Wallpaper has returned to our homes in a blaze of ultra-stylish designs, eye-catching textures, dimensional treatments, new materials and digital printing techniques
For those who grew up in the all-white walls of the 1990s and 2000s, wallpaper delivers the opportunity to create interiors that hum with vibrancy and personality. It’s a look that marries with the move towards more layered interiors with clusters of collectibles. Wallpaper has become a conversation piece.
For those who remember wallpapers from their childhood, those sometimes dull and overpowering styles have been replaced with wallpapers that are rich, colourful and interesting.
We started small, using wallpapers to create a feature wall. Now, we’re using wallpapers in whole rooms and houses, but also in unexpected ways – on furniture, bedheads, as art and more.
In this booklet, we share advice on how to choose wallpaper, the types available, and how to hang it. We also look at the key current trends: botanic prints, florals, metallic finishes, graphic prints, oversized designs and murals, the classics, fun looks and personalised art prints.
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If you're interested in a particular wallpaper shown in this book, you'll find the design code at the top or bottom of the image. Take a note of the code, and staff at your local Resene ColorShop can show you the relevant sample book as well as other similar designs.
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Colours are as close as the printing process allows. Always try a Resene testpot or view a physical colour sample before making your final choice.
The contents of habitat plus are copyright and may not be reproduced in any form without the written permission of Resene. Opinions expressed in habitat plus are not necessarily those of Resene or the publisher Tangible Media. No responsibility is accepted for the authors’ suggestions or conclusions, or for any errors or omissions. Copyright 2018 Resene Paints Ltd. ISSN: 1176-8010.
Contributing stylists: Nikki Astwood, Megan Harrison-Turner, Leigh Stockton.
Contributing photographers: Nikki Astwood, Bryce Carleton.
Contributed images: Aspiring Walls.
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