Wallpapers are like giant art murals for your home and that is especially true for Habita Wallpaper Studio, an Austin-based company created by Emily Wong who designs hand-painted, sustainably-sourced wallpapers. She turns her sketches into gouache paintings, a traditional method used in textile design. These modern patterns are then printed on clay-based paper that has been sourced from sustainably managed forests.
Her latest, the Novo Collection, is inspired by mid-century designers, like landscape designer Roberto Burle Marx and furniture designer Clara Porset, who mixed clean lines and simple forms with color, rhythm, and traditions of place. Paired with