Wallpaper changes appearance under different lighting

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By Bridget Barnett in New Trends on Wednesday 5 October 2011

Carnovsky, aka Milan-based design duo Francesco Rugi and Silvia Quintanilla, have created wallpaper that reveals different layers of imagery when viewed with coloured lighting. For example, green lighting will bring out a jungle of plants and African animals appear with the flick of a red switch. Currently the paper, called RGB, is decking out the walls of East London bar and gallery, DreamBags-JaguarShoes.

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Awesome hand-drawn wallpaper by Payton Cosell Turner

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By Aly Schneider in New Design on Thursday 29 September 2011

Obsessions are a wonderful thing. From a young age, Payton Cosell Turner loved wallpaper. Her obsession has turned into a business, creating hand-drawn, cheeky wallpaper that will capture the hearts of young and old alike. She also takes thousands of stickers and makes a custom wallpaper that is jaw-dropping.

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Wallpaper design by Wynnie Crews

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Monday 5 September 2011

My friend Wynnie Crews, who is an awesome designer/artist, has been making these striking wallpapers. I really want to have something like them in my new room.

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Sticker wallpaper by Payton Turner

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Saturday 20 August 2011

Artist/illustrator Payton Turner does amazing hand-drawn wallpaper as well as this amazing installation he did with Brian Kaspr where he used thousands of stickers to create a wallpaper pattern.

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Bespoke wallpaper patterns by Simon Lee

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By David Ryan Robinson in New Design on Wednesday 13 July 2011

Simon Lee specialises in amazing detailed bespoke wallpaper patterns. I am a big fan of his work and the characters that he produces. He makes a lot of Japanese video game and pop-culture references throughout his work, which makes you constantly refer back to his pieces to try and find other hidden details.

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Fine Little Day Wallpaper designed by 8-year-old

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Monday 23 August 2010

Swedish design firm Fine Little Day has created a line of wallpaper based on drawings by their 8-year-old son, Otto. They’ve got themselves some good design genes there.

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Wallpaper body art by Emma Hack

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By Lamia Larkin in New Art on Tuesday 13 July 2010

Australian body artist Emma Hack creates the ultimate disappearance trick with her Wallpaper Collections Series. In this series Hack painted female models to blend in with Florence Broadhurst’s iconic wallpaper. All of the poses and props used in the images match the design and mood of the wallpaper.

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RGB wallpaper by Carnovsky

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Monday 26 April 2010

These RGB wallpapers by Carnovsky, which debuted at Milan Design Week, consist of three separate patterns printed over each other. By shining red, green, or blue light on them, you can isolate and hide the different images.

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