Blog/Off The Wall: WOW Factor Wallpaper

wallpaper inspired by factory windows by mind the gap

Foundry Wall wallpaper by Mind The Gap, £150, 3m x 52cm, Rockett St George


From worn and riveted metallic finishes, to parquet and peeling paint effects, these detailed and distinctive wallpapers make show stopping backdrops. Whether you live in a warehouse conversion or simply want to channel the industrial trend, these wallcoverings are the pick of the papers. Make your house a home, we’ve got your walls covered.

(Above, and left) Mixing glass and steel textures in rusty metallic hues, designers Mind The Gap used vintage design elements to recreate the feeling of an old industrial factory. (Below, from left) Revive an unassuming alcove or transform an entire room with this decedent Cole & Son wallpaper inspired by vintage tiles; This photorealistic design from British designer Debbie McKeegan is complete with metal rivets and impressive detail; In this minimalist kitchen, emerald brick is reminiscent of the hidden streets of industrial Brooklyn; Stacked metal containers add dimension and colour to this warehouse home. See how we style it in Warehouse Home Issue Six.

five of the best wallpaper designs in industrial style

Left to right: Foundry Wall, as above; Albery by Cole&Son, £95, 10m x 53cm, Rockett St George; Cargo, £120, 3m x 62.5cm, Debbie McKeegan



“Whatever you have in your rooms,” advised William Morris, “think first of the walls for they are that which makes your house and home.”

minimalist kitchen with emerald green brick wallpaper

Urban Emerald, £33 per sq m, Rebel Walls


stacked container wallpaper from studio ditte

Container wallpaper mixed, €135, 6m x 48.5cm, Studio Ditte


We're on a roll with industrial wallcoverings and wallpaper designs. Find more inspiration in Warehouse Home Issue Three.

five wow factor wallpapers in industrial style

Styling by Lucy Gough | Photography by Oliver Perrott