Wallpaper is a material used to decorate or cover the interior walls of a room. The wallpaper originates from China. He arrives in the West thanks to the Arab invasion.
At the base the Chinese paper was painted by hand, the paradox is that in reality today we kept the same expression, but the paper was never painted, but printed. We have selected for you 55 examples of original wallpaper and modern.
Original black and white wallpaper in a minimalist style interior
One of the first to describe the beauty of interiors Chinese is Marco Polo in his "Book of Wonders" . At 16 e century, the wallpaper served to decorate the inside of the chests and for some furniture . It is the bourgeois who will impose it over the centuries that followed as a decorative element. In the middle of the 18th e century, the wallpaper binds his destiny with that of the printing press. It becomes very modern and loved by the middle classes and the nobility. In 1790, in France there were already some forty factories of wallpaper prints. At that time, France was one of the major producers of wallpaper in Europe until the end of 19 e century. The 19 e century is marked by a boom in the wallpaper industry. Board printing, roll making technique, new machines, and steam control are all part of the printing industry's progress.
Original wallpaper with interesting patterns
At 20 e century, the wallpaper sees its apogee. It adapts perfectly to accelerated development and urbanization in Europe. Until the 1980s, wallpaper was the most common wall decoration. For twenty years, this industry will suffer a crisis. The market restructured.
A decade ago, wallpaper is back on the market. Several designers reinvent it and rethink it to make it a modern and luxurious decoration element. Corbusier describes wallpaper as a work of art. He says it's "oil painting sold in rolls". Max Ernst and René Magritte used the wallpaper in their work. Some artists use it to make collages. Cezanne, Degas, Matisse and Picasso all used wallpaper at one time or another to create art.
Original wallpaper used to decorate a painting
Nowadays, the paper Painted comes in several colors, patterns and materials. The expression "wallpaper" does not have the same meaning and meaning. Often it is not about paper or painting. Formerly, it was made of paper, today a range of materials are part of its composition. Throughout 70s , the wallpaper is a real boom. Floral wallpaper, psychedelic, hippie invades the walls. Ideal to hide the damaged walls, the wallpaper remains practical and artistic at the same time. Imitating wood, ceramic, brick, panoramic, floral, geometrical or monochrome, the wallpaper allows you to choose the style of decoration that best suits the ambience of your home and your tastes. Do we want to decorate the walls of a room or do we want to add a decorative touch and original on some pieces of furniture. The wallpaper is easy to apply. The choice is wide and the prices are advantageous. It does not require a lot of investment and it guarantees a modern look of every interior.
Original wallpaper in a kitchen in retro style
Room decorated in a very original way
Original minimalist style paper
Wallpaper imitating brick
Striped wallpaper in black and white
Decorated white and gray wallpaper
Black and white striped wallpaper
Original wallpaper with purple and white stripes
Idea of wall covering with wallpaper in different colors
Decoration idea with wallpaper
A romantic interior