Sent by LeighEditor: Leigh, you're in good company. Sarah Jessica Parker used the apple print in her Hampton's kitchen and we have admired them for a long time as well. They are by Enzo Mari and have risen in price in the last few years. I found them at Switch Modern for $420 each.
A few years ago Janie wrote about a large Marimekko pear print as an affordable alternative to the pear poster but I couldn't find that fabric for sale anymore (maybe a reader knows a source?) and here's an example of someone who did just that. Another alternative are these apple and pear collages designed by Lorena Siminovich for Land of Nod ($129 each).
Other ideas: Avalissa has a large selection of sparse, graphic prints available through Art.com (including an apple and pear very similar to Mari's) which are affordable until you get into the larger sizes and then they get a bit pricey. I'm also a big fan of Vancouver-based Banquet Atelier & Workshop's work which is similar in style.
Good luck Leigh! Readers what ideas do you have for a more affordable alternative to Mari's apple and pear prints?
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