In 2022, PIERRE FREY has acquired the English editor and printer BERNARD THORP, artisan creator of made-to-order fabrics and wallpapers.
You can visit PIERRE FREY showrooms in London and Paris to (re)discover the collections.
About Bernard Thorp & Co Limited
Originally founded by Bernard Thorp in 1974, London based Bernard Thorp & Co Limited is considered to be one of Europe’s leading designers and manufacturers of bespoke fabrics and wallcoverings.
The Bernard Thorp brand has grown steadily over the years enjoying increasing demand with commissions from many UK, European and global clients. Bernard Thorp has dedicated showrooms in London and Paris.
With the main London showroom located in Chelsea the heartland of the Capital’s most prestigious furnishing outlets, Bernard Thorp has built an enviable reputation for supplying the very finest custom-made furnishing fabrics and wall coverings to some of the worlds finest Hotels, Restaurants and Residential properties.
A design-led company, Bernard Thorp is committed to producing the most exquisite furnishing fabrics and wall coverings. All fabrics are created to suit individual requirements and personal tastes with designs being meticulously hand screen-printed and woven in order to achieve excellent clarity in both pattern detail and colour clarity. Bernard Thorp takes a very flexible approach to it's manufacturing thus accommodating the production of many unusual requests such as smaller fabric quantities. Minimum order for a Bernard Thorp printed fabric starts at 5 metres.
Bernard Thorp also custom weave fabric for drapery and upholstery in various qualities from cotton and linen to silk and wool for both residential and contract markets. Minimum orders on woven fabrics and wall coverings start at 10 metres. Strike off samples if required are subject to charges for both printed and woven fabrics and also wall coverings.
Our London and Paris showrooms hold an incredible library of fabrics including numerous historical patterns alongside more contemporary designs. Acting as a major source of design inspiration for many Interior Designers around the world, commissions continue to increase with a high percentage of repeat business being generated from satisfied clients and some of the world’s leading Interior Designers. With extensive experience of the Interior Design industry and an ability to create truly individual designs, Bernard Thorp is often involved in the transformation of high profile corporate and theatrical establishments, Restaurants, Hotels and Luxury flats, as well as numerous prestigious private projects for Super Yachts, Private Jets, Homes and Palaces around the world. Hospitality commissions have included Plaza Athenee (Dorchester Collection Paris), Hotel Le Blizzard (Val d'Isere), Cliveden House Hotel (Buckinghamshire), Ashford Castle Hotel (Ireland), Le Bristol (Paris), Hotel Du Cap (Antibes), Hotel Endsleigh (Devon), Hotel Tresanton (Cornwall) The Balmoral Hotel (Edinburgh).
With a committed highly skilled team, the design and print production of fabrics and wallcoverings takes place at the Bernard Thorp factory in Norfolk.
Innovative and imaginative, with a dedication to producing the highest quality bespoke fabrics, Bernard Thorp continues to produce exceptional fabric and wallcovering designs.
Bernard Thorp & Co Limited
Made in England