Take A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Wallpaper Being Made In The 1960s
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Extravagant patterned wall treatments and unique effect wallpapers need sufficient room to unfold their potential. That’s not only true in terms of wall space, but also in terms of mental space. “Out there” wallpapers can appear fairly dominant in a room, depending on the motif. A feature wall might be the best way to set the scene for large-scale patterns, bright colours and special effects. Depending on the layout of the room, two walls that face each other can be adorned with the same designer wall treatment.
Pop-Art, Op-Art, surreal art, impressionism, expressionism – our large selection of designer wallpapers is just as varied and multi-faceted as the art world has been during the last few centuries. Baroque, Art Nouveau, Art Deco – these styles will always influence wallpaper design, which is why you can find a huge array of stunning examples in our Wallpaper Shop.
Witty wallpapers, gaudy wallpapers, wallpapers with fantasy themes, motifs that approach life with a tongue-in-cheek attitude and a good dose of irony, cult vintage wallpapers with modern interpretations, or art wallpapers that create new space dimensions – funky and cool wall décor can be all that and more. Bizarre and whimsical or mystical wallpapers fill a room with the magic of irreality.
Odds are, we don’t need to convince you about the transformative nature of wallpaper. You’ve probably seen plenty “before” and “after” photos that left you speechless thanks to a statement-making wall-covering.
Are you a fan of graphic patterns and geometric shapes? Of contrasting colours and optical illusions? We can help you with that. Inspired by the 1950s, 1960s or 1970s but with a modern twist, or bang-on-trend in true 21st century style with outer space touches, abstract patterns or unusual colour combinations: We offer exceptional wall treatments that will add a symmetric or asymmetric centre-point to any room.
“Funky (or “exceptional”) wallpapers” is a general term for models where the design in terms of pattern, motif, structures, and surface materials distinctly differs from traditional or classic designs. Exceptional wallpapers are often equated with modern wallpapers, which can be correct but doesn’t necessarily have to.
These types of wall décor cannot simply be described in one word – they can be special, unusual, exclusive, extravagant, outlandish, subtle, arty, provocative, etc. – but they all have one thing in common: They attract attention, cause a stir, and are a reflection of personal tastes.
As humans, colours have an impact on us, our well-being and our emotional states. Funky wallpapers are therefore defined by their colour combinations which are both unusual and innovative. Clever design ensures that strong contrast colours and hitherto unseen colour combos create a completely new harmony that magically attracts the gaze. Black and hues of brown or grey are suddenly afforded a new lease of life and complement a large number of interior design styles perfectly.
Each surface material has its own strikingly unique characteristics. Nature wallpapers feature natural material structures which can provide a room with many different effects. Textile fabrics with beautiful details, for instance as crush or flock models, create unforgettable haptic and visual experiences. Imitation leather wallpapers lend a touch of exotic luxury and can provide a futuristic element. Three-dimensional space and fantasy influences can be found in funky metal and effect foil wallpapers. Mirror effects, light reflections, shimmer and shine, rainbow colours, and holograms add exciting dynamics to the room. Glittery glass bead wallpapers burst with extravagant glamour.
It is, after all, one of the easiest home makeover projects out there. Here, 25 gorgeous wallpapers designed to give any room some design clout.
Our exceptional wallpapers are true eye-catchers and can completely transform a room. They can depict just about anything you could think of, for instance prints usually seen in your wardrobe – psychedelic paisley, pleasing plaids or chunky checks, or even Chanelesque houndstooth. Graphic motifs lend themselves perfectly to modern homes: geometric shapes, figurative or abstract creatures, or elegant lines and stripes. And last but not least, our photo wallpapers are another important part of this fantastic range. Let us take you on a journey into new dimensions of interior design!
A naked wall has no message, expresses nothing. On the other end of the spectrum, however, fascinating patterned wallpapers featuring exceptional and unique designs, luxury wall-coverings made from delicate velvet or silk, and photo murals with three-dimensional effects, create a pleasant or exciting atmosphere and enhance the mood. Fans of space-age wallpaper, to whom silver is the new gold, will be equally pleased with this funky new collection as lovers of more classic designs – let your imagination run wild, and choose your personal favourite from the vast range in our online shop.
