House of Hackney

Flora & Fauna

Holly Moore
July 03, 2013

As a devoted patron of all things flora, fauna, ephemera and taxidermied, I  swooned at the sight of House of Hackney’s whirling-dervish papers and fabrics depicting spinning avifauna and small beasties. Flights of Fancy comes in small and large patterns of the stymied fowl and fauna with backgrounds of duck-egg blue, cream, hot pink, midnight or crisp pitch blue, with or without stripes. Every once in a while, a new design bubbles above the fray, and House of Hackney has done just that. Based in the UK, H of H takes patterns steeped in tradition and turns them on their ear. Wallpapers, about $232 per roll; cotton $106 per meter, velvets $153 per meter, at