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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...
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...
Pattern + Paint: H&W Wallpapers Meet Benjamin Moore’s 2020 Colors of the Year
At the end of each year, we, along with most of the design world, eagerly await the announcement of the Colors of the Year...
In the Mood for Wallpaper + Tile
We love these wallpaper and tile pairings created by Mercury Mosaics. If Aimee hadn't just redone her kitchen and bathrooms or if Christiana didn't...
It's (Wallpapered) In the Stars: Zodiac + Pattern Pairings
Your zodiac symbol can provide great insight into your personality, strengths, and weaknesses in every area of your life from business to romance. But...
The Bold & The Beautiful: Our Favorite Bold Patterns Roundup
Want to get our collective hearts really racing? Show us a home that goes big with pattern! We've rounded up some of our favorite...
Pro Tips for Stunning Interior Photos
Bloom (Taupe) bedding in Robert's home We could get lost for hours drooling over the beautiful homes and spaces we see online and on...
The Birds & The Bees: Daydream Roundup
Daydream, designed by artist Julia Rothman, was our first ever wallpaper pattern and our most popular to date. To celebrate this joyful pattern that...
Pattern Players: Laid-Back California Cool Meets Down-Home Southern Hospitality in Hannah Crowell's Designs
 Hannah Crowell's interiors can be defined by three Cs: cool, colorful, and comfortable (a no-fail recipe for the perfect space, if you ask...
Pattern Players: How Haley Weidenbaum Combines Past and Present in Her "New Traditionalist" Style
When it comes to California cool, Haley Weidenbaum's interiors have it in spades. From easy, breezy color palettes, to daring pops of pattern, to...
10 Design (& Life) Lessons Our Pattern Players Taught Us
From practical design tips to aspirational advice and hard-won words of wisdom, here are 10 of our favorite things that weve learned from the...
Sabrina Smelko, "Designer of Pixels and Places," on Pattern, DIY Renovations, and Design for TV
There are some people who are so wildly productive in their lives, and have created so much so quickly, that they seem to have...
Celebrating Imperfection in Design—and Life—With Paul Lowe (a.k.a. Sweet Paul)
Every once in a while, in this world of perfectly staged everything plastered all over social media, we need a reminder that it's ok...
Jamie Derringer on How Pattern Influences Her Multifaceted World
For interiors lovers like us, we often think of home textiles first when we think of pattern. But as Jaime Derringer knows, pattern goes...
H&W Co-Founder Christiana Coop Uses our Heath Collection in Two Unexpected Ways
Last week, we decided to do things a little differently for Wallpaper Two Ways - a blog series where we ask our talented designer...
Our Heath Wallpaper Collection Used Two Ways by H&W Co-Founder Aimee Lagos
Usually for Wallpaper Two Ways, we like to reach into our network of super talented and insanely creative friends. But with the recent launch...
Pattern Players: Lifestyle Blogger and DIYer Elsie Larson Designs Boldly and Fearlessly
If you've ever read the wildly popular site, A Beautiful Mess (and if you haven't, stop everything and do it now!), or perused the...
Pattern Players: Designer Lynne Parker on How Geography Affects Design
One of the most fascinating things about pattern is how the same one can invoke such drastically diverse feelings in different people. What says...
Wallpaper Two Ways with Leclair Decor
One of our favorite things about wallpaper is its versatility - the same pattern can work in spaces both traditional or contemporary, modern or...