Digital portfolio

Timorous Beasties

Picture: Timorous Beasties

Timorous Beasties was established in Glasgow in 1990 by Alistair McCauley and Paul Simmons, who met studying textile design at Glasgow School of Art. Today, the studio is a diverse operation and had emerged as a multi-award-winning, internationally acclaimed icon.

All our designs are digitally printed to order and are available as contract quality wallcovering or window graphics. Many can be custom coloured, and can be resized to fit any space.

Grand Paper Damask

Their uncompromising view of life is reflected in everything they do: Paint spatters obliterate damasks and traditional Toiles are replaced with images of urban decay. Yet intricately illustrated botanicals, watercoloured birds, bees and trees bring serene alternatives to the mix.

Grand Paper Damask

Bird in the Bush

Their uncompromising view of life is reflected in everything they do: Paint spatters obliterate damasks and traditional Toiles are replaced with images of urban decay. Yet intricately illustrated botanicals, watercoloured birds, bees and trees bring serene alternatives to the mix.

Bird in the Bush

Bird in the Bush

Paul Simmons and Ali McCauley are the founders of Timorous Beasties, and the creative force behind our designs. Their uncompromising view of life is reflected in everything they do: Paint spatters obliterate damasks and traditional Toiles are replaced with images of urban decay. Yet intricately illustrated botanicals, watercoloured birds, bees and trees bring serene alternatives to the mix.

Bird in the Bush

Bright Jungle

Their uncompromising view of life is reflected in everything they do: Paint spatters obliterate damasks and traditional Toiles are replaced with images of urban decay. Yet intricately illustrated botanicals, watercoloured birds, bees and trees bring serene alternatives to the mix.

Bright Jungle

Bees Moire

Their uncompromising view of life is reflected in everything they do: Paint spatters obliterate damasks and traditional Toiles are replaced with images of urban decay. Yet intricately illustrated botanicals, watercoloured birds, bees and trees bring serene alternatives to the mix.

Bees Moire

Nyloned Toile

Their uncompromising view of life is reflected in everything they do: Paint spatters obliterate damasks and traditional Toiles are replaced with images of urban decay. Yet intricately illustrated botanicals, watercoloured birds, bees and trees bring serene alternatives to the mix. alternatives to the mix.

Nyloned Toile