Pattern Stories

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How Designer Jo Gick Used Pattern to Make Her Hallway a Destination of Its Own
When interior designer Jo Gick of J & J Design Group began the process of decorating the new hallway in her home addition, she knew she wanted it to be more than a space one just passes through. Instead, she wanted...
Why H&W Co-Founder Christiana Coop Chose This Schoolhouse Pattern for Her California Farmhouse Bedroom
When you own a wallpaper company and have every pattern in its arsenal at your disposal, it can be difficult to decide which ones...
Schoolhouse + Hygge & West: Meet the Artists Behind the Designs
When we started dreaming up our most recent collaboration with Schoolhouse, we knew they would have exacting standards when it came to selecting the...
How Sarah Fremont’s Scandinavian Roots Inspire Her Pattern-Filled Home (and Her Tips for Filling Your Home With Pattern, Too!)
Sarah Fremont isn’t afraid of pattern. Where others might opt for quiet and neutral, Sarah goes bold. In Sarah’s world, there is no place...
Katie Elliott of Schoolhouse on Entering the World of Wallpapers With Our Newest Collaborative Collection
Four years ago, Katie Elliott packed up her nearly two-decades-long life in Boston and moved across the country to Portland, Oregon, for an opportunity...
Step Inside Our Co-founder's Night Heron (Ebony) Bathroom
Perhaps due to being stuck at home for too long or a wallpaper addiction issue, co-founder Christiana Coop recently refreshed her bathroom with new...
Why Designer Alanna Dunn Chose Peel and Stick Wallpaper for Her Guest Room
Trade Member Alanna Dunn has been working with Reena Sotropa and her talented team at In House Design Group for nine years. After graduating...
Before & After: How Jewel Marlowe Turned Her Basic Kitchen Pantry Into a Pattern-Filled Showstopper
A full room of pattern is always a showstopper. But that doesn't mean that pattern in small spaces can't also steal the show. And...
Wallpapering 101: Breaking Down Our Traditional, Pre-pasted, and Peel and Stick Papers
Did you know we offer three different wallpaper formats: traditional, pre-pasted, and peel and stick? Each one has its own special benefits, qualities, and...
Mix Patterns Like a Pro With Tips From 3 of Our Favorite Interior Designers
To take the uncertainty out of playing with pattern, we reached out to a few of our favorite interior designs to get their tips on mixing and matching motifs like a pro.
Founders' Favorites: Aimee and Christiana's Pattern Picks and Tricks
With 13 years in the wallpaper business, H&W co-founders Aimee Lagos and Christiana Coop have learned a thing or two. Keep reading for their...
One Roll Project: Folding Room Divider
I've been wanting to wallpaper a folding screen for quite a while now and this stay-at-home situation put me over the edge into finally...
H&W Co-Founder Aimee Lagos Marries Style and Function in Her Husband's Home Office
When her husband, Chief Soccer Officer and Technical Director for Minnesota United FC, suddenly found himself working from home, H&W co-founder Aimee Lagos turned...
Home Work: Our Favorite Home Office Inspiration & Tips
Image via @ohsojo__ With much of the American (and global) workforce now working remotely, more and more people are starting to consider creating or...
Artfully Paired: How to Create Wallpaper & Art Combinations That Work
When it comes to the question of hanging wallpaper and art on your walls, the answer is most certainly not either or. With a...
Drawn to Nature: Illustrator Lisel Jane Ashlock
Much of Lisel Jane Ashlock’s childhood was spent knuckle-deep in the soil of the family garden or bird watching with her self-proclaimed “naturalist” mother....
Beekman 1802: Living, Working, & Decorating on a 60-Acre Farm in Upstate New York
Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell When Brent Ridge, a doctor specializing in geriatrics at New York City’s Mount Sinai and the head of Martha...
Pattern Players: Martha Dayton
Martha Dayton is a Minneapolis-based designer that creates welcoming, sophisticated, and beautifully balanced residential and commercial spaces. Known for expert space planning and a...
Pattern Players: Elsie Larson
When Elsie Larson of A Beautiful Mess moved into a new home earlier this year, and reached out to us about using one of...
Pattern Players: Carmeon Hamilton
When we first came across Carmeon Hamilton of Nubi Interiors, we fell head over heels for her fearless approach to design. Whether its all-over...
One Roll Project: Snakes in a Closet!
I'm officially running out of walls to paper in my farmhouse. Having so much wood paneling is rough for a wallpaper addict! I adore...