Every year there are new colours and designs in every product area responding to global and local influences, cultural and lifestyle trends and changes.
Wallcovering manufacturers regularly bring out new colours and designs too; sometimes subtle variations in colour and texture, or more dramatic patterns.
The trend to patterned, printed and embroidered fabrics has seen an equal shift to dramatic, “look at me” wallpapers.
Rich and rococo-inspired patterns slightly over-scale and often with a play of metallic shimmer against a matt background; updated retro geometric designs of the 60s and 70s; and re-worked floral and botanical prints are key trends featuring in design magazines.
It’s all part of the international swing away from minimalism into glamour, luxury and pattern.
Wallpaper Pattern Matching
Wallpaper packing and sizes
Common Wallpaper Characteristics
Wallpaper pattern and run numbers
What about feature walls—are they still allowed by the ‘design police’?
Has wallpaper moved on from those scary florals that my nana had?
How do I work out how much paper I need in a room?
Are there ‘test-pots’ for wallpaper?
Can I wallpaper a room myself or is it too difficult for a beginner?
Is it true that if I wallpaper it will be hard to remove when I want to change the look of the room?