All you need to know about wallpaper… and you never dared to ask! There are no more tapestries than they used to be. Better we can say! Yes, because modern wallpapers are scenographic design decorations for every area of the house, designed by artists and designers to offer comfortable and suggestive atmospheres. Not only that, the latest generation printing technologies and innovative materials make them certified and resistant decorations also for showrooms, restaurants, offices… and mostly, customisable! In short… the time has come to discover all, but precisely all the details of the trendiest covering of recent years. Why choose wallpaper for a decoration project? Let’s start with the basics: why wallpaper? And the answer is pretty simple. Every home, indeed every interior, needs to stand out, to be comfortable and have a personality. It is necessary to make the atmosphere hospitable and attractive and to experience quality moments. What to do to pursue the goal? Go in search of the perfect combinations of architectural elements and furnishing accessories, design objects and comfortable colours. Sunny Mimosa wallpaper by AmbienthaFiori di Matera wallpaper by Ruxandra Chivu The wallpaper is thus an “Eye-Lifter” element, perfect for creating harmony among the elements, capturing attention and talking about the personality of those who chose it. Certified media and materials, state-of-the-art digital printing technologies and high aesthetic content make wallpaper the trendiest design covering in recent years. Real scenarios, landscapes, backgrounds that come to life and transform the environment… But how many and what types of wallpaper are there? What types of wallpapers are there? The answer is “many different”. Each differs in quality and design, and of course also cost. Modern wallpaper is a completely bespoke decoration for refined and valuable interior decor projects. These are certified media for use in all environments with subjects that are the result of elaborate stylistic research. Wallpaper texture samples – Welcome Kit by Ambientha Unlike the tapestries in rolls: here too we speak of qualitative supports but of a coating more suitable for projects with a classic mold, with repeated patterns, and not made to measure. The decoration is supplied in rolls which will then have to be cut on site at the time of installation. Lastly, the adhesive wallpapers, with technical characteristics of lower quality and more difficult to lay, both for not being repositionable and for the combination of the sheets. For each environment its wallpaper: the most suitable according to the needs The real benefit of digitally printed modern wallpaper is precisely this: the graphic subject of your dreams, whatever it is, can be printed on the type of paper most suitable for the environment to be decorated… Whatever it is! So let’s find out all the types available: LIVING wallpapers: non-woven PVC free, breathablePRO wallpapers: non-woven backing + PVC, resistant and washableWet fibreglass wallpapers: resistant to humidityAcoustic fibreglass wallpapers: improve acoustics Copper Stone wallpaper by AmbienthaBersò Campiglia wallpaper by Ambientha The non-woven base gives excellent dimensional stability and easier application than traditional upholstery. Fibreglass, on the other hand, is ideal for more complex decoration projects such as bathrooms and terraces, or for public spaces where it is important to keep noise under control. Let’s find out in detail… For dreamy bedrooms: the breathable wallpaper Have you ever dreamed of a cosy love nest, an elegant atmosphere where you can regain your energy after a long day and wake up happy with the first lights? The ideal wallpaper for a fairytale bedroom background exists, you just have to find the one that’s right for you. Tulip TraceTulip Trace wallpaper by Ambientha Once the design has been identified, LIVING wallpapers are the most suitable: plastic-free, they are ecological and breathable and give a refined matte effect to the graphics. LIVING: breathable and ecological even for the bedrooms Even the smallest thing piques their curiosity, let alone a whole wall! Wallpapers specially designed for children, created by specialised designers from the world of childhood, to encourage creativity and their ability to observe. The LIVING wallpaper is ideal for creating exciting backgrounds for children’s bedrooms, to entertain them with delicate and relaxing colors but also playful shapes that stimulate creativity and imagination. Aquatica Bloom wallpaper by Cecilia BattainiLittle Wild wallpaper by Klara Hawkins There is always the fear that the wall gets dirty or the surface is too delicate when small groups of friends pass by, so you can opt for the PRO wallpaper, for which the PVC will make the surface more resistant to shocks and washable. Living room, hall, hallway? Choose vinyl wallpaper In living rooms where the sofa could rub against the wall, or in the entrances and corridors where most of the time you accidentally touch the walls with bags, umbrellas, suitcases… In short, the areas of the house that we imagine “busiest” require all the features of vinyl wallpaper, due to its guaranteed resistant surface. Blush Greenery wallpaperNordicity Silver wallpaperFields of Gold wallpaper And from a design point of view? There are many proposals to choose from and the first factors to consider are the