An impressive statement wall can give your interior space that wow factor, and transform an ordinary backdrop into an extraordinary interior design. Whether you choose to give your traditional feature wall a twist with exaggerated colourful patterns, or channel the latest trends with industrial-style hanging wall lights – there are ample options to create symmetry and space with alternative feature walls.Here we explore the best feature wall ideas to suit your home style.Gallery wallsSingle statement pieces are a thing of the past, with the gallery wall trend fast becoming a favourable option for collectors of beautiful things. When done right, this classic design tool can be carefully arranged to add colour and texture to a room. But art can be expensive, and wallpaper can provide the perfect alternative to creating the artistic look without the price tag. To channel some serious Nordic interior styles, Photowall’s range of designer wallpaper is perfect to add into your gallery wall. Choose a range that matches your interior style, then fill your frames with beautiful art.
Today we are launching a brand new wallpaper collection: Vintage Cities. The motifs depict well-attended and popular cities such as Rio de Janeiro, New York, Rome and Paris - all with a vintage inspired feel.The best thing with this collection is definitly the opportunity to experience the heartbeat of the city from your own home. The silhouette of the Eiffel Tower at sunset, an aerial shot of New York's skyscrapers and a double-decker’s journey along the streets of London. Beautiful designs to be inspired by.
You have probably seen that Photowall has a number of richly coloured wallpaper patterns that look back in time to the 1970s and 1950s. I have chosen my favourites among our finest designer wallpaper and, as usual, offer up a little inspiration from design classics over the decades.
Now that the sun and warm weather seem to be here to stay, we would like to present our new, Spring-inspired wallpaper - Birch Forest Spring from Sne Design. Behind Sne Design is designer Christine Sveen. This new motif is typical of Sveen’s style: minimalistic, vibrant colors and shapes with playful themes. This time around, a bright birch forest with birds and other cute forest animals adorn the wallpaper. I think it goes perfectly in a child’s room or playroom, but would also be nice in the kitchen.
The Norwegian design group Scandinavian Surface has been successful with their simple, Nordic design with inspiration from their home milieu in magical Bergen. What does Romeo and Juliet, Madame de Pompadour and The last emperor have in common? Well, they are sources of inspiration for the new collection of wallpapers for Photowall.
Two of my favourite illustrators from the NU Agency have created two new wallpaper patterns for Photowall.Rina Donnersmarck’s photo wallpaper, Jungle, depicts an exotic palm tree forest in blue and green sea tones that I would use on an accent wall, for example, in a living room or hallway.
Winnie the Pooh - Up and AwayWe have initiated a new and exciting cooperation with Disney which we are very happy about. Together with Disney we are opening the door to a magical world and you can transform a children’s room into a fairytale world. Disney princesses, Disney Fairies, Winnie the Pooh, popular Frozen, old times favourites from Disney Classics like Mickey & Friends, action filled Disney Cars and Planes as Toy Story is now available as motifs in our Disney category. Everybody can find a favourite among these classical motifs, everything from nostalgic to contemporary characters. All motifs are also available as canvasprints.Here are some of my favourite motifs.
Decorating your walls is fun and easy and yet can be difficult when it comes to deciding what to actually put on them. The popular choices remains to be wallpapers: they are very durable and comes in various beautiful designs. Hanging art works is also an option, as well as picture frames and wall stencils.
Texture and colors in interior designIn interior design, texture is defined as the sensations caused by the externals surfaces of objects received through the sense of touch. For instance, squishing soft carpet between your toes, running your hand along a rough wooden tabletop, or sinking down into leather couch cushions. Colors on the other hand is an international language understood by all. Colors change their character and influence our mood. Colors change their character when lightness and saturation are modified. Light colors are airy and make rooms feel larger and brighter. While dark colors are sophisticated and warm and they make rooms feel intimate.Color trend for 2018First and foremost, one of the colors that have been used for quite some time is millennial pink. The color has been officially named back in 2016 and became popular in 2017. However, it’s not going to be that hot this 2018. It may be good for another reason but not with the same intensity, but as an accent color. Then what is the right color to look for? Think retro! Think terracotta, browns, deep pinks, burgundy and teal, with splashes of bright blue and orange. In addition to these, modern colors for 2018 include metallic hues, which are perfect for the high tech style. Shiny surfaces, metallic details, shimmering accents, pearl finishes are design trends which are excellent for creating impressive home interiors. Think light such as pink quartz and sky blue. Home decors in light colors look bright, sophisticated and stylish. Relaxing natural green color is also one of the color trends for 2018. Forest and green grass wall murals, houseplants for Green wall designs, bamboo arrangements in glass vases and green tableware are best for adding green color to the home interior. Fabric in pastel turquoise colors, light or deep purple colors look fabulous, luxurious, and stylish.
