Blossom, 'Meiying' comes from the meaning 'Beautiful Flower'. This wallpaper collection featured an ethereal floral design with a branch like finish that moves away from traditional bouquets seen on wallpaper.
19th April 2017
How to add cityscape wallpaper design into your home
Cityscape wallpaper can make a bold statement and add a unique touch to any room. Whether it’s industrial, artistic, or designed to highlight iconic city landmarks, cityscape wallpaper is the ideal choice for those who love the hustle and bustle of city living, and want to bring an urban vibe into their home.
10th April 2017
The Brian Eno Collection
As part of our 70th anniversary celebration, we've partnered with one of the most influential icons of the music and arts world to launch an eclectic capsule collection of two wallpaper designs based upon the extensive Graham & Brown archives.
29th March 2017
How to Style Wood Effect Wallpaper
When it comes to styling your home with wood effect wallpaper, the transformational opportunities are endless. Turn your bedroom into a rustic retreat or add a touch of personality to a living room. Follow our style guide and discover how you can incorporate the wood effect trend into your own home décor.
18th March 2017
5 Ideas for Kitchen Wallpaper
Using wallpaper in your kitchen is a remarkably effective way to set a theme, more so than painting. Do you love modern style, or are you a traditionalist at heart? Is your kitchen a cosy, relaxed space, or do you prefer a professional finish?
10th March 2017
Feeling Floral this Mother’s Day
The Spring equinox and Mother’s day always fall very closely to each other, so with the new season coming in to bloom, it’s appropriate to celebrate all things floral at this time of year.
14th February 2017
Valentine’s Day Interiors Gift Guide
Why treat your loved one with chocolates and flowers when you can spoil them with gifts that last a lifetime? Interior gifts are the perfect way to show someone that you care so why not take a different approach to Valentine’s Day this year.
21st January 2017
Create a Wow Factor Room
If you want to stray away from mundane décor, this blog post is all about how to create a room that has wow factor. Creating statement rooms in your home needn’t be expensive or time consuming so read on to discover the secrets behind speblogCTAcular home décor.
11th January 2017
5 design ideas for decorating a child’s bedroom
A child’s bedroom is a haven from the outside world. It should reflect their tastes and interests, accommodate their hobbies, and engage them mentally. It’s also smart for it to feature furniture that can grow alongside your child, as well as include plenty of storage to keep the room clean and tidy.
20th December 2016
The Wintermacy Collection
To create a warm, inviting space during the colder months, look no further than our cosy Wintermacy Collection. Infused with a combination of cream, brown and neutral tones, every piece in this collection boasts cosy fabrics to help you to create your very own winter retreat at home.
11th December 2016
Wall Mural VS Wallpaper
Having a career in the world of advertising and marketing both in the UK and overseas for over 20 years, I had always worked within the creative fields, but my life changed one evening whilst watching a TV documentary about London’s Royal Academy of Art’s Summer exhibition in June 2015.
29th November 2016
The Navy Wall – How to Style
The dark wall trend is here to stay so if you want to update your home with a navy wall, we have all of the tips you need to style it to perfection.
23rd November 2016
The Highland Trend
It’s natural to want to cosy up during the colder months and the Highland décor trend is all you need to transform your home into a rustic retreat. This trend puts the focus on soft textures, nature inspired prints and bright pops of plaid.
2nd November 2016
Reasons Why You Should Use Lining Paper
One of the most common questions we get asked when it comes to wallpapering a room, is whether or not lining paper is essential. Lining paper offers a number of benefits and this blog posts aims to highlights all of the reasons you should use it.
22nd October 2016
Here at Graham & Brown, we like to take the current décor trends and show you how to create them in your own home. This week, we want to put a spotlight on the Scandi sanctuary trend and help you to transform your home with a calm, paired back aesthetic in muted tones.
2nd October 2016
Autumn Style Switch
One of the greatest things about home accessories is their ability to instantly update a room. With autumn just around the corner, let’s take a look at how you can update your home with the seasons simply by swapping out just a few key accessories.
