Wallpaper History Society


Welcome to the website of the Wallpaper History Society, which promotes an awareness and understanding of historic and contemporary wallcoverings. Learn more about the Society.

Some examples of historic and modern papers spanning six centuries:

Wallpaper That Moves: Three Hundred Years of Wallpaper History in Three Minutes

By courtesy of Kit Laybourne at Oxygen Media, New York City, USA – 2001. The video was made with the cooperation and direct assistance of the Cooper-Hewett National Design Museum. Turn on your speakers to hear the music. Click on the arrow to start. Enjoy!

Wallpaper That Moves from Wallpaper History Society on Vimeo.

Traditional block printing as filmed in Sweden circa 1920’s (found on U Tube)

This year- 2012 – the Wallpaper History Society is best contacted via email: info@wallpaperhistorysociety.org.uk

MEMBERS of the WHS should supply their email address for ease  in communicating & economy. Thank you.