The Best of Modern Wallpaper Design: Dark & Dramatic

The Best of Modern Wallpaper Design: Dark & Dramatic

Tess Wilson
Oct 25, 2015
Grand Thistle by Timorous Beasties
(Image credit: Timorous Beasties)

Allow me to present the most gorgeously dark and dangerously dramatic wallpapers that money can buy—quite a lot of money, in some cases. If you dream of covering your walls in green marble, bronze iguanas, fresh takes on palm leaves, or a bold pattern that requires 3D glasses, these are the 15 papers for you.


  1. Kershaw Plain by Nina Campbell, Jane Clayton & Company, £50.15/roll
  2. Grand Thistle, Timorous Beasties, £120/roll
  3. Navy and Gold Palm, CB2, $99.95/roll
  4. Iguana Superwide, Timorous Beasties, £66/meter
  5. Eden Roc, Walnut Wallpaper, $198/roll


  1. Forest Floor by Pattern People, Hygge & West, $140/roll
  2. Nightrose by House of Hackney, Anthropologie, $398/roll
  3. Queen Anne by Rifle Paper Co., Hygge & West, $140/roll
  4. Lush, makelike, $200/roll
  5. Garden by Karla Pruitt, Hygge & West, $140/roll


  1. Cocos Thicket, Eskayel, $612/roll
  2. Falls, twenty2, $58/yard
  3. Aphrodite, Jill Malek, $170/roll
  4. Voyageur, Jill Malek, $170/roll
  5. Damsel Damask, Timorous Beasties, £200/roll
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