Rapture & Wright: Hand Printed Fabrics and Wallpapers

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  • Winners of the Homes and Gardens Sustainability Award 2021

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    Winners of the Homes and Gardens Sustainability Award 2021

    Building sustainable company.

    Whilst Rapture & Wright draw upon the artisan traditions of the past, they look to the future by minimising the environmental impact of their print production. Key to these aims has been the development of a ground breaking, environmentally sustainable print works, allowing them to work within the highest ecological standards.

    We believe that in house production gives us a holistic oversight of the entire process from the production of the cloth, through printing and waste disposal to the packaging and dispatch of orders.

    Winners of Homes and Gardens Sustainability Award 2021

    Judges Comments: Rapture & Wright’s handmade fabrics and wallpapers are manufactured in-house to leave the smallest environmental imprint possible. Among its list of credentials, which include UK-based production, mechanical rather than chemical processes, printing to order, renewable energy and a 2030 self-sufficiency goal, the company has developed a groundbreaking studio that uses an ecological treatment system to break down print waste through a series of living ponds.

    ‘This impressed me as they have thoroughly designed their production process,’ says Sebastian Cox. ‘It’s exactly the kind of forward-thinking approach textile manufacturing needs.’

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  • New - Albaicin Wallpaper

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    New - Albaicin Wallpaper

    New for Spring 2021, Rapture & Wright launch a wallpaper version of their popular Albaicin fabric. Named after the Medieval Moorish district of the Spanish city of Granada, the winding streets of which resemble the design’s primary inspiration; artist Richard Long’s 1994, “White River Line.” A small photo this extraordinary work has been pinned to the studio ‘inspiration board’ for several years.

    Hand printed in nine standard colourways. Bespoke colours available

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  • Fabric Design Competition

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    Fabric Design Competition

    Following the closure of Further Education Colleges and Universities, Rapture & Wright are offering the following opportunity, open to all current (2020) second and third-year Art Students.

    Fabric and wallpaper company Rapture & Wright, are looking for potential designs based on the following brief. Please choose one of the following titles as inspiration to work from.

    The Abstract landscape
    Imperfect pattern
    Bloomsbury modern.

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    • World of Interiors article

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      World of Interiors article

      On a balmy summer’s day in late July, the talented team from World of Interiors made the trip down the M40 to visit our little patch of rural Gloucestershire. It was the first time we had officially shown off our new, ecologically innovative print studio. You can read the whole story here, or better still, come and see it for yourselves. Thank you to World of Interiors, Jo Leevers and Jan Baldwin.

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