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Stunning interior design, featuring Blackpop's Hampton Hex luxury velvet chair.

Stop and Stare Decor

How amazing is this beautiful and uber stylish room scheme by @snowgooseinteriors? We’re absolutely delighted to have our chair, locally upholstered with Blackpop's luxury ‘Hampton Hex’ British velvet included, it really is stunning addition to any room. ‘Hampton Hex’ was designed in collaboration with Sir John Soanes Museum and was inspired by the original drawings for the ceiling of the Queen’s Bedchamber at Hampton Court Palace. Indeed, we’d just like to take a moment to thank all of the fantastic Interior Designers who use our fabrics and wallpapers, we really appreciate you choosing our products to help create your visions....

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Design for Diversity

Design for Diversity

  In addition to designs named in homage to the wonderful Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Thelonious Monk, we also have this gloriously vibrant pattern called ‘Dizzy’, inspired by, yes you’ve guessed it, Dizzy Gillespie with vibrant pops of pink alongside olive green and a fantastically vibrant teal blue.Like Sister Rosetta and Monk, Dizzy was a talented child who could play the piano at 4, was 1 of 9 children, and was born in 1917 in South Carolina. He taught himself to play the trombone and trumpet at the age of 12, with no idea that he would go on to...

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Patterned velvet fabric ‘Rosetta’ named in honour of Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Patterned velvet fabric ‘Rosetta’ named in honour of Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Hello... I’m Sarah. I’m lucky enough to have been an Interior Designer for over 10 years now and have a burning passion for pattern, eclectic, maximalist interiors and a fascination with colour, especially the way colour can not only transform a space but also affect the moods, emotions and even the health of those who use it. With a strong pull towards print and bold hues, it’s no surprise that I’m a long standing fan of Blackpop and their beautiful wallpapers, fabrics and cushions and I’m lucky enough to have some of these stunning products in my own home too....

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Ever thought of relocating?

Great to be featured in a recent post about Wirksworth by our super talented friends and fellow creatives Curiousa & Curiousa. Blackpop made the move to this special town over a year ago now and since then we've not ooked back. Set in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales our quirky, historic and vibrant town is home to our showroom [ known as the 'emporium of design delights!], our studio and where we live. Fast becoming 'Derbyshire's Design District' Wirksworth plays host to a number of independent businesses, a contemporary arts festival, arthouse cinema, award winning pubs and of course...

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New Vivacious Velvets

New Vivacious Velvets     Who doesn’t love a bit of sensually soft velvet? Who can’t resist stroking this sumptuous wonder of the fabric world as they pass a velvet chair in a showroom? We definitely have our hands ( and feet! ) firmly stuck in the air, shouting ‘us,us,us!’     We at Blackpop adore our velvet fabrics and most of our wallpaper designs are usually available in this most deliciously tactile of fabrics too.   Neo 13 available in fabric and wallpaper   Our most recent The ‘Collector’s’ Collection was an exciting collaboration with the fascinating treasure trove...

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