Bold wallpaper for your home
Most of us these days have a least one room in our home which has a feature wall – and usually that’s with wallpaper. It has the capacity to enliven a room and even change our emotions. Here are some of our favourite bold wallpaper designs which are sure to stop you in your tracks.
Now, what’s not to like about the striking, colourful luxury Romo Kansai Wallpaper? Representing flowers submerged in rippling translucent water, this is a dreamy wallpaper which would be perfect for a sitting room, bedroom or hallway. Calming and inspiring both, it’s available in Peacock (shown), Zinnia and Indium.
And talking of striking, if your first coffee of the day doesn’t waken you up in the morning then wandering into the sitting room and coming face to face with this bold wallpaper would. Featuring pink and cream carnations on a red tartan blanket this wall covering is pretty dazzling and perhaps best used for feature wall purposes only:
Textured Wall Coverings
The Art Manakin wallcover collection is stunning in its design and apparent texture. Named after a songbird in the forests of South and Central America, the range is colourful and evocative. There are five designs to choose from. The Lianas pictured here is reminiscent of long-stemmed and woven forest vines.
Perfect for a child’s playroom or a dining room, this bright and ‘busy’ bold wallpaper of growing fruits in the Swedish Modernist tradition by Josep Frank is both fun and delightful. It is one of an extensive collection of 200 wallpapers that the Austrian architect produced during his prodigious lifetime – many of which have been reproduced for modern day use:
From Scandinavian to French-themed, this Amy Butler Belle French bold wallpaper in mustard would look perfect in a vintage interior or a shabby chic home. A nice bathroom, bedroom or sitting room wallpaper, it is colourful without being too bold. It would sit well with wood furniture produced from pale oak or warm dark mahogany. The contemporary designer and former glossy magazine editor from America is well-known for her romantic vintage patterns.
Now from the sublime to the not quite ridiculous but getting there, this Knitted Wallpaper by French designer Christophe Koziel is actually non-woven (although at first glance you’d never guess!). Known for his textured bold wallpaper, this particular design – available in both grey and beige – would certainly make any room feel warm this winter:
Now we really have reached the ridiculous. We don’t actually love this wallpaper but just thought we’d show you it because it’s an amalgamation of wallpaper and IT. Interactive wallpaper! When introduced five years ago it was billed as ‘a new concept in wallpaper’ and titled Qrious. Hold your Smartphone up to the QR codes and you’re taken to a whole new location (read website). Great for the first few days we’d imagine but after that it could become quite annoying – and definitely not for relaxing in front of: