Fornasetti Bastoni - Charcoal Wallpaper by Cole & Son114/14028
Originating as a silk scarf print from the 1940s, the ‘canes’ of Bastoni reflect the eclectic nature of the house of Fornasetti, brimming with umbrella and hat stands full of antique walking canes. The graphic checkerboard style of the repeat is reminiscent of many Fornasetti favourites, resulting in a striking and bold motif. Bastoni is printed with a gravure four-colour process, to ensure all details remain sharp, with flecks of tonal metallic detail added in a luxurious gold.
Showcasing the intricacies and reoccurring curiosities of Fornasetti’s fascination, this Cole & Son collection captures the wit, originality and boundless realm of the artist's visual language: from fantastical flying machines and mischievous