Street-inspired: Surfaces Trend
Designers draw inspiration from the urban environment with designs that transfer the color and pattern found on the streets on to walls and floors.
Imagine Tile and Art of Board have collaborated on a line of porcelain skate-inspired tiles called the 'Art of Board Floor' collection. Large format and durable enough for high-traffic areas, the new collection consists of 12 varying patterns with photo-realistic imagery of used and recycled skateboard decks.
The street art-inspired rug design by Swedish flooring brand Kasthall is the result of a collaboration with graffiti artist Ollio, aka Jonathan Josefsson. Featuring neon colors and dripping paint patterns, Ollio's work for Kasthall translates graffiti art from the streets, into tufted rugs.
Stacy Garcia's 'Acid Hip' carpets for Durkan mix colors and patterns inspired by urban life and graffiti.
For their 'Street Thread' collection Mohawk Group commissioned original artworks by graffiti artists and reinterpreted them into carpet tiles.
Designed as part of the 'New Wave' design talent initiative by Graffiti Artist Kev Munday and printed on a non woven base, Alien Crowd from Graham and Brown is an innovative multi colour wallpaper perfect for kids rooms, offices, playrooms and even the downstairs wc.
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