This Isn’t Your Grandmother’s Wallpaper

Today’s wallpaper designs are whimsical, opulent and certainly add a splash of color to any room. The Madeline Weinrib selection is based on a color palette that’s rooted in traditional forms which have been inspired from her travels. The wallpaper is hand painted then silk screened onto a clay-coated paper.

Madeline Weinrib Designs

A selection of new prints from the Madeline Weinrib Atelier collection,
ABC Carpet & Home, NYC.

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In the photo above, the collection is called “Allemande” and it draws its inspiration from antique French brocade. The patterns reveal visible brushstrokes because of Weinrib’s signature technique of using hand painting in the design. The image evokes a feeling from the past, yet it gives a fresh, contemporary look

Andrew Martin’s “Luggage” series. Founded in 1978, Andrew Martin International, a UK interior design brand created by Martin Waller, offers a wide range of wallpapers that are inspired by a unique mix of cultures, nostalgia and travel.

Andrew Martin’s “Luggage” series.

Founded in 1978, Andrew Martin International, a UK interior design brand created by Martin Waller, offers a wide range of wallpapers that are inspired by a unique mix of cultures, nostalgia and travel.

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Along with the design firm’s selection of fabrics, furniture and home accessories, Waller’s aesthetic draws inspiration from past eras and cultures.

Images from the 1960s-inspired collection.

Images from the 1960s-inspired collection.

Andrew Martin’s “Penny Post,” British postage stamp wallpaper from a by-gone era is a perfect choice for a study, library or den.

Andrew Martin’s “Penny Post,” British postage stamp wallpaper from a by-gone era is a perfect choice for a study, library or den.

“Penny Post” used with vintage furniture and accessories.

“Penny Post” used with vintage furniture and accessories.

On our Piper Hertneck blog, we’ve recently published a couple of articles on the scarcity of reclaimed woods. Andrew Martin’s addressed this dilemma by creating wallpaper inspired from reclaimed woods.

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Stacks of fresh-cut firewood become a rustic backdrop for a den or family room.

Stacks of fresh-cut firewood become a rustic backdrop for a den or family room.

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