Watts of Westmister gave a fascinating talk about their hand blocked wallpapers. The links to famous architects is well documented as is Watts’ link to Pugin. The significance of hand blocking to obtain a large scale historic patterns. The hand finishing ensures an in depth tactile surface effect. Depth of colours, & sensational Genoese flock wallpapers. Famous patterns include Ravenna, Pear,Malmesbury,Baroque. The old pear wood blocks are being replaced by an exciting new blocking process using composite blocks. London Design Week Chelsea Harbour.