Frequently Asked Questions

Click on a FAQ below to view details, for more information on our products and services use our Stockist locator.

Where can I see the Osborne & Little collections?

Osborne & Little fabrics, wallpapers and trimmings are distributed worldwide. Please visit our STOCKISTS page to find your local retailer or for contact details of our international distributors and agents who will be able to advise you further. On our CONTACT US page you will find details of Osborne & Little's European showrooms in London, Paris, Milan and Munich. In the USA we have our own showrooms in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, and are present in design centers throughout North America..

Do you have a catalogue?

We do not have a printed catalogue due to the ever-changing range of our fabrics and wallpapers, however most of our collections are available to view on our website. Please visit the Collections pages to browse the designs available or search for a specific item.

How do I order cuttings?

Your local stockist will be happy to order cuttings for you. Large samples are also available if you need to see a pattern repeat.

How do I place an order?

Your local stockist will be happy to order fabric, wallpaper and trimmings for you. We do not sell online.

What kind of wallpaper paste should I use?

We recommend that most of our wallpapers are hung with a non-solvent, pre-mixed, good quality tub paste, however please check the hanging instructions for exceptions.

Are there any specific hanging instructions for your wallpapers?

Hanging instructions are sent with every roll of wallpaper. We recommend your paper hanger reads these instructions carefully before starting to hang.

What are the fabric composition codes?


AC - Acetate
CL - Cellulose
CO – Cotton
CP - Polycotton
CU - Cupro
EA - Elastine
FR-PL – Flame-Retardant Polyester
GL - Glass
HA - Hemp
JU - Jute
LI - Linen
MA - Modacrylic
ME - Metal
PA – Nylon/Polyamide
PC - Acrylic
PE - Pearl
PL – Polyester
PM – Metallicized Polyester
PP - Polypropylene
PS - Plastic
PU - Polyurethane
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
SE - Silk
TR - Trevira CS*
VI – Viscose/ Rayon
WO - Wool
WD - Wood

*Trevira CS is the brand name of an inherently flame-retardant polyester, and is frequently used as the composition of fabrics intended for hotels and hospitality projects.

Pre-September 2013

A - Acrylic
AC - Acetate
C - Cotton
CL - Cellulose
E - Elastine
G - Glass
H - Hemp
J - Jute
L - Linen
M - Modacrylic
MT - Metal
N - Nylon
P - Polyester
PA - Polyamide
PP - Polypropylene
PU - Polyurethane
PS - Plastic
PVC - Polyvinyl Chloride
R - Rayon
S - Silk
TR - Trevira CS*
V - Viscose
W - Wool
WD - Wood

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