Prism wallpaper
Mar29

Prism wallpaper

A wallpaper design with transparent overlapping layers. This wallpaper design is slightly different from most of our simple repeat pattern wallpapers. The pattern repeats just like the others, but it also fades from top to bottom. The bottom is less intense and as the eye goes up it becomes bolder and clearer. The effect is an enhancement of the overlapping layered effect and it also makes a wall seem higher. One can almost see it as...

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John Catlin fabrics
Mar28

John Catlin fabrics

John Catlin has designed a range of fabrics using high quality cotton and cotton linen. His inspiration came from flowers around South Africa. He has a range of tablecloths, napkins and scatter cushions. Quagga is offering some of his scatter cushions which you can order by clicking on the images below. Contact us about ordering his fabrics by the metre....

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Spades and picks decor pattern
Mar24

Spades and picks decor pattern

A great leveler for décor with style. This is an ideal pattern for studies, libraries and other formal rooms. It is slightly masculine and the idea behind the pattern is to remind ourselves of the toil and physical work that has to be done in the background for any society to flourish and enjoy the finer things....

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Sea Monster pattern 2
Mar16

Sea Monster pattern 2

Nautical and nice. Home fabrics and wallpaper decor with a twist. As great for upholstery as for wallpaper. This one is a mix of old and new. The colour and scale are customisable for wallpaper. The Sea Monster pattern 2 works in so many colours and in so many spaces. It is also said to bring good luck and a healthy dose of pizazz. Our wallpaper is custom printed in panels and not rolls. Sold by the square metre and printed to client...

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Wild west wallpaper
Mar10

Wild west wallpaper

Mildly wild backdrop. This wallpaper illustrates elements of mining mixed with some tropical leaves. Choose the scale of the design – big pattern or small pattern is something that is up to personal taste. However the room and it’s furniture are what determine whether it works or not. This wallpaper pattern with it’s wild west mining elements is printed fairly large here in the first picture. The room is large enough...

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Sea Monster pattern printed on smooth vinyl wallpaper
Mar04

Sea Monster pattern printed on smooth vinyl wallpaper

This wallpaper print was done for a little girl’s bathroom in Muizenberg, Cape...

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Quagga Crest wallpaper installation in Cape Town
Jan17

Quagga Crest wallpaper installation in Cape Town

The Quagga Crest wallpaper is proving to be quite popular. In kitchens, lounges and bathrooms as well. This pattern with it’s illustrated elements is quirky and contemporary. See more options here. The Quagga Crest wallpaper has also been done on smooth vinyl in a bathroom and was very effective. The substrate on this one is a textured...

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Tub chairs covered with red Hadeda fabric
Jan10

Tub chairs covered with red Hadeda fabric

One of our clients covered these unusual chairs with this wonderfully red version of our Hadeda fabric. Upholstery dreams come true. See more of this...

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Clinton Friedman fabrics
Dec10

Clinton Friedman fabrics

Quagga Fabrics and Wallpapers is offering fabrics from Clinton Friedman. Photographer / designer, Clinton Friedman is a passionate and humble individual, who’s connection to nature runs deep. He has a natural curiousity that is closely attuned to the delicacy and complexity found in our natural world. Click on the images below for more information on each design....

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Lampshades
Nov21

Lampshades

We have used the Hadeda pattern in various colours, the Cotyledon pattern and our best selling Beetle and Lighthouse pattern in two colours....

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Star Wallpaper
Oct31

Star Wallpaper

Inspiring decor shapes. Our star design wallpaper comes in two variations – a more solid star with a thin-line inner star, and a simpler version. As usual, with the digital wallpaper, all colours are possible with both options. This really is the ideal design if you know the colours that you want and you need something simple and classic as the pattern. Our wallpaper is custom printed in panels and not rolls. Sold by the square...

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Wheat wallpaper in minister’s house
Oct30

Wheat wallpaper in minister’s house

Tone and interest for this decor. This wallpaper was installed in one of the minister residences in the famous Groote Schuur estate in Cape Town. It adds a lot of masculine tone to the space while being elegant an...