Wall mural in your home is the trend these daysIf you are planning to do something wonderful for your walls, then there are countless ways to do it. For the longest time, wallpaper has been widely used to make the walls of the rooms wonderful and interesting. Many homeowners settle in having their walls painted, but sooner or later, they will soon realize that what they have is a boring wall. Walls also need to be spiced up to make it lively and vibrant. One of the great ways to do this is to add wall murals. Wall murals come in various interesting and wonderful designs that may meet your requirements. Many wall mural companies nowadays offer their products that come in thousands of designs that are suitable to any room of your home. Wall mural vs wallpaperFor a long time, homeowners have been using wallpapers to make their walls vibrant. Many people were used of having their walls painted that at some point in time wallpapers were used to create an impact to the room. Wallpaper is durable and easy to clean and it also hides the imperfections of the walls. Wallpapers do not just come in different designs and pattern but materials as well.Meanwhile, wall murals also come in different designs and patterns. You can get wall murals with designs such as scenery, animals, flowers, practically almost anything. These days, with the advancement in technology, you can have customized wall murals with pictures of your family and loved ones.Wall mural designs have a long life as the paper that is used is treated with vinyl to make it more durable. All you need to do is to gently wipe the wall mural with a damp cloth once a week to make the mural bright. Create a feature wall with wall mural
The beauty of using wallpaper to your home interiorWallpaper is a material used to cover and decorate the interior of homes, offices, cafes, and other spaces. It is one of the aspects in interior design and commonly sold in rolls and installed on the walls with the use of wallpaper paste.Adding wallpaper on your walls adds instant personal style. From the various designs that wallpaper offers, wallcovering makes a design statement. It lasts longer than paint and cost efficient in the long run. When it comes to quality, wallpaper won’t get dented or chipped like paint. It is also easy to clean, therefore, any household items that you have can be used, such as sponge, plain water and mild detergent. Reasons why use wallpaper over paint Many homeowners prefer using wallpaper over other wallcoverings for several reasons. Wallpaper is known to last longer and more cost efficient in the long run. Cleaning it is also easier than other materials. It is also available in various materials that not only will have functional effects to your walls but will add beauty onto them. Wallpapers can be highly textured, giving the wall a sense of dimension and character.You may also opt to use a custom wall mural. This is a made-to-order wallpaper which is ideal for those who want to have an original interior design.As wallpaper has been known to be messy when applied on the walls, there is a type of wallpaper that can be applied easily without the messy paste. This type of wallpaper is called “Paste the wall” wallpapers.When it comes to aesthetics, wallpaper can do so much than regular paint. It is one of the creative ways to set up the mood in the room. It is a timeless element of character and imagination to a space. The right wallpaper for your interior
Wall decor transform blank walls into something lively and vibrant. They could easily make the room feel comfortable and livable rather than being empty and dry. This article will give you some ideas on the different wall decor that you would want to consider in your home.
A photo can be considered to be one of the most indispensable item in one’s life. It captures the memories and special events and these bring smiles on our faces. Picture frames are the best way to protect your photos from both natural and human damages. Aside from protecting picture from damages, picture frames also serve other functions as well. Picture frames add more definition and color to the pictures that do not have much brightness and vividness. It also elevates the picture through the different setting that are provided through different custom photo framing services offered by various framers so that your picture looks well elevated and focused. Frames likewise allow you to have your own personalized and custom framing according to your preferences. It also make your room look stylish by using different picture framing ideas. This may include dedicating a whole wall of one room to add style. Bold colored frame add color to the room for interior purposes. Wooden picture frames for a rustic home appearanceIf your interior style is inclined towards the warm and folk style, consider a wooden frame to complete the atmosphere in your room. It is recommended to arrange the pieces face down on a flat surface. Arm them so that the corners mate and milling edge is on the inside. Hold the corners where the angles are attached with clamps to join the sides.Apply paint and let the finish of your new wooden frame to dry thoroughly before applying it on the wall. How to hang small picture frames in the living roomWhether you are hanging photo frames or canvas prints or any art works on your walls, it is important to know how to hang them correctly. This is to make them look their best on your walls.
