Think wallpaper is outdated? Well, we’ve found a few examples that might just change your opinion about that. If you look around enough, you’ll find stylish wallpaper designs that are a far cry from the flowery, old-fashioned looks of yesteryear. Scroll down to see some serious home decor inspo!
Don’t let your bathroom be an afterthought. In this common bathroom, the Ellie Cashman Design floral wallpaper on the upper half of the walls and the beams make for a striking statement.
Worried about the potential high maintenance of wallpapers in bathrooms? Stick to using solid vinyl paper or vinyl-coated wallpaper that are resistant to mildew and moisture, as compared to fabric wallpapers.
A botanical-themed wallpaper anchors the space of this treehouse-inspired four-room HDB flat in Ang Mo Kio.
The whimsy of colourful abstract brush strokes on this wallpaper meld a touch of playfulness with the luxurious furnishings of this interior designer’s maximalist home.
Geometric patterns on this wallpaper in this apartment are in synergy with the hexagonal tiles on the opposite wall.
Drawing on the tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, the kids’ room of this apartment in Moscow, Russia, is plastered in a vibrant tropical leaf wallpaper found on Etsy.
The kaleidoscopic print provides visual interest in the otherwise neutral palette of this retro-inspired Tiong Bahru apartment.
Blue-purple walls contrast beautifully with the colours in this eclectic, art-filled home in New York City. The space was infused with a retro-meets-modern feel, thanks to the use of various patterns and materials to create interest throughout.
This bedroom takes inspiration from hotels with its nude-beige wallpaper with subtle patterns.
If you’re after something subtle and organic, take your cue from this Oriental-themed house that is given extra oomph with a tree-bark wallpaper design.
This apartment in South Kensington, London, features a colourful Oriental garden scene in its living room.
This otherwise clean-lined, minimalist open kitchen in this cluster terrace gets an unexpected and visually arresting feature wall.
Text: Domenica Tan and Michelle Lee/Home & Decor