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Sea Monster
Oct28

Sea Monster

Pattern from the deep. The Sea Monster pattern tells a story of exploration from the past. From a time when the four corners of the earth were still being discovered by humans. It hints at the beautiful old maps that were used on these journeys. It is a wallpaper pattern that is ideal for dining rooms. Meals can often be adventures of discovery and many times into the past of cultures. Imagine eating a wonderful curry in a gorgeous...

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Delicacies and vitals wallpaper in Rondebosch
Oct16

Delicacies and vitals wallpaper in Rondebosch

Contemporary living area with flare. The lounge area in this Cape Town home is next to an open plan kitchen. So the Delicacies and Vitals wallpaper is ideal. We think that the colours that were chosen are also quite fresh. See more of this pattern »...

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Splashback wallpaper
Jul06

Splashback wallpaper

Laminated vinyl patterned wallpaper splashback. This splashback was created by printing onto vinyl and then laminating over the print to cover and protect it. This application really converts a kitchen into a beautiful space. See more of this...

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Pylons with animals
Jun27

Pylons with animals

The rural gateway to the veld. These patterns are a tongue in cheek look at the beauty of the shapes of pylons in farm areas. It’s a bit of an irreverent play with things we don’t think much about. It’s a design that takes me back to growing up in Johannesburg and the long car journeys to the Cape once a year. Our wallpaper is custom printed in panels and not rolls. Sold by the square metre and printed to client wall...

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Decorex Cape Town
May27

Decorex Cape Town

Pylons, Sheep and Ostriches. Quagga Fabrics and Wallpapers was asked to do a wallpaper for the Decor Stand at Decorex by Space for Life. We are proud to be part of a wonderful stand that won BEST DECOR STAND AWARD at Decorex Cape, 2013. We think that the Pylons, Sheep and Ostriches pattern works well with the mid-century modern Danish Scandinavian furniture that Space for Life specialises in. See more of this...

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Quagga Crest above bath
Apr19

Quagga Crest above bath

Vinyl wallpaper. This wallpaper was applied in a bathroom in Cape Town, just above the bath. It was printed onto a smooth vinyl to maximise water resistance. See more of this pattern

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Hibiscus Wallpaper
Mar26

Hibiscus Wallpaper

Inspired by the flower. This wallpaper has two options – the repeat pattern and the photographic. Click here to see an application of this in an office setting. See more...

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Brushes
Mar24

Brushes

Household and everyday brushes pattern. This is our 50’s housewife pattern. But it’s got lots in it for the handy 50’s husband....

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Flowers Wallpaper
Mar08

Flowers Wallpaper

Lots of intricate detail. The flowers wallpaper brings a little bit of garden into the home. Intricate and enigmatic. This one is a great wallpaper for kitchens. And for that and other high traffic areas with potential moisture, it can be coated. The coating also makes it easier to clean. It costs from R290 per square metre. Contact us for a more accurate quote. And if you would like to see it in fabric, please let us...

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Floral Glory
Jan24

Floral Glory

Floral Glory is a design by Reshu Gupta, a graduate in Textile Design from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, India. He has worked on several team-designed projects ranging from print, pattern and graphic for the fashion and textile industry.

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Letters
Jan21

Letters

Letters is a design by Nicole Long. Nicole is a freelance Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Author from Durban. “I’m inspired by pastel colours, prettiness, textile design & quirky children’s designs.” See more of her designs on her blog.

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Rose Curry
Jan20

Rose Curry

Rose Curry is a design by Reshu Gupta, a graduate in Textile Design from the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi, India. He has worked on several team-designed projects ranging from print, pattern and graphic for the fashion and textile industry.

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Colourful Proteas
Jan18

Colourful Proteas

These Colourful Proteas are designed by Anneline Sophia, a South African born designer living in England. About Anneline Sophia Growing up in South-Africa I’ve been always been surrounded by the most beautiful flowers, colours and nature and so I’ve always had a love of florals, pattern and bold, vibrant colour palettes.   I have been living in England for the past 13 years. I love to travel and my travels through Britian; Europe;...

