Three Better-than-Wallpaper Wall Coverings

Wallpaper trends wax and wane, but in the end it's still just eye candy. These three new takes on wall coverings grabbed our attention recently at an exhibit during the London Design Festival called "In Production" for the ways they add new dimensions—both literally and figuratively. Susan Bradley's multi-purpose Outdoor Wallpaper (pictured left) is a laser cut metal pattern designed to function as a trellis, …

Lee West

Lee West is a young English designer who has been working in Paris since 2000. He's quickly made a name for himself "Create(ing) useful objects with maximum material quality" for Ligne Roset, Cinna, Arc international, Paco Rabanne perfumes and Seiko. We like his sensibility for organic forms and mirrored surfaces. Here are a few of his works (more after the jump): His Boss table lamp …

Pop Cling

Somewhere between a poster and a painting, Pop Cling's digital-fine art reproductions of original works come printed on an adhesive-backed surface that makes it easy to apply to any smooth surface. Featured artists, like Jason Sho Green (pictured, click to zoom), are all up-and-comers with a skate culture vibe. Throw one up on a dorm room wall or apply on a loft's concrete floor for …