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Here you'll find all our news, views and behind the scenes previews that will keep you up to speed with all our latest developments. We'll also share bundles of inspiration and insight on design, colour palettes, how-to guides and useful tips to make your interior choices and decorating experiences an absolute breeze.

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12 Apr 2017

Surface Print Technique

The Surface Print technique was developed in the 1830’s, to replicate hand block printed wallpaper. It was in Darwen, Lancashire where this ground breaking wallpaper printing technique was developed. Charles Potter, was a partner in his father’s calico printing business, he was very interested to see if wallpaper could be printed onto calico mechanically. Charles […]

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Categories: Wallcoverings
08 Feb 2017

Blue: Cool not Cold

Blue has often been deemed as a cool, cold colour when selecting colours for interiors, and yet in our lives it is the colour of everyday; from the sky and sea to the staple to every modern day wardrobe. This year blue is making a fashionable return in interiors, with warm grey undertones, or a […]

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Categories: Trends, Wallcoverings
19 Jan 2017

British Wallpaper Manufacturer ‘Surface Print’ launch new brand ‘1838 Wallcoverings’

Over the past few decades, the well-respected ‘Surface Print’ has built up a reputation for producing the finest quality wallpapers in the United Kingdom, using the most traditional printing methods available. Steeped in history and a family owned business, the company has been making fine grade wallpapers at their factory in Lancashire for almost thirty […]

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Categories: Wallcoverings
10 Jan 2017

Heimtextil, the Launch of the Full 1838 Collection

1838 Wallcoverings are pleased to announce that we are attending the 2017 Heimtextil show in Frankfurt. The show, which takes place on January 10th – 13th at Messe Frankfurt, is seen as the global leader for interior design, textiles and trends. 1838 Wallcoverings has already recruited a number of national distributors worldwide, this is a […]

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Categories: Events
10 Jan 2017

1838 Wallcoverings, a Company Steeped in Wallpaper History

1838 Wallcoverings is the first product range to be launched by The Surface Print Company, but don’t be fooled, the collection represents generations of wallpaper production and knowledge using traditional fabrication methods, combined with the latest digital printing and finishing techniques, to produce a truly stunning end result. 1838 Wallcoverings produce their fine grade wallpaper […]

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Categories: Wallcoverings

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