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100% DESIGN - Bay Gallery Home stand C23B

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Bay Gallery Home is excited to announce we will be exhibiting our My Country: design with origin Aboriginal interiors collection at 100% Design from 18-21 September, Olympia, London.

Its core range of wallpapers, ceramic wall tiles, rugs & tables, and a bespoke made to order service, draw upon British manufacturing skills to translate this Art for Interior Design. 100% Design will be the first opportunity for many in the design world to see our recently complete fabric collection comprised of cotton velvets, cotton half panama and linens.

We will also have original artworks available to view and buy off the stand.

If you’d like to schedule an appointment at the fair please email alexandra@baygalleryhome.com

or call 07776 157 066

See you there!

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telescopestyle - our new stockists

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telescopestyle, the destination inspired product range is complimented by a carefully curated selection of unique and vintage items, each with a distinct connection to a place, country or culture. By sourcing innovative designer-makers both here and abroad, they’re creating a global style map, charting decorative aesthetics and artisanal craftsmanship the world over, often reimagined with a fresh, modern twist.

Annabel, the force behind Telescope Style found us at our first trade fair the London Design Fair, Tent London in 2016. She immediately fell in love with our ‘My Country: design with origin’ Aboriginal interiors collection and as a result our wallpapers are now represented on Telescope Style with many other great, emerging brands. In the coming weeks telescopestyle will be featuring sharing more of our story so you can sign up for their newsletter on the link below for more news.

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Decorex 2018: new editions to our 'My Country' wallpaper collection

‘My Country’ design with origin Joycie Yellow, Betty Pink and Daisy Brown

‘My Country’ design with origin Joycie Yellow, Betty Pink and Daisy Brown

It was a real honour to launch the new wallpaper editions to our ‘My Country’ design with origin Aboriginal interiors collection at Decorex 2018 amongst much admired brands including Timorous Beasties, Rapture & Wright and Thibaut. Bay Gallery Home delights in people coming across it for the first time and there was no shortage of enraptured people on our stand at Decorex 2018.

The artists we represent continue to explore the bountiful botanic aesthetic of the Australian outback sharing with us paintings of exquisite detail. We strive to replicate the painting as close to the original piece as possible thereby retaining the integrity of the artists original purpose when executing it.

Each roll sold funds the art centre and artists whose work we use. The wallpapers are manufactured in the UK. You can buy through our website under Interior/Wallpaper where you will find all the specifications for our coated non-woven wallpapers

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The World of Interiors - Material World

Bay Gallery Homes’s Michelle Blue wallpaper is featured in the October edition of the World of Interiors amidst a sea of beautiful fabrics. We launched three new ‘My Country’ botanical wallpapers last week at Decorex: Betty Pink, Joycie Yellow and Daisy Brown.

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Testimonial page

We have recently built a Testimonial page under our About section on the website.  If you have bought from us and would like to give us some feedback please email us at alexandra@baygalleryhome.com and we will add your comments to our site.  

We send products all over the world ensuring they are all the best quality and safely packaged and as such we've never had anything returned, which we're very proud of.  

If you intend to buy from us but are mulling over which wonderful Bay Gallery Home item to buy please keep our Testimonial page in mind should you go ahead with purchasing from us.

 

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Our beautiful My Country GREEN wallpaper & Lilly Kemarre Morton's Art : depictions of the Australian bush & botanical landscape after the rains.

Bay Gallery Home's  My Country  Interior wallpapers, ceramic wall tiles & rugs are a very first in the history of interior design, bringing this beautifully versatile, intricate & joyful aesthetic into interior spaces and decors. 

Bay Gallery Home's My Country Interior wallpapers, ceramic wall tiles & rugs are a very first in the history of interior design, bringing this beautifully versatile, intricate & joyful aesthetic into interior spaces and decors. 

The venerable Artist behind our wallpaper: Lilly Kemarre Morton, proudly holding one of our  My Country  interiors brochure.

The venerable Artist behind our wallpaper: Lilly Kemarre Morton, proudly holding one of our My Country interiors brochure.

As we continue on our Art - sourcing trip in Australia we have had the opportunity to meet up with the artists involved in our inaugural Interiors collection and share with them the fruits of this collaboration, and its fantastic reception – namely our WIN Award.

It is one of the most rewarding aspects of this enterprise.

