Editor’s Pick: 8 Wild Wallpapers

Editor’s Pick: 8 Wild Wallpapers

These wild wallpapers – from top brands such as Timorous Beasties, NLXL  and Wallpepper – offer playful alternatives to traditional floral prints, with animal characters, jungle plants and more.


1 Cactus Spirit by
The New York designer has launched this prickly print featuring a range of real-life cacti such as aloe, agave, peyote, and San Pedros. Screen-printed by hand onto clay-coated, FSC-certified paper, the pattern is sold in a variety of palettes and is also available on contract vinyl and Terralon, for commercial applications.



2 Bed of Reeds by
Reading like the subtle take on the birch tree wallpaper trend, this pattern is among the more minimal looks from Feathr, the new Scandinavian brand that is gaining worldwide attention for its artist-designed wallcoverings and fabrics.



3 L’alba delle lucciole (the Dawn of the Fireflies) by
Part of the Tropical attitude collection, this whimsical scene of exotic wildlife suits a kid’s room, or even an adventurous hospitality environment. The mural is printed on fireproof and eco-friendly TNT paper.



4 Contours by
Evoking a textured landscape, this print from Portland graphic design studio Makelike takes its cue from topographical maps.



5 Persecution by
Spanish designer Marcos Navarro created this complex pattern that details the story of a hunt through the jungle. The print is sold in five colourways, including the Night option shown.



6 Tattoo by
This ink-inspired line by Dutch design studio features both flora and fauna, in the form of classic tattoo flash, including roses, palm trees, birds and snakes



7 Tropical by
This line of super-wide rolls, measuring 1.38 metres across, features an oversized pattern of tropical greenery against a black, vanilla, or light lime background.



8 Wanderlust by
Part of the Risky Business collection, this mountainscape mural features softened, natural tones of grey, blue and green. Composed of 10 pre-pasted panels, the mural spans over 4.5 by 2.7 metres.

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