A new design to dress up every room of your home. Enough to do the box room, too. Pochoir prints from M.P. Verneuil’s 1898 work “L’ornamentation par le pochoir”.

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“Fleurons Varies.” Plate 1, page 5. Collections of the Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lornamentationpa00vern/page/n5/mode/2up
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“Bordures, rosaces, écoinçons.” Plate 2, page 7. Collections of the Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lornamentationpa00vern/page/n7/mode/2up
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“Bordures et Semis. Palmettes et Ornements.” Plate 3, page 12. Collections of the Clark Art Institute Library. Boston Public Library, digitalizing sponsor. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lornamentationpa00vern/page/n9/mode/2up

Colorful plates from M. E. Chevreul’s work “The laws of contrast of colour and their application to the arts of painting, decoration of buildings, mosaic work, tapestry and carpet weaving, calico printing, dress, paper staining, printing, military clothing, illumination, landscape, and flower gardening.” Published in 1861 in London and New York by Routledge, Warne and Routledge, an English translation of the French.

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Red and green. Plate III, page 16. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lawsofcontrastof00chev/page/16/mode/2up
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Yellow. Plate IV, page 18. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lawsofcontrastof00chev/page/18/mode/2up
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Orange and black. Plate v, page 63. Collections of and digitalized by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/lawsofcontrastof00chev/page/n52/mode/2up

Jazz Age wallpaper from Atelier Primavera Au Printemps of Paris who was an important wallpaper maker in the 1920s, taken from an album of samples in the collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. The perfect thing to have for when Zelda Fitzgerald comes to call.

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“Les Tulipes.” Wallpaper design. 1928. French. Inventory ID #54168.28.3.1-2. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed green background. Printed with a cylinder in seven colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/les-tulipes-0
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“Eventail.” 1928. French. Inventory ID #54168.27.3. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed blue background. Printed with a cylinder in six colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/eventail-7
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“Les Rayures.” Wallpaper design. 1928-1930. French. Inventory ID #54168.18.5. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed beige background. Printed with a cylinder in seven colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/les-rayures-2
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“Cubiste.” Wallpaper design. !928-1930. French. Inventory ID #54168.21.3. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed mauve background. Printed with a cylinder in five colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/cubiste-1
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“Les Arceaux.” 1928-1930. French. Inventory ID #54168.25.4. Continuous paper with mechanical pulp and a mechanically brushed brown background. Printed with a cylinder in five colors. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/les-arceaux-2

Designs for rooms with lots of wallpaper, by interior designer H. Blais. Just copy it all exactly and you can have the most fashionable residence in Paris. Trade samples for J. Grantil who made wallpaper. Not a book, but rather 26 unnumbered leaves of plates that came with a title statement and wrapper. Art Déco.

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“Moderne” and “Sole Mio” Page 1. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF053831/00001/1
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“Cottage” and Mosaique.” Page 9. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF053831/00001/9
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“Bataquia” and “Sylvie.” Page 2. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF053831/00001/2

More Art Déco dreaming, taken from the 1925 publication “Une Ambassade Francaise” from the Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes. Charles Moreau, publisher.

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“Salle a Manger” (table and chairs detail). Page 40. 1925. French. Collections of the Wolfsonian Archives. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF068413/00001/40?search=pochoir%3fsearch%3dpochoir
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“Salon.” Page 42. 1925. French. A Domin and Genevriere, decorators. Redard, architect. Collections of the Wolfsonian Archives. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF068413/00001/42?search=pochoir%3fsearch%3dpochoir
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“Fumoir.” Page 44. 1925. French. Francis Jourdain. Collections of the Wolfsonian Archives. Image © 2017 The Wolfsonian—Florida International University. Fair use license. via https://digital.wolfsonian.org/WOLF068413/00001/44?search=pochoir%3fsearch%3dpochoir

More from Owen Jones “The Grammar of Ornament,” published in London in 1910. Collections of the University of Wisconsin.

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“Chinese number 1.” Plate LIX. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=article&did=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.i0034&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M
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“Chinese number 2.” Plate XL [LX]. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0231&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M
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“Chinese number 3.” Plate LXI. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0233&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M
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“Chinese number 4.” Plate LXII. University of Wisconsin Digital Collections. In the public domain due to age. via http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/DLDecArts/DLDecArts-idx?type=turn&entity=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones.p0235&id=DLDecArts.GramOrnJones&isize=M

Decorate your hallway in animals styled up the Jugendstil way. Illustrations from Alexander Koch’s “Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration” which was published in Darmstadt in 1897.

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“Flamingos.” Page 123. 1897. Ludwig Jungnickel, Munich, creator. Collections of and scanned by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125006095430/page/n123/mode/2up
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Leoparden. Page 125. Ludwig Jungnickel, Munich, creator. Collections of and scanned by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125006095430/page/n125/mode/2up
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Panther. Page 126. Ludwig Jungnickel, Munich, creator. Collections of and scanned by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125006095430/page/n125/mode/2up
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Marabus. Page 127. Ludwig Jungnickel, Munich, creator. Collections of and scanned by the Getty Research Institute. In the public domain due to age. via https://archive.org/details/gri_33125006095430/page/n127/mode/1up

Papillons (butterflies) to put up and make your home feel like a butterfly garden. Art Déco, plates from Emile-Allain Séguy’s 1925 “Papillons.” Commissioned by American textile manufacturer F. Schumacher.

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Plate 1. Page 7. Smithsonian Libraries, Contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/192166#page/7/mode/1up
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Plate 3. Page 11. Smithsonian Libraries, Contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/192166#page/11/mode/1up
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Plate 2. Page 9. Smithsonian Libraries, Contributor. In the public domain due to age. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/192166#page/9/mode/1up

Style sheets to make any space look a bit fancier. Ancient Egyptian designs from Helmuth Theodor Bossert’s work “An encyclopaedia of colour decoration from the earliest times to the middle of the XIXth century” which was published in Berlin in 1928.

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“Thebes, beginning of the 15th century, BC.” Egypt. Figures 16 and 17. Page 51. Collections of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Digitalized by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with federal LSTA funds. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n50/mode/1up
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“Egypt. Thebes. First half of the 15th century BC.” Figures 20 and 21. Page 54. Collections of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Digitalized by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with federal LSTA funds. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n54/mode/1up
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“Egypt. Thebes. First quarter of the 15th century BC.” Figures 18 and 19. Page 52.Collections of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library. Digitalized by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners with federal LSTA funds. In the public domain. via https://archive.org/details/encyclopaediaofc00boss/page/n52/mode/1up

What to buy before the Empress Eugenie calls. Selections from an album made by Maison Alphonse Giroux that lives with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. At mid-century the Maison Giroux was IT.

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“Nécessaire à couture, épingles et carnet de bal.” 1852-1870. Pencil and gouache on paper. Inventory ID #CD 6495.57. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Photo © Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/necessaire-a-couture-epingles-et-carnet-de-bal
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“Une Coupe Couverte, un Vase et une Aiguière.” 1852-1870. Pencil and gouache on paper. Inventory ID #CD 6495.7. Pencil and gouache on paper. Inventory ID #CD 6495.57. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Photo © Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/une-coupe-couverte-un-vase-et-une-aiguiere
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Page d’album de dessin. 1852-1870. Pencil and gouache on paper. Inventory ID #CD 6495.15. Collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Photo © Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris. Fair use license. via http://collections.madparis.fr/page-d-album-de-dessin-1