Wall art is an amazing addition to your interiorWall art is usually treated as an afterthought. This simply means that it never undergoes proper planning but rather just added on the walls only when the paint has been completely dried or all of the furniture pieces have been placed in their assigned areas. The fact is, this should not be the case since wall art can create a wonderful atmosphere to the home interior. There are many homeowners who are already satisfied with walls painted with their preferred color palette. This may be a good thing for some, but believe it or not, sooner or later you will get bored with plainly colored walls. The addition of wall art can add texture to your interior and can be a great solution to boring and dull rooms.There are many different types of wall art. Contrary to what many think that paintings and photos are the only ones that may be used as wall art, other art pieces can also be treated as one. For instance, sculpture, furniture pieces, large vases, and other decorative items may also serve as wall art. Whatever wall art you incorporate in your home interior, they will truly be a wonderful and significant addition to your rooms. Heavy wall art on your wallsOversized art has become a trend lately, and they can be seen in almost any home decorator’s collection. For instance, big and colorful paintings can immediately grab your guests’ attention once they enter the room. thus creating a loud statement that many will love.Large and heavy wall art is not for everyone. You should only buy this kind of wall art if you have a lot blank wall space. It is not for those who have small and cluttered room. This wall art can be a true eye candy in your home. It can make or break the entire room design if used inappropriately. Wall decor should be in line with the room design and must enhance the strong points. Panoramic canvas art looks great in homes with classic interiors while large abstract, cities or places canvas prints or retro-style celebrity portraits will look good in many contemporary apartments. in picking a piece of art, the color scheme of the room should always be considered. The colors of the painting should also echo the color of the room. In addition to these, with the use of a frame of a contrasting color attract more attention to the painting itself as it create a visual support for other interior elements.How to hang heavy wall art Hanging a large and heavy wall art can at times be a challenging task. The simplest way is to hammer a nail into the wall. However this does not ensure that the picture does not come crashing down after you hang it.Here are a few steps you need to follow to properly hang heavy wall art onto your walls:1. Weigh your picture. The weight will determine what fasteners and technique you will use to properly attach it to your wall. Heavier pictures and mirrors require some special materials based in their weight. Consider checking the packaging of the wall fasteners before using them. This will give you an idea on what fastener to use for the specific weight of the wall art.2. Determine the kind of wall you have in your home. For instance, the walls during the 1940s or even earlier than that tend to have plaster walls. While most modern homes use drywall.3. Decide where to hang the wall art. Determine the spot where you would like to hang the wall art and hold it against the wall. Hanging the wall art at eye level is generally the rule of thumb.4. Mark where you will drill or nail your wall fastener. With the use of a measuring tape, determine what point on the wall to hang the wall art.5. Add a second hanging point for added strength.
Wall art, an amazing addition to your homeWall art is one of the great ways to create a vibrant and lively home interior. A dull and boring wall can easily be transformed into something amazing with the incorporation of wall art. In many instances, wall art is treated last, after the other decorative items and furnishings have been fixed in their respective places. However, this should not be the case and that wall art should be planned ahead of time so that you will be able to have a harmonious home interior. Many think that wall art only comes in the form of painting or photographs. There are actually different forms of wall art. For instance, canvas prints or wall murals are popular wall art options. They are easy to hang and just as easy to replace, which is perfect especially if you are someone who likes to keep up with the trends. Alternatively, you can create a wall gallery by displaying your family photos grouped together to show your most treasured moments with your family. Sculpture and other 3-dimensional decorative items may also be placed against the wall and these may serve as the focal point of the room. Easy application of wall art that you will appreciateWhatever you are hanging on your walls, a collection of pictures or pieces of art work, this guide will help you install them without getting a headache:1. To determine the height difference between where the nail sits and the top of the art, it is necessary to measure the length from the hooks, or the top of taut hanging wire, to the top of the frame.2. The art should be hanged about 60 inches above the ground, which is considered to be the average person’s line of sight.3. Mark the spot, hammer and hang.4. When hanging above a piece of furniture, leave at least 6-8 inches of space between the top of the furniture and the bottom of the art.5. When hanging art above a sofa, the width should span no more than two thirds the length of the sofa.6. If hanging art above a fireplace, it will look best when the width falls between the length of the fireplace opening and the length of the mantel.7. How about if you are applying more than one piece of art on the same wall? There should be at least 2 inches of space between each piece of art.Importance of wall art in your interiorA lot of homeowners would hesitate to add wall art in their home. This is due to that fact that they are probably contented with the color of their walls, or probably because they are not comfortable in adding wall art into their home interior. However, there are many benefits wall art can provide to the home interior. Wall art can provide an instant color palette and you do not have to worry about picking the color palette for your home. The appropriate wall art can also be the focal point of the room and can draw the eye into the space and give the viewer a sense of what to expect. Wall art can also add texture into the home interior as long as you choose a variety of different mediums. Lastly, wall art can be a finishing element that can help pull a space together and make it feel complete.