Overview Archipelago explores the idea of blurred border between the outdoors and indoors. Crystalline textures running through the surface of the wallpaper create traces reminiscent of landscapes in the Finnish archipelago. The design was created by experimental painting technique utilising salt and liquid sugar. By applying salt or sugar on watercolour the pigment forms intriguing traces on a wet base.
Teija Vartiainen is a freelance designer mostly working with prints and textiles for fashion and interior industries. Currently she lives in Helsinki and enjoys the Nordic way of living and seeing the world around us. She has completed Master’s Programme in Fashion, Clothing and Textile Design at the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Teija’s design process includes experimental techniques constantly seeking new approaches to surface design. She is fascinated by the endless beauty of textures, as well as the chance to evoke new dimensions and atmospheres to homes through patterns on your wall.
Measurements • Each roll is 19.7 inches x 32.8ft • Repeat: 34 1/4"", half drop
Additional Notes • Printed to order, 2-3 week lead time. • 260g gold metallic wallcovering. • Made in Europe
Color Description Mauve and gold illustration on a pink background
Additional Info Read more about the artist, FEATHR, here.
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Hand painted brush strokes create movement and variation in design
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