21st September 2016
How to add a Sense of Sparkle into the Home
A new season is the perfect opportunity to switch up your home décor and what better way to transform each room than with a touch of sparkle? A hint of shimmer can add warmth to your home as well as a heavy dose of glamour.
1st September 2016
Autumn Winter Wallpaper
The simplest way to update your home during the autumn and winter months is to switch up your wallpaper and thanks to our stunning selection, finding the perfect design couldn’t be simpler.
23rd July 2016
5 Tips to Remember when Painting with Bright Colours
Choosing the perfect shade is one of the main focus points when painting with bright colours but while the colour is crucial, the key to a perfect finish is primer.
3rd July 2016
Our Top Three Summer Décor Trends
Is your home in need of a style refresh? If you are decorating your home this summer, here’s just a few of our favourite seasonal décor trends that are guaranteed to inspire. From animal-inspired wall art to rose gold accents, we’ve got you covered.
16th May 2016
How to Style a Monochromatic Room
Monochromatic décor is simply the combination of different shades of the same colour but creating the look if often more complicated that it seems. Regardless of the décor trends that change constantly each season, the monochrome look will never go out of style.
5th May 2016
Top Five Blue Paints
From the palest pastel blue shade to mysterious midnight hues, the options are truly endless when it comes to blue paint. Blue can reenergise a room or provide a calming influence depending on the shade you choose so with this in mind, read on to discover this season’s top five blue paints.
23rd April 2016
The Perry Rise Collection by 2LG
This season we have collaborated with Interior Design Studio, 2 Lovely Gays, to bring you the Perry Rise collection. This new wallpaper range contains 4 exclusive designs - Totem, Wonder, Joy and Rebecca; all incorporating 2LG's signature use of colour.
15th April 2016
Five Quirky Ways to use Paint
If you’re in the mood to get experimental with your home décor, we have some simple ways to make a statement with paint. Your walls are a blank canvas and there are so many alternatives to using one single colour.
5th April 2016
The Blush Collection
Our Blush collection combines soft warm pinks and copper metals that promise to add a touch of ethereal style to your home. Featuring glamourous damask details and a sorbet colour palette, every piece in this collection has a feminine feel to bring you décor that is both opulent and uplifting.
20th March 2016
How to Create Different Moods in the Home
The colours we use in our homes can have a significant effect on our emotions and the same can be said when it comes to incorporating different textures into your décor.
25th February 2016
Introducing The Bazaar Collection
Our Bazaar collection is infused with a blend of warm gold and copper tones that promise to add a touch of global styling to every room.
20th February 2016
Britain's Next Top Model: Behind the Scenes
Back in October 2015 Graham & Brown opened its doors to 8 girls competing to be Britain’s Next Top Model. The girls were joined on set by top male model, and judge Paul Sculfor.
5th February 2016
What Does your Home Say About You?
Would you describe yourself as ambitious, creative, energetic or perhaps sensitive and chilled? The answer could be hidden deep in the depths of your home décor.
16th January 2016
Metallic of the Moment - Copper
When it comes to metallic shades, it is impossible to go overboard. Soft and shimmery, metallic tones add warmth to your décor creating a welcoming feel.
5th January 2016
Wallpaper & Fashion Through the Decades
Our journey through the ages begins in the 1950s when wardrobes were brimming with sling back stilettoes and ballet skirts in pastel shades. In terms of prints, it was floral designs that were taking center stage in this era.
19th December 2015
Back to School
The new school year is just around the corner so what better time to have a room makeover? If you are looking for décor ideas to freshen up a child’s room on the run up to a new school year, we have two exceptional décor collections that are guaranteed to inspire.
15th December 2015
Trend To Watch - Loft Living
If you’ve always dreamed of living in an urban loft style space, we are going to show you how to use the loft living trend to add personality to your home. Whether you live in a rural area or your home is the epitome of city chic, this trend can work for you.
5th December 2015
Exploring the Bright and White Collection
If your ideal home is fresh, bright and fun our highly sought after Bright White Collection will tick every box. Featuring a flurry of floral tones against a crisp white backdrop, every design in this collection takes its inspiration from nature using white as a foundation that makes the florals pop.
