Archive of: The Standen Collection

  • The Standen Collection now open

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    The Standen Collection now open

     Designers Peter Thwaites & Rebecca Aird have been commissioned to create a collection of modern hand-printed fabrics and wallpapers for the National Trust’s Arts & Crafts house, Standen in West Sussex. 

    As part of the National Trust’s contemporary arts programme, Trust New Art, the Peter and Rebecca have created a collection of three wallpapers and fabrics that will be used as bespokefurnishings for parts of the house, reflecting the ethos of Standen’s architect Philip Webb and textile designer William Morris, whose designs can be seen in many of the rooms. Webb’s views on the design for a contemporary house in 1894 are comparative to the principles of Peter and Rebecca’s design studio, Rapture & Wright, where they combine designs for the present with the best craftsmanship and materials

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  • Standen lino underway

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    Standen lino underway

    With only a few months to go we are starting on the artwork for the final designs that will be installed in September.

    Her is one of the firsts linos for one of the new wallpapers - only another18 to go to get the full image!

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  • The Contemporary Interior

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    We are how all fully engaged in The Standen Collection project. As part of the brief, we are putting together our ideas for a contemporary interior as designed for a present day member of the Beale family living at Standen. This contemporary interior will be shown in the newly re-instated Butlers pantry. Here is an initial sketch of the very first ideas featuring, new wallpapers, lighting and a table of verre eglomise. See how these ideas develop by keeping up with these blog posts.

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  • Christmas at Standen

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    Christmas at Standen

    The elegant dining room at Standen set for Christmas. We are now getting started on our design ideas for The Standen Collection - so watch this space for weekly updates.

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  • The Standen commission gets underway

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  • The Standen Collection

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    The Standen Collection

    Rebecca and Peter of Rapture & Wright have been appointed by the National Trust to design an installation for Standen 

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