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Revamp Your Four Walls With These Wallpaper Shops in Singapore
by: The Beat Asia
Wallpaper or paint? It depends on who you ask, but the former can get expensive and is tedious to remove whereas the latter is usually cheaper and easier to rectify. When you think of wallpaper, you're probably drawn back to your grandma's sitting room and its four walls plastered with a floral pattern, but wallpaper has come a long way since then.
Whether it's covering up imperfections, just plain wanting to jazz up your walls with a unique look and having the extra budget to do it, or never being in the mood to inhale paint fumes (or all of the above), wallpapers have got something for you. Don't sleep on them — here's where to find them in Singapore.
This shop is your "one stop solution for wallpaper" in the city-state. Whether it's a residential home or a commercial area you're planning to decorate, WallSG's wide variety of designs ensure you'll find the right one for your space. Its collection includes damask, floral, illusion, vintage, industrial rustic, and European wallpaper designs, among others. You can also customise your own wallpaper with WallSG's mural art wallpaper for a unique look for your walls.
If you're prone to analysis paralysis, then take this as a warning. Wallpaper specialist Wallhub boasts of over 10,000 types of wallpaper from design houses in Europe, Korea, Japan, and the United States. Whatever look for the home you're after, Wallhub's got it for you: minimalist, Scandinavian, contemporary, and more. You may also find Italian Londonart Wallpaper exclusively at Wallhub, which is made to order. Londonart Wallpaper is known for its "ultra-innovative designs with the combination of fashion, graphic and architectural elements, [with] designs printed on high-level functionality wallpapers of different textures..."
HONPO has its beginnings rooted in Japan. It was started in 2001 by the Fill group, which is currently headed by chairman Mr. Hamamoto, a veteran in the wallpaper industry with over 30 years of experience. HONPO specialises in European wallpaper, as well as flooring, paint, decorative panels, and more. Its first Singapore showroom was launched during the pandemic in 2021, followed by its second in the north, and the third in the east. If European wallpaper is not your thing, HONPO also offers Japanese and Korean wallpapers for your home. We recommend the former if you're into monochromatic, sleek, and minimalist designs in white, grey, or black — as is a signature in Japan — or the latter for simple, plain colour or geometric designs.
In need of flooring and window shades with your wallpaper? Craft Axis is the way to go. This Singapore-based furnishings specialist, located in Ubi Techpark, offers services and products rooted in aesthetics, practicality, and functionality. It boasts of more than a decade of experience with clients from the residential and commercial sides and a team of qualified design consultants to help clients receive the best service, from the fit of the product to the design, and colour.
Its premium, stylish wallpapers are suited for residential and commercial spaces, whereas its Tecnografica Italian wallcoverings are perfect if you're into highly artistic and realistic designs. Craft Axis will also soon offer craft mural wallcoverings.
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