Founded in 1988 in Toulouse by Patrice Marraud Des Grottes, Elitis quickly became the leading wallpaper company for bold, innovate contemporary wallpapers. The name Elitis came from Patrice Marraud Des Grottes’ fascination with the beauty of the geek islands and a love of words. So he named the company after Greek Poet Odysseas Elytis.
Their team is built up around their in hour design department full of passionate and determined designers who always have an edge on the latest techniques to make the best wallpapers they can. Their In-house design team, work in what they call their ‘Laboratory’ where they are always testing new materials, textures and inventing a new visual, emotional and tactile language.
Their motto is to dare to be bold and innovate, which they certainly do with their large selection of modern designs. Their wallpapers range from plain effect, to animal skins, silk, linen and stone effect wallpapers. Their wide range of patterns and designs ensures that there is a wallpaper for everyone. Elitist focus on making fabrics and wall coverings less traditional and making them more up to date, to get rid of the old fashion stigma surrounding wallpapers.
Every season, Patrice names the collections himself. The collections are now available in more than 100 countries around the world, from the United Kingdom to Australia passing through Russia and Argentina. Their wallpapers and wall coverings are great for both commercial projects and residential properties.