“Faire le mur” at Les Arts Décoratifs

“Faire le mur” or “Setting up a wall” is an exhibition at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris, running from 21 January to 12 June. The exhibition will feature 300 emblematic wallpaper designs, from ancient to contemporary, selected from a reserve collection of more than 400,000 items.

The exhibition juxtaposes wallpapers from different periods and origins to demonstrate the wide range of styles and techniques from the 18th century to the present day, and celebrates wallpaper’s crucial role in the history of interior design.

All images courtesy of Les Arts Décoratifs.

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