Australian Aboriginal Botanical Art Wallpaper Green, reds, yellows, Eucalyptus, Sugar bag trees & dots. Contemporary, ethnic & Arts & Crafts style. Bay Gallery Home, UK.
My Country  GREEN wallpaper in its full-scale splendour, bringing Art & a touch of colour into interior space. 

My Country GREEN wallpaper in its full-scale splendour, bringing Art & a touch of colour into interior space. 

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Working with the Musée du Quai Branly

In an exciting collaboration with Le Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, Bay Gallery presents a limited range of Australian Aboriginal art stationary from our My Country wallpapers.

The Musée du Quai Branly houses the art and artefacts of indigenous cultures, with an Australian Aboriginal collection in its Oceana Section. It most notably holds the largest international commission of contemporary Indigenous art from Australia. In 2013, with the aim of integrating non-European art into the architectural concept of the building, architect Jean Nouvel commissioned a series of contemporary Aboriginal art installations to be painted on the ceilings, roof and façade of the building on Rue de l’Université.  Eight artists were called upon: four women (Lena Nyadbi, Judy Watson, Gulumbu Yunupingu, Ningura Napurrula) and four men (John Mawurndjul, Paddy Nyunkuny Bedford, Michael Riley, Tommy Watson), each originating from different communities and cultures, reflecting the art of the territories and urban art.

Dayiwul Lirlmim (Baramundi Scales) by Lena Nyadbi, on the roof of the Musée du Quai Branly.    Photo: Rooftop Art Adaptation, Musée du quai Branly, 2013. © musée du quai Branly, photo: Cyril Zannettacci

Dayiwul Lirlmim (Baramundi Scales) by Lena Nyadbi, on the roof of the Musée du Quai Branly. 

Photo: Rooftop Art Adaptation, Musée du quai Branly, 2013. © musée du quai Branly, photo: Cyril Zannettacci

It is against this historical backdrop of interest and investment in the Australian Aboriginal art movement that buyers from Arteum came across our My Country collection at LDF, commissioning us to supply their museum shop with My Country wallpaper-covered stationary.  

We now have a limited edition of My Country post books and notebooks available for sale on our Homeware & Accessories page.

 

And for those with a further interest in the intersection of Australian Aboriginal Art and Architecture, here is a short video documenting the Quai Branly project:

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WIN Award Win!

How thrilling for Bay Gallery Home's My Country collection to be recognised as Interiors Surface Design of 2016 by the World Architecture News WIN Award!

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Here is our ever glamorous Alexandra picking up the award, which was presented by Piers Taylor, at a ceremony hosted at the stunningly refurbished Design Museum.  

 

 

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Deco Mag, Spring '17 issue

Deco Mag features bay gallery home's australian aboriginal wallpapers, tiles & rug collection as part of its Spring 2017 eco-friendly drive for stylish interiors.

Based in London, Deco Mag is for everyone who loves great design and stylish interiors but wants to do things in the most eco friendly way. We feature in their 'News' section, and with them hope that 2017 will prove a great year for ethically driven beautiful interiors.

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BUILDING PIECES reviews us at Surface Design 2017

Building Pieces reviews us as one of the 'new surfaces' to pay attention to... Quite right.

'BUILDING PIECES' PRESS REVIEWS BAY GALLERY HOME'S AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL WALLPAPERS, RUGS & TILES INTERIORS COLLECTION AS SEEN AT SURFACE DESIGN 2017.

'BUILDING PIECES' PRESS REVIEWS BAY GALLERY HOME'S AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL WALLPAPERS, RUGS & TILES INTERIORS COLLECTION AS SEEN AT SURFACE DESIGN 2017.

Another snapshot of our My Country collection at Surface Design - combining botanical wallpaper & geometric rugs.

You can read the full review here.

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Architects Data File: 'truly unique designs'

Bay gallery home's australian aboriginal wallpapers, tiles & rugs exhibited at surface design 2017 and reviewed by architects data file.

We are back from London's yearly Surface Design Show full of gratitude for how well we were received.

We were even singled out in the Architects Data File as one of the 'best in new surface innovation'.

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Designing with Art

Starting with  Water Dreaming,  by Shorty Jangala Robertson.

Starting with Water Dreaming, by Shorty Jangala Robertson.

