TEMPLE OF DAWN WALLPAPER COLLECTION
Spring 2014

For decades the name Jim Thompson has been synonymous with wondrous hand woven Thai silks that blend the best of Asia and western elegance. We have now taken this outstanding combination one step further as we expand into wallcoverings that compliment our exclusive textile range. Our latest collection of wallpaper is named for a historic landmark in the heart of old Bangkok, the Temple of Dawn. A gleaming monument with spires that reflect on the river, this famous temple with its beautiful mural paintings serves as the inspiration for our dazzling new Jim Thompson wallpaper collection. As Jim Thompson enjoyed doing when he first came to Bangkok in the 1950s, many visitors still wander for hours in peaceful temple enclaves to draw inspiration from the contrasting colors and textures. With decorations and mural paintings that boast a vast array of patinas, the Temple of Dawn, called ‘Wat Arun’ in Thai, serves as the focal point for the creation of our stunning new wallpaper collection. We have concentrated on an amazing choice of rich earth tones and neutral colors to provide the same serenity and calm one would find in these restful enclaves.

   
ARUN ARUN
W01021/01 to 04
4 colorways
Substrate: non–woven
Width – 135cm, sold by the metre


The whimsical details of a forest scene serve as the inspiration for this exotic landscape that has a captivating antique look and patina. A replica of an old Thai temple mural painting, this large-scale print of a magical forest with tropical plants and lively animals scurrying across an enchanted land is part of Buddhist cosmology. The impressive scene has been printed on 135cm/53inches non-woven substrate to accommodate its large-scale repeat of approximately 265cm/104inches and provide seamless perfection.
   
ILLUSION ILLUSION
W01022/01 to 04
4 colorways
Substrate: non–woven
Width – 137.2cm, sold by the metre


While the idea of zebra stripes immediately comes to mind, the true inspiration for this large scale, bold design is traditional ikat textiles. This pattern has been a favorite in Jim Thompson textile collections for decades, and if you choose it for your wall décor, you will not be disappointed.
   
MANDARIN ORCHIDS MANDARIN ORCHIDS
W01017/01 to 04
4 colorways
Substrate: paper
Roll size: W – 52cm, L – 10m


Here we reinvent a pattern found on early Jim Thompson prints. Inspired by fine-line Chinese calligraphy drawings, our delicate orchid vines will twist along your wall whilst full bloom orchids fall from their stem. The pattern creates vertical height and lightness.
   
INDRA INDRA
W01018/01 to 06
6 colorways
Substrate: paper
Roll Size: W – 52cm, L – 10m


With this wallpaper we invite you to imagine the delicate lattice fretwork of a Rajasthan palace. This paper comes in three colorways including one a stunning burnt orange and charcoal combination.
   
KIM KIM
W01016/01 to 05
5 colorways
Substrate: paper
Roll Size: W – 52cm, L – 10m


Inspired by small repeat ikat patterns woven in traditional Siamese textiles, this lively design has a distinctive character that will bring warmth and intimacy to any setting. With a metallic overlay and an ombré ground this paper is imbued with a sense of life and movement.
   
NALIN

NALIN
W01020/01 to 06
6 colorways
Substrate: paper
Roll Size: W – 68.58cm, L – 10m


Here our lively upward thrusting, bold design finds its origins in Asia Minor art. With both an ombré and strié effect, this paper gives the illusion of streaks of light and dark along a wall, as if clouds were passing by and hiding the sun. To accommodate this bold design our paper comes in a 68.58cm width.

   
NEPTUNE NEPTUNE
W01023/01 to 04
4 colorways
Substrate: non–woven
Width – 137.2cm, sold by the metre


Dive into our lotus lake and you will not be disappointed with this botanical design that boasts a crowded field of mature flower blossoms shouting for your attention.
   
CRESCENT CRESCENT
W01019/01 to 06
6 colorways
Substrate: paper
Roll: W – 52cm, L – 10m

From Anatolia to India this classic pattern has appeared for centuries. Here our subtle, large-scale Crescent design has a ground with a metallic sheen that mimics the texture of woven silk.
   
 
 
 
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