Express Yourself Through Wall Designs

One of the easiest ways to add drama and texture to your home is to create a feature with your walls. You don’t have to cover every wall in a different form of decoration though; choose one or two interesting materials and use them in a clever way to add life, texture and design to your home. We’ve chosen five popular wall decoration to give you some inspiration!


1. Brilliant Bricks

Bricks are usually used on the outside of our buildings, but you can also use them inside your home to bring additional colour, texture and depth to an ordinary space. In Singapore you can add faux or decorative bricks to your home quite easily with a variety of products that look like the real thing but are light, and thin enough, to be added to an internal wall.

Using multi-toned decorative bricks in your home can create a sense of warmth and give a space texture and dimension like in this The Windsor apartment. To make sure the brick wall isn’t overwhelming stick to neutral tones like grey for floors and walls to balance out the look.

Designed by: Meter Square


For a more Industrial style, the red bricks in this Strathmore Avenue living room look fantastic mixed with exposed fittings in black metal, timber floors and minimal furniture shapes.

Designed by: Fuse Concept


For lovers of Minimalist style, the use of white painted bricks is a great way to add texture to an open space, while sticking to the Minimalist theme, like in this Yishun Ring Road and Changi Rise apartments.

Designed by: Voila

Designed by: De Style Interior


2. Wonderful Wallpaper

Wallpaper is cool again! Gone are the days of ugly 70s vinyl walls, now wallpaper is a luxury home must have. Wallpapers are available in a very, very wide range of types - from affordable, pretty pastel shades to handcrafted silk and mulberry papers from Japan. You can also find fabulous ‘peel-off’ wallpapers that you can use to add seasonal changes and decorations, and change them whenever you want to.

Designed by: Summerhaus D’zign

Designed by: Summerhaus D’zign


This pretty graphic version adds texture to make this Sembawang Crescent living space look picture perfect. The pattern and colours have been chosen to blend in with the timber finishes, the rug and even the curtains. 

Designed by: Meter Square


You might not be able to add huge slabs of marble to your walls, but now you can get the exact look with decorative wallpapers like the one used in this living space. Extending along the wall from the living space towards the entryway, this wallpaper connects the living, dining and kitchen spaces.

Designed by: Fuse Concept


Wallpaper has been used in this Corals at Keppel Bay apartment as a feature wall that ties together the overall eclectic theme of the interior design. The colours and shapes echo similar tones in the flooring, rug, built-ins and TV feature wall.

Designed by: Space Define Interior


3. Textured Timber

Timber has always been a popular materials to use in our homes. We all love timber floors, but you can also add timber to your walls to add texture and warmth to your home. Again, there are a huge number of different types of timber you can use. In Singapore, we have access to some great timber-look materials as well which can be more affordable or even more environmentally friendly to use. Just use your imagination to come up with a stunning statement wall feature.

This terrific timber wall in a chevron pattern makes a bold statement in this Esparina Residences apartment. The rich, warm colours are perfectly balanced against the black and white of the floors and furniture.

Designed by: Fuse Concept


Timber can also be used in a more calm and minimal way, like the TV feature wall in this Bukit Batok living space; the pale colour of the timber is echoed in the flooring and looks sharp combined with white.

Designed by: Lemonfridge Studio


This is an amazing example of really making a feature out of textured timber. Travelling from floor to the ceiling, the statement piece creates a clever separation between the lounge and the dining space in the open-plan room.

Designed by: Rezt & Relax Interior Design


4. Terrific Tiles

Tiles are another home decoration material that has come back in vogue in recent years. Trends for more decorative styles and colours - like the Eclectic Style - have seen more people adding fabulous patterned tiles to their homes. There are many, many different types of tiles, from the popular printed concrete tiles that are very affordable, to ceramic, glass and marble which can range in price from cheap to super expensive depending on your taste - and budget!

Designed by: Lemonfridge Studio

Designed by: MMJ Design Loft

Designed by: Design 4 Space


Tiles have always been used in our kitchens and bathrooms, but now they are making their way to other parts of our homes. These pretty patterned tiles have a bit of a Peranakan vibe and cleverly link the dining space to the kitchen in this Clementi Avenue home.

Designed by: Fuse Concept


By using these textured tiles, the designers of this Highline Residences apartment have given the TV area the look and feel of a fireplace, and the linear panels on the wall beside creates an elegant balance in the room.

Designed by: Mr Shopper Studio


Tiles can also be used to create a spectacular feature wall like the handmade artistic tiles in this Clementi Casadia apartment. This is not a style for the faint-hearted!

Designed by: Dots 'N' Tots Interior Group



5. Cool Colours 

Paint is hands down the fastest and easiest way to update, refresh and add drama to your home. Recent trends have focused on all-white-everything due to the popularity of Minimalist Style, or grey for the Industrial Style, but you don’t have to restrict yourself. If you want a minimal look you can choose pastel tones like soft Mint, and if you want to go darker, look for warm browns instead of grey. Here are a few examples of how to add colour to your home.


Pretty Pastel

Designed by: Mr Shopper Studio


Mint Magic: If you want to move away from all-white-everything but don’t want the colour to be too strong, try Mint. This soft green is soothing, relaxing, easy to live with, and goes well with pale timber and other natural shades.

Designed by: Mr Shopper Studio


Brilliant Blue: Blue is one of the most popular colours added to our interiors, it is another shade that is easy to live with, and one that goes well with natural timber tones as well; in the right tones it looks great with greens and oranges too.

Designed by: Fuse Concept


Gorgeous Green: One of the easiest ways to bring nature into your home is to add the colour green; indoor plants are great, but go big and splash out on a strong shade of green to brighten up your home.

Designed by: Voila




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