This Ngapa Jukurrpa, or Water Dreaming is the work of a master of colour field abstraction: Shorty Jangala Robertson. Described as a stetson-wearing superstar, he didn’t start painting until he was quite elderly.  After a life of struggle and trauma involving being hunted by “white fella” during the Coniston massacre, and being separated from his mother during WW2, Shorty became a sought after world class artist.  His paintings are found in collections around the world, and notably in  the New South Wallers Art Gallery.

The Rug Makers: dedicated to their craft! Here they painstakingly colour match the artist's palette...

The Rug Makers: dedicated to their craft! Here they painstakingly colour match the artist's palette...

The technical expertise of our collaborators is key to our pioneering core range of wallpapers, ceramics wall tiles & rugs, and our made to order service.

My Country is unique in translating authentic Central Australian Aboriginal artwork into interior surfaces. Due to the meaning and spiritual importance of every element in the artworks, we make sure to enlist state of the art techniques to preserve the detailed quality of each piece.

Translating the quality of the artists' brushstrokes and character, and in particular their sophisticated use of colour across mediums posed a real technical challenge, to which our collaborators masterfully rose! 

Tada! Our vibrant Water Dreaming rug, 100% wool (200cm x 140cm).

Tada! Our vibrant Water Dreaming rug, 100% wool (200cm x 140cm).

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My Country: Lilly's sugarbag trees

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     My Country, Wallpaper GREEN is a translation of a painting by Lilly Kemarre Morton, depicting the Australian outback: bush tucker & bush medicine plentiful after the rains.

My Country, Wallpaper GREEN is a translation of a painting by Lilly Kemarre Morton, depicting the Australian outback: bush tucker & bush medicine plentiful after the rains.

Notice the sugar bag tree, rendered here in yellow by Lilly – a natural bee sweetener found in tree hollows, it is a favoured motif of hers.

Lilly's husband is the legendary Banjo Petyarre Morton, who led the historical Aboriginal stockmen walk-offs of 1949, successfully winning the fundamental right to earn wages instead of rations. 

Bay Gallery Home's  My Country  Wallpaper, GREEN.

Bay Gallery Home's My Country Wallpaper, GREEN.

Lilly's landscapes beautifully communicate the rich knowledge she possesses of both medicinal plants and country, the heart of her culture. 

As a young girl, Lilly lived traditionally off of the land with her family and Alyawarr people. In Lilly's lifetime, she has experienced and borne witness to the irreversible changes of country and way of life, previously unchanged for thousands of years.


She is now a kind and gentle elder of the community, and often tells her family and friends stories of how life used to be in Alywarre, her language. These stories are also a great inspiration for many of the artists within the community. 

Lilly is passionate about nature, especially her country and the plants that grow on it, and though she has little English, she is ever keen to explain the various bush medicines which she depicts in her paintings. 

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My Country : inspired by the land

"Our art is born from the dreams of each artist and the intense colours we see in our land."

Australian Aboriginal Art Wallpaper, Tiles, Rugs : Bay Gallery Home, My Country collection - Patrick Courbally Stourton

My Country references the Australian Aboriginal philosophy and creative process, whereby all of creation is in relationship, at one with the land.

In our pioneering translations of our artists' artwork into interiors ranges : wallpapers, tiles, rugs, we bring something of the character of Australia's landscapes into your homes.

The artwork we represent stands in the tradition of a sophisticated visual language, composed of layers of regular irregularities of colour, geometry, repetition and scale dynamics.

The particular provenance and symbols of this art – mapping myths, rituals and sacred topography – results in a compelling, versatile aesthetic with a most subtle compositional depth of field. It imbues spaces with wider horizons of the imagination.

We are proud to introduce you to My Country !

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World Interiors News Awards - Bay Gallery Home is shortlisted!

Bay Gallery Home is very proud to announce that our My Country Aboriginal Interiors collection has been shortlisted for the World Interiors News Awards, (WINAwards2016) under the Surface and Accessories category.

 

"The World Interiors News Awards recognise and celebrate the designs that have made the biggest impact on the cultural landscape over the past year."

 

My Country was one of six entries to make the shortlist from a very strong, innovative category. The Jury commented:

 'A fantastic example of the nice face of globalisation as well as something that the jury would like to have in their own homes.' JT. 

 

We are so honoured to have made the shortlist and represent the wonderful artists and communities who are at the heart of this enterprise on this world class stage!

Our entry can be viewed on the World Interiors News website in the Surface & Interior Accessories category.