Illustrator Saga-Mariah Sandberg's wallpaper collection evokes the feeling of spring all year round

Photowall's new wallpaper collection, DAWN CHORUS, is a colourful assortment of beautiful spring-inspired patterns by the Swedish illustrator Saga-Mariah Sandberg. The collection draws upon the thematic motifs of Nordic nature. It consists of eight hand-drawn wallpaper designs full of meadow flowers, magnificent roses and Swedish forest berries.

The Forest Meadow

Drawing upon nature as her primary source of inspiration, Saga-Mariah Sandberg creates whimsical and detailed illustrations that depict various Swedish nature scenes. Each pattern is delicately painted by hand to reflect nature’s own distinctive range of colours. The designs represent a particular biotope and are evocative of their unique plant and animal life.

The title of the collection, DAWN CHORUS, refers to the morning song of the myriad spring birds of the forests, a choir of life that sets the mood for the entire collection. All of the motifs are designed with the colours distinct to nature’s vibrant palette and draw from historical nature sites of majestic Swedish landscapes.

Saga-Mariah Sandberg's wallpaper patterns let us not only experience the beauty and diversity of nature, they also inspire us to discover the nature that constantly surrounds us. The Forest Meadow pattern takes us on a visit to a Swedish spruce forest, a place full of deep, vivid colours that contain a thriving ecosystem of bluebells, anemones, and lilies of the valley. The Fern Garden takes inspiration from old school posters as it depicts a gently shaded garden before and after the rain, as the resident garden snails peer outwards though a slick maze of ferns and mosses.

The DAWN CHORUS collection invites the very aesthetic of nature straight into your home. The clever combinations of bright colours and natural scenery creates an airy, Scandinavian expression with an elegant personal touch. And if you’re looking for a more snug and cosy feeling for your room, we recommend going for the darker wallpapers.

The Moss Garden After Rain
Katarina (White)

About Saga-Mariah Sandberg

Saga-Mariah Sandberg is a Swedish artist and illustrator. Born in the province of Värmland in 1983, she has continually drawn on the motifs present in nature as her biggest source of inspiration. Saga-Mariah creates natural and vibrant illustrations that depict Nordic flora and fauna. Her illustrations are always drawn by hand, typically with watercolour, pencil, or marker. Her illustrations are characterized by her great technical skill combined with a meticulous and careful reproduction of the colours and shapes found in nature.

Saga-Mariah’s work has been exhibited in cities such as New York and Berlin and she has illustrated for several Swedish brands including Apoteket Hjärtat, Björn Borg, Husqvarna, IKEA, Loka, and Tekniska Museet. She was named one of the spring’s design talents at FORMEX Design Talents 2019. Her incredible artwork has been featured in many forms such as botanical posters, postcards, and patterned fabrics — and now as a premier wallpaper collection at Photowall.

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