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From gritty urban accents to stripped-back minimalist chic, it’s easy to see why the industrial look remains a desirable style choice for modern homes. The good news is that you don’t need inbuilt industrial features to achieve this look, nor do you have to install them – with a bit of imagination, you can easily create the illusion of textural materials such as brick, concrete, wood and metal.

Make it a Feature

A great place to start is with a statement feature wall. Exposed brickwork is an on-trend look that’s classic enough to blend with your existing furnishings. You can achieve this effect with a faux brick wallpaper – see our collection ranging from weathered to whitewashed. If you’re feeling daring and want to push the urban feel to the max, give our graffiti styles a look.

From your chosen wall covering, you can work back to include other nods to the theme. Keep an eye out for light fittings, shelves and accessories made from industrial materials to accent your feature wall. Alternatively, keep it minimal and let the wall speak for itself. The great thing about this look is that there are few rules, and breaking them is all part of the fun.

Faux Real

Achieving your exposed brick effect through a wall covering has some nifty advantages over real industrial brickwork. Although solid and durable, brick is a porous material that can become a haven for dust and dirt particles (a particular problem in older industrial buildings converted into dwellings), as well as insects.

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Ready to start creating your very own industrial style feature wall? Contact us for help with finding the perfect design for your space, or use our online tool to create your own design.

In addition, using a pre-pasted removable wallpaper makes for a DIY-friendly room makeover. Our wallpapers are easy to apply, non-toxic and fully removable, so you can change your home’s look whenever the mood strikes.

See some of our favourite picks below to help you achieve a modern industrial look in your home with minimal fuss!

A sampling of Create A Wall’s digitally printed custom wallpaper has been showcased at a new event, DESIGN-MADE. Having debuted in Sydney late last year, this initiative aims to promote local designers creating innovative products for the homeware design market.

We partnered with Local Design – an online hub that curates high-quality interior products by Australian designers – to develop a limited-edition wallpaper to showcase at the event. Printed on HP PVC-free wallpaper, the offering represents a growing trend of buyers gravitating towards bespoke and personalised homewares.

This step forward into Australia’s design scene was recently featured in a write-up on HP’s Brand Management Group website. In the article, Local Design founder Emma Elizabeth remarks on the value to designers of emerging DIY wallpaper materials with environmental credentials, like those we use here at Create A Wall.

Our custom wallpaper printing service enables anyone from the seasoned designer to the DIY decorator to create one-of-a-kind design statements. Meanwhile, our range of removable wallpaper materials makes for easy and safe installation with a professional finish.

If you’re a lover of design looking to lift the wow-factor of your wall space, Create A Wall can help. Begin creating your custom digital wallpaper today using our simple online design tool, or learn more about our innovative materials here. We look forward to continuing to grow our involvement in the Australian design scene.

Barry Du Bois and the team at Channel 10’s The Living Room have worked their DIY magic once again, this time with Create A Wall wallpaper.

The latest episode of the hit show saw the team carry out an effortless weekend revamp using a selection from our gorgeous range of removable wallpaper. The breezy bedroom transformation featured a Pink Pompon design supplied by our friends at Pattern Design (Europe), which was digitally printed on our pre-pasted, PVC-free HP wallpaper. The result is a bright, fresh and fun feature wall that really pops. You can purchase your own custom wallpaper in this design here.

The segment shows just how easy it is to achieve a professional standard of installation with your own hands using our DIY-friendly, HP pre-pasted wallpaper – simply activated with water. You, too, can get amazing results like this in your home, as all our products are custom printed for you and your unique project. Choose a design from our huge library, or create one yourself using family photos, treasured artworks or other graphic material.



If this episode has you feeling inspired to do a little interior decorating of your own, why not browse our range of wall coverings. You can DESIGN YOUR WALLPAPER your dream room today using our simple online tool. Plus, we’ve got all the information you need to start using our removable wallpaper, wallcovering and poster products, including easy-to-follow installation videos.

Contact our team at (03) 9532 3232 or fill out our contact form today.

Create A Wall’s work was displayed as a major feature in the most recent article published on nursery and children’s decor website, Kids Interiors. One of our forest-themed wallpapers was incorporated by Petria, owner of Coco Rose Interiors, into a bohemian-style bedroom for her nine year-old daughter. Read the full article here to find out about the botanical inspiration behind this earthy yet enchanting space.

The room – including its striking feature wall – is captured in beautiful photographs within Kids Interiors. This is a great example of how Create A Wall’s kids’ wall coverings can be worked into a decor theme that you’ll love as much as your youngsters do. The only limit is your imagination!

To find out how Create a Wall can help you customise your own interior spaces, contact our team at (03) 9532 3232 or fill out our contact form today.


Create a Wall were recently featured in Big Picture Magazine, showcasing the stunning bohemian backdrop we helped create for Coco Rose Interiors.

Seeking the perfect scenery to complement the Coco Rose Interiors range of children’s interior decor and gifts, a bold, lush and leafy design on HP PVC free Wallpaper was selected, taking a creative concept and transforming their showroom into a breathtaking reality. You can read the full article here.

It is an honour for Create a Wall to be recognised by Big Picture for our hard work with Coco Rose Interiors. This recognition further inspires us to bring creative, innovative and groundbreaking wallcovering solutions to the forefront for our valued customers in Australia.

To find out more about Create a Wall, contact our team at (03) 9532 3232 or fill out our contact form today.