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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

Sheila Bridges – Bio

In 2023, Adelphi Paper Hangings asked Sheila Bridges to create custom colorways for five of our historical wallpaper patterns; we were thrilled by her eager response.  We’ve long been fans of her slyly playful approach to wallpaper design – bringing in elements of traditional patterns, as well as her seasoned structuring with color. Featured in … Continued

Madison Damask – Kelee Katillac Colorway

Adelphi Paper Hangings has selected five of the colorways which interior designer Kelee Katillac has created, pairing our historic patterns with non-traditional color choices. Read more about Kelee Katillac and what inspired her to create this colorway.  Adelphi Paper Hangings was commissioned to reproduce this pattern for the main parlor at Montpelier, the historic home of … Continued

Dundurn Castle Ashlar – Kelee Katillac Colorway

Adelphi Paper Hangings has selected five of the colorways which interior designer Kelee Katillac has created, pairing our historic patterns with non-traditional color choices. Read more about Kelee Katillac and what inspired her to create this colorway.  The 18,000 square foot home of Sir Allan Napier MacNab in Hamilton, Ontario, was no doubt replete with wallpaper, … Continued

1776 – Kelee Katillac Colorway

Adelphi Paper Hangings has selected five of the colorways which interior designer Kelee Katillac has created, pairing our historic patterns with non-traditional color choices. Read more about Kelee Katillac and what inspired her to create this colorway.  This very fine pillar and arch paper, inspired by the British architectural patterns of the 1760s and 1770s, is … Continued

Kelee Katillac – Bio

Since 2016, Adelphi Paper Hangings has been collaborating with interior designer Kelee Katillac, custom coloring historic patterns from our archives. While the Adelphi team has created a spectrum’s worth of custom colorways for designers of all persuasions, we were completely unprepared for the exuberance of Kelee Katillac’s vision. When Kelee first inquired about custom coloring, … Continued

Westwood Gothic – Kelee Katillac Colorway

Adelphi Paper Hangings has selected five of the colorways which interior designer Kelee Katillac has created, pairing our historic patterns with non-traditional color choices. Read more about Kelee Katillac and what inspired her to create this colorway.  The pointed arch, one of the most popular motifs of the Gothic Revival period, was thought to convey a … Continued