Richard and Esme Winter are British designers. Together they work with the finest makers and materials to craft simple, striking textiles and paper goods.

Their design ethos is to forge a balance between the beautiful and the useful, producing a range of items interworked with colour, pattern, grain and weave. 

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1. Type at London Centre for Book Arts.



A History of Patterned Papers.

Decorative Papers have been used in a variety of ways from the sixteenth scenery onwards: in book production, as End and Cover Papers, as Lining Papers for trunks and deed boxes, as decoration for cases containing musical instruments and optical instruments as back patterns for playing cards, and in the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries at least, as Wrapping Papers.

From ‘Decorative Endpapers’, published by the V&A.

Patterned Papers


1. Papers at the press