ISSUE 37  |  Stealth Glamour

Instant Architecture: Trompe l’Oeil Wallpaper

September 11, 2012 6:30 PM

BY Izabella Simmons

Noticed everywhere recently: trompe l'oeil wallpaper, for creating the illusion of architectural detail (or bookshelves or wood paneling or even concrete or brick) with minimum intervention. Here's a roundup of a few of our favorites.

Above: White Panelling Wallpaper, designed by Young & Battaglia and made in England by Mineheart), is £70 per roll (250 centimeters long and 50 centimeters wide).

Above: White Planks Wallpaper by Mineheart is £70 per roll. Each roll measures 250 centimeter long and 50 centimeters wide.

Above: White Bookshelf Wallpaper by Mineheart is £70 per roll. Each roll is 250 centimeter long and 50 centimeter wide.

Above: Marble Wallpaper from Ferm Living is $110 per roll a (21 inches wide by 33 feet long. The wallpaper will be available to purchase online at the end of October.

Above: Concrete Wallpaper by Tom Haga is $119 per square yard. The company also offers several different concrete, brick, and wood wallpapers.

Above: Subway tile wallpaper from UK-based designer Deborah Bowness.