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Interiors Europe

Quick post about Interiors Europe, a lush wallpaper supplier out of Surrey, England with an online store. Great resource to bookmark. They can deliver to any country, offer free samples, and you can actually purchase one roll because there are no minimum order requirements. You also don’t have to be part of ‘the trade’ to order (gosh, interior design can often feel so ‘clubby’, can’t it?).“Interiors Europe?s wallcoverings collection is the largest of its kind in the South of England, based in Surrey, UK. Interiors Europe endeavours to make available the widest selection of wallcovering from cutting edge designs to traditional styles, with many of these ranges being previously unavailable to the public. We guarantee to cater for a broad spectrum of tastes, ages, budget and interior styles.”

(image and quote from interiors europe)

Posted in walls on April 22, 2006

Flavor Paper

A big thanks to decor8 reader Michelle over at Creative Swoon for this tip!
Flavor Paper, featured in the April issue of House + Garden magazine, experienced a bit of a rebirth after Katrina hit their town just when business was going well. Pre-Katrina, New Orleans based Flavor Paper was creating quite a buzz in the design community and then, as they put it, their “world stopped for awhile”. Thankfully, with the House + Garden coverage and whatever buzz we bloggers (and consumers!) can create, we’ll aid their rebirth.

Flavor Paper offers deliciously beautiful vintage, contemporary, and custom handscreened wallcovering. I featured onda, one of their bold wave prints, in coffee + cre8tive this morning. Imagine wallpaper in bold lush designs and fruity colors resembling the 1970?s-era… That’s what Flavor Paper is all about. It’s no wonder they call it flavor, you may start licking the walls.

(images from flavor paper)

Posted in walls on April 13, 2006

Mod Green Pod

Okay so I was researching eco-friendly textiles for a project I’m working on and came across Mod Green Pod over at the wonderful Treehugger. For those of you that shy away from “green” products because you think they’re more hippie than hipster, think again.

Green products can be quite colorful and fun, especially when you consider the designs at Mod Green Pod based right here in lovely Boston. Using 100% organic cotton fabrics and creating only vinyl-free wallpaper, you can’t help but adore their products and their cause. Going green never looked so, well, exciting…

(photos from mod green pod)

Posted in shopping, textiles, travel, walls on April 12, 2006

Mibo

Just when you think life can’t get any sweeter, you stumble across the most fantastic Mibo wallpaper and suddenly, you slip into a shopping spiral that leads you blissed out and amazingly broke. But, you know what, the house looks good and sometimes that’s all we design junkies really care about.


So, I’m sure you’ve all seen Mibo lighting, gosh they’re cute and they’re being plugged all over town. I haven’t seen the wallpaper get much press, so I figured I’d step up to the plate and let you know that it does exist, it’s real pretty, and it is totally worth checking out. If wallpaper isn’t enough, Mibo had to go and make more cute stuff for us to freak out over. Look at these throw pillows and ceramic mugs, will ya? I heart Mibo…

I checked out their stocklists (store locations), they seem to be available in stores located in the UK, Europe, New Zealand as well as online at Design Public, 2Jane, and Velocity Art + Design.


Since I’m experiencing sensory overload, I need to go get some fresh air and try to stare at some white space for a moment. Don’t worry, the candy is still coming. I’ll be back with more yummy things soon…

(photos from mibo)

Posted in lighting, textiles, walls on April 12, 2006

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