+41 / DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE
A French invention, panoramic wallpaper has gone through several waves of crazes, most often related to the health of the wallpaper industry. Its very first appearance goes back to the end of the 18th century, its expansion to the Restoration and its last breaths in the 1970/1980s.
Considered to be old-hat at the end of the 1980s by an exaggeration of its initial interest, to open a artificial window to a realistic or fantasyexterior, the style disappeared with the photographic models caricaturing the natures of the «Four Seasons» (snow-capped summits, flamboyant sunsets, etc.)
Dylan Martorell / WHOLEARTH
Elisabeth Arkhipoff / ARKHIPOFF LANDSCAPE
Ich & Kar / OCEAN
Pandarosa / MONT ROSE
The new Domestic landscapes propose rehabilitating and reintroducing monumental decors with panoramic wallpaper by making a clean sweep of the photographic tracks explored in the past and by proposing about 10 artists, designers or graphic artists to create contemporary decors which today can justify rehabilitating this type of decor.
Imagined and designed by matali crasset, Ich&Kar, Dylan Martorell, Mark Verhaagen, Tado, Studio Job, Timorous Beasties, Jeremyville, Elisabeth Arkhipoff, Ryan Cox, the decors in this initial collection economise on large openings to landscapes that are sometimes dreamlike, or introspective, urban or pastoral, nostalgic or prospective and, most of the time, on a nature or a world dreamed of and inhabited by fantasy creatures. Printed on high-quality intissé paper, each decor is 4 metres wide by 3 metres high and comes in the form of eight strips to be assembled. All the decors can be cut downwards and across to adapt to all sizes of walls.
Limited edition to 100 numbered pieces per year and signed by the artist.
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Studio Job / SKELETON
Tado / BANOFEE PEAKS AUTUMN