29th November 2015
Introducing the Ink Collection
To create a relaxed space with global influences, look no further than our striking Ink Collection. Infused with a plethora of indigo and blue shades, every piece in this collection boasts ethnic influences to bring you an eclectic décor theme that will bring your home up to date in an instant.
23rd November 2015
How to Decorate a Nursery
Decorating a nursery is a completely different experience to decorating any other room in the house as no other space has such a magical, whimsical quality to it. If you are decorating a nursery from scratch, we have everything you need to make the project a success.
15th November 2015
Tin Ceilings – Bringing the Old Back into 2016
There’s no denying that tin ceilings are one of the hottest design trends of the season but where did the idea come from and how can you incorporate this unique trend into your home? Read on to discover how to add a dramatic look to your living room, dining room or bedroom with a tin ceiling.
3rd November 2015
Top 5 Floral Wallpaper Designs
With Chelsea Flower Show just around the corner, we can’t think of a better time to celebrate our favourite floral wallpaper designs. Floral prints not only bring the joys of spring into your home eternally but are one décor trend that never goes out of style.
31st October 2015
5 Things to Paint Black
Depending on your home décor style, black can look incredibly sophisticated and it doesn’t have to be limited to the walls. If you want to add this bold shade to your repertoire, here are five things that look stunning when painted black.
22nd October 2015
Introducing The Organic Collection
To create a fresh, modern room that’s also timeless, look no further than our ever-so-popular Organic Collection. Boasting an array of neutral tones, every design in this collection takes its inspiration from the outdoors to bring you a refreshing décor theme that will never go out of style.
13th October 2015
Three Styles You’ll Want to Try in your Living Room
If you feel like you are stuck in an interior décor rut, why not try one of these three different styles and update your space at speed.
3rd October 2015
Top Kid’s Wallpaper Prints of 2016
If you are considering bringing a bit of fun, colour or pattern to your child’s bedroom and are looking for the best-selling and most popular styles to choose, well, you’ve come to the right place!
29th September 2015
A day in the life of wallpaper designer Vicky Davison
Sat at her board focused intently on the brief at hand, that’s where you’ll find Vicky most days. “I don’t get involved with a lot of meetings, so I can just sit, concentrate and focus on my drawings.
24th September 2015
The Superfresco Easy challenge
We know that for some time now we have been insisting that Pasting the Wall is quicker than Pasting the paper when it comes to wallpapering, yet there are still people who question just how easy it is.
23rdth September 2015
Stripes: Vertical vs. Horizontal
We all know the rule: vertical stripes to make walls taller, horizontal stripes to make them longer, but what if you want the best of both worlds? Is it truly possible?
18th September 2015
I went to art school to study fashion because I loved fashion and at the time there were very little choices. Eventually I took a fashion illustration course, which was a quick way to get into the industry. Later when I met Fitz my husband, he encouraged me to design my own clothes.
11th September 2015
The Glitterati Collection
Internationally renowned fashion designer Julien Macdonald has dressed some of the worlds most glamourous women - Beyonce, Nicole Sherzinger, Paris Hilton and Shakira are amongst his Celebrity clientele.
6th September 2015
A Minor Adventure
After selecting Northern Rose as the wallpaper of the year 2015 next came the task of wrapping a Morris Minor 1000 in the pattern!
31st August 2015
Welcome to our new look Graham and Brown wall art gallery showcasing our live product collections in a creative environment, I do hope you enjoy taking a look around.
22nd August 2015
Decorate 5 Rooms with 1 Wallpaper Range
Refreshing your décor can be addictive so don’t be surprised if updating one room leads to re-decorating every room in the house. Our paste the wall wallpaper range makes it easier than ever to update a room, so much so that you may not be able to keep it to just four walls.
2nd August 2015
Wallpaper from Laurence Llewelyn Bowen
Our longest designer collaboration is with British interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, spanning over a decade and many wallpaper collections. His designs are often flamboyant full of intricate details and in stunning bold colours.
29th July 2015
Top Tips for a Simplistic Modern Bedroom
Creating a modern sleeping space doesn’t have to involve fancy design trends and complex color schemes but it should reflect your personality.
