Thursday, January 26, 2012

Wallpaper - Flat Vernacular

For sometime now, the trend in home interiors has largely been paint. You can do gads of things with paint that's for sure. Tons of colors, lots of texture and even a few effects. But, long thought marginally passe has been wall paper. Paint's over! Get these!

You've got to check out Flat Vernacular! You've never seen the likes of this! The company was started by Payton Turner and her partner Brian Kaspr. They are ridiculously talented! - So unfair!

Conceptually, their designs are fresh, colorful and choc full of amusement. They have a line of wall paper catalogued under "custom." Yup! custom...STICKERS!

Remember all the stickers you saved and collected in albums in 4th grade? Well, those little geniuses have devised a way to actually use them. Gawd! Why wasn't it me? I mean, why the heck did I go to art school - oh yeah - because it was fun! After all, I'm trying to be a writer - so let me write about other artists today that have pinkies and toes full of rad!

While I love the stickers, they also have other creative wall paper designs, like "Pheobe" that are meticulously thought out and even more expertly executed!

Bonus: Both Brian and Payton are super accessible as well! So while they are rock stars...they are not unapproachable. And, of course, they're in New York. It is, after all, the center of the universe!


*Incidentally, Payton is Howard Cosell's grand daughter. The late Mr. Cosell is, still, perhaps the most recognizable voice in sports announcement.


  1. Love it...I have a small accent wall that I've been debating wp or paint and my heart leads to wp....can I get your help picking a style...installing (heehee:) One wp lover to another and thanks for the post!

  2. How I love your comments, love! Keep 'em coming and mostly thanks for reading! When I have my first giveaway...enter! Perhaps you'll win the pot of gold! XO

  3. Oh my god- I am in love with this wallpaper. I totally had ALL of those stickers! So funny, just last night I was reminiscing about the store in the mall (yes, the MALL) where I used to buy all of my stickers! Mrs. Grossman's brand... those were the ultimate. Anyway, I have this daydream that one day I will design wallpaper, which is highly unlikely considering all the other things I want to do first- but meanwhile I love admiring this. My rickety shack in the woods has no wallpapering possibilities but one day... one day! (-: Sasha p.s. it is SO nice to discover your awesome blog- and yes- we are the same vintage! hee!

  4. Sasha! Getting a comment from you is a little like getting a comment from Madonna. Do I giggle, cry, sing along? I truly appreciate it because I really admire you and your work. XO