Posted on October 10 2017
Hey there designers, this one is for you! It’s time to take note and add a new trick into your design toolbox! Everyone is starry-eyed over the weathered and rustic industrial appeal of concrete walls as one of the top go-to interior trends for chic and urban contemporary interiors.
If you’re not sure where to start and the world of wallpaper murals requires trudging foreign design territory, we’ve got all the best concrete mural advice to help you get going with this new faux finish formula.
Visual Benefits of a Concrete Wallpaper Mural
Concrete wallpaper murals bring a new angle to interior styling ideas that are engaging and personal leaving your clients squealing in awe with the satisfying visual results. Faux concrete murals add a backdrop of unfinished edginess to modern designs that can unify an entire space. It’s all in the details and you’d be surprised how much a faux wall can look just like the real thing.
You don’t need to skip out on all natural cracks and gritty goodness going the wallpaper route. Faux concrete murals are overall completely unique and realistic with no pattern repeat anywhere for an extra thumbs up in authenticity; it’s almost hard to believe it is wallpaper. The textural allure of a faux concrete mural can evoke a sensibility or emotional response that adds value to a design for half of the time, labour and costs of casting a real concrete wall. Create captivating interior designs that clients will remember or even recommend to others!
Customizable Quality of a Concrete Wallpaper Mural
There is so much room for creativity when designing a living room, kitchen, or any interior space with a concrete mural. You can customize your concrete texture base by colour, clarity, size, and even add playful graphics to your design with a product that is durable and long lasting. There are no boundaries to what you can achieve.
HOW TO CUSTOMIZE A FAUX CONCRETE WALLPAPER MURAL
- Choose to play with different hues, tints, shades, and graphic accents to create a finish that is truly personal and unique
- Adjusting sharpness and clarity of image is important to consider when scaling an image
- Scale an image to fit any given space to accommodate projects of all sizes and expand your horizons as a designer
- You can add text or images onto a concrete background like graffiti or motivational quotes to really amplify the character of the space in a valuable way
- Easily strip away your mural to change up your space for whenever new trends arise!
Digital Quality of a Customizable Concrete Wallpaper Mural
There is a lot of work that goes into image rendering and graphic design to make sure every inch of a designer’s flourishing vision comes to life. For a more authentic and natural finish, it is important to consider that a base will be stretched to fit larger projects as opposed to being tiled in order to span a wall. The difference in original image quality can make or break a design. Colour shifts from digital to print media can be frustrating if you do not have the right tools and knowledge. We are here to ensure that you are getting the best quality graphics for your concrete murals.
Customizable murals are completely different from picking a concrete base background from a general collection of online stock images. Being able to fully customize a concrete mural digitally allows a client to be completely involved in the entire process from start to finish by choosing the colours and qualities of a mural to their liking. This ensures that they are able to resonate fully with the finished product after being able to, essentially, create their own expressive product that they can’t help but love. Every detail and colour correction is made with precision and care to tailor to your desired design for something that really works and will be truly loved.
How easy is the process of creating your own concrete mural?
Getting your hands on a mural for your designs is rather simple. It all starts with an idea and a good quality image.
What’s great about a wallpaper mural is that you can take your own images or you can source high-resolution images on places like shutter stock. Turn your favourite textures into a bull blown floor to ceiling wallpaper mural without compromising the finite details!
Once you have chosen the image, our designers will create a shop drawing for a taste of the overall design of the mural and make any adjustments to the design
Sample Shop Drawing
A strike off will allow you to see the whole composition and test out the colours in the space and to make and last minute adjustments before we roll out with the final production so that you get exactly what you are looking for.
Types of Wallpaper Mural Material Substrates
As mentioned before, our vinyl mural wall coverings are also highly durable. Type II wall covering makes a concrete mural perfect for chic commercial application in high-traffic areas. They are also fire retardant contract wall coverings (ASTM-E84) available in different embossing, textures, and substrates depending on where you are locating your feature faux wall.
Whether it be warm, cool, weathered, or smooth, a concrete wallpaper mural is a revolutionary contemporary wall covering trend that is not going anywhere anytime soon. Incorporating a faux concrete wallpaper mural into your commercial or residential projects is an excellent way to connect with your clients and broaden your design outreach with brilliant concrete mural designs that are totally unique in texture and character