10 Hip Wallpaper Designs

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By Dwell and Annie Fleming
Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals. Wallpaper also adds funk to your home, no matter the room (plus, it's fun to look at).

Take a peek at some of our favorite patterned wall designs. 

The headboard in Hansen’s bedroom echoes the 2013 side-board. The wallpaper is from Arte.

The headboard in Hansen’s bedroom echoes the 2013 side-board. The wallpaper is from Arte.

The wallpaper from Finland breaks up the clean white surface.

The wallpaper from Finland breaks up the clean white surface.

Graphic wallpaper complements the color scheme and adds visual interest. Adding bench seating and built-in shelves around the La Redoute table helps to delineate this space as a study and dining area within the larger room.

Graphic wallpaper complements the color scheme and adds visual interest. Adding bench seating and built-in shelves around the La Redoute table helps to delineate this space as a study and dining area within the larger room.


The master bedroom features a Case Study bed from Modernica.

The master bedroom features a Case Study bed from Modernica.


Playful wallpaper from Graham &amp; Brown livens up the house’s otherwise staid <br><br>powder room, which also contains a <br><br>pint-size Ikea sink.

Playful wallpaper from Graham & Brown livens up the house’s otherwise staid

powder room, which also contains a

pint-size Ikea sink.

Magid selected lively Whitby wallpaper by Mini Moderns for Linus’s room, along with Oeuf’s Perch bunk bed. The homeowner found the light-up rocket-ship mobile on a trip to Mexico City.

Magid selected lively Whitby wallpaper by Mini Moderns for Linus’s room, along with Oeuf’s Perch bunk bed. The homeowner found the light-up rocket-ship mobile on a trip to Mexico City.

Zames decided on Farrow &amp; Ball's Hague Blue color for the bedroom ceiling to make the space feel more intimate, but juxtaposed it with another wallpaper from Flavor Paper. The bed is from Room &amp; Board and the Fawn tables are by Rich Brilliant Willing.

Zames decided on Farrow & Ball's Hague Blue color for the bedroom ceiling to make the space feel more intimate, but juxtaposed it with another wallpaper from Flavor Paper. The bed is from Room & Board and the Fawn tables are by Rich Brilliant Willing.


In the new powder room, Jill Malek wallpaper adds graphic punch to custom cabinetry.

In the new powder room, Jill Malek wallpaper adds graphic punch to custom cabinetry.

The once public hallway between the two apartments now boasts a bold wallpaper by Kravitz Design for Flavor Paper.

The once public hallway between the two apartments now boasts a bold wallpaper by Kravitz Design for Flavor Paper.

Above all, determine what you want your wallpaper to do. "Wallpaper can be used to accomplish a variety of goals. It can draw the eye to make a room feel larger, brighter or to focus on one specific area," Sherman says.

Above all, determine what you want your wallpaper to do. "Wallpaper can be used to accomplish a variety of goals. It can draw the eye to make a room feel larger, brighter or to focus on one specific area," Sherman says.