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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DwellStudio

 

York Wallcoverings is pleased to announce their most recent collaboration with modern mix masters DwellStudio.
Smart, playful and au courant, this sophisticated medley of animal, vegetable, and mineral print offerings are much more than wallpaper; they personify the effortless flair of individual style.

Esher

Pattern Esher is at play in the field of physics; alive with dimensionality. This is mad science at its stylish finest. Balanced by subtle monochromatic tonality, it creates the look of a texture; or is it a geometric pattern? What do you see, besides beauty?

 

Oaxaca

Sophisticated and sublimely unique, Otomi-inspired folk pattern Oaxaca is reimagined in lofty silhouette. Created in our exclusive Sculpted Surface process, which mimics the look of an artisanal hand painting, it honors tradition by its reinvention for modern spaces.

 

Medici Marble

The architecture of classical design is inspired by the cool sophistication inherent in marble. Pattern Medici Marble incorporates the elevated status of this iconic sculptural cornerstone and redefines it as contemporary lux in unexpected color combined with matte metallic.

 

Plume

With a train of tail feathers draped across colorfully blooming branches, this bold flock of hens and peacocks acts as an anchor to a saturated ground of marvelously fresh color. Pattern Plume does what great design should; reinvent and reinterpret fearlessly.

DwellStudio design is an unexpected blend of style and personality which represents the modern signature of a life well lived. Find them at retailers across the country. www.yorkwall.com

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