UK Makers Gift Guide

22
Nov

Posted by Jane Tobitt


Stuck for what to give that special someone for Christmas this year? Check out these unique gifts from 12 UK makers…

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New Collection of Screen Prints

21
Sep

Posted by Sarah McLaughlin


We are so delighted to be launching lots of lovely new designs that we have been working on through the summer.

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Personalised Prints

09
Nov

Posted by Jane Tobitt


If you're looking for a bespoke design, we're happy to personalise our artworks to suit your needs.

Customer requests tend to be based around three bespoke areas: printing a design in a new colour; highlighting a place on a type map; adding a caption to a print for a special occasion...

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Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales

18
Dec

Posted by Jane Tobitt


When we're not designing new products, we're working on commissions and this one was a biggie. A fully illustrated book for Doctor Who: Time Lord Fairy Tales.

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Inspiration: Northeasterly

01
Jul

Posted by Jane Tobitt


The dramatic windswept trees on the Seven Sisters coast is one image I saw a lot on family walks as a child. It imprinted such a graphic silhouette in my imagination that it was the first approach that sprung to mind for our first wallpaper collection

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We've got lots of ideas on the back burner, one such example is our new illustrated map depicting the UK and Ireland in pictures, which has been simmering away since 2009...

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Unique Wedding Gift

21
May

Posted by Sarah McLaughlin


Stuck for ideas? Our bespoke wedding print could be perfect for the happy couple. £95 includes personalisation.

 

 

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We can be heroes, just for one day.

21
May

Posted by Sarah McLaughlin


You love him, we love him. New bronze Bowie print £35, 30 x 40 cm metallic screen print.

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Foil blocking: how it works

09
May

Posted by Jane Tobitt


So how do you get from this...

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Province Wallpaper: the inspiration

07
May

Posted by Jane Tobitt


Our starting point was to create a wallcovering that brought another world into our interior spaces. Lowry's paintings do that, they provide a window onto a moment in time...

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Where does our wallpaper come from?

28
Mar

Posted by Jane Tobitt


Our wallpapers are printed in Lancashire an area with a proud wallpaper printing heritage. In 1990 there were over twenty five wallpaper manufacturers in the Accrington area but now Surface Print is one of the UK's last surviving mills. 

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It's a question we're sometimes asked... Where does the inspiration for your work come from? In a general sense it really can be anything from an intriguing pub quiz question to the shape of a crocus flowering. But if we look at our designs individually there is often a clear link between the source and the finished product. 

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