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June 25th 2013
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ME AND MR JONES

Our beloved Mr Jones print is back in more ways than one…

When we asked our dear facebook fans which prints they loved most from the past we were bombarded with cries of “Mr Jones”. Do you remember the original from 1984? Along with the huge 2013 trend for geometrics transcending from the catwalks in to our interiors, Mr Jones was screaming out for a re-launch! Well the great news is, our home design team have listened and created. To celebrate our 60th anniversary Mr Jones has now touched down online and instore.

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The original Mr Jones print now available online here

We still adore the original navy + red colourway so much that Mr Jones has been relaunched as wallpaper in its original hues as well as four new fresh colourations: dove grey, duck egg, cranberry and gold. Which is your favourite?

mr jones print colourways

The new Mr Jones colourways: dove grey / duck egg / cranberry / gold

Part of our love affair with Mr Jones stems back to the memories we have of Mr Jones in our home back in the 80’s… Inspired by a mid-19th century design by Owen Jones, our designers especially enjoyed looking at these fabulous campaign styling and old photographs dusted off in the archive…

MR JONES CURTAIN 620

Mr Jones curtains, wallpaper and tiles (1980′s)

MR JONES FESTOON BLIND 620

Mr Jones festoon blind (1980′s)

MR JONES TABLETOP 620

Mr Jones table arrangement (1980′s)

Psst… look out for the Mr Jones printed candles and mugs coming out soon…

mr jones candle and mug

You can shop the new Mr Jones wallpaper range here

Comments

  1. This was such a classic design that everyone fell in love with.. In the 90′s we had customers come in to the shop still looking for this print.

  2. I love the Mr. Jones designs

    Posted by: HAZEL KILGOUR / June 28th 2013 at 8:19AM
  3. I love Mr Jones. I have the original still hanging in my dining room, they were originally for my lounge in the 80′s. When we moved to my current house I had a dilemma as I still wanted to use the curtains but the room has 2 windows. I hung the one pair anyway but I couldn’t get more material anywhere – then luck would have it a pair of curtains in very good condition appeared on ebay and I was cheeky enough to get the winning bid, so with a little alteration they now fit. The remnant was made into a knitting needle roll to store my needles.

    I have been a big fan of Laura Ashley since I was about 14 (1976) I was bought some clothes for my holiday. My first house in 1983 was decorated in LA,I made my festoon blinds from a LA furnishing book I was given and my wedding dress and bridesmaids dresses were LA (1984).

    Posted by: Carol Hesketh / July 2nd 2013 at 12:38PM
  4. Thank you for bringing back Mr Jones. I used this design and other old favourites in all the houses I have lived in. Always just right!

    Posted by: Christine Evanson / July 2nd 2013 at 3:07PM
  5. I still have Mr Jones curtains in my front sitting room, they are still as vibrant as when I bought the fabric 28 years ago, I have changed the lining though. I also have in the same room two sofas the same age covered in the Dobby fabric..one in blue and the other in burgandy, a pure classic!

    Posted by: Susan Haynes / July 7th 2013 at 11:43AM
  6. I was wondering where I can buy the cranberry mr jones fabric, I just bought the wallpaper but can’t seem to get the maching material! Any ideas? Regards Jemma

    Posted by: Jemma cook / January 22nd 2014 at 7:19PM

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