Who wants to blend in, be “normal”? Eccentricity and individualism rule! Be yourself, express yourself, and reflect your character in your home! We provide the necessary wall décor. A wall covered in bank notes, a 4-D-Armstrong walking on the moon, or fabulously bright Baroque motifs – whatever takes your fancy, we’ve got it all! We simply love out-of-the-ordinarydesigns. Unconventional wall-coverings don’t have to be crazy or in-your-face, they can simply stand out due to specific features or unusual materials. Discover the other side and immerse yourself in a world of wonderfully wacky wallpapers!
There is but a fine line between kitsch and art. And what is wrong with a bit of sentimentality – it can be both lovely and exciting! Dream landscapes that you thought only exist in our imagination, romantic and surreal scenarios, popular motifs depicted in a slightly exaggerated manner, mixed with a generous dose of provocative decadence – funky wallpapers are not trying to be to everybody’s taste, they refuse to be pigeon-holed. They have their very own message and don’t shy away from the odd cliché.
Innovative or unusual materials like effect foils, metal foils, leather imitation, glass bead or textile wallpapers create new dimensions in a room and appeal to more than just one sense.
New creative wallpapers for children’s rooms – far from the mainstream
We have a vast range of cool wallpaper murals to choose from. Whether you are looking for music wallpaper, pirate wallpaper for your little one or something completely unique like our cool shark wallpaper collection, then you will find it all here. Take a look at our cool wallpaper collection and transform your interior decor into a striking masterpiece of beauty with something to suit every taste.
Children are masters of imagination. Our designers are well aware of that fact, and have come up with gorgeously unusual kids’ room wall décor. Their pictorial patterns pick up on the colourful world of children’s imaginations and stimulate their growing minds in a playful manner. They speak in a language that kids can understand, based on the designers’ experience with their own children and the knowledge that the little ones are more sophisticated and discriminating than we might give them credit for. Popular kids motifs are given a new lease of life by adding new colours and pattern structures. In addition, there are many new motifs from a variety of themes like fairy tales, transport and technology, astronomy and space. Children grasp the world around them through shapes and forms, so geometric patterns play a significant role in children’s wallpapers.
Abstract patterns Baroque damask Leaves Flowers Blossoms Objects Graphic elements Surface structure imitations Modern damask People Tendrils & branches Retro design Animals Solid colour Birds
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There will never be a dull moment with our huge selection of colourful, striking wallpapers. With our motif wallpapers, everyone can find just the right theme for their walls. It might be cheeky pin-up girls, historic corsets, sexy heels, romantic perfume bottles, gorgeous bathing ladies, framed personalities, colourful flowerpots, shelves of books and many many other things – whatever takes your fancy, we have the right wall treatment for you! There are no limits to your imagination with the patterns and motifs in our Wallpaper Shop.
Unique wallpapers shine in new colour combinations and contrasts
Fans of cats – or those who think of our feline friends are magical creatures – will be delighted by our beautiful wallpapers with black cats; the striking design creates a pleasing geometry. Gigantic flamingos in bright colours, large-scale animal prints, beautiful birds straight out of Peter Pan’s fairy tale world, cute little lap dogs, stylised orange foxes on a pink background or a whole gallery of wild African animals – the animal kingdom was never more colourful, varied and exotic than in our many exclusive design wallpapers.
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Combining an unusual pattern wallpaper and a matching single-coloured wallpaper can provide interesting contrasts. The very brave might feel inclined to use two different patterned wallpapers in the same room – but it is important to make sure the colours match in order to create some harmony. Our Customer Photographs provide a plethora of inspiration.
Just like the term “modern”, the word “funky” is open to interpretation and linked to personal preferences. What would I like to see on my walls, which pattern/motif puts me into the desired frame of mind, which design wallpaper excites me, and what do I wish to express? In other words: unusual or exceptional wallpapers can mirror one’s innermost wishes and preferences.
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Materials that provide special effects and structures, play with the light in the most surprising ways, or make a welcome change as a natural counterpoint to the synthetic world around us, are another significant feature of exceptional wallpapers. Our huge range includes natural wallpapers, textile wallpapers, flock wallpapers, crush wallpapers, effect foil wallpapers, metal wallpapers, imitation leather wallpapers, and glass bead wallpapers.
Funky wallpapers – unusual wallpapers that don’t stick to the rules
Our Wallpaper Shop is a veritable treasure trove of patterned wall décor with plenty of motif surprises that cater for any personal taste. How about adorning your toilette with a humorous wallpaper depicting historic toilet seats from throughout the centuries?
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Material imitations of wood, metal, stone, concrete, ceramics provide fascinating shapes and structures as well as trendy colours and can breathe new life into homes or business premises.