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Universal + H&W: Meet Josie Shenoy, the Artist Behind Be Good
Prior to the launch of our Universal collection, we had been closely following the impressive career of London-based illustrator Josie Shenoy. We knew for...
Universal + H&W: Meet Annie Brady, the Artist Behind Hill Valley Toile
When it came time to design the Back to the Future-inspired pattern for our new Universal collection of wallpapers and shower curtains, we knew we...
A Conversation with Aimee Lagos and Christiana Coop About Bringing the Universal + H&W Collection to Life
After 13 years of designing wallpapers, our Universal + H&W collection was an opportunity to learn something new, as it marks the first time...
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...
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...
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...
Pattern Players: Stephanie Housley
Coral & Tusk has been a favorite brand of ours for years; as a fellow woman-owned business that came up around the same time...
Inside H&W: Meet H&W Graphic Designer, Ola Supernat
As business owners, we've learned that finding great people to join your team is not always an easy task. So when youcome across someone...
Pattern Players: PATCH NYC
Shopping for something special? Whether it's a dapper owl coaster set, a beetle-themed throw pillow, skull and bow pearl earrings, or nearly anything in...
Resolve to Redecorate: Aimee's Home Remodel, Part 4
It's the final chapter of our month-long reveal on H&W co-founder Aimee Lagos's complete home transformation. We're ending this series with the space that...
Resolve to Redecorate: Aimee's Home Remodel, Part 3
It's Part 3 of our month-long series on H&W co-founder Aimee Lagos's pattern-filled home remodel. This week we're revealing Aimee's basement guest suite, where...
Resolve to Redecorate: Aimee's Home Remodel, Part 2
We're continuing our month-long series following the pattern-filled remodel of H&W co-founder Aimee Lagos' family home in Minnesota. This week, we're revealing her sons'...
Resolve to Redecorate: Aimee's Home Remodel, Part 1
When H&W co-founder Aimee Lagos decided it was finally time to make the changes she had long envisioned for her Minnesota Foursquare, she did...
Getting To Know You: H&W Customers Share Their Homes
In honor of #GetToKnowYourCustomersDay today, we chatted with three of our loyal and uber-stylish customers about why they chose Hygge & West and took...
Pets + Pattern: Take Your Dog to Work Day
While we missed the "official" Take Your Dog to Work Day last week, every day is Take Your Dog to Work Day at Hygge...
Before & After: A Punchy Pattern-Filled Bathroom
There are few people we know that love playing with pattern more than H&W co-founder Christiana Coop. So of course when it was time...
A Midsummer Night's Dream: How Team H&W Styles SS19 Bedding
Summer officially begins this week, and with summer solstice knocking on our days, team H&W felt the urge to start the season on a...
Pattern Players: Three Years Later With Emily Isabella
When we were still in the early planning phase of our Spring/Summer '19 collection, we knew we wanted to include a familiar face along...
Behind the Scenes: New Collection Sneak Peek
We've almost recovered from our week-long product photo shoot a couple weeks ago in Minneapolis and wanted to share some behind the scenes. We're...
The Nook: Before & After
I recently moved to the country, wallpapered my kitchen nook and adopted the sweetest little puppy named Otis. So basically all my dreams have...