Wallpaper Love: Carl Collection By Sandberg

February 21, 2014 0


Wallpaper is one of those elements in interior design that I really like but never had in any of my apartments so far. Probably because I never lived in a large space that could easily be used for wallpaper. However, the new Carl collection by Swedish manufacturer Sandberg is one of those that really makes me want to rethink my stance on wallpaper in small spaces.

The striped wallpaper collection was launched mid-January and is inspired by the changing seasons in Sweden. From the early morning sunrise with an abundance of nuances over frozen lakes surrounded by sparkling hoarfrost to the hues of endless wooded hills – this collection is deeply inspired by the cool Swedish nature and exemplifies the heritage of Sandberg’s timeless patterns. 

The Carl collection contains seven striped patterns but I’ve chosen my favorite four for this blogpost. To achieve the large, magical views that nature exhibits, Sandberg has opted for digital technology in two of the patterns (my favorites by the way) to depict dawn and dusk. These two patterns look almost like painted with watercolors. I love them!

How do you like this dreamy wallpaper collection?

Happy weekend my friends!

Photography via Sandberg

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  • Reply Beauty Follower February 21, 2014 at 09:34

    Beautiful wallpapers!
    Μου αρεσει η τελευταια περισσότερο
    μοιαζει τόσο ονειρική.
    Καλό Σαββατοκύριακο Ιγκορ 🙂

    • Reply Igor Josifovic February 21, 2014 at 11:30

      Emena mou aresoun i proti kai i teleutaia – omos protimo tin proti:-) Kalo sabbatokyriako kai filia gia tin agapimeni mou Athina!

  • Reply Gudy Herder February 21, 2014 at 09:53

    Oh, wow, that comes in so handy. I was a bit bored of wallpapers but the first looks perfect. Subtle yet stylish and you don’t easily tire of the print. Great find, Igor. I plan to move this year and will think about this one. Will send you then a picture:-) xx

    • Reply Igor Josifovic February 21, 2014 at 11:29

      Same here! I was not surprised with wallpaper designs recently but these really made me notice wallpaper again! And I am with you – the first design is my absolute favorite!

  • Reply Gerard @WalnutGrey February 21, 2014 at 10:47

    The last one – dusk? – is quite beautiful (awkward styling aside). It appears as extremely calming and serene. Those pink hues are extremely enchanting.

    • Reply Igor Josifovic February 21, 2014 at 11:28

      Hahaha speaking of overrated stylists, right?? Interesting to see you prefer the last pattern (but it makes sense when I think of your sofa). I am in love with the first design – I like the natural hues and the watercolour effect of it. Happy weekend my friend!

  • Reply 2moiselles February 21, 2014 at 14:27

    J’adore cette nouvelle collection!!

  • Reply s'Shabbyhus February 21, 2014 at 14:55

    Oh, its great. I like wallpapers but our house has (I dont know the name in english) rough walls 🙁 and so it doesn’t works with wallpapers. I like your blog very much and I will follow you, kind regards from Switzerland, Barbara

    • Reply Igor Josifovic February 21, 2014 at 22:00

      Ah I guess I know what you mean – something like Raufaser. Oh and thank you very much for the compliment, hope you will like it here Barbara.

  • Reply Ligia Seabra February 21, 2014 at 14:55

    Wow! I love the first one. It’s like a big watercolour on your wall. .)

  • Reply Iro - Ivy February 21, 2014 at 16:56

    Loving the first wallpaper Igor!
    Just grabbing the chance to wish you a nice weekend, too! You can finally enjoy a breakfast as you dream during the week tomorrow ; )


    • Reply Igor Josifovic February 21, 2014 at 21:59

      And I can’t wait, Iro. I even bought the newspaper of tomorrow right now so that I can properly enjoy a leisurely breakfast:-) Oh and I see we prefer the same wallpaper design. Bravo.

  • Reply Emel Sevren Pınar February 21, 2014 at 17:24

    all the great.
    maybe, first wallpaper, I can use Alp’s room:)
    great IDEA.
    thanks igor.

  • Reply Stacey Sheppard February 21, 2014 at 22:48

    The first and last are just gorgeous Igor. Great find which I may need to feature also. X

    • Reply Igor Josifovic February 21, 2014 at 22:50

      I know you are a big wallpaper fan so yes – good design deserves good coverage! Thanks for stopping by, Stacey!

  • Reply julia I mintlametta February 22, 2014 at 12:35

    although I am a unintentionally white-wall-fetishist (just because I can not decide what to pull on my walls at last …) I really like those wallpapers ! they are amazing, especially the first one, and even there is some kind of rosé instead of a green color, it reminds me of the (sometimes foggy) toscany-hills … – julia

  • Reply Michelle February 24, 2014 at 21:06

    I love the dawn-styled wallpaper. I think the pinks are really beautiful! I’m with you – I always think that wallpaper is for larger spaces – but the stripes you’ve chosen would be perfect for a small space x

  • Reply Tim February 27, 2014 at 17:48

    I am crazy about this wallpaper!! Just incredible and too bad I have no room for more wallpapers at Chris’ or my own condo!! wait. . or maybe one more wall in the living room!! love sandberg!!

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