Design Inquiries: is it pinstripe wallpaper or painted?


I received an email from a woman who is looking for a way to make her barbershop stand out. Now I found the sources of the images above from past masculine posts but the article made no comment on the walls. The other was from a designer’s portfolio. So I rounded up a few more pinstripe inspirations, wallpaper sources & ways to create the look with paint…


Something masculine & rustic with a bit of glam….


The wallpaper above is charles newhaven. Sidenote, I love how they staged this. That chair & table is pretty fab…


Here are some instructions on painting pinstripes on a wall…


Such a tailored look. It’s not trendy but timeless…

Eclectic Entry design by Chicago Interior Designer Sean Michael Design

Two different finishes of paint were used to get the look above. You can apply the same technique to a thinner stripe. I blogged about it once before in my subtle stripes posts.


In the hallway above is a black, silver and gold pinstripe wallpaper from Graham & Brown..


Birdhouse Interiors simply painted the grooves to update the look of the wood paneling.




Here is another wallpaper option in gray…


If you have a question, shoot me an email and it may just appear on Design Inquiries.

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