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Researchers Develop Wi-Fi Blocking Wallpaper

Are your neighbors tired of you stealing their unsecured wi-fi? Here’s an expensive alternative to providing password protection. The Grenoble Institut Polytechnique and its research partners have developed wallpaper that blocks wi-fi transmissions: The wallpaper can block Wi-Fi signals in the 2.45 – 5.5 GHz range, while simultaneously allowing television, FM radio, and mobile phone signals [...]

LED Circuit Board Wallpaper

If you’ve been wanting to live inside a computer, you’re in luck! Ingo Maurer designed an LED-lit wallpaper panels that looks like giant circuit boards. Trendir has the pics: Link

RGB Wall Art by Carnovsky

Milan design group Carnovsky created what is probably the most psychedelic fun wallpaper you’ll ever see today (without having to ingest anything): Three overlapping and primary-colored patterns are placed on the wallpaper panels [...]

Pencil Shaving Portraits

Kyle Bean made portraits of the contributors to Wallpaper* Handmade, an annual design exhibition in Milan. You can view four more at the link. Link -via Dude Craft | Wallpaper Handmade Previously by Kyle Bean: Chicken Sculpture Made out of Eggshells Nesting Cell Phones

The Wallpaper Of The Future

Philips aims to make our lives quite a bit brighter in the future, and their latest creation is like something out of a science fiction movie. They, along with Kvadrat Soft Cells, are in the process of making luminous textile, essentially mini LED lights embedded into material that can be hung on walls like regular [...]

Bookshelf Wallpaper

Did you know you can get wallpaper that makes a room look like it’s full of books? I thought, “Neat.” Then I saw that there are many patterns of these wallpapers, some more convincing than others. The room pictured has no bookshelf -just wallpaper. See a half-dozen of these patterns at Remodelista Daily. Link -via [...]

Light-emitting wallpaper could replace bulbs

A company in Wales has developed light emitting wallpaper in a bid to replace traditional light bulbs with a better energy-saving alternative. The…