• Pasting the Walls; a celebration of 21st century wallpaper

Ooi, Jemma, 2015, Show, Exhibition or Event, Pasting the Walls; a celebration of 21st century wallpaper

Abstract or Description:

Wallpaper’s popularity has waxed and waned ever since it was first used in Britain in the early 16th Century. However, whilst papered walls may often have been unfashionable, they have never quite disappeared and for the last decade, wallpaper has been firmly back in the fashion spotlight. Its staying power is partly down to our innate desire to decorate the walls that surround us, but its recent rehabilitation is due almost entirely to the pasting the walls: a celebration of 21st century wallpaper newark park select extraordinary creativity of contemporary wallpaper designers. Embracing every technique from the most traditional hand blocking to the latest in digital magic these designers are creating artworks on a roll. This exhibition is a celebration of their skill.

ContributionNameRCA ID
Curator of an exhibitionAbraham, CharlotteUNSPECIFIED
Official URL: http://www.sitselect.org/sitselectevents15.html
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies > W290 Design studies not elsewhere classified
Creative Arts and Design > W700 Crafts > W780 Paper Crafts
School or Centre: School of Design
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2016 23:12
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2018 15:47
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/2558

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