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The Garden

Floral Wallpaper by Elizabeth Ockford

The Garden is a collection of hand-drawn wallpaper designs which explore blooming flowers – from cheerful pansies to exotic orchids – as well as the array of insects typically found in the garden. A love for colour is evident throughout this collection – experimenting with an array of hues to achieve different results.

The designs from this collection are named after women who have inspired Elizabeth. All the women whose names were chosen have led lives where they have worked against the tide of opinion and social mores or against a backdrop of war or poverty. From the iconic status of Cleopatra to the prolific Victorian biologist and botanical artist Marianne North, this collection is inspired by the history of female empowerment.

Sadie - Named after Elizabeth’s mother, Sadie, this design features watercolour paintings of orchids inspired by Sadie’s talent for rescuing unloved orchids and enabling them to grow and flower again.
Kamala - Butterflies loosely and brightly painted in water colour, by Elizabeth, as they softly float up the wall offering a breath of fresh air to the interior.
Gertrude - A photographic image of multiple Pansy heads, overlaid with textures and colour. Inspired by the vibrancy of their colours in the spring and the way that each one seems to be unique in character.
Marianne - Botanical illustrations of a variety of flowers and fruits sit amongst skeletons or ghosts of other plants. Drawn in a considered way, they are printed as if slightly polarised which gives a classic design a modern twist.
Cleo - Featuring tiny bugs, beetles, dragonflies and butterflies and was inspired by the precision of entomological studies of insects in pen and ink.
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Julia - Showing English garden birds, hand painted in watercolour and ink. They appear collaged onto a ground of leaves and shadows with a roughly textured linen running through them.
Eleanor - A softly flowing stripe of English garden flowers, painted by Elizabeth in her own garden towards the end of the Spring. It shows the broad washes of water and colour, and also includes fine tracery lines in the background.
Beryl - Abundant English roses and other local country garden flowers are seen through a contemporary distortion that mimics pleated silk.
Lady Penrose - This design began as a series of ornate swooping butterflies in jewel colours. We opted to have them flitting over a tonal ground, with the classic floral and acanthus leaf motif of a softly faded damask.

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