NEW ... SUNLIT WALLPAPER & FABRIC
AUGUST 20TH 2018



Exclusive to 
George Spencer Designs in the UK, Quercus & Co’s wallpaper and fabric designs take their inspiration from nature and fine art, rendered with a dreamlike quality.

Inspired by viewing a sunlit sky through blossoms, Sunlit is a new design from their popular Suketchi Collection. The unabashed delight in ‘looking at flowers’ is known in Japanese as ‘Hanami’ and refers to cherry blossom appreciation picnics held under the trees in spring.

Available as a wallpaper and fabric, Sunlit comes in four fresh colours.



Sunlit is printed in Australia. The wallpaper is 72.6cm wide and the fabric is available in 5 different cotton/linen blend weights (140cm wide). 

DAISY: A DELICATE SUMMER FLORAL
JULY 12TH 2018



Founded in the 1940s, 
George Spencer Designs is one of Britain’s longest-established fabric houses.  Bringing together in-house designs and international textile and wallpaper collections, it is renowned for artisanal products, luxurious natural fibres and textural weaves.

Daisy is a charming floral, originally inspired by the rice grains used to decorate Chinese tableware. Patterns made by the grains gradually evolved into this delicate petal design, printed in white onto seven different pastel backgrounds.

Daisy
60% Cotton, 40% Linen, 140cm wide.  Seven colourways
Suitable for curtains, cushions and light upholstery

NEW WALLPAPER DESIGNS FROM MAISON C
JUNE 19TH 2018

Exclusive to George Spencer Designs in the UK, Maison C’s quirky, witty wallpapers take their inspiration from nature and fine art, rendered with a dreamlike quality.



Prairie is a new design inspired by the meadows of middle America, featuring trees and plants together with simply drawn tents in Maison C’s unique style.  The original design is hand-painted and has an artisan quality which carries through into the wallpaper.  Hand printed on clay-finished eco paper, its beautiful matt finish allows the vibrant colours to dazzle against a midnight blue or white background. Available in two colourways.

Prairie is printed in the USA using eco-friendly inks and paper and is 76cm wide. 



Sagan is inspired by the works of astronomer and thinker Carl Sagan and brings the night sky into our homes. Hand-printed on clay-finished eco paper, it features bright gold metallic stars twinkling on the matt background of complex dark blues which give the paper a real sense of depth and distance.  Available in one colourway.

Sagan is printed in the USA using eco-friendly inks and paper and is 76cm wide. 



Topanga’s stylised cactus design is inspired by the succulents native to the Topanga Canyon in California.  A botanical with a twist, Topanga sets a modern desert style through a hand drawn illustration which is printed on clay-finished eco paper with a beautiful matt finish and an intense colour quality. Available in three colourways.  

Topanga is printed in the USA using eco-friendly inks and paper and is 76cm wide.

FERN ... A MODERN BOTANICAL
JUNE 4TH 2018



New for 2018, Fern by 
George Spencer Designs, is an exuberant modern botanical, very much in tune with colourful, decorative interiors.  Perfect for curtains, blinds, cushions and light upholstery, it comes in 7 colourways, from the warm tones of Red Ochre and Terracotta to a versatile range of cooler neutrals.



Fern
7 colourways
Width: 140cm 
57% linen, 43% cotton

NEW - JEWEL
MAY 2ND 2018


The new Jewel collection, from 
George Spencer Designs, is a concept that interior designers call ‘semi-plain.’ Offering character and texture aplenty, the five colourways sit beautifully on their own, but are equally happy to work alongside more vivid colours and patterns, from florals to geometrics.  Versatile and elegant, Jewel is perfect for light upholstery, from chairs to bedheads and cushions.

Jewel
5 colourways / Width: 140cm / Composition: 73% cotton, 27% linen


A TRANQUIL LUXURY - GEORGE SPENCER DESIGNS
APRIL 10TH 2018

This sophisticated bedroom brings together new and classic fabrics and hand-blocked wallpapers from George Spencer Designs’ exclusive collections.  A modern masterclass in harmonising warm pinks and textured neutrals, it layers wools, linens, and silk to create a feel of tranquil luxury.

Headboard Upholstery: NEW ‘Amadea’ in powder pink 
Throw: NEW ‘Kea’ in sunstone
Cushion: NEW ‘Jewel’ in agate
Bolster: ‘Chemise’ in peony
Wallpaper: Block printed ‘Persian Rose’ in pink
Footstool upholstery: ‘Makeba’ in vanilla
Curtains: ‘Capalbio’ in neutral

Furniture:  chapelstreetlondon.com 
Lamp: richardtaylordesigns.co.uk

NEW - LINEN VELVET
MARCH 5TH 2018


George Spencer Designs are adding a Linen Velvet collection to their range. 

