This weekend, The HighBoy will be in Chicago for the Antiques, Garden & Design show at the Chicago Botanic Garden. And we’re showing off a surprising—and gorgeous—take on botanicals for your walls: Fromental wallpaper’s Paradiso line.
Chosen by interior designer Jessica Lagrange (who created our booth’s handsome look), Fromental’s Paradiso line shows off a modern take on 18th-century chinoiserie. Bamboo contrasts beautifully against bold pops of color amidst a rhythmic floral design.
Fromental is one of our favorite examples of a design-centric company that marries historically rich ideas with modern-day sensibilities. The exquisite wallcoverings—handpainted and then embroidered in fine silk and metallic threads by artisans in Suzhou, China—pay homage to the long history of humanity’s love affair with silk and to Europeans’ long-held devotion to Oriental objects and images….