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Tea time
Jan16

Tea time

This design is by Nicole Long. Nicole is a freelance Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Author from Durban. “I’m inspired by pastel colours, prettiness, textile design & quirky children’s designs.” See more of her designs on her blog.

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Cotyledon Wallpaper
Jan04

Cotyledon Wallpaper

Cotyledon orbiculata – commonly known as Pig’s ear. This pattern depicts a beautiful succulent plant found in the South-western Cape and Namaqualand. It is also known as Pig’s ear. It usually has a grey green leaf with a shiny red margin. Flowers are bell-shaped and can be orange, pink or red and appear briefly in summer. See the fabric version of this pattern » We are offering the Cotyledon fabric and wallpaper at a...

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Heerengracht
Sep24

Heerengracht

Gentleman’s walk. This pattern is inspired by the old Cape and takes it’s name from the part of Adderley Street known as Heerengracht. Heerengracht means “gentleman’s walk”. It’s a pattern that gives a lot of texture but isn’t distracting. It bring a lot of class and style to interior décor. It’s a perfect wallpaper if you want to use layering of different patterns in one room....

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Wheat pattern for wallpaper
Apr07

Wheat pattern for wallpaper

A couple of heads of wheat is all you need to bring warmth and comfort to a space. See more of the installation above. See more of the installation...

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Nest
Apr07

Nest

A bit of retro kitsch design. Some of these may make you think of a 70’s kitsch kitchen. If you look a little closer, you see it’s more organic than those geometric patterns of the past. So it’s got it’s uniqueness. And it’s plain and simple...

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Orient
Apr01

Orient

Something Eastern. East meets the Cape in the homes of Cape families and trendsetters alike. Our wallpaper is custom printed in panels and not rolls. Sold by the square metre and printed to client wall dimensions. The panels will match the height of your walls, so waste is minimised. The price varies according to how much you order. Orders above 20 square metres are R340 per square metre. Don’t forget to ask for specific colours...

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Aztecs
Apr01

Aztecs

Some influence from South America. This fabric and wallpaper pattern was inspired by designs done by the Aztecs in ancient times....

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Psycho Repeat
Apr01

Psycho Repeat

Unusual but very special. What do you see in these strange shapes? This wallpaper can be used in high traffic areas to create a subtle burst of curiosity. The pattern can blend into the background, but on closer inspection, curiosity and imagination are stimulated once again. It also has quite a retro 50’s aspect to the design and the colour...

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Abstract Wagon
Apr01

Abstract Wagon

Pretty shapes with a old voortrekker vibe. We can’t really say what this pattern is about. We just think that it is pretty and stirs the imagination.  Let us know if you would like to see it or use it as a...

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Umbrellas
Mar25

Umbrellas

Umbrellas is a design by Nicole Long. Nicole is a freelance Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Author from Durban. “I’m inspired by pastel colours, prettiness, textile design & quirky children’s designs.” See more of her designs on her blog.

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Rondebosch kitchen wall
Feb15

Rondebosch kitchen wall

Another of the beetle and lighthouse. This time at a smaller scale. The scale of this design was adjusted to fit the small space, turning it into something...

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Blue Beetle and Lighthouse in doctor’s rooms
Feb14

Blue Beetle and Lighthouse in doctor’s rooms

This wallpaper was installed in a doctor’s rooms next to the Vincent Pallotti Hospital in Pinelands, Cape Town. See more of this pattern »...

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Greenpoint kitchen
Feb13

Greenpoint kitchen

Kitchen wallpaper with class and pizzazz. This wallpaper is the Beetle and Lighthouse pattern with custom colours for the client. It is in the home of the artist Gerard Cloete in Greenpoint, Cape Town. To see more, click...

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Lazari
Feb13

Lazari

Restaurant wallpaper. The wallpaper was custom designed for the Lazari Restaurant in the very stylish Cape Quarter in Cape Town’s De Waterkant....

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