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Rachel and Nick Cope

Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Shayan Asgharnia

Rachel and Nick Cope are co-founders of New York studio Calico Wallpaper.

After graduating in sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design, Rachel Cope completed a masters degree in professional studies from the New York's School of Visual Arts. Nick Cope graduated from the Gallatin School at New York University, specialising in photography and digital imaging. Using their combined skills, the duo founded Calico Wallpaper and sister company Cope.

The studio creates handmade designs and transfers them to digital format to create unique wallpapers. They have collaborated with numerous brands and designers including Lindsey Adelman at Milan Design week in 2018 and creating chocolate packaging for Mast Brothers.



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