ISSUE 52  |  London Décor

Walls, Windows & Floors: Dowdy Wallpaper Roundup

December 30, 2009 7:10 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Hip wallpaper patterns have been big news for the past few seasons, but lately we've been spotting rooms outfitted with wallpaper that might be described as charmingly dowdy. Is there something in the air?

Above: A room in Australia by Lyn Gardener of Empire Vintage.

Above two photos: Details from the Hotel de l'Abbaye in Paris

Above: A detail from The Elk in the Woods restaurant in London.

Above: A bedroom in Scandinavia, photographed by Stellan Herner.

Above: A drawing room in a Sussex farm, via Light Locations.

Above: A living room in a project by NY architect Michael Haverland.