Inspired by 15th and 16th century tapestries, Friendly Folk shows bushy tailed creatures peering amongst hedgerows, blooming trees and rolling English hills. With a rich sense of folklore and the lyricism of rural land, Friendly Folk is made contemporary in vibrant basil green. A linen blend fabric, great for upholstery, curtains and cushions.
Printed on the edge of the Lake District using ECOFAST technology, a digital pigment printing method which uses 50% less water than traditional techniques, ensures it is also kinder on our planet.
Friendly Folk and Wychwood, from our Kit Kemp collection, were born when Kit stumbled upon Late Medieval tapestries at the Charterhouse in London. Dating back to 1348, this building is steeped in rich cultural history and it was the characterful faces of these woodland creatures staring out of the tapestries that fascinated Kit. They were urging her to bring them back to life in the contemporary world. She describes the collection as having "one eye in the past and one eye in the future" which is encapsulated in this design: painting a traditional toile de jouy in arrestingly contemporary colours making it bold, modern and fresh. With Wychwood wallpaper in Friendly Folk's colour negative, these two invite you to use them together and play with layering to create Kit Kemp's signature chintz appeal.