Cole & Son has been creating original and exceptional wallcoverings since 1875. Innovative, intelligent, artistic design is founded upon a strong heritage of family craftsmanship. Founded by John Perry, Cole & Son was first established in the borough of Islington in North London, an area renowned for its 190 hand-block printing businesses at the time. Today, the Cole & Son archive is a beautiful and inspiring chronicle of artistic styles and expressions spanning the 18th Century to the modern day. Amongst these are some of the most important historic wallpaper designs in the world. Cole & Son has provided wallpapers for many historic houses including Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament.