Wallpaper: nostalgia & reproduction
Accurate modern reproductions of wallpapers forms a key part of the restoration of historic property restoration, whilst the rise in home ownership has seen a resurgence in homeowners purchasing reproduction wallpapers that are sympathetic to the era in which their house was built.
Video: The Adam Interior
As one of the most influential of the architects at the time, it was Robert Adam who introduced the Neo-Classical style to Britain in the late 1750's. In 1768, he was commissioned to refurbish part of Saltram House in Devon, and he created a suite of rooms in the Neo-classical style to update the house.