Behind the Wall…paper

Lights. Camera. Wallpaper!

Personal style begins with fashion and effortlessly flows into the way we decorate our homes. Think of our bodies as a blank canvas; what we choose to wear is a reflection of our taste, current trends and overall mood right? The same idea works in unison with home decor; our walls become the blank canvas, allowing us another opportunity to display our personal style. With this concept in mind, York’s team of experts were able to bridge the current fashion trends with wallcovering patterns, and highlighted them in an advertisement photoshoot. With a few prop adjustments, some lighting modifications, and a zip of the dress, the merging of the fashion and wallpaper world began. Check out the five room-sets we created featuring some of our most jaw-dropping patterns.

 

This style reinvents and revives chinoiserie of the 1930’s with organic expression.

Pattern: “Plume” by DwellStudio

 

The timeless beauty of nature meets a trendsetting design innovation with mother of pearl. Emulating elements of the sea, this contemporary design by Candice Olson provides a raw and unexpected vision of modern organics.

Pattern: “Sublime” by the Candice Olson Natural Splendor collection

 

Native American and Southwest-inspired style continues to thrive. A theme that breathes authenticity as well as a handcrafted technique.

Pattern: “Wavelength” by the Carey Lind Menswear Collection

 

This shot was inspired by the soaring trend of exotic animal prints. Winter Cranes, by Dwell Studio, stays true to this menagerie movement in the fashion world, swiftly making its way into home decor.

Pattern: “Winter Cranes” by DwellStudio

 

Making an investment in the way we style our home is a big deal, and now more than ever we’re investing in creating our own personal art galleries using walls as the canvas. While we continue to keep up with trend and sophistication; individuality and self-expression never fails to shine through.

Pattern: “Burano” from our Risky Business II Collection
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Mods Rock!

The Mod youth culture movement of the mid sixties fueled a fashion revolution whose cultural and style impact is as strong today as ever.

London Calling: The Mod’s love of tailored suits and R&B music set the stage for the “British  Invasion” of the sixties which changed our culture forever.

Pattern “Femme Fatale”

 

The Who

 

Mod-ernism: Clean lines, bold color and abstraction are signatures of Mod stylings.

Pattern: “Piet” by Ashford Whites collection

 

Modrian’s iconic abstract inspired Yves St Laurent in 1966

 

Black & White a Go-Go: Stripes and Op Art geometrics then and now.

Edie Sedgwick

 

“Origami” pattern from York Wallcoverings Risky Business II Collection

 

Bold style and innovation are the first sign of cultural change. From suburban ranch to urban loft, open floor-plan to tiny house living, and cost cutting to custom; welcome to the new Modern.

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Met Gala Fashion 2017

The famous annual opening of the fashion exhibit at the Met always brings the latest in trend and color to the red carpet runway. This year’s tribute to Comme des Garçon founder and designer Rei Kawakubo “The Art of the In-Between” was no exception.

 

Tropical Motifs/ Temperate Color: Emerging color combinations of gold with coral juxtaposed with iconic hot house tropical in this homage to eclecticism at its finest.

Zendaya in Dolce & Gabbana partners with pattern Fanciful

 

Dimensionality: Be it vintage prints or color blocks, it’ all about the shape.

Rihanna in Comme des Garçon is fashion as art; Pattern Burano is art as wall fashion.

 

Water Color: Blue surges in waves through both fashion and interiors. Welcome to a water world where misty blues are defined as new neutrals.

Elle Fanning in Miu Miu teams with pattern Sublime in real Mother of Pearl.

 

Optic Options: Mod influences rising re-emergence brings the mod back to modern and graphic art acquires a well-deserved definition as fine art.

Elizabeth Banks in Michael Kors mirrors pattern Optic.

 

 

 

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