We’ve spotted an emerging trend—mosaic-inspired fabrics & wallpapers! Check out these artistic prints that will give you the architectural look of a mosaic without having to install tile!
Both the interiors and exteriors of Moroccan architecture often contain zellige, which are geometric mosaics made of ceramic tile work. It’s most commonly seen on the walls, ceilings, fountains, floors, pools and tables in Morocco. Get this look with a wallpaper that simulates the look of tile in octagonal and star shapes.
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The floors of historical buildings often have intricate mosaic tile designs that are the focal point of the space. Get the same look without tearing up your floors by using a mosaic-inspired rug.
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Some mosaics have a patchwork look to them, resembling a quilt made up of random pieces of fabric. We like the idea of doing an accent wall or piece of furniture in this look. Opt for a blue or black & white print—this way it will stand out, but won’t be too loud.
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Straight & Narrow
If you’re tentative about taking on the mosaic trend, keep it simple with a structured tile look. Thanks to modern technology trompe l’oeil wallpapers, like those below, flawlessly mimic the look of tile. Try it on a back splash (go for vinyl if in the kitchen), the hearth of a non-functioning fireplace or as framed wall panels.
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