The Ultimate Cheat Sheet to Designing with Contemporary Wallpapers for your Dining Room

Ochre Cone Contemporary Dining Room Wallpaper R2292
Ochre Cone Contemporary Dining Room Wallpaper R2292

The dining room is a great place to invest in wallpaper and can help create the perfect ambiance in a space that is often used on a daily basis. There are so many contemporary wallpaper options that can create formal, casual, or glamorous spaces for a look that you will love! The dining room is typically an open space that is connected to a living area and highly visible from the hallway or other adjoining spaces. Therefore, considering how colour, texture, and pattern relate to the rest of your home, has a heightened importance to insure that there is visual continuity and a cohesive look throughout your home.

 

CONTEMPORARY DINING ROOM WALLPAPER: PLAY WITH UNEXPECTED COLOURS

Goldenrod Diamond Tile Wall Mural M8843
Goldenrod Diamond Tile Wall Mural M8843

Colour has an integral role in any design fashioning the way we react to spaces while altering our mood and feelings. For a look that is really contemporary, playing with unexpected colours or using bold colours as a feature wall can make your space stand out and is a good way to enhance the dining room as a feature in your home. This tiled pattern brings life to a casual dining area and adds the look of real Spanish tiles in a contemporary wall mural. The pops of colour and unexpected and add alluring history and an engaging element in your dining room.

 

Radiate Violet Dining Room Wallpaper R1215
Radiate Violet Dining Room Wallpaper R1215

For a more simplified use of colour and refined look a tone on tone pattern in a deep purple brings in a daring colour. The simple pattern adds just enough depth to your interior without overwhelming the space. It looks great when paired with other neutral colours or can be used in a more complex scheme for a more playful look.

 

CONTEMPORARY DINING ROOM WALLPAPER: PLAY WITH METALLIC SHEENS FOR AN ELEGANT LOOK

Gold Cluster Contemporary Floral Wallpaper R2222

The metallic sheen of Orbit and the tone on tone neutral colour scheme will bring an elegant look to your dining room. It is sophisticated and luxurious with its large scale pattern that will bounce light throughout the space.

 

CONTEMPORARY DINING ROOM WALLPAPER: PLAY WITH DISTINCTIVE TEXTURES

Ochre Cone Contemporary Dining Room Wallpaper R2292
Ochre Cone Contemporary Dining Room Wallpaper R2292

Texture is another great contemporary way to bring a unique visual and tactile look to your dining room. Texture is perfect for adding depth and dimension and adds to the entire sensory experience of wallpaper that you cannot achieve with paint alone. This Ochre Cone pattern is fashion forward textured wallpaper with fun geometry for a casual dining look and a vintage aura. It has an architectural feel drawing inspiration from big cities, skylines, and architecture.

 

Timber Brown Contemporary Faux Wood Wallpaper R1357
Timber Brown Contemporary Faux Wood Wallpaper R1357

Nature inspired patterns also bring a new contemporary meaning to texture. The planked wood aesthetic allows you to easily create a natural organic feeling that is serene and calming. Faux wood styles are found all over and are a widely popular contemporary wallpaper choice for 2014. There are so many options and textures of faux wood available.

 

Stumps Contemporary Wall Mural M8923
Stumps Contemporary Wall Mural M8923

To bring the natural look up a notch, a contemporary wall mural can be a striking feature wall in a dining room. The look is grand and unexpected bringing a whole new meaning to wall art and wallpaper. They work especially well with large scale walls and high ceilings.

 

CONTEMPORARY DINING ROOM WALLPAPER: KEEP IT SIMPLE!

Beige Diamonds Contemporary Geometric Wallpaper R2535
Beige Diamonds Contemporary Geometric Wallpaper R2535

Keep your scheme simple. Stick to a few simple features and let them be the focal of your space. An allover geometric pattern in a small to medium scale can be a great backdrop for other larger feature elements within a space while a large scale wall mural will require very simple and refined accent details.