Frederick's work has appeared in Town and Country, the Financial Times “How to Spend It”, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, “How to Spend It” Italia, the Metro, the Evening Standard, the English Home, the New York Times, Hello! Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Vanity Fair, The Times, Red Magazine and The London Evening Standard.
For a commission, clients discuss with Wimsett how the room will be used, what the light will be like at a particular time of day and how much detail versus negative space they would like to see.
“I love bringing a sense of theatre into homes and work spaces,” says American-born, Somerset and London-based Frederick Wimsett of the elaborate painted walls (from £6,000) and chinoiserie screens (from £4,500) he creates for discerning clients, including Kate Moss, Alice Temperley and Christie’s auction house (third picture). “Designs are often inspired by the location, architecture and surrounding flora and fauna, as well as a client’s preferred colour palette.”
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NEW YORK TIMES: 'Alice Temperley's Country House'
Cricket Court, the country house that the British fashion designer Alice Temperley owns with her husband and business partner, Lars von Bennigsen, fully reflects both her personal style and her brand. Featuring murals by Frederick Wimsett, read the full article...
Frederick Wimsett’s is an integral part of the Bruton Street store, from delicate birds painted directly onto the walls to sumptuous chinoiserie screens. Frederick creates these stunning hand paintings on a bespoke, made to order service and as well as appearing in the Temperley London Flagship, these birds adorn the walls of the newly opened Qatar store and Alice’s Somerset home. More about Frederick's work at Temperley stores.
'Setting the Scene: Murals & Panoramic papers'
Muralist Frederick Wimsett specialises in eighteenth-century chinoiserie-inspired paintings and has worked on projects for Kate Moss and Alice Temperley.
“A mural really makes a statement. It can be all about exactly what you love and completely bespoke to you, which is very different to investing in a piece of art, for example,” ... read the full interview.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD: 'DISCOVER GOLD'
Frederick Wimsett hand paints detailed chinoiserie murals with backdrops of gold paint, then adds accents and highlights in 24 carat gold leaf. He says "Nothing glows quite like gold - it makes the details really pop."