I recently wrote an article for Designer magazine on the trend towards textured wallcoverings. Unfortunately I had already submitted the article before I came across these beautiful tiles by Italian tile manufacturer Lafabbrica Spa. I haven’t come across any tiles like this before. The intricate floral relief pattern is subtle yet very striking and adds
Quotes and Words is a new wall sticker collection from the Spin Collective, ideal for use in residential interiors, office spaces and retail outlets. Made from high quality matt vinyl, the decals are an easy alternative to paint and wallpaper and add a touch of glamour, a bit of chic or just a cool
IdeaPaint is a single-coat, roller-applied paint that transforms any smooth surface into a high-performance, dry-erase writing board. Allowing any brainstorming or creative process to be big and bold, IdeaPaint creates dynamic environments within corporate, educational and home settings, such as conference rooms or hallways, home offices, hospital waiting areas and kids’ bedrooms. IdeaPaint is available
Australian company Alloy Design specializes in contemporary metal tiles, stainless steel homewares and accessories. The solid metal mosaic tiles are sleek, stylish and bring a sophisticated sheen to any interior or exterior surface that dares to don them. The tiles are available in stainless steel, copper, brass and titanium and in a variety of sizes.
When I get my own property and it comes to decorating you can be sure that this wallpaper will feature somewhere in my house. Designed by Taylor and Wood for Graham & Brown, Frames is an exciting and interactive paper that gives you complete control over the end result. Use it simply as it comes
There is a wonderful selection of vintage wallpapers to be found at Rosie’s Vintage Wallpaper. The site has hundreds of different styles from floral, botanical and flocked-mylar to retro, geometric and scenic. Suitable for kitchens, bathrooms of living spaces in general, there will be something here to suit the needs of any vintage wallpaper lover.
HU2 Design is a young London-based design company specialising in wall stickers. From the kitchen to the bathroom and the living room to kids bedrooms, these high-quality vinyl stickers come in all number of exclusive designs that can spruce up the dullest of spaces. Birdcages, flying pigs, duke boxes, hamster treadmills and the skyline of
Billie Jean is an innovative wall covering concept that incorporates a collection of translucent glass tiles designed to illuminate the bathroom. The design, by Finnish designer Henrik Amberla, was a submission for a competition run by home design company DNA+. Amberla took his inspiration from a Michael Jackson music video in which the mere touch
Launched by a Gothenburg based design duo in early January, Off the Wall is a 3-Dimensional wallpaper designed by Kicki Edgren Nyborg as part of her Master’s thesis. Now, working in collaboration with her husband Peter Nyborg under the name of Kredema design, the duo have developed a collection of six different 3D shapes that
This fashion inspired black and white wallpaper is perfect for any avid fashionistas who want to express their love of all things fashion. Available from Wallpaper from the 70s, this wallpaper is part of the surreal collection. There are a whole host of unique papers available from the floral, baroque, glamorous, romantic and abstract collections,
Lizzie Allen has her own printing studio in which she produces hand-printed wallpapers. Her unique style incorporates novelty and humour and she finds her inspiration from travelling and the different places she has lived in. She also draw her experiences of other cultures and traditions. This wallpaper is ideal for feature walls or individual panels.
It may seem like my blog is becoming increasingly focused on wallpaper, but there are just so many fabulous papers out there right now that a day doesn’t go by without me spotting “my new favourite”. But this really is my new favourite. Dupenny is a Brighton-based company that makes hand-printed wallpaper, mostly in striking
Taking its inspiration from the pop music and fashion that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1990’s and reminiscent of the rock and roll style of 1960’s bands such as The Beatles and The Who, this vintage Britpop wallpaper by Wallpaper Space is the perfect wallcovering for all the who are proud to be
Studio Nommo, an independent wallpaper studio based in Istanbul, offers exclusive designer wallpapers. The four collections – Chichi, Supersonic, Cool and Baby – are created by local & international young and upcoming graphic designers, photographers and illustrators and each one offers a very individual approach to wallpaper. From washing hanging on a line, to
Barbara Hulanicki has designed these wonderful flock wallpapers for Graham & Brown. The Skulls wallpaper above is a dark, yet mischievous wallpaper. Barbara says she particularly likes the shock effect that this wallpaper has, as people don’t necessarily see the skulls until they take a closer look. Antoinette captures the image of a young Marie
Bond is the new collection of tiles by Turkish manufacturer Canakkale Seramik & Kalebodur in collaboration with renowned Finnish designer Harri Koskinen. Bond is a collection comprised of concave and convex tiles used in conjunction to give a sense of movement to an otherwise flat surface. Koskinen says he took his inspiration from the natural
Swedish designer Camilla Diedrich has a portfolio full of stunning wallpapers. From her Vivienne Westwood inspired paper to spruce up the corners of a room to the psychedelic Indie Air paper which is due on the market in 2010. I particularly love the luminescent Nature Ray Charles paper which incorporates fibre optics to great effect.
Vivienne Westwood is undoubtedly one of Britain’s biggest design icons famed for her anarchic fashion designs which revolutionised British fashion and became her trademark style. Now the Grande Dame of British fashion, credited with creating the look of the punk rock movement, has put her signature to a new line of wallpaper. The Vivienne Westwood