Friday, March 02, 2007

c. f. a. voysey wallpaper and textile illustrations

am loving the early 20th c. arts & crafts designer c. f. a. voysey.

these are two preparatory illustrations for potential designs (carpet, and wallpaper) that he sketched. I wonder if current wallpaper designers sell sketches of their designs-- I think those images would be lovely pieces of artwork, in between finished wallpaper and actual illustration.

(image via de gournay).

happy friday!

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Anonymous birdie said...

Oh I love these. What a find. Thanks for the wonderful link!

11:32 PM  
Anonymous jen said...

That first image would make the most gorgeous wallpaper - beautiful!

2:09 PM  
Anonymous ambika said...

I was just thinking that the detail and lushness of these patterns would almost be better suited to a door or around a fire place--something subtle to keep your average apartment from being overwhelmed. They're just gorgeous.

2:39 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

oh that desk!

11:49 AM  

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