A special as an English rose, De Gournay handpainted wallpaper from across the pond are the penultimate wallcovering. Their patterns and papers are unique in that you can customize your design by selecting from various backgrounds of fine papers or silks. De Gournay papers are based on 18th Century historic chinoisserie designs and scenes, others are more contemporary. Some of you may be familiar with De Gournay, but do read on for a sneak peak at one of their latest creation, “Abstract Pines”.
“I indulged with one wall in my London living room covered in a gorgeous pattern.” says Gwyneth Paltrow in a recent Elle Decor Article, entitled 12 Things She Cannot Live Without.
De Gournay wallpapers can be historic or made more modern with a unique twist of color they offer. From vibrant red to the most exquisite blue backgrounds, De Gournay
will also add further antiquing to any of their designs.
The photo above was featured in AD of Sharon & Ozzie Osbourne’s home.
This Koi Fish design below is simply magical…
One of the best features is the handmade quality & selection process that goes into choosing the background and flower colors… Each one truly becomes a unique painting.
Here in Los Angeles, we have the experience and wisdom of boutique owner, Nicky Rising of Nicky Rising Ltd. on Melrose Avenue to help even the most astute designer through the process.
These wallpaper panels dress to impress and like fine dressing they do come with a price… Make no mistake, this is a high-end product and sold by the panel. A typical dining room can take about 20 panels, check with your designer.
For the traditionalists at heart, you’ll fall in love with the scenic views in these beautiful sepia-toned designs. I’m especially fond of “Early Views of India” as pictured below…
As promised my favorite new design “Abstract Pine”… shown below in Gold and Silver.
If you fall in love with the images, the showrooms who display the large wing samples of De Gournay wallpaper will delight your eye and your heart. I recently borrowed some large panels to bring to my client’s home. After several months, our order is due imminently and I can’t wait to reveal the pics after installation in my client’s Dining Room.