Top 10 Dramatic Wallpapers

Wallpaper has come a long way in recent years.  There are so many styles and designs available that it can be quite literally mind blowing trying to decide on one.  The trend for wallpaper has become even hotter with statement walls now a thing of the past and drenching now the coolest word on the street.

I love the word 'drenching'.  It makes me think of interiors that are saturated in colour, submerged in dazzling patterns with unadulterated personality filling it to the brim.  We are throwing away sharp edges and abandoning ourselves to homes that are suffused with colour, wrapping wallpaper around all four walls and sometimes even the ceiling!

Here are our top 10 picks of wallpapers that will have you 'cancelling' all the rules.

1. Insects Noir - Lucanidea Botanicus Wallpaper

Insects Noir - Lucanidea Botanicus Wallpaper £230 per roll

With a subtle nod to the 1920’s these highly detailed and fascinatingly beautiful bugs will look at home crawling up the walls of the most discerning and eclectic home dweller.  Designed by Carmine Lake the creative fusion of Rachael Doble (a lifelong fashion and textile expert) and Simon Critchley (an internationally recognised illustrator and artist).

 

2. Vintage Botanicals Teal Wallpaper

Vintage Botanicals Teal Wallpaper £35 per roll

Highly decorative patterns resonate strongly with Paloma Faith. This intricate design fuses the key references that she finds herself continually drawn to: nostalgia, free-spirited femininity and a touch of the bohemian.\

 

3. Colourful Feathers Fuchsia and Blue Wallpaper by Kirin Young

Colourful Feathers Fuchsia and Blue Wallpaper by Kirin Young £124 per roll

Inspired by the beautiful blending of shades, colours and patterns we find naturally in feathers, this luxury wallpaper make a dramatic and colourful statement in any room. The intricate feather details introduce give a sense of softness and comfort to your surroundings. At the same time, the bold combination of colours create a fascinating focus for your room. 

4. Delftware Mind The Gap Wallpaper 

Delftware Mind The Gap Wallpaper £195 per roll

 

This timeless wallpaper features blue and white pottery made in the 16th century. Eclectic and evocative, the collection of Delftware pottery creates a truly realistic scene.

 

5. Natural Feathers Grey and Orange Wallpaper by Kirin Young 

Natural Feathers Grey and Orange Wallpaper by Kirin Young £124 per roll

This grey feather wallpaper brings a luxurious texture to your walls thanks to its shades of grey with pops of warm orange. Inspired by the beautiful blending of shades, colours and patterns we find naturally in feathers, this wallpaper will make a dramatic and colourful statement in any room.

6. Oriental Leaves Red Wallpaper

Oriental Leaves Red Wallpaper £35 per roll

Inspired by a memorable backdrop from one of her favourite romantic noir films, Paloma searched all over for this particular motif. Impossible to track down, it is reimagined here as an atmospheric, statement print.

7. Hex: Copper Wallpaper

Hex: Copper Wallpaper £325 per roll

A classic geometric hexagon copper tile look, highly detailed and completely convincing.

Can be ordered on mica ( which is a more reflective shiny paper ) or on a regular non-woven base.

 

8. Insects Noir - Papillo Botanicus Emerald Wallpaper

Insects Noir - Papillo Botanicus Emerald Wallpaper £230 per roll


In an utterly dazzling shade of emerald, these highly detailed and fascinatingly beautiful bugs are printed on finest quality sustainable paper stock.   With a subtle nod to the 1920’s this delectable wallpaper will create a stunning backdrop in any home.

9. Shibu Copper Wallpaper

Shibu Copper Wallpaper £195 per roll

A simplistic pattern, in black and gold shades, which includes subtle details, such as textures, that balance simplicity with complexity.

  

10. Succulents Anthracite Wallpaper 

Succulents Anthracite Wallpaper £195 per roll

 

A fresh wallpaper with stylish arrangements of succulents a black background, inspired by the exotic habitat of the Caribbean islands.


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