“Two years ago, wallpaper was a hard sell,” says Brian Paquette, a Seattle-based interior designer. “Now clients are embracing it more—it becomes like art in a room.” With that in mind, we paired four standouts with wall sconces, lighting that requires an architectural eye and more planning than floor and table lamps.
Heima is a Philippines-based design brand founded by Bong Rojales and Rossy Anne Yabut-Rojales. Featuring bright, playful pieces with graphic adornments—pineapples and hearts abound—Heima also sells wares from local and international designers in its shops in Manila. Along with sub-brand My Apt.—a more masculine take on Heima, according to Bong and Rossy—the brand shows the energy and possibility emerging from the Philippines' design scene.