Cole & Son was founded in 1875. In addition to high quality block printing, the company was renowned for supplying beautiful stripes and jaspes.The Cole & Son block archive includes designs produced by J C Crace & Son to furnish many stately homes, palaces, castles and theatres throughout Britain and overseas. In 1949, Cole’s Design Director created one of the first screen print studios in Europe in response to the revolutionary new Contemporary design movement which gave birth to the wild wallpaper designs of the 1950s and 1960s. Today, the Cole & Son archive consists of approximately 1,800 block print designs, 350 screen print designs and a huge quantity of original drawings and wallpapers, representing all the styles from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Cole & Son has provided wallpapers for many historic houses including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament. Cole & Son continues to produce innovative and beautiful designs; the current collections reflect their long and distinguished history as well as their continuing passion for new and exciting wallpapers. Visit the Spruce store to see the full sample book and to place your order.