"Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.”
_ William Morris
, 19th century craftsman, designer, writer

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Inspired: 3D Wall Panelling

Coolness alert: 3D wall panels!

The design team of Jason Lai and Stephanie Leese of L2 Interiors made the most of hallway walls that might have been easy to overlook at the 2014 Pasadena Designer Showcase House --and inspired me to rethink my idea of "panelling".

Forget the dated dark walls of decades past, these ultra modern, three-dimensional embossed panels made from environmentally friendly, biodegradable material offer a fun new way to play with style.  Smart and good looking. Win-win.

In an estate with more than 8,000 square feet, these designers made a big impression in an itty bitty space. 

Thanks to Lai and Leese's sculptural styling I did a quick Internet search to learn more...I found several resources including Inhabit -featuring cool 3D wall paneling as well as usage and DIY information (InhabitLiving.com). Pictures from Inhabit below.

The tiles at Inhabit are created using Bagasse, a waste bi-product of sugarcane processing. In the past, this material would have been headed to the landfill or burned as bio-mass -looks like one man's trash really can be another's treasure.


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Happy Monday!


  1. Love this and your new white space page setup! Happy you are back at posting regularly! Keep going!

    1. Thank you for stopping by and I'm really glad you like the new white layout! I really appreciate your comment! Happy summer!

  2. Good information about 3d wall panels . Thanks for sharing


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