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The Architects Book of One Hundred Wallpapers, 3rd Series
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WPM; Lightbown Aspinall, 1956 - 1957

This snowflake patterned wallpaper sample is from 'The Architects Book of One Hundred Wallpapers' from 1956/1957. From 1952 the WPM began issuing these small coherent contemporary collections of small scale wallpaper samples using papers taken from their ordinary mill sets. The series was primarily intended for architects and designers who could receive the book free of charge. The cover of this book was designed by Roger Nicholson and features a lime green, mid-green and black pattern of indented squares with geometric patterns in the middle.

Object Number

SC31

Paperback cover, colour printed and containing colour machine printed wallpapers.


height: 203mm
width: 253mm

Further Reading

de Joia, Roberta (ed). A Popular Art: British Wallpapers 1930-1960 (Exhibition Catalogue). London: Middlesex University Press, 1989.

wall covering - The Architects Book of One Hundred Wallpapers, 3rd Series
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