PaperBoy
Victoria . Tuesday 14 Sep 2010

PaperBoy make wallpaper for boys' bedrooms that feels crafted, that's good quality, that's thoughtful and has personality. That even has a sense of humour.

PaperBoy was conceived when two six year old boys, Rory and Archie, outgrew their nursery-style room and needed a place that they (and their mum, Victoria) could be proud of. So she thought about what made a beautiful house. A place with a few lovely, classic things. A place with designs and materials that sing. That's filled with colours and shapes that have a sense of harmony and intrigue. That makes you feel somehow calmer, more comfortable. As if the world is really rather fine. Somewhere that might even make you smile.

She wanted to create something classic, even iconic, but with an edge. Bang-up-to-date modern, but with room for nostalgia. Enough fun for little kids yet cool enough for bigger ones.

The boys she asked liked ‘edgy' images, from graffiti to slightly scary skeletons.She came up with designs that would appeal to boys from pre-school to teens. Something for after the fluffy bunny stage that would see them through until they painted their bedrooms black!


designer biog

Victoria .