Map Inspired Interiors

Maps are a wonderful way of decorating your home, they provide intricate details about an area and carry a considerable amount of meaning and sentimental value. Whether you want to remember a special location or celebrate your local area, using vintage maps in your home has never been easier. Not only are vintage maps fascinating to look at, they reveal how an area used to look, and they come in a great selection of hues and can be applied to a vast array of interiors. 

 

There are many different ways to incorporate a special map into your home or work area, from a simple cushion to a tremendous splashback covering half a wall, there are a great selection of map inspired interiors available for every corner of your home. Whether big or small, vintage map pieces are a beautiful and interesting conversation piece. 

Starting off big, a great way to incorporate a vintage map into your home is by opting for a splashback, a large, bespoke sheet of glass cut to size and featuring a personalised map of anywhere in the world. The beauty and detail of a statement splashback speaks for itself and this piece is a fantastic addition to a room. Splashbacks can be fitted anywhere but look especially smart behind a cooker or Aga. Another great location for a splashback is behind a sink in a bathroom or downstairs loo, or alongside a bath. This is a statement piece whether big or small and captures the intricate beauty of a vintage map. Find out more...

 

 

 

Another way of making a statement using map inspired interiors is by opting for a beautiful vintage map blind. These can be made to measure and can feature a personalised map of anywhere in the world. These unique blinds look smart whether fitted in a small hallway window or as a larger one in a sitting room, either way they are a great way of celebrating an area close to your heart. Not only are the blinds beautiful they are also available in blackout or sheer fabric, practical and smart, what could be better? Find out more...

 

 

 

Another fantastic way of incorporating vintage maps into your home interiors is by creating a statement staircase or wall. Whether printed on paper, glass or ceramic tiles, a vintage map statement piece can cover a large area of wall and as a result can incorporate a large area of map. This a very fun and unique way of decorating your home with a vintage map and not something you will find in most houses. Why not be brave a cover your cloakroom in a vintage map your favourite area? 

 

 

 

If you are after something a little more understated than a statement staircase, a personalised map lampshade is a great addition to a bedside table, coffee table or desk. Available with any map in the world, the shades are available in two sizes and are versatile enough to pair with contemporary bases or more traditional ones. Map lampshades are the perfect addition to any corner of your home. Find out more...

 

 

Or, why not take your map interiors into the garden? Deckchairs are a great garden accessory and an essential piece as the weather gets warmer. Featuring a vintage map of any desired location, we think a set of three chairs would complement any garden. A great conversation starter at any gathering, these smart deckchairs are fun as well as practical and can be folded and transported to the beach or park. 

 

These deck chairs give your garden or patio a great pop of colour and can be easily stored in a cupboard or shed. Sturdy and durable they will last summer after summer and are a great addition to your outside furniture. You may love them so much you decide to pop one in your playroom or conservatory. Available soon online.

 

 

 

From statement to small, an affordable and easy way to add vintage map charm to your house is via tea towels, a staple in any kitchen. Featuring sheet maps of various counties across England and Wales, these tea towels are a great way to celebrate your local area while also being useful and beautiful to look at.

 

Available in 11 different map options, these tea towels feature original maps published by John Bartholomew in 1919 portraying English and Welsh counties in 12 sheets which we have reproduced as individual tea towels. Find out more...

 

However you choose to incorporate maps into your home, we have a vast selection of items to choose from, why not take a look?