Similar to trends in fashion and music, interior decorating also goes through cycles. Wallpaper trends are especially interesting because unlike fashion and music, they can’t really change every season. People aren’t going to replace their wallpaper every year. So when trends do change it becomes quite noticeable. In that regard, here’s our tips for the top 2019 wallpaper trends.
Using wallpaper to mimic a natural stone, brick or wood wall is a cheaper and less permanent way of achieving the same effect. Natural materials such as rock and wood lend an air of warmth and ease. Many of the prints available these days are completely indiscernible from the real thing until you actually go up and touch them.
Animal prints are no longer the sole domain of flamboyant fashionistas. They’ve become acceptable for yours walls as well. There’s a wide range of prints to choose from including zebra, cheetah, tiger and more. If you’re looking for something modern and cutting edge, look to the jungles for inspiration.
Staying with the natural, floral patterns aren’t anything new, but they fit in well with the world’s greater understanding of environmental issues. Colours can be natural, but they can also be somewhat more daring with black, white or metallic prints.
Geometric patterns are another classic which is back in vogue. Symmetrical patterns invoke a sense of order and sophistication. Geometric patterns work especially well in smaller spaces and can also be used on the ceiling for an added effect.
If you’re looking for a modern twist on wallpaper, take a look at the 3D patterns available today. They add some texture to the room while drawing the eye to the the edges of the area. Find a 3D design as dazzling or as understated as you need it to be.
With the advent of computer programs that allow large prints to be made from any photograph, people are customizing their places with murals that appeal directly to their own personality. No longer do you have to pick a design or motif off the rack, you can simply pull it from your own camera roll.