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To The Street: Graffiti-Inspired Fabric & Wallpaper

Lately, graffiti artists are taking to the streets with some serious skills that have inspired us to bring their work into our home. Check out today’s coolest graffiti and how to recreate the look (without spray painting your walls!):

Banksy is one of the more well known grafitti artists in England. In addition to his unique stenciling technique, Bansky is known for the wit, satire, dark humor, and social commentary that he brings to his art. Here, his work plays off of an opening scene from popular TV show The Simpsons.

Grafitti art by Banksy
Grafitti by Banksy
Schumacher Fabric - Love - Blueberry 66201
Schumacher Fabric – Love – Blueberry
Andrew Martin Fabric - America - Charcoal
Andrew Martin Fabric – America – Charcoal
Andrew Martin Wallpaper - Oxford - Charcoal
Andrew Martin Wallpaper – Oxford – Charcoal
York Wallpaper Border - Skateborder - KD1823BD
York Wallpaper Border – Skateborder – KD1823BD

This labyrinth of a piece could be a play on a computer chip, a blueprint, or even a subway system.

Graffiti, Unknown Artist
Graffiti, Artist Unknown
York Wallpaper - Take The A Train - RB4296
York Wallpaper – Take The A Train – RB4296
Graham & Brown - Grid by Hemingway GB 50-256
Graham & Brown – Grid by Hemingway

Tats Cru “The Mural Kings” is an art collective in NYC that was originally founded in the in 1980s by Wilfredo “Bio” Feliciano. The Cru is known for their graffiti art, and is a dynamic authority in street art both artistically and commercially. Here, their tags are seen on a wall in Coney Island:

Graffiti by Tats Cru
Graffiti by Tats Cru
Clarence House Fabric - Martini - Original
Clarence House Fabric – Martini – Original
Tres Tintas Wallpaper - Mr. Ino - 1 1981-1
Tres Tintas Wallpaper – Mr. Ino – 1
Greenhouse Fabric - 203257S - Graffiti
Greenhouse Fabric – 203257S – Graffiti

Reminiscent of both pop art and cubism, this unknown graffiti artist’s piece brings life to an old brick wall.

Graffiti by Wall Spankers
Graffiti, Artist Unknown
Clarence House Fabric - Amazonia - Taupe
Clarence House Fabric – Amazonia – Taupe
Clarence House Fabric - Bloomsbury - Neutral
Clarence House Fabric – Bloomsbury – Neutral
Clarence House Fabric - Aztec Crewel - Multi
Clarence House Fabric – Aztec Crewel – Multi

Hua Tunan, a Chinese artist graffiti artist, pulls from the past to create unique and beautiful graffiti.  Following Chinese tradition, Hua produces his art while listening to the beat of a drum and employs a splatter technique that is similar to abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock’s. Pictured here, Hua starts a graffiti painting by throwing art, followed by the finished product, complete with a fully-painted Volvo van.

Beginnings of Grafitti Painting by Hua TunanBeginnings of Grafitti Painting by Hua Tunan
Beginnings of Grafitti Painting by Hua Tunan
Finished Product Graffiti by Hua Tunan
Finished Product Graffiti by Hua Tunan
Kravet Fabric - Spatter - Spring
Kravet Fabric – Spatter – Spring
York Designer Series Wallpaper - Splatter - 769340
York Designer Series Wallpaper – Splatter – 769340
Tres Tintas Wallpaper - Paul Valderrama - 4 1986-4
Tres Tintas Wallpaper – Paul Valderrama – 4

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