Hardwearing and beautiful, with a distinctively plush pile, Linen Velvet is suitable for all types of upholstery.  
The seven colourways in the collection offer a palette of organic colours specially developed by George Spencer Designs to work in both contemporary and classic settings. 

Linen Velvet comes in a range of colours (top-bottom above): Rosa, Cinnamon, Verde, Gris, Fig, Lichen, Eau de Nil.
LDW 2018 - MEET THE DESIGNERS AT GEORGE SPENCER DESIGNS
FEBRUARY 19TH 2018

On Tuesday 6 March, George Spencer Designs are hosting two Meet the Designer events in their Chelsea Harbour showroom.
Please join them at one or both of the sessions, for a look behind the scenes at two exciting design houses represented in the UK by George Spencer Designs.   

12.30: Aux Abris, New York 

Designer Karen Robert discusses
Aux Abris, her New York-based design studio which specialises in exceptional wallcoverings.  Printed on grasscloth, silk, Japanese paper and other distinctive textures, her eclectic, imaginative designs are an art form in their own right. 

14.00: Pavoni Leathers, Italy

Pavoni’s Alan Newberry introduces Italy’s most innovative leather producer, known for its unique colours and custom-embossing.  Founded in the fashion world, Pavoni now focuses on luxury interiors, creating specialist leathers for upholstery, flooring, wall panelling and more.

NEW - HAMPTONS LINEN
FEBRUARY 12TH 2018

With a very British heritage stretching back nearly 80 years, George Spencer Designs’ fabrics have a hallmark style of their own; designerly, natural and organic.  Luxurious and sophisticated, the emphasis is on natural fibres, textural weaves and craft mills.  

The newest in-house collection from George Spencer Designs,
Hamptons Linen is a heavyweight washed linen with a soft handle.  Its gently faded colours and vintage finish were inspired by coastal living.

100% linen, 140cm wide, it comes in 8 colour-rich neutrals.  Perfect for curtains, cushions, loose covers and upholstery.


 Bermuda Blue             Harvest Yellow             Rope                         Silver Sage



Grape                         Jute                           Salmon Pink               Limestone

INTRODUCING ... AUX ABRIS
FEBRUARY 1ST 2018


With a very British heritage stretching back nearly 80 years, George Spencer Designs’ fabrics have a hallmark style of their own; designerly, natural and organic.  Alongside their in-house collections, George Spencer represent a few carefully chosen US and European fabric and wallpaper houses which share the same feel and ethos.

Their newest introduction is
Aux Abris.  Founded by graphic designer and decorator Karen Robert in 2016, this New York based boutique design studio specialises in fine wallcoverings.  Printed on grasscloth, raw silk, canvas, woven Japanese paper and other distinctive textures, their eclectic and imaginative designs are an art form in their own right.


NEW - AMADEA
JANUARY 15TH 2018
 
A modern take on traditional wool paisleys, new ‘Amadea’ features swirling fronds and muted colourways in a botanical palette, giving a look which George Spencer call ‘decorative plains’.  A dense jacquard weave in 100% wool, it combines weight with a silky drape, perfect for curtains, cushions and light upholstery. 
 
12 colourways offering both subtle neutrals and stronger colours from a retro palette.  
Width: 140cm

 
A RUM FELLOW
NOVEMBER 27TH 2017

 
Amongst the many treasures at George Spencer Designs’ Chelsea Harbour showroom, the artisan designs from A Rum Fellow are amongst the most decorative.
 
Working direct with weaving co-operatives and social enterprises worldwide, A Rum Fellow combines contemporary and tribal-inspired designs with heritage methods of production. Very much in tune with today’s interiors, the collection offers richly coloured, vivid designs in rugs, fabrics and cushions.

NEW: TANCHO WALLPAPER
NOVEMBER 20TH 2017

 
Exclusive to George Spencer Designs in the UK, the illustrations on Maison C.'s quirky, witty wallpapers take their inspiration from nature and fine art, rendered with a dreamlike quality.  
 
Tancho, one of their newest designs, features Japanese Cranes, highlighting the architectural quality of their poses.  In Japan, cranes are legendary birds, said to live for a thousand years and symbolising good fortune and longevity.  Their black and white plumage is beautifully set against four different background colours, printed on clay-finished eco paper, using eco inks which give a very particular depth and quality of colour.  

