May 23, 2024

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Calico Wallpaper: Nuance and Perception by Colin King


As one of today’s most in-demand interior stylists, Colin King has carved a fruitful career from harnessing the power of empty space between quotidian objects. He’s also proving his chops as a product designer, this time with two introductions for Brooklyn’s go-to wall covering studio Calico Wallpaper. Perception’s muted palette channels the weathered patina of past eras while a subtle horizon line allows Nuance to waltz between texture and hue in order to ruminate on neglect. “I’ve always been captivated by the beauty of patina, the transformation that unfolds as objects age and decay,” King says. “It’s as if objects reveal their inner truth.”