SPOTLIGHT: Chinoiserie
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SPOTLIGHT: Chinoiserie

Popularized in 18th century Europe, Chinoiserie has amassed a rather ardent following of late, with entire Instagram accounts dedicated to this fantastical view of Chinese art and culture. Lovers of the look share a fondness for pagodas, trellis and exotic florals. And the mere mention of “blue and white” will most certainly elicit a smile, a social media “like,” even a heart emoji (blue of course).

If we’re speaking your style, a timeless one to be sure, read on. We’ve gathered 10 fabrics and wallcoverings to add to your arsenal of beloved Chinoiserie prints and patterns from our friends at Manuel Canovas, Cowtan & Tout, Clarke & Clarke, Travers, Bailey & Griffin and Phillip Jeffries. If fabric and wallcovering are not enough to satisfy, we’ve assembled a collection of furniture designs from Niermann Weeks, Hickory White, Kindel, Century and more that are sure to delight. Happy scrolling.

Chinoiserie Fabrics & Wallcoverings

ROW 1 Scene Chinois fabric, Bailey & Griffin | Misaki fabric, Maxwell Fabrics
ROW 2 Chinois Our Way wallcovering, Phillip Jeffries |  Flight wallcovering, Phillip Jeffries
ROW 3 Bhutan fabric, Clarke & Clarke | Jardin Bleu fabric, Manuel Canovas
ROW 4 Happy Dragons fabric, Travers  | Miao fabric, Manuel Canovas
ROW 5 Chilipepper fabric, Duralee | La Pagode Chine fabric, Cowtan & Tout

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Chinoiserie Furnishings

ROW 1 Rennes Chandelier, Niermann Weeks | Regency Card Table, Kindel
ROW 2 French Linen Side Chair, John Richard | Cranes in Flight screen, Theodore Alexander
ROW 3 Peacock Cabinet, Althorp Living History for Theodore Alexander | Dover Rectangular Ottoman, Century
ROW 4 Outdoor Royal Daybed with Canopy, Century | Arm Chair, Hickory White
ROW 5 Anji Cabinet, Theodore Alexander | Daphne’s Washed Oak Cupboard, Jonathan Charles

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Can’t get enough? 

Visit our Pinterest board for furniture, accessories, fabrics and wallcoverings in classic Chinoiserie style.

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At KDR Designer Showrooms, our mission is to deliver the world of interiors to the doorsteps of interior designers, architects and  homeowners. Keeping your standards and style in mind, we’ve carefully selected the finest design resources from our collection of lines ranging from renowned, iconic brands to small, artisan-run companies.
This post has been modified by Andrea Krumm, Marketing Assistant, to bring you the very latest and best in interior design resources. The article was published on March 20, 2016, and updated on May 29, 2019.
Andrea Krumm is marketing professional specializing in social media with a passion for home interiors and design.

Emily Faber

Contributing Writer Emily Faber has over fifteen years of experience in the interior design industry as an editor, marketing director and freelance writer. Every month Emily shares industry insight including the latest product and collection launches (SPOTLIGHT, NEW + NOTEWORTHY), informative and educational posts (QUICK STUDY), helpful suggestions from the KDR Sales Team as well as Q & A's with influential manufacturers and product designers.

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