colours of the environment and the lighting. This serves to identify the interesting colour palette to combine the colours of walls and furniture and create harmony. For last? “Matter of style”. Be inspired by the 5 style ideas for wallpaper in the living room and find the suggestions that are right for you. Not only that, perfect for professional environments such as offices, restaurants and museums… The vinyl supports are suitable for professional and commercial spaces, restaurants, museums, or why not offices. Certified for use in public interiors, these interior design coverings are perfect for characterizing environments and, why not, renew the look of offices. Did you know that a comfortable and stimulating atmosphere improves mood and work performance? Not only that, it often becomes a memorable element, that fascinating detail that customers will remember once they return home. Blubalena Flow wallpaper by Federica BaruffiAylen Jungle wallpaper by Federica Baruffi A tailor-made and personalised wallpaper design to convey the image and identity of the brand is a sophisticated and impactful interior design solution and becomes an integral part of the experiential proposal. Kitchen and bathroom? Humid environments are synonymous with fibreglass Have you seen some photos on Instagram but you are still not convinced? The time has come to find out more and well, to convince yourself! Wallpaper can be used in humid spaces and the number one requirement is fibreglass. This is the innovative and resistant fabric with an embossed finish to decorate the bathroom with exclusive wallpapers, or the kitchen. Lush Petals wallpaper by Ruxandra Chivu Evanescent panoramas to immerse yourself in nature during the shower, elegant backgrounds for gentle moments of relaxation in the tub, delicate patterns and neutral shades for modern kitchens… Eagles Wings wallpaper by Federica BaruffiTahiti Nui wallpaper by Lorena Nicolosi To each his own decoration, as long as it is in Wet fiberglass. Last, not least, the resin surface treatment, necessary for the walls directly in contact with water to make the surface totally water-resistant. What if they told you about outdoor wallpaper? Maybe you haven’t seen photos of terrace decoration projects yet! That’s right, Wet fibreglass can be used to decorate outdoors with wallpaper. It is important to choose the covered walls of the dehors and it is essential, as for the walls of the showers, the superficial resin coating. Attenuate acoustic noise with Acoustic fibreglass The acoustics in an environment, especially in the catering sector or in work spaces such as offices and meeting rooms, is a decisive factor in creating comfortable situations and relaxing atmospheres. But how to keep this aspect under control? CityArt Milano 2 wallpaper by Ambientha In addition to the sound-absorbing materials for the coverings, a wall decoration such as Acoustic wallpaper with fibreglass fabric coupled with an acoustic support. Interior decor acquires a functional value and not just an aesthetic and decorative value. Not to be underestimated: the value of personalisation You can browse the catalogue and select the design and sensorial finish you prefer just like a tailored suit, but not only. Modern digitally printed wallpapers allow a high level of customisation, from the modification of shades to the graphic layout. After and Before wallpaper decoration with Deja Vu Pink For example, imagine an exclusive setting for the living room and one of the main elements covered by a piece of furniture or a wardrobe. Among all the customisation services Ambientha also works on the re-design of the wallpaper according to your wall, to meet the tastes and needs of each project. How to install wallpapers Forget the traditional wallpaper installation, when the glue had to be applied behind each sheet of paper and consequently needed a large work table to proceed. The latest generation wallpaper has a non-woven background, precisely non-woven fabric, which first of all requires the glue to be applied directly to the wall and above all has a very high dimensional stability therefore facilitates the work. Forest Breath wallpaper installation by posacartadaparati.it But how to hang the wallpaper? If you have good dexterity and have already tried your hand at this type of do-it-yourself work, you can consult the Ambientha application guide, supplied in paper format within each wallpaper order, and follow all the steps step by step. phases and precautions. Remember, it is absolutely the icing on the cake, a very important step to get a good result! DIY or professional? In most cases, a professional intervention is recommended and we can provide support for the area of Milan and its surroundings with the trusted Ambientha decorators. For other areas of Italy or abroad, however, we can do a search and recommend the professionals we know in your area. And how to keep the wallpaper clean? Maintenance is simple and above all it must be delicate. The first recommendation is not to use abrasive products or aggressive detergents, after which if you have chosen the LIVING wallpaper you can clean it with a soft dry cloth without water, as it would risk ruining the surface over time. If, on the other hand, it is PRO wallpaper, you can use a soft cloth soaked in water, dab and do not rub. The vinyl surface layer makes it washable and more resistant.