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Wallpaper Kandy

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Love this wallpaper from Elitis, appropriately named Kandy.  So pretty you'll want to lick your walls.(Ok, maybe not actually lick them, but you get the idea.)

I first spotted it in a Nordstrom dressing room, and then again on display at the Donghia showroom in the PDC.  It's a little hard to see here but the design is beautiful in person.  The original pattern appears to be some type of Shibori, a Japanese dying process where one folds, crimps, ties and then dips paper or fabric into indigo.  Shibori is getting a lot of air time lately and can be seen in all market levels from the commercial application shown below, to pillows at Pottery Barn, all the way to poufs at Target.

If you'd like more information on this particular wallpaper, Lauren Park at Donghia, Los Angeles, can provide all the specs.  There are eight designs in this Elitis line some of which appear to be done in a similar process.  I've highlighted the Brit Pop design but check out the others here when…