Starting today, Thursday May 17, Twyla will officially offer wallpaper. Think all your favorite artwork, but designed for a large-scale space. Called Ratio by Twyla, the collection will offer limited-edition prints launched in partnership with
“Twyla has state-of-the-art technology that renders the intricacies and texture of original paintings to our contemporary fine art prints,” Eileen Buesing, vice president of communications at Twyla, tells Domino. “As an interior designer, I envisioned capturing those same elements on limited-edition wallpaper to create something unlike anything else on the market. It’s the perfect way to extend art beyond a frame and to fill a space.”
The inaugural collection—and after peeping the prints at Offsite, we can confirm the paper is a near perfect visual imitation of a painted canvas—therefore consists of both the wallpaper design, as well as the photograph used to inspire it—both can be found on
Vishal Marapon x Jessalyn Brooks
First up, bold architectural images by Vancouver-based Marapon inspire the geometric curves that make up Brooks’s interpretation of the female form. “Brooks incorporated Marapon’s sense of light and the sun-bleached color of Fragments (which was shot in her hometown) into the human form to create a figurative and artistic wallpaper,” says Buesing.
In the second collection, clear skies and French-inspired pastels are signature elements of Venot’s work, who tries to make his architectural images border more on the lines of the abstract. To pay homage to that, Brooklyn-based artist
“When looking at Matthieu’s photographs, you’re transported into a deco dream world of sherbet drenched architectural perfection,” says Hovey. As such, she describes her wallpaper design as a “sorbet cityscape at sunset.”
If you’re a minimalist to a fault and wouldn’t ever dream of incorporating wallpaper into your home, maybe Karina Bania’s option will change your mind. Inspired by the work of Spanish photographer Clemente Vergara, it plays with light and geometric shapes—the crescent moons have a marble-like, almost luminescent color to them, while the background has several shades of pink all mixed together.
Nordic design expands to wallpaper in the final collab, inspired by Swedish architect
These architectural photographers were chosen by Sight Unseen cofounders
We can’t wait.
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