Bauhaus Wallpaper | WALLCOVER

In contrast to crafted wall paintings done by painters, the Bauhaus wallpaper was a modern, new industrial product. In 1929, it was firstly launched as so-called “Settlement wallpaper”. It was an easily and cheaply to be produced product and therefore this kind of wallpaper was particularly used within the construction of social housing. Wallpaper as "Article of daily use” was made for Bauhaus. The College had committed themselves completely to design and styling of functional articles of daily use. Initially, there were doubts whether wallpaper is really suitable as “Bauhaus object”. Wallpaper was too much associated with bourgeois comfort – a combination which did not fit together with the Bauhaus avant-garde thinking.

Discreet but high quality
Wallpaper in Bauhaus style is characterized by discreet and restrained patterns. The patterns do consist of fine screens, spots, stripes, waves, grating and strokes, giving the wall a textured surface and light colorings. The discreet design does no impose and is not a too big eye-catcher. However, the often strictly geometric patterns make a wall look different depending on the angle of view - even light side light partly changes the appearance of the wallpaper. It usually consists of a special non-woven material, which is coated with a three-dimensional printing coat or with decorative elements, such as for example plastic or metal applications. This wallpaper can be glued to any traditional and color neutral grounding.

Timeless - the Bauhaus wallpaper
This kind of wallpaper is today applied for professional use, i.e. in public or commercial buildings as well as in private housings.

The stability of the non-woven carrier enables an optimal mural even with fluctuating climate or changing humidity. Due to its subtle shapes and colors, this wallpaper leads to unique, timeless wall effects.

Years of tradition
Already in the first four years of production, more than six million rolls of this special wallpaper were sold. Even in the post-war period, the Bauhaus wallpaper claimed a share of the market and did not lose its popularity. Although, the Bauhaus School had to close under pressure of National Socialism, the term "Bauhaus" always remained in connection with the wallpaper. Since the postwar years, new collections were set up again and again and adjusted to the time being. Even today, it still communicates this simplicity, resistance, as well as high quality and timeless modernity, featuring the Bauhaus products.

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