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Meet the Makers: Illustrator and Graphic Designer Allira Tee Takes on the Animal Kingdom in Her Whimsical Wallpaper Collection
Fantastical foxes, mischievous monkeys, and flying fish—illustrator and graphic designer Allira Tee's work has it all. Based on the other side of the world...
Pattern Players: "Functional Ceramics" and Why Handmade Matters With Sean Vandervliet of Fenway Clayworks
We've never been ones to shy away from the bright and the bold; more is more is a philosophy that resonates deeply in the...
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: Poppy Designs and Sweet Confections Collide in the World of Rebecca Jones of XO Bakes
What happens when the worlds of poppy design and sweet confections collide? The fun, whimsical, and oh-so-delicious cookies of Rebecca Jones of XO Bakes,...
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...
Beyond the Book: Aimee & Christiana Give a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Creating Our Book, Hygge & West Home
Creating a book is a real labor of love. Before the physical object comes to life, there are countless meetings, phone calls, drafts, revisions,...
Pattern Players: Heather Fox on Designing, Working, and Filming a TV Show With Your Spouse
Heather Fox was made for TV. With her bubbly personality, bold designs, and successful Minnesota-based business she runs with husband, Brad, we were delighted—though...
Pattern Players: Shila Griffith on Why Interior Design Should Inspire, Not Intimidate
Designing your home doesn't have to be intimidating, but we get that it totally can be. With the sheer volume of choices available today,...
Pattern Players: Exploring the Highly Symbolic Works of Ceramicist and Artist Michele Quan of MQuan Studio
Michele with her daughter, Elsie One of the most fun parts of shooting a new collection is styling. Not only is it a thrill...
Pattern Players: Writer-Turned-Interior-Designer Shauna Glenn on Why You Don't Need a Degree to Design Beautiful Spaces
Photo by Jen Morley There's just something about a home bursting with color, pattern, and personality that gets us going. While we love a...
Meet the Maker: Tilton Fenwick's Fearless Embrace of Pattern and Color Comes to Our Newest Wallpaper Collection
Here at Team H&W, we've been longtime admirers of Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham, the super talented and always chic duo behind...
Beyond the Book: Photo and Interview Extras from Our Book, Hygge & West Home
Stephanie Housley's stunning Jackson Hole home at dusk. Working on our new book, Hygge & West Home, has been one of the most fun...
Beyond the Book: A Peek Inside the Wyoming Log Cabin Life of Coral & Tusk's Stephanie Housley
We're going to be sharing some behind-the-scenes from our book photo shoots over the next couple months, and what better way to start than...
Meet the Maker: The SoCal Landscape Gets Reimagined in Lawson-Fenning's New Wallpaper Collection
From the moment we first set foot in Lawson-Fenning?s unforgettable retail space, we?ve been total fangirls of their shop and aesthetic. Everything Lawson-Fenning offers...
Pattern Players: Josh Williams and Eric Prum of W&P on the Intersection of Food and Design
If there's one thing we're (almost) as passionate about as pattern, it's food—the way it looks, the way it smells, and of course, the...
Pattern Players: Shea McGee on Studio McGee's Inimitable Style (And How to Bring It to Your Home)
Photo by Kate Osborne Photography Confession: We rarely geek out harder than when we find another style spirit animal - a designer, studio, maker,...
Pattern Players: Erin François of François et Moi Brings Her Handmade Modern Style to a 1930s Tudorand
Erin François of the uber popular blog François et Moi is one of our favorite sources for interiors inspiration. From photos of her gorgeous...
A Little Girl's Bedroom Gets a Sweet Nethercote Update
Could this be cuter? Ummm, I would not know how. We love how Maureen McKean styled our Nethercote wallpaper a whole, whole lot!
Sculptor Tina Frey Shares An Intimate Look Inside Her Creation Process
We're so excited to kick off our brand new blog series, Product + Paper. In this ongoing series, we'll be interviewing some of our...
Our Favorite Wallpaper Moments of 2018 (So Far!)
January was a long one, and a cold one, but it sure did come in strong with the wallpaper pics! First up, a doggo...
Pattern Players: Exploring Modern Farmhouse Design with Katie DeRario of Hart & Lock
This time of year, the changing leaves, dropping temps, and shorter days turn our thoughts to all things cozy - warm, welcoming interiors that...