Block Stone Faux Brick Wallpaper

The Ultimate Guide to Designing with Brick, Concrete, and Stone Wallpaper

Faux Brick Wallpaper for a Trendy Rustic Loft
Faux Brick Wallpaper for a Trendy Rustic Loft

Faux brick and concrete wallpapers can give off a rustic charm look or can appear as industrial chic, bringing a hip, young, and trendy warmth to any interior. If you’ve always longed for that hip city loft interior or a cool restaurant design, our ultimate design guide will help you design the perfect in vogue interior.

BRICK WALLPAPER & MURALS

  • BRICK WALLPAPER STYLES & COLOURS

Block Stone Faux Brick Wallpaper
Block Stone Faux Brick Wallpaper | Walls Republic

Exposed brick brings a rustic warmth and charm like no other. With this trend on the rise, the styles and colours are endless; from abstract brick styles to highly realistic and detailed versions that have 3-D looks. Weathered and organic bricks are some of the most popular styles. However, more uniform styles are also very popular and are perfect for streamlined modern interiors.

Historic Brick Wallpaper Mural | Walls Republic
Historic Brick Wallpaper Mural | Walls Republic

Brick and stone wallpapers come in a variety of colours to suit any interior. Cool greys, warm red, and neutral tones are some of the most admired styles that mimic the natural real brick seen in architectural spaces. Brick wallcoverings are also available as murals to bring you a new level of realism, detail, and a highly unique brick wall look.

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Stone Wallpaper vs. Real Stone Wall

  • POPULAR APPLICATIONS FOR BRICK WALLPAPER

Washed Brick Faux Wallpaper Mural | Walls Republic
Washed Brick Faux Wallpaper Mural | Walls Republic

Brick wallpaper can be used virtually anywhere with styles that are suitable an durable for both residential and commercial spaces. Brick wallpaper will help you create your ideal design whether you are emulating a historical look in a restaurant interior or want a relaxed and rustic interior in a kitchen design.

Some of the most popular applications include:

  • Loft Interiors; particularly bedrooms and living rooms as feature walls or behind a bed/couch to create a textural focal point.

  • Casual Contemporary Kitchens as a backsplash or throughout an entire space.

  • Rustic and Trendy Restaurants throughout a dining area.

  • Modern Fitness Facilities in workout areas as accent walls or behind a reception desk to define an entry area.

  • Basements to add texture and definition to these often bland spaces.

 

Marsala Running Brick Wallpaper | Walls Republic
Marsala Running Brick Wallpaper | Walls Republic

 

  • BRICK WALLPAPER VS BRICK MURALS: WHAT’S DIFFERENT?

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 Brick Wallpaper vs. Collaged Brick Mural

BRICK WALLPAPER

BRICK MURALS

– Both abstract and realistic versions available- Repetitive patterns (repeating at varied intervals)

– Higher realism with digital photography and prints- Non-repetitive patterns which are unique across the entire surface

– Standardized patterns and prints (mass produced)

– Ability for customization, collaging, and creating your own designs (printed like a unique piece of art)

– Depth created through 2-dimensional prints and textures

– Depth created with 3-dimensional photographs or digitally created graphics

– Sold by the roll

– Sold in panels

Collaged Brick Wall Mural for a Loft
Collaged Brick Wall Mural for a Loft

 

CONCRETE WALLPAPER & MURALS

 

  • CONCRETE WALLPAPER STYLES & COLOURS

Coarse Concrete Wallpaper Mural | Walls Republic
Coarse Concrete Wallpaper Mural | Walls Republic

Concrete wallpapers give a new twist to the rustic, weathered, and industrial interior design trend. Concrete wallpaper styles offer an abstract look while concrete murals offer up a more realistic and organic look. These murals mimic a variety of different concrete styles such as poured concrete, reinforced concrete, concrete tiles, concrete stripes, and organic weathered concrete. Typically concrete wallpapers and murals are popular in an array of grey tones, however, some unique abstract styles are available in coloured tones such as deep purple.

 

Abstract Purple Concrete Wallpaper
Abstract Purple Concrete Wallpaper

 

  • POPULAR APPLICATIONS FOR CONCRETE WALLPAPER

Concrete Tiled Wallpaper in a Basement
Concrete Tiled Wallpaper in a Basement

Concrete wallpapers are quickly gaining popularity for use in a wide range of spaces that are after a raw and exposed industrial ambiance. Whether a cutting edge yet casual office interior, or your own modern living room, the applications are endless with concrete – creating a bold but subtle architectural impact.

Some of the most popular applications include:

  • Living rooms as feature walls in modern streamlined interiors.

  • Home offices or commercial offices mixed with other industrial materials such as wood, steel, and glass.

  • Bedrooms and hotel suites as a feature wall behind a bed, throughout an entire space, or to add unexpected visual interest in a closet interior.

  • Retail store behind a cashier counter or to create an eye-catching backdrop for clothing and accessory displays.

 

Concrete Wallpaper in a Modern Bauhaus Living Room
Concrete Wallpaper in a Modern Bauhaus Living Room

 

  • CONCRETE WALLPAPER VS CONCRETE MURALS: WHAT’S DIFFERENT?

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                                                 Concrete Wallpaper vs. Concrete Mural

CONCRETE WALLPAPER

CONCRETE MURALS

– More abstract than mural versions

– Highly realistic prints with digital imagery and incredible detail

– Less common, limited styles

– More common and a wider range of styles

– Repetitive patterns (repeating at varied intervals)

– Non-repetitive patterns which are unique across the entire surface

– Standardized patterns and prints (mass produced)

– Ability for customization, collaging, and creating your own designs (printed like a unique piece of art)

– Depth created through 2-dimensional prints and textures

– Depth created with 3-dimensional photographs or digitally created graphics

– Sold by the roll

– Sold in panels

– Simple and subtle textures and colour variations

– More sophisticated textures with a high level of detail and colour variation

Tiled Concrete Floral Wallpaper in a Home Office
Tiled Concrete Floral Wallpaper in a Home Office

 

BRICK VS. CONCRETE WALLPAPER AND MURALS

Do you love both brick and concrete styles and are having trouble deciding which to use in your interiors? Both styles have their own unique characteristics to create a distinctive feel and look in your interiors. Here you’ll find a few defining characteristics to help you select the perfect choice to compliment and enhance your designs.

BRICK WALLPAPER AND MURALS

brick wallpaper mural

STYLE


City dweller, contemporary, new age

PERFECT FOR


  • Lofts
  • Restaurants
  • Kitchens
  • Bedrooms
  • Fitness Centers
  • Basements
  • Lobbys
  • Reception Areas
  • Hair Salons

More uniform & graphic: Stronger patterns

  • Both wallpaper and mural styles are common
  • Most have a warmer, cozier feel and look

 

CONCRETE WALLPAPER AND MURALS

Concrete wallpaper mural

STYLE


Industrial chic, modern, raw

PERFECT FOR


  • Home Offices
  • Modern Interiors
  • Staircase Feature Wall
  • Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
  • Dining Areas
  • Lofts
  • Workplaces
  • Columns
  • Hotel Interiors

Softer look: Bolder yet subtle textures – less uniform

  • Most common as murals
  • Cooler, more stark feel and look

Still can’t decide? Mural options allow you to combine the best of both worlds with weathered styles that are a fusion of both brick and concrete patterning for a truly dynamic and organic look!

Concrete and Brick Collaged Mural
Concrete and Brick Collaged Mural