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Computer Wallpaper

Fresh start for old wallpaper

Wallpaper has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. Where once only paint would do, now it seems everything goes, from traditional flocked and damask prints to new metallics.

Friday, 17 February, 2012, 12:00am

Match point

Wallpaper may make a feature of an otherwise boring surface but what do you do with the rest of the room? Consider Osborne & Little's Folia wallpaper (above) of velvety cameos.

16 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Plum role

They may be a symbol of spring, but plum blossoms are so lovely they should be appreciated throughout the year. Drawing from art of the Edo era (1603 to 1868), which produced much of the imagery we associate with Japan today, high-end wallpaper and fabric company de Gournay has released a collection that boldly but delicately injects romance into interiors.

23 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Off the wall

Having come up with a product that is a viable alternative to wallpaper, the designers behind Vynil (right) are a touch modest in saying they want to hand over the responsibility of transforming home interiors to their customers. All the user has to do is decide where they want to put the 50cm x 50cm vinyl sheets ($1,000 a pack) and in what pattern and size.

16 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Off the wall

Wallpaper-maker Cole & Son is gaining prominence for its mid-20th-century patterns. New to Altfield Interiors (suite 605, 9 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2525 2738) are these handsome revamped designs ($690 a roll), originally produced by Michael Clark in 1959.

12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Derek Chung Chi-ho, 17, SKH Bishop Mok Sau Tsang School


Brand/Model: Innostream INNO90

How much? $2,000

Ringtone: 'The Model by Kraftwerk.'

Special functions: 'It has an integrated digital camera. I use it to take snapshots of my friends, architecture or majestic scenery.'

14 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Most wanted

Customising your computer is easy: it didn't take you long to turn that favourite photograph of your favourite puppy into wallpaper, did it? So much for your home terminal.

18 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Program creates right image

I RECEIVE computer documents from many sources. The information is usually sent to me in a word processing or page layout document file such as WordPerfect or PageMaker.

23 Feb 1993 - 12:00am