NEW… WALLPAPER COLLECTION FROM REBECCA ATWOOD
OCTOBER 26TH 2017

 
With a very British heritage stretching back nearly 80 years, George Spencer Designs’ fabrics have a hallmark style of their own; designerly, natural and organic.  

Alongside their own collections, George Spencer represent a few carefully chosen US and European fabric houses which share the same feel and ethos.  The line-up includes American artist and textile designer Rebecca Atwood, whose sustainably produced products have a chic contemporary edge.  

In her Brooklyn studio, Rebecca uses a variety of techniques including illustration and collage to evolve patterns for her textiles and wallpapers. Her new collection of screen printed wallpapers draws its inspiration from yoga practice. From tree pose to shavasana, they render the forms of her favourite poses into flowing sequences of abstract pattern and colour.

Screen printed onto a distinctive clay-coated paper, the eight new designs each come in several colourways within a predominantly pink, grey and blue palette.  Rebecca describes them as “Beautiful, calm and promoting wellbeing.”

Available at George Spencer Designs, the new Rebecca Atwood wallpapers are 61-68.5cm wide depending on the pattern. 
THE SUKETCHI COLLECTION
SEPTEMBER 27TH 2017

Exclusive to George Spencer Designs in the UK, the Australian firm Quercus & Co is run by British-born designer, Adam Jones.  Painterly and distinctive, his designs are hand drawn and printed using the latest digital technology.  Named ‘Suketchi’ after the Japanese word for sketch, Quercus & Co’s wonderful new collection is inspired by Japanese illustrative design. The five patterns - Tempest, Windswept, Halcyon, Starlit and Cloudburst - each come in four colourways as both paper and fabric.
 
Quercus & Co’s wallpapers have a unique look and feel, printed on a luxurious heavyweight matt paper made from 100% sustainable sources, including 30% recycled materials. The fabrics are made from 100% linen and cotton. 


ALL THE TRIMMINGS...
SEPTEMBER 6TH 2017

Always a favourite with interior designers, George Spencer Designs are also the go-to name for trimmings.  Once the preserve of traditional upholstery and curtains, these are now making their way back into chic interiors, part of the resurgence of decorative detailing. 

Entirely handmade in England, the range includes block and bullion fringe, tassels, cords and braids, in mercerised cotton and wool. George Spencer’s house colours run through the entire collection, but a bespoke service is also available, offering custom-colouring and sizing to order.   
CORALSHADE
AUGUST 9TH 2017

 
Alongside their own collections, George Spencer Designs represent a few carefully chosen US and European fabric houses which share the same feel and ethos. The line-up includes Californian Interior Designer Katerina Tana, whose artisan screen-printed natural textiles have a delicate, ethereal beauty.  
 
Coralshade’ is a new collection by Katerina Tana, now available in the UK exclusively from George Spencer. Hand-screened onto 100% sustainably produced Belgian linen, it comes in six ocean-inspired colourways. 129cm wide, it is suitable for curtains, cushions, blinds and light upholstery. 
 
MATCHSTICKS - NEW COLOURS
JULY 12TH 2017

Matchsticks is a classic George Spencer printed design with a modernist feel. Launched with four colours, a further five have now been added to the collection, continuing the original gently muted palette. Shown above left to right, the new colours are Aubergine, Ochre, Wheat, Teal, Brick.

Suitable for curtains and light upholstery, Matchsticks is 137cm wide. 80% Viscose/20% Linen.
NEW: MAISON C. WALLPAPERS
JULY 4TH 2017


New and exclusive to George Spencer Designs in the UK, Maison C.’s quirky, witty illustrations are the work of artist Costanza Theodoli-Braschi, in collaboration with US-based interior designer Chiara de Rege.
 
Costanza, a graduate of Central St Martin’s, works as a Fine Artist, Illustrator and Production Designer. Together, she and Chiara have created this distinctive collection based on imagined narratives. Taking inspiration from nature, literature, fine art and fantasy, their wallpapers are highly decorative, with an ‘other worldly’ dreamlike quality. 
 




Coven and Gemini are printed in the USA using eco friendly inks and paper. 
NEW: SHADOW CHECK
JUNE 19TH 2017

With a very British heritage stretching back nearly 80 years, George Spencer Designs fabrics have a hallmark style of their own; designerly, natural and organic. Luxurious and sophisticated, the emphasis is on natural fibres, textural weaves and craft mills.  

