Wallpaper comes in a diverse range of textures, colours and patterns. It’s been used since before the 18th century as a decorative feature for interior spaces. While paint eventually became the more popular choice, wallpaper has certainly made a notable comeback in recent times.
Wallpaper offers several benefits. Firstly, many wallpapers are washable. Plus, some wallpapers can last up to 15 years. It’s durability, easy maintenance and flexible design options make it a popular choice for clinic fit outs.
Read on to learn the different types of gorgeous wallpaper out there, and whether you should use it as a statement piece in your clinic design.
Foil wallpaper instantly adds a sleek, sophisticated mood to a space. The base of this wallpaper is made with a polished metal foil, which gives it the shiny metallic effect. There are a few important considerations to make when installing this type of wallpaper. It is a highly reflective wallpaper, meaning it can highlight wall defects. This issue can be overcome by covering the wall with lining paper first, or by simply repairing and treating the wall before applying the foil wallpaper. Strict attention to detail needs to be made when adhering this wallpaper, so as to not harm the foil’s shine.
A honeycomb wallpaper design is another modern wallpaper choice that has soared in popularity recently. It adds a touch of sweetness to your clinic space. The intriguing geometric print often works well in conjunction with a foil, metallic wallpaper as well. Foil wallpaper can make the honeycomb shape pop beautifully.
Including plants in a room helps promote a sense of calm and can reduce anxiety among occupants of the space. This is especially useful in a clinic setting. So why not include plant printed wallpaper? These prints instantly freshen up interiors and breathe life into the space.
Textured Faux Brick
Chances are, you have seen this wallpaper before. It’s been an incredibly popular choice for years, and the trend does not seem to be wavering. Textured faux brick wallpaper adds an industrial, rustic look to your interior – perfect for an edgy, modern space. There are plenty of different styles and textures available for this wallpaper, making them a versatile option.
Another industrial-looking choice is concrete patterned wallpaper. This wallpaper is a great choice if you’ve chosen coloured furniture and you want to make it pop. It’s a super modern look and may be an appealing option if your clinic has many younger clients.
Timber brings an earthy, rustic feel to your interior. There are countless options for this textured wallpaper too. Perhaps you’ll choose white or sand coloured wallpaper to brighten up the space. Alternatively, you may go for a rich, deep walnut timber print.
Digitally Printable Wall Coverings
Custom design prints can be achieved on a variety of print compatible fabrics to coordinate with upholstery, company logo or individual designs. A great option to personalise a space, provides a coordinated appeal and has the bonus of a commercial-grade wall covering. The benefit of antimicrobial, antifungal and mildew resistant properties makes this a great product for dental and medical practice applications. Available from www.materialised.com
Recently, more and more wallpapers have been created with a patina inspired design. This design brings a delightfully “perfectly imperfect” look to your clinic. Opting for this wallpaper style is perfect for spaces that are a tad bland and need an instant lift.
Marble brings a sophisticated, modern and classy look to any space. Promote a luxe feel in your space by complimenting the marble wallpaper with gold detailing; such as gold trimming around the room. Make the space pop by including vibrantly coloured furniture against the neutral-toned marble wallpaper.
There are so many options to choose from when selecting wallpaper, it can be hard to know which is the best choice. Luckily, Dentifit is equipped with an expert, talented design team that have designed countless different clinics to suit a wide variety of briefs. Together with your valued input, we create clinics that our clients are thrilled with – just take a look through our recent projects. If you need to renovate or update your dental clinic, veterinary clinic or medical clinic, contact our helpful team today.