Designer Trend — Bold and Beautiful Wallpaper

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If you are looking for interior design trends making a splash in 2023, bold, luxurious wallpaper designs should be on your radar! Scroll on to explore bold and beautiful wallpaper styles to look for. Happy designing!

Textured Wallpaper

Try a touch of metallic texture for a subtle yet glamorous flair, as seen in this interior by KOKET below.

Try a touch of metallic texture for a subtle yet glamorous flair. (Interior by KOKET)
(Photo Courtesy KOKET)

Textured wallpapers are the perfect subtle yet bold wall finish. This corduroy wallpaper by Philip Jeffries adds instant warmth and comfort to this living room. A beautiful space at Manhattan’s iconic Upper West Side luxury condominium, The Astor, designed by AD100 design firm ASH Staging.

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(Photo by Christian Harder)

Feather Wallpaper

This bold wallpaper style makes a fashionable statement in any setting, AND not only on the wall!

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(Photo Courtesy KOKET)

Ombré Wallpaper

In this home designed by Rodney Lawrence at The Cortland in West Chelsea, the walls of the space perfectly showcase this bold trend with a custom blue ombre wallpaper fabricated by Trove. The ombre effect helps to brighten and soften the living room, a space that is used for both intimate family moments and for hosting and entertaining guests. The unique wallpaper Rodney designed for the space, elevates the living room, connects the home’s interiors to the windows and outside world, and creates its own light via the ombre effect.

Patterned Wallpaper

A master of pattern, Italian home decor brand Fornasetti partnered with British wallpaper brand Cole & Son to create Fornasetti Senza Tempo Vol II – Soli. The sun is a classic motif for the Atelier, and in Soli, it presents a bright and cheery look for 2023!

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(Photo Courtesy Fornasetti)

Wallpapers with bold patterns are everywhere for 2023. At Brooklyn Point in Downtown Brooklyn seen below, ELLE Décor A-List designer Charlie Ferrer of FERRER decorated the living area of this model residence with wallpaper showcasing wildflowers and leaves in a pearl grey enhanced by light burnt orange stems that integrate the coloring of the rug, drapes, and pillows.

brooklyn point charlie ferrer bold wallpaper trend (Photo by Evan Joseph)
(Photo by Evan Joseph)

If you follow design, there is a good chance you have seen the delightful Heron wallpaper by Gucci used below. One of the biggest trends in bold patterned wallpapers is scenery and wildlife. We love how this pattern adds serenity to this space designed by KOKET.

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(Photo Courtesy KOKET)


Animalistic vibes were seen all over Paris during the January 2023 home decor events, which took place across the city. One of our favorite trends from this season’s events was de Gournay’s hand-embroidered wallpaper, seen below.

The second installation in our Parisian apartment sees a troupe of hand embroidered Diana monkeys gambol amidst a canopy of gleaming Palm fronds – leaves of myriad Golden thread on a wool sateen ground of rich Yellow, against which the Black & White colouring of the characterful simians creates a decoratively striking visual contrast. Photography by @stephanjulliard All fabrics by @lelievreparis Blind by @christianfischbacher @jimthompsonfabrics and @foxlinton All furniture available at de Gournay
(Photo by Stephan Julliard, Courtesy of de Gournay)

While animals in scenery are a trend without fail, animal prints are also still very much in style as well. As seen at 200 East 59th Street, an ambitious indoor-outdoor tower designed by CetraRuddy at the intersection of Midtown East and the Upper East Side in NYC. Situated on the 28th floor of the building overlooking Central Park, the home’s guest bedroom features a fantastic black-and-white zebra print.

200 East 59th Street New York zebra print wallpaper (Photo by Joshua McHugh)
(Photo by Joshua McHugh)

Wallpaper on the Ceiling

One of our favorite ways to use wallpaper to make a bold statement is on the ceiling, and this look is definitely among the 2023 trends. In this interior below by KOKET, Moooi’s Menagerie of Extinct Animals paper defines the space with its artistic radiance.

koket luxury bedroom with bold wallpaper on ceiling by moooi trends 2023
(Photo Courtesy KOKET)

3D Wall Art

Oh, how we love 3d Wall Art! Stay tuned for more on Fameed Khlaique, seen below, and some of our other favorite obsessions who are creating in this realm in Volume 6 of Love Happens Mag print!

3d wall art by fameed khalique
(Photo Courtesy Fameed Khalique)

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