ISSUE 16  |  Beautiful & Unusual

Palette & Paints: Emery et Cie

December 18, 2007 4:41 PM

BY Francesca Connolly

Eccentric Belgian architect and designer Agnes Emery handprints all of her of 18th-century-inspired wallpaper and fabric in her Brussels townhouse. She also presides over three shops—in Brussels, Paris, Antwerp—and produces a dizzying array of housewares: lyrical iron furniture, cement and ceramic tiles, her own paint range, fabrics, tableware, and rugs. Just about anything you'd need to create a hallucinogenic interior environment. View her amazing range at

Below: Naughty Birds Wallpaper; about $16/meter; plus $100/imprint:

Below: Nickel silver mirror frame:

Below: Wrought-iron Ecailles banquette:

Below: embroidered sheet sets:

Below: Emery & Cie also sells paints in gradated shades of murky greens, ochres, and yellows: