Chinoiserie - timeless design in our modern world. Fabrics and wallpapers in a time tested style in exotic motifs and rich colors. …a newly coined style has emerged, and it’s not your grandma’s decor. Classic “granny chic” design elements have been lovingly juxtaposed with sleek-lined furniture and modern art, increasing need to disconnect and embrace the lived-in comforts of tradition.
Scalamandre fabrics - shown above. In a choice of multiple patterns with endless possibilities. Chinois Chic by Scalamandre is an exuberant collection of fabric and passementerie, that celebrates the centuries-old tradition of chinoiserie. Wild dragons, stylized florals and labyrinth-like geometrics gain new life in the natural fibers and crisp, clean hues of Chinois Chic. Striking an effortless balance between tradition and trend, this vibrant collection offers casual elegance with an age-old flair for fantasy and wonder.
Cole & Son for wallpapers and luxurious fabrics - shown below 100/8041 Chinese Toile by Cole & Son. An early Cole & Son wallpaper design, has been given a fresh take for today’s interior whilst retaining the oriental bearing of its past. A popular style in Victorian times, this Orientalist design features pastoral vignettes of Far Eastern life.
Timeless style in our modern world.
Chinoiserie accents are widespread and work their decorative magic in just about any style out there from simple accents to full on single print drama - a room covered in the same print from floor to ceiling. Along with Scalamandre many choices, Schumacher also offers fabrics and wallpapers in the chinoiserie print. Ming Dragon, Chiang Mai Dragon & Chinois Palais by Schumacher are fabulous prints that work as a simple accent pillow, to drapes to full on pattern on pattern. So many options!
Chinois Palais Lettuce wallpaper by Schumacher:
Cole & Son Palm Leaves 95/1008 wallpaper with Schumacher's Chiang Mai Dragon in China Blue