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Endangered Animals Wallpaper

by Little Axe

£128.00

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This wallpaper is silk screen printed using traditional techniques and skilled craftmanship. Bring the great outdoors home!

Our wallpapers are silk screen printed by hand using traditional techniques and skilled craftmanship. The papers evidence the marks of the printmaker as the printing ink can be seen on the surface of the quality paper. Truly a unique work of art! The papers are printed to order in Glasgow.

Endangered Animals is a bold block printed repeat design for wallpaper. The design was cut from a single lino block in 2013 printed on paper and then transferred to silk screen for wallpaper printing. This design features some of the rarest animals, now disappearing from our landscape. Look among the branches and you can find the Wild Cat, the Capercaillie, the Pine Marten and the Red Squirrel. Celebrating the wild the design aims to remind us of our relationship to nature wherever we are. Why not do a feature wall and bring the wild into your home!

Wallpaper is sold per roll and all postage is included.

Hand Printed Wallpaper

Colour

Blue, Ochre

Material

Hand Printed Wallpaper

Size Guide

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Also by Little Axe

Little Axe

Textile Designer and Printmaker

I wanted to go to Art School from an early age and graduated from Glasgow School of Art in the early 90s with a BA in Environmental Art. After working in community arts for over a decade, in 2012 I decided I wanted to establish my own design practice and reconnect with contemporary designers and makers. I went back to study for an MA in Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art, which was hugely inspirational.

I established Little Axe in 2014 beginning quite literally from the kitchen table to produce hand block printed designs for Wallpaper and Textiles. I have a love of traditional craft and aim to use locally sourced materials and make sure all of my products are hand made in Britain. Initially I sold my products at local Craft Fairs but later went on to showcase with Handmade in Britain at Kew Gardens in London in 2015. Since then the company has grown steadily, now we now take commissions from restaurants and interior designers for our bespoke hand printed designs and handmade products.
My work is all about nature, plants and animals, flora and fauna. I focus mostly on rare or endangered species, particularly the ones that are disappearing from the environment due to climate change and habitat loss. I want my work to convey meaning and I’m interested in our relationship to nature, I suppose it’s an attempt to bring nature back into our lives wherever we are. My wallpapers feature dense foliage, rare animals and rolling seas.

The early textile collections were based on the wild habitats and shorelines of my native Scotland. But last year I made a collection that was inspired by the Spice Trade in the 17th century, so it features more exotic plants such as the Vanilla Orchid, the Black Pepper Vine and the Cloves plant. I’m currently working to commission on a new series of block printed designs inspired by the plants of the foothills of the Italian Alps.

I hope as Little Axe Blockprints becomes more widely known to establish partnerships with British based makers that could take my designs to the next level.

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