The making of Mid-Century Modern wallpaper collection

Behind the scenes of the new mid-century modern wallpaper collection

MID-CENTURY STYLE & ITS SIGNATURE ELEMENTS

Whenever I start a project, the first thing I like to do is to read and collect information about the project topic. The mid-century time frame is rich with iconic architectural and artistic masterpieces that have left a mark on modern-day culture. For some, the mid-century time associates mostly with geometric shapes, functionality, and The Great Gatsby, but there is also another, more abstract, and bold side to it. In this Mid-Century Modern wallpaper collection, we explore new techniques to create unique, modern wallpaper and wall mural designs that will bring a stylish mid-century vibe to any home interior.

Mid-century modern style mood board
When you think about how to style or redesign your living space, a good, structured plan or mood board can help to see where you are heading and how to get there. While reading what made mid-century so iconic, the signature elements that stood out for me were simple forms, nature influence, industrial-style elements, and bold graphics with strong contrast colors. These elements shape the design concept for this collection.
Signature elements of Mid-Century wallpaper collection

SHAPES & COLORS

The next phase of the design process was to put everything on the paper. For me, this is one of the most crucial parts of the creative process, where I can visually see the shapes, textures, and colors - all coming together. 
The making of black brush stroke wallpaper design

DIFFERENT TECHNIQUES & TOOLS

Now here comes the fun part  - experimenting with different techniques, tools & colors to create the perfect shapes. For the Mid-Century wallpaper collection, one of the main tools that I used was different types of brushes to achieve unique shapes & textures.
Modern mid-century style chain pattern made with black brush strokes

THE PERFECT PATTERN

While creating a new pattern, I always keep in mind rules that helps me to achieve the right look. Let your creativity flow but stay focused on the main style. Create one idea with a different type of method. Once you have created something, leave it for a couple of days and inspect it later - this is a great way how to have a fresh look at your work. 
Abstract chain wallpaper pattern design
In the above image is the new wallpaper - The chain pattern design, but there is a lot more. Click here to see the full Mid-Century wallpaper collection or explore the Mid-Century mural collection for large pattern designs.

What do you think about our reflection of the mid-century modern look? If you have any questions or would like to share your thoughts, feel free to leave a comment below!
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