Timorous Beasties subvert classic designs and adventurously reinvent them throughout their selection of wallpaper and accessories.
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About Timorous Beasties
Founded by design duo Paul Simmons and Alistair McAuley in the early Nineties, Timorous Beasties specialise in the surreal and the extraordinary, making use of striking imagery throughout their acclaimed range. Their designer wallpaper and home accessories put a truly unique spin on traditional designs, utilising exaggerated patterns, captivating colours, and provocative prints to set their designs apart from the rest.
Based in the heart of Glasgow, Timorous Beasties takes its name from the Robert Burns poem To A Mouse, as a nod to the brand’s Scottish heritage. With an aesthetic developed around the savage beauty of nature, Timorous Beasties designs are truly iconic. Featuring blissful blooms, kaleidoscopic colourways and curious creatures, Timorous Beasties’ stylish range of luxurious home accessories can bring a unique sense of style to any interior. From the interior of Claridge’s of London and the Art Institute of Chicago, to collaborations with Nike, Hepple Gin and most recently, Johnnie Walker Whiskey, Timorous Beasties’ bold patterns are synonymous with style and exclusivity. As an award-winning designer brand, Timorous Beasties embody a truly unique range of patterns and textiles. With popular motifs such as the Scottish thistle and the now iconic bumble bee, which just so happens to be part of the brand’s logo. Taking inspiration from the natural world around them, founders and designers Paul and Alister create interesting juxtapositions in many of their creations. From soft and delicate floral patterns overlaid with prickly thorns and insects, to the contemporary interpretation of traditional toiles de Jouy, depicting homelessness and high-rise urban estates as opposed to the Age of Enlightenment’s typical high-society countryside scenes.
Timorous Beasties Wallpaper
Evoking a sense of Victorian grandeur through their distinctive vintage inspired toiles and wildflower wallcoverings, Timorous Beasties wallpaper unites distinctive design with traditional technique. Whether you’re looking to create a stunning feature wall in your lounge area or make a statement in your hallway, Timorous Beasties wallpaper designs are so intricate and impactful that you won’t find anything like them anywhere else. With diverse patterns, unusual colours and inspiration from nature to psychology, Timorous Beasties wallpaper is wonderfully captivating. Designed to provoke and intrigue, Timorous Beasties patterns and textiles are almost hypnotic, but in the most stylish and irreverent way.
Timorous Beasties Cushions
If bold wallpaper isn’t your style, why not make a subtle design style statement with one of the many iconic cushions by Timorous Beasties. Featuring large insect motifs on plush velvet fabric, Timorous Beasties cushions are developed through a unique combination of hand-printing and machine production. Known for unusual motifs, bold designs and unique construction methods, Timorous Beasties bring a stylish sense of surrealism with their daring designs. From the notorious Napoleon Bee cushion, to the kaleidoscopic Graffiti Drip cushion, Timorous Beasties push the boundaries of traditional home décor with peculiar, dream-like collections. Full of character and eccentricity, Timorous Beasties cushions are the ultimate luxury accessory to add a little more charisma to your interior. Soft, sumptuous and truly iconic, a Timorous Beasties cushion is the perfect addition to your designer sofa or armchair this season.
About Timorous Beasties
Timorous Beasties specialise in the surreal and the extraordinary, making use of striking imagery throughout their acclaimed range. Their designer wallpaper and home accessories put a truly unique spin on traditional designs, utilising exaggerated patterns, captivating colours, and provocative prints to set their designs apart from the rest.
Based in the heart of Glasgow, Timorous Beasties innovative designs are often inspired by nature. Their pieces frequently feature imagery centred around insects, birds and plants, rooting their designs in reality whilst still maintaining an otherworldly feel.