Launching Summer 2017, ‘Shadow Check’ is a graphic deconstruction of traditional houndstooth check, cleverly transforming a design classic into something new, vibrant and modern.  

Shadow Check comes in ten colours. Shown above: Chair upholstered in Shadow Check Denim. Stack (top to bottom) Olive, Taupe, Buttercup, Pale Wedgewood, Pistachio, Aqua.   

Woven in 61% cotton/39% linen Shadow Check is 140m wide and Suitable for curtains, blinds and light upholstery.  
NEW DESIGN CENTRE CHELSEA HARBOUR SHOWROOM
JUNE 5TH 2017

One of Britain’s longest established fabric houses, George Spencer Designs has moved into a spacious Design Centre Chelsea Harbour showroom. Bright and contemporary, the new space (1100 sq ft) is designed to showcase the complete collection of fabrics and wallpapers. 

George Spencer Designs is also known for finding and representing some of the most original and exciting emerging talent. With the Chelsea Harbour showroom providing significantly more space, three exclusive new names have been added to the roster, bringing in ‘Quercus & Co’ from Australia, ‘Maison C.’ from France and ‘Rebecca Atwood’ from the USA.

NEW: CHECK STRIPE
MAY 15TH 2017

With a very British heritage stretching back nearly 80 years, George Spencer Designs fabrics have a hallmark style of their own; designerly, natural and organic. Luxurious and sophisticated, the emphasis is on natural fibres, textural weaves and craft mills. 
 
Check Stripe is an upbeat, linear design combining its strong graphic presence with the soft look and feel of natural linen. It brings a pleasing modernity to curtains and upholstery and comes in a range of five colourways, united by an ecru background. Shown above: Chair upholstered in Natural Check Stripe. Stack (top to bottom) in Chocolate, Sage, Lime, Navy. 
NEW: CUT UP DOT BY REBECCA ATWOOD
MAY 2ND 2017

 
With a very British heritage stretching back nearly 80 years, George Spencer Designs’ fabrics have a hallmark style of their own; designerly, natural and organic. Luxurious and sophisticated, the emphasis is on natural fibres, textural weaves and craft mills. 
 
Alongside their own collections, George Spencer represent a few carefully chosen US and European fabric houses which share the same feel and ethos. The line-up includes Brooklyn-based artist and textile designer Rebecca Atwood, whose sustainably produced fabrics have a chic contemporary edge. 
 
Cut Up Dot’ is a new reversible jacquard weave by Rebecca Atwood.  Inspired by an experimental piece of collage, it comes in four colourways including two lucent blues, designed to work separately or together. 100% cotton and 140cm wide, it is suitable for curtains, cushions, and upholstery. 

 
NEW: SPENCER VELVET
APRIL 4TH 2017
A Classic Collection in seven new colourways


With a very British heritage stretching back nearly 80 years, George Spencer Designs fabrics have a hallmark style of their own; designerly, natural and organic. Luxurious and sophisticated, the emphasis is on natural fibres, textural weaves and craft mills.  

Spencer Velvet is one of the company’s best-known collections: The go-to velvet for many interior designers, it is famous for its unique colours and beautiful vintage finish. 

Now, seven new colours have been added to the Spencer Velvet collection. Cleverly nuanced, they take their inspiration from Provence’s sun-weathered buildings, with shades including Citron, Aquamarine, Pale Olive and Bleached Terracotta. Subtle yet profound colours, they are perfect for both contemporary and traditional interiors. 

Spencer Velvet is woven in 100% cotton and now comes in thirty-four colours, from soft neutrals to rich hues. 140cm wide, it is suitable for upholstery and curtains.
GEORGE SPENCER DESIGNS MOVING TO CHELSEA HARBOUR
MARCH 27TH 2017

George Spencer Designs are moving to the 3rd Floor of Chelsea Harbour’s Design Centre East building. 

With a very British heritage stretching back nearly 80 years, George Spencer fabrics have a hallmark style of their own; designerly, natural and organic. Luxurious and sophisticated, the emphasis is on natural fibres, textural weaves and craft mills.  

Tim Walters, Managing Director of George Spencer Designs, comments “After fourteen years in Elystan Street, this move to Chelsea Harbour is very exciting. The brand new 1100sq ft showroom offers a wonderfully light and airy space, with room to show many more of our fabrics and wallpapers.” 

As from Monday 3 April 2017, George Spencer Designs’ new address will be: Unit 310-311, Design Centre East, Chelsea Harbour, London SW10 0XF

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