Brintons owns one of the world's largest commercial design archives and historical pattern libraries in the industry, restored and preserved by our own dedicated archivist.
As a design-led company our archive is a unique reference tool and point of true inspiration to our clients and our highly skilled design team that clearly distinguishes us from our competitors.
The collection includes many hand painted designs, artworks and sketches from 1790 to the present day, some from noted designers, which have, historical as well as inspirational application.
The archive library is a facility unique to Brintons and is an invaluable resource to designers, conservators, decorators and contractors world-wide.
With 100,000+ custom designs the archive is used as a source of daily design inspiration for clients specific style projects and for Brintons’ design collections.Brintons Archive
The archive is also considered a benchmark by the academic community and has contributed to seminars and learning projects with the V&A museum in London where papers have been delivered on elements of historical reference.