20th July 2015
Top Tips for creating a stylish adolescent bedroom
If your child is approaching his or her teenage years, the time has well and truly come for a decor overhaul. The transition from a child’s bedroom to a teen’s bedroom can be quite the challenge so we have created this post to give you endless decor ideas.
13th July 2015
Top Tips for a Marvellous Metallic Interior Look
There’s no doubt that we’ve taken a shine to the metallic finishes that have been heating up the interior design landscape for the last few years.
1st July 2015
Interior design tips to create a cosy living room
Crisp mornings, trees shedding their leaves and the gentle crackle of logs on the fire; there are many things about the autumn and winter months that make us feel all cosy and nostalgic.
23rd June 2015
Coordinating with Cushions
When the weather outside is frightful, it’s vital that you have a cosy, warm sanctuary in which to curl up and relax.
12th June 2015
Our Circle of Life Part 2
World War Two started and again the world was thrown into very challenging times. Harold Graham and Henry Brown both played their part in the conflict and, happily, they both survived. It’s 1946, the world had been in conflict and while the war was over, its legacy was still very much felt.
5th June 2015
Top 5 Decorating Mistakes
Those luxurious hotel rooms, movie sets and interior design dream rooms that you are so eager to replicate are all completely attainable, but decorating novices often get themselves worked up about problems that are extremely easy to solve.
29th May 2015
I grew up in the countryside of North Yorkshire where I spent most of my early life outdoors gathering inspiration from the elements surrounding me.
21st May 2015
5 Textured Wallpapers to Transform Your Home
It’s easy to associate textured wallpaper with a bygone era, but we can assure you that it still very much has a place in our homes in 2015. Once seen as a traditional feature in UK homes, our modern designs give this distinctly British range a contemporary twist.
19th May 2015
Why Black Wallpaper is all the Rage
Creating a mysterious vibe, black wallpapers ooze style and sophistication, and you’ll be surprised at just how much life these dark designs can breathe into your room. There are many different patterns and styles to choose from, which means you can really get your creative juices flowing.
9th May 2015
Wallpaper designers from the world of fashion and décor have responded to the call for innovative, trendy wallpapers with creations that are cutting edge and contemporary, while often paying homage to classic style.
26th April 2015
7 wallpapers to match your personality
Our homes are a reflection of ourselves. We choose the way they look, the finer details and colourful accents, and this in turn reflects who we are. When you personalise your home, you don’t just make it feel like your own, you make it look like an extension of yourself.
20th April 2015
Our Circle of Life Part 3
The 1960s saw the introduction of the Monopolies and Mergers Act, which broke the dominance of the big manufacturers. Overnight, the UK market opened up to everyone, the significance of trade shows grew and we seized the opportunity this presented with both hands.
15th April 2015
Using Metallics for a Cosy Home
Cuddle up on the sofa surrounded by luxury. Metallic wallpaper certainly makes the most of low-lit winter nights. Warming your home with a subtle glow that reflects around your rooms instantly creates a much cosier environment.
9th April 2015
Discover our Innocence collection
A blend of soft hues and delicate tones, our Innocence collection really does live up to its name. Covering family rooms in a gentle wash of pastels and hushed colours, these subtle patterns create a gorgeous interior look without being at all overbearing.
28th March 2015
Bathroom Wallpaper - Create your own Sanctuary
Bathroom wallpaper is firmly back in fashion, we’re happy to report. Although it’s one of the smallest rooms in the house, the bathroom is a place where many of us go to unwind and forget about the rigours of day-to-day life.
24th March 2015
Wallpaper through the decades
Certain periods of time have become synonymous with specific events, cultural trends and design fads. It’s often said that fashions are recycled, and this is true to an extent.
18th March 2015
5 Spring Wallpapers to Brighten up your Home
Have you fallen into the bland magnolia trap? Plain walls that call out for colour, desperate for a decadent pattern and a touch of embossed mica. We often downplay our interior in a bid to keep everyone happy, a non-offensive wash that seems like a safe bet, but who are we kidding?
13th March 2015
A striped wallpaper makes both a stylish and aesthetically practical choice for almost any room. Stripes in alternating colours can be used to pull together the different shades of a room’s décor, while accentuating the height of rooms with lower ceilings.
