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In Words and Pictures, New Biblioteca Wallpaper by NLXL

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Dutch wallpaper producers NLXL have introduced a new wallpaper motif based on the work of Russian artist Ekaterina Panikanova. The company’s new Biblioteca design startlingly translates the 3-dimensional installations created by Panikanova into wall coverings that, in standard NLXL fashion, fool the eye with their photo-realist exactitude (see their Scrapwood collaboration with Piet Hein Eek — Continue reading …




 

 

3 panels @ 48,7 cm = width 146,1 cm x 330 cm (4,8 m2) 3 panels @ 19” width = 4.75’ x 10,8’ (86.5 SqFT)Dutch wallpaper producers NLXL have introduced a new wallpaper motif based on the work of Russian artist Ekaterina Panikanova. The company’s new Biblioteca design startlingly translates the 3-dimensional installations created by Panikanova into wall coverings that, in standard NLXL fashion, fool the eye with their photo-realist exactitude (see their Scrapwood collaboration with Piet Hein Eek for another example).

Panikanova has spent years using the yellowed and worn pages of vintage books as ready-made canvases for her mixed media compositions—creating wood-mounted arrangements of aged printed and bound material, layered with compelling watercolor and ink illustrations. For NLXL founder, Rick Vinatge, an instant fan of Panikanova’s art, the process of turning such highly tactile creations into flat wallpaper was no easy task. “The original artwork is so overwhelming, but after a long process we got it right,” he says—and we believe him.01_Crop_EKA_Sample_Sheets_Pagina_13 panels @ 48,7 cm = width 146,1 cm x 330 cm (4,8 m2) 3 panels @ 19” width = 4.75’ x 10,8’ (86.5 SqFT)02_Crop_EKA_Sample_Sheets_Pagina_23 panels @ 48,7 cm = width 146,1 cm x 330 cm (4,8 m2) 3 panels @ 19” width = 4.75’ x 10,8’ (86.5 SqFT)03_Crop_EKA_Sample_Sheets_Pagina_33 panels @ 48,7 cm = width 146,1 cm x 330 cm (4,8 m2) 3 panels @ 19” width = 4.75’ x 10,8’ (86.5 SqFT)04_Crop_EKA_Sample_Sheets_Pagina_4Via NLXL


 

 

 
 
 

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