Finding the right wallpaper for a room can really elevate the whole space, as it packs a huge statement. You can instantly give your room a whole new look simply by changing the pattern of your wallpaper. If you’re new to decorating, there are some wallpapers that have stood the test of time and you’ve probably seen them over the years in movies, books, magazines, or in homes. These are the five most iconic wallpaper designs of all time.
Citrus Garden by Schumacher
This wallpaper is based on the 1947 archival print by Australian architect and designer Joseph Frank. It’s as whimsical as it is warm, and upon looking at it, you’ll be full of joy.
Zebras by Scalamandré
Zebras by Scalamandré was originally designed in 1945 and it’s one of the most recognizable wallpapers. The two zebras leaping over a red background was first seen at the Gino of Capri restaurant in New York and it was inspired by the owner’s love of animals.
Les Touches by Brunschwig & Fils
This modern, animal print was first released in 1965 and from afar, it looks like polka dots, which makes it great for any living space. Not long after it’s release, it became available in tons of colors, making it a popular wallpaper choice.
Brazilliance by Dorothy Draper
Brazilliance was created in 1937 for the Arrowhead Springs Hotel in California and the Quitandinha, in Brazil. Since then the Hollywood-Regency-style banana leaf print has been imitated many times and can be seen in many iconic hotels.
Bowood by Colefax and Fowler
Boxwood is based on the 19th-century print that decorator John Fowler discovered while staying at England’s Boxwood estate and it was released in 1938. The subtle flower design continues to be a bestselling print for the brand as it’s versatile and timeless.