5th March 2015
Behind the scenes at Graham & Brown
Wallpaper designer, wall art illustrator and trend predictor; Jody Hudson certainly keeps herself busy in the studio! Having been a valued member of the Graham & Brown family for just over a year and a half, her endless talents never cease to amaze us.
28th February 2015
5 Red Wallpapers to Liven up your Living Room
Whilst you may be somewhat afraid of using such an energetic colour in your home, the stylistic versatility of this beautiful hue cannot be ignored. With a new season on the horizon, isn’t it time you dusted off your dungarees and unleashed this vibrant colour in your home?
23rd February 2015
Interior Ideas Fit for Kings and Queens
With another member of the monarchy entering the world, you’ll be forgiven for wondering what life would be like as a princess/prince. Like you, we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate this joyous event.
11th February 2015
Made of Design
Take one Whippet, a Morris Minor and the most charming wallpaper, and it will certainly make you feel something. Hopefully it will make you smile. We’re sure it will make you think a little differently about “stuff”.
9th February 2015
Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Unleash your wild side with our brand new selection of animal wall art. Displaying all of your safari favourites, these sophisticated canvases depict a watercolour animal kingdom that offers a rustic look to any home.
5th February 2015
Maintaining Rustic Charm with Modern Design Ideas
Little cottages and rural homes possess a charm that simply cannot be replicated. That said, when it’s time for a revamp we often feel that making too many changes to these quaint properties will result in the original splendour being diluted or lost.
27th January 2015
There are traditional floral or striped wallpapers, and those are very popular but some people want something a little more challenging- more abstract, in fact. Abstract wallpapers are not common but we do have quite a few in the Graham and Brown range nonetheless.
21st January 2015
Keep the Kids Occupied all Afternoon
Remember when you were young and you ‘accidentally’ grazed a crayon across your mother’s wallpaper? The consequences probably weren’t pretty and we’re not just talking about the new hint of blue you added to the motif!
12th January 2015
Shine Bright like a Diamond
Step away from blank walls, because this season we’re all about interior design that dazzles and delights with glittering embellishment and subtle micas. Twinkling along your walls, these beautiful designs are the perfect way to add a touch of sophistication to your home.
3rd January 2015
Wallpapers to help you drift off
The Festival of Sleep Day takes place on January 3rd every year, and it got us thinking; what are the best wallpapers to use in your bedroom to help you get a good night’s rest?
1st January 2015
It's a Big World Out There
With spring just around the corner and the summer months not too far away, we are all starting to get the travel bug and plan our summer days in the sun.
19th December 2014
The Perfect Gift Guide for your Budget
Here at Graham & Brown, we are pleased to provide our customers with gifts to complement every budget. Whether you are looking for the perfect Secret Santa present or a fancy stocking filler, read on to discover the perfect gift for friends and family this season.
15th December 2014
A Festive Makeover for your Living Room
It's that time of year when families and friends are gathered together. Watching Christmas films, sharing stories and enjoying eachothers company. So why not makeover your main gathering point - the Living Room.
5th December 2014
Decorate your dining room in time for Christmas
Christmas is a time to be cherished with family and friends and if your home is going to be the hub for festive gatherings, there is no better time to prepare it. If you are hosting Christmas dinner this year, your dining room is the perfect place to start.
24th November 2014
Statement Wallpaper to impress your Guests
Transform your home into a work of art with our range of incredible statement wallpaper. A well-chosen design can really help to tie a space together, enhancing your choice of furniture and ornaments.
5th October 2014
Wallpaper isn’t just for Walls
Whilst our gorgeous designs may look wonderful on your walls, they can also be used in other areas of the home for a quirky, alternative twist to your interior design.
28th September 2014
The popularity of TV shows such as The Killing and Borgen, along with the novel and the movie of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, have led to a revival of interest in Scandinavian-style interior design.
5th September 2014
Meet the New Wave Designers
Looking at her exquisitely detailed Foxglove design, it’s probably no surprise to learn that Lucinda Abell is a practising fine artist.