A bold collection featuring designs originally created in the 1950's by artists defining the exciting post-war period. Bright inspiring colours and the use of foils ensure Contemporary II is as 'cutting edge' today as the originals were in the 1950's and 60's.

Una Lindsay, whose Rajapur and Malabar wallpaper designs feature in the New Contemporary Collection, designed Opera in 1959. A folly of fruit and flowers in three tiered stands balancing one on the other, this wallpaper pattern comes in mauve on pink or amethyst, teal on violet, black on slate or buff on white.


A stylised Italianate wallpaper pattern designed by Yvette Morgan in 1956, this graphic Fioretti wallpaper, is available in elegant shades of dove grey or wild fuchsia.


A beautiful large-scale floral wallpaper pattern designed by Robert Tierney in 1962, Windflowers has windswept sprigs of wild flowers on a cream, grey or white ground to waft gracefully across walls.

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Michael Clark designed this now iconic wallpaper pattern, in 1959. Originally designed as a screen print, the Woods wallpaper pattern features bold sketches of trees making a unique forest repeat. Available in phantom shades of grey blue and white, shaded purple, gold and terracotta, a stunning dark brown on silver foil, and classic black and white.


Designed by S.K.Data from 1971, Alpana wallpaper features an etched Aztec style design with an unusual repeat giving width and glamour in violet on fuchsia, white on stone or grey and gold on turquoise.


Michael Clark designed this now iconic Lily wallpaper pattern in 1959. A serene floral pattern with stylised water lilies in raspberry, fawn, ash or ice blue. Lily is also available in the Contemporary Restyled collection in alternative colour-ways.


This musical wallpaper print designed by Alan Lindsay, features roughly sketched string instruments in white on dark amethyst, black on white or gold on brown.


An adaptation of a striking Cole & Son archive design, as the name suggests this wallpaper design features etched moon-shaped discs, offered in gold on black, white on off-white or stone and gold.


Inspired by 1950s designs for ceramics and textiles this large scale floral Rose pattern wallpaper features florid blooms in chocolate box colours of pink on purple or black, and white on aqua, black or olive.

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Inspired by the swinging ‘60s, Woodstock wallpaper is presented in psychedelic colours of black on silver foil or aqua on silver, shaded pink on aubergine and peach and ochre on brown. This design is stunning when used on ceilings and furniture.


A large-scale exuberant wallpaper design featuring foliage and flowers in shades of grey, with flowers picked out in yellow, grey or white with white foliage or black flowers with silver on an amazing coral ground.


Designed by J. Franks, the Fusion wallpaper dates from 1959 and features a striking whirligig design in dove grey with amethyst or corn yellow, and crimson with black; and yellow with grey.