ISSUE 56  |  In the Library

10 Favorites: Bookshelf-Printed Wallpaper

January 23, 2013 4:30 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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Did UK designer Deborah Bowness start the bookshelf-printed wallpaper craze with her Genuine Fake Bookshelf paper? Lately we've been spotting (and admiring) installations of bookshelf wallpaper seemingly everywhere.

Above: Graham & Green's Ivory Library Wallpaper is £60 per roll; contact them directly for availability and shipping.

Above: Brunschwig & Fils Bibliotheque wallpaper at The Tipsy Parson in NYC.

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

Above: A print of teetering paperbacks by London-based Tracy Kendall.

Above: Vintage Bookshelf Wallpaper designed by Young & Battaglia is £70 for a 3-meter-length roll at Studio Mold.

Above: White bookshelf wallpaper, also from Mineheart, in an empty attic space.

Above: A wallpapered private dining room at the Bistrot Bruno Loubet.

Above: A library by Abigail Ahern featuring Deborah Bowness' Genuine Fake Paper, via House & Home Ireland.

Above: Photograph of The Maryland by photographer Philip K. Erikson, originally spotted on Desire to Inspire.

Above: Floor-to-ceiling in the most literal sense: bookshelf-printed wallpaper at D'Espresso in New York.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on January 21, 2011.