History of Wallpaper and Wallpaper Murals

Here is a small article about the history of wallpaper and wallpaper murals. You will also find 3 short videos that will show you how wallpaper was printed in 1963 and 1968 and how wallpaper and wallpaper murals are printed today in 2016 with a laser printer.
Although the word “wallpaper” and “tapestry” are sometimes mixed, the wallpaper is a paper to install on the walls and tapestry is a fabric panel (cloth). Did you know that wallpaper was invented in China? During the 18th century, wallpaper experienced a great boom in Europe through the printing press, more specifically in France, where it has become very fashionable.

Wallpaper and wallpaper murals (or wall murals) were very popular in the years 1970-1980 but has experienced a crisis until the mid-2000s when it became, again, a must in interior design.

Here are 2 small videos to see how wallpaper was printed in 1963 and 1968:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ycigOdc7FU (1963)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lre_HIVsiAc (1968)

Today’s technology allows us to print high quality wallpaper that you can easily install, remove and even reuse. Here is small video of the latest technologies (laser printer used by Muralunique.com for our wallpaper murals):

Sources: wikipedia.orgyoutube.com and Muralunique.com

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