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Marthe Armitage Wallpaper

I first found out about London-based artist Marthe Armitage a few years ago but when I saw her work in a hotel in London I nearly fell down. I love what she does and thought you might too. Here is a snap that I took with my iPhone to show it in-situ to whet your appetite, the rest I’ve combed from other sources on the web. Enjoy!

Marthe Armitage

Marthe creates and hand prints her wallpapers using lino blocks in her Chiswick studio and now I’m wondering if this means I can eventually see it in person and watch her in action? I have to look this up to see if she even welcomes a studio tour. I find watching people doing their thing incredibly inspiring. Here are some of my favorite wallpaper patterns from her collection.

Marthe Armitage

Marthe Armitage

You can buy these gorgeous papers over at Hamilton Weston.

Marthe Armitage

Marthe Armitage

At beautiful Liberty in London.

Marthe Armitage
Marthe Armitage

Wonderful, wonderful, WONDERFUL.

Marthe Armitage
Marthe Armitage
Marthe Armitage

Marthe Armitage

Now I totally want this print in my home!

(images: first photo from me, all other photos via Elle Decor, Plus Mood, Charlotte Minty, and lovely Paul Massey.)

Posted by decor8 in walls on May 30, 2012

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  1. Erin Richardson commented
    May 30th, 2012 at 1:28pm

    Absolutely gorgeous!! drool…
    Erin Richardson´s last blog post ..How I Found My Unique Style of Painting

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  2. Tracy A. commented
    May 30th, 2012 at 2:16pm
  3. Casey commented
    May 30th, 2012 at 6:17pm

    Wow! What beautiful patterns. I especially love the one with the ginkgo leaves and the one with the snail!
    Casey´s last blog post ..Vintage maps and Mr. ZIP.

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  4. James Goldby commented
    May 30th, 2012 at 9:13pm

    The fine details on the ferns and alliums is incredible considering they are printed from Lino blocks
    James Goldby´s last blog post ..The Top 20 Overall products viewed for the 29th May 2012

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  5. Cyn | decyng commented
    May 30th, 2012 at 9:22pm

    wow! amazing work. Love them all! The blue ones are so nice and the black flower seems to be a photocopy….
    Cyn | decyng´s last blog post ..Refugio rockanrolero | Rock and roll shelter

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  6. Ría commented
    May 30th, 2012 at 11:22pm

    I love all the designs. I will love to have one of those in my house.

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  7. Steph commented
    May 31st, 2012 at 7:00pm

    I literally wished my rooms looked like the ones posted on this blog. I’m sooo envious. Thanks decor8!

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  8. julie @ tractorgirl commented
    June 1st, 2012 at 4:26am

    wowzers they are stunners! I love a great print, thanks for sharing. And so great to see her at work!
    julie @ tractorgirl´s last blog post ..The crafted object : Dorte Dietrich – lilium jewelry

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  9. Sophie commented
    June 1st, 2012 at 2:13pm

    Wauw, ville ønske jeg havde noget af det tapet derhjemme!
    Det er vildt flot..
    Sophie´s last blog post ..Sandheden gemmer sig ofte i ‘hårde data’…

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  10. lush bella commented
    June 4th, 2012 at 7:41pm

    love it all! esp. the blues and the one featuring pitchers. so whimsical.
    lush bella´s last blog post ..The Scented Home

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  11. Christie-EyesOnSparrow commented
    June 5th, 2012 at 4:20pm

    Love them all! Wallpaper really can be a work of art. Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Bethany {at} Powell Brower Home commented
    June 6th, 2012 at 4:08pm

    oh how i love a good wallpaper! this is beautiful and love that she hand prints it!

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  13. aphrochic commented
    June 10th, 2012 at 1:18am

    Inspiring! I love seeing her at work.

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  14. juliemarg commented
    June 25th, 2012 at 11:13pm

    Great home furnitures!
    juliemarg´s last blog post ..athamemorrigan:

    Lmao.

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  15. Shaun commented
    September 25th, 2013 at 10:58pm

    Did you ever get to see her in person? There’s just been a section about her wallpapers on the BBC4 program Fabric of Britain. You might catch it on iPlayer if you’re interested.

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