White After Labor Day

While some still debate whether it’s a fashion faux pas to wear white after Labor Day, or not, one thing’s certain; white walls, never go out of style. Here are some of our favorite white wallcoverings that are sure to make an impact in your space, no matter what the season.

This pattern is called "Barely There" for good reason. Use this artistic wallcovering for a feature wall to maximize its impact.

This pattern is called “Barely There” for good reason. Use this artistic wallcovering with metallic silver accents, for a dramatic feature wall.

This slender scrolling design features shimmering glass beads, and is from our Kashmir collection.

This slender scrolling design features shimmering glass beads, and is from our Kashmir collection.  The three dimensional surface is subtle yet striking on any wall!

DPR; WAV687IncenseWheel; BH8406; Living

This fluid-like design, inspired by marble, adds movement to any space, and can be found in our Kashmir collection.

DPR; Antiquity Sidewall, PV2989, AMLAVinettaBlue; Living

Grey and white have never looked more beautiful!  This large scale design features the dove grey color that everyone is flocking to as their favorite new neutral, and can be found in Ron Redding’s Legacy collection.

Brazilian Beauty

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games start this week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Rio, as most people refer to the city, is known for its golden white sand beaches, its impressive statue of “Christ the Redeemer,” which sits a top of Corcovado mountain, and hosting the world’s largest Carnival.  Want to bring the colorful and vivacious attitude of Rio into your home?  Here are three distinct looks inspired by the city and landscape of Rio…

Brazilian Boho: Beachfront bohemian style with mad color and just a dash of artistic eclecticism.

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From left to right: York Wallcoverings wallpaper, Serena & lily chandelier, Houzz mirror, Loloi pillow, Pier 1 poof, Land of Nod floor basket, Serena & lily chair, York Wallcoverings wallpaper

Sophisticated Sizzle: As the Carnival capital of the world, Rio is the place where cultures converge and the nightlife is hot, hot, hot!

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From left to right: York Wallcoverings wallpaper, World’s Away mirror, Loloi pillow, World’s Away stool, Loloi rug, Pottery Barn jewelry tray, Serena & Lily light, York Wallcoverings wallpaper

Bold Naturals: The tropical paradise of South America encourages living in the sun, so extend home spaces to encompass the warm and welcoming outdoors.

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York Wallcoverings wallpaper, Crate & Barrel bench, Serena & Lily cloth napkin, CB2 light, Serena & Lily hanging chair, Pier 1 clock, Pier 1 succulents, York Wallcoverings wallpaper

Start with The Walls!

Spring 2016 brings us landscapes from the urban center, a mix of matte and metals, and casual colors for the athleisure lifestyle. This season classic- meets-casual color for an upbeat approach to repurposed and redefined stylings just right for upmarket.  The key is a balance of opposites in a fast paced world.

Clean

Patterns from left to right: Fashion image found on Pinterest, pattern “Cathedral”, “3” Stripe” and “Galt Embroidery”.

Clean: Stripes organize the eye and sooth the cacophony of noise which surrounds us in the modern age.  Now delivery is bold and dynamic as stripes come to the forefront in unconventional colors and at unexpected angles. It appears that stripes have changed their stripes!

Color

Patterns from left to right: Party favors image found on Pinterest, pattern “3″ Wide Stripe”, “Aquarella” and “Criss Cross”.

Color: from the artist’s palette in a mixed media format incorporating glimmering metallic, with an eye on warm gold. This spring color is a veritable candy store delight composed of vibrant hues in re-imagined classics, anchored by all things blue.

Custom

York Wallcoverings innovative Custom Naturals program will release in of May 2016.

Custom: Uncompromising in personal character, and readily accessible through innovative technologies, custom is coming home to the consumer. D.I.Y. drivers have created a culture demanding personal style; so determine your own color, choose your own texture and create art for your wall.

Cultural

Patterns from left to right: Jewelry image found on Pinterest, pattern “Palace Gates”, “Marble” and “Boho Chic”.

Cultural: The mythologies of our space are defined by the values we carry; inspirational cues taken from our deep rooted heritage juxtaposed with contemporary lifestyle. Trends from urban organic to athletic tribal create a blending of contradiction which forms exciting new energy from a new generation.

Wallcovering is the largest canvas on which a designer will paint the story of any home. Here is where it all begins, a portrait of the people who live there and their vision for identity. Perception becomes reality, and it all starts with the walls!