Day: June 2, 2020

Designer Wallpaper: June 2020 – Design Milk

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

We Stand Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

At Design Milk, we post pretty pictures + products but behind all those pictures, there are human beings. People are always, always more important than stuff. We are heartbroken and saddened at the continued unfair and unjust treatment of the black community.

We use our platform to inspire and challenge people to look at things in a new way. It’s time to turn that lens on ourselves. We care deeply about this issue and need to be the change. There is a lot of work to do in the design + architecture community. We stand in solidarity against racism, oppression,