May 22, 2016

Long Island Pulse: Q&A with Nick Cope of Calico Wallpaper in Brooklyn

Designer wall coverings have reclaimed their place as focal points in home décor. More companies are entering the fray to create papers that are more like wall-sized works of art than a perpetuity of country flowers. One such firm is Brooklyn-based Calico Wallpaper, which started when partners Nick Cope and Rachel Mosler, temporarily unemployed after Hurricane Sandy, began experimenting with aqueous surface designs on paper. Cope shared the company’s artistic approach and unraveled wallpaper’s latest evolution…

Wabi River; Willow Aquarius; Brasscloth Pyrite,  Aurora Standard and Bayou, and Brasscloth Shale (from left to right) are shown above