Expect the Unexpected at Fall High Point Market

Trend researching, designing and planning are all key elements to a successful High Point Market. We’re providing you with a sneak peek at some of the newest collections and even new brands we’ve recently partnered with. From edgy to traditional; catch a glimpse while we reveal some of these eclectic and inspirational wallpaper designs.

Culture Club is a collection of whimsical, dynamic and personal patterns from around the world to meet and meld at the crossroads of art and design.

The authentic lifestyle of the everyday is often quaint, frequently charming and always uniquely beautiful; the Patina Vie Wallpaper collection from York Wallcoverings is where history and style collide.

The most significant design movement of the 20th Century is as important now as ever. Uncover geometrics and textures that compliment modern decor in the Mid Century Wallpaper Collection.

 Accented by specialty wallcoverings and curated with style diversity, Ashford House Whites represents as an easily accessible home fashion library. Developed to inspire from designer to decor aficionado in fresh modern color and style, discover more from the Ashford House Whites collection.

Known for their whimsical use of color and pattern. The men of Madcap Cottage scour the world for eclectic finds that capture their unique and gimlet-eyed viewpoint. Think fantastic florals, bold stripes plucked from a beachside cabana, balmy bamboo flourishes, and a heaping dash of sophisticated fun inspired by the Madcap Cottage gents’ travels and collections.

Collection coming soon!

Distinguished designer Ronald Redding, is revered throughout the home decor industry for his award winning designs. Synonymous with classic pattern reimagined for a new generation, and dedicated to refined personal elegance with a fresh perspective. The Ronald Redding Masterworks collection includes a glamorous addition of pearlescent and metallic shimmer that delicately creates a play of shadow and light taking interiors to the next level of luxury.

Achieve a modern spin on industrial style with the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines Wallcoverings collection.

Magnolia Home 2 Coming soon!

Upmarket Italian knitwear company Missoni has been thoughtfully diversifying and growing successfully far beyond the exquisite womenswear core of their now iconic brand, now dominating in all segments of exclusive designer fashion. Missoni now joins in partnership with York Wallcoverings for their first North American wallpaper collection.

 

Attending this season’s High Point Market? Visit us at the Suites at Market Square Showroom M-7044, and see how we brought these wallpaper patterns and brands to life!

 

 

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Embrace Authentic Style with Patina Vie Wallpaper

The Patina Vie brand was conceived in a rustic cottage in Wisconsin four years ago. This studio is where founder, Sarah Willett, and team create and curate distinctive decor furnishings and accessories. Willett’s decor is inspired by historic reverence and with a casual approach to the authentic lifestyle. The hugely successful boutique of Patina Vie now comes to York Wallcoverings with the release of their first collection of wallpaper. Beautiful patterns effortlessly emerge as the understanding of  history and personal style align; Patina Vie is truly where history and style collide. Keep reading to view five of our favorite patterns from the collection.

Sarah Willet of Patina Vie

1. Designed with a respect for historical significance, Distressed Paisley Wallpaper blends heritage with personal style.

Featured pattern: Distressed Paisley

2. Washed in soft Bohemian style, Prisha Patchwork Wallpaper  is divinely unique and washes relaxation throughout.

Featured Pattern: Prisha Patchwork

3. A vintage pattern like Fatima Tiles Wallpaper embraces Moroccan mosaic charm and authenticity.

Featured Pattern: Fatima Tiles

4. Birds of a Feather Wallpaper is soft, yet delicate bringing beauty to life on the wall.

Featured Pattern: Birds of a Feather

5. Summer can stay forever with Shangri-la Fan Wallpaper. “Surround yourself with the warmth of summer, relaxed afternoons, and don’t forget to surround yourself with the things you really love”, says Sarah. We couldn’t agree more.

Featured Pattern: Shangri-la Fan

Truly an eclectic mix of what’s individual, what’s yesterday, and what’s next, explore the entire Patina Vie wallpaper collection here.

 

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Surface Printing from 1898 to Today

Masterworks by Ron Redding is one of our newest collections with a multitude of beautiful patterns that are the direct result of a surface printing method that’s been used since the 19th century. Manufactured right here at York Wallcoverings, this lofted ink process mimics a hand-painted style making each pattern a unique piece of artwork for your walls. Read on to find out just how detailed and historic this printing process is.

Our surface printer was built in 1898 and continues to manufacture beautifully detailed patterns to this day. Surface printing reproduces a stencil-like effect through the use of print cylinders. The ink is applied to the raised portion of the cylinder and acts as a stamp transferring the color onto the paper. The paper is hung from drying racks that slowly make their way down the line in preparation for the next print roller design to complete the pattern. A new roller is required for each color of the design, and a three person operation is key to ensuring quality control, as well as safety during this process. From adding the inks to making sure the machine is always running its best; the Printer, Ground Operator and Reeler are a team as finely tuned as the machine they work on.

A timeless image of two hard working York employees working the oldest surface print machine in the United States.
A Mirror Image: These gentleman keep the presses running smoothly, operating the surface printer with a sharp eye and top notch mechanical expertise. Luke (left) and Scott (right) each have over 35 years experience working in surface print here at York Wallcoverings.

 

(Circa 1950’s) York Wallcoverings employees engrave print rollers by hand. This meticulous art would continue until the late 1990’s.
Today, we currently house over 8,000 print rollers.
A closer look at the finished product: “Leaf & Vine” and “Kinetic”.

 

Pattern: Leaf & Vine

Each stage of this process has character and quality craftsmanship that’s second to none. From the inks to the changing of the rollers to the drying and reeling process; Masterworks truly is a collection where the name says it all.

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