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Tumbling Blocks – Sheila Bridges

Adelphi Paper Hangings asked designer Sheila Bridges to create custom colorways for five historical wallpapers.  Read more about Sheila Bridges and what inspired her to create the colorways.  While the fragment used to reproduce this geometric pattern is in the Adelphi archives, it would be useful to site Richard Nylander’s book, Wallpaper in New England … Continued

Pineapples – Sheila Bridges

Adelphi Paper Hangings asked designer Sheila Bridges to create custom colorways for five historical wallpapers.  Read more about Sheila Bridges and what inspired her to create the colorways.  This exuberant paper was discovered covering a wooden bandbox made by Hannah Davis, who worked in Jaffrey, New Hampshire between 1825 and 1855. Well known for her … Continued

Sunflowers – Sheila Bridges

Adelphi Paper Hangings asked designer Sheila Bridges to create custom colorways for five historical wallpapers.  Read more about Sheila Bridges and what inspired her to create the colorways.  Adelphi’s Early-Twentieth Century Collection draws on the work and influence of the Wiener Werkstätte in Vienna and the French Moderne movement–later known as Art Deco–two of the … Continued

Strawberry Hill Floret – Sheila Bridges

Adelphi Paper Hangings asked designer Sheila Bridges to create custom colorways for five historical wallpapers.  Read more about Sheila Bridges and what inspired her to create the colorways.  This spare but quietly dramatic pattern was found in the Tribune Passage at Strawberry Hill, a short hall between the Tribune and the Gallery. As with our … Continued

L’Oiseau Moderne – Sheila Bridges

Adelphi Paper Hangings asked designer Sheila Bridges to create custom colorways for five historical wallpapers.  Read more about Sheila Bridges and what inspired her to create the colorways.  Adelphi’s Early-Twentieth Century Collection draws on the work and influence of the Wiener Werkstätte in Vienna and the French Moderne movement–later known as Art Deco–two of the … Continued