Archive

The Brintons Archive Collection is one of the worlds’ most comprehensive and extensive commercial design archives, amassed since our beginnings in 1783. This industry leading design resource has been collected and used over more than two centuries of carpet manufacturing.

Restored and preserved by our own dedicated archivist, 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.

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.

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.

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.

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to seminars and learning projects with the V&A museum in London where papers have been delivered on elements of historical reference.