design
Let Your Walls Light Up the Room With LED Wallpaper

Who needs lamps when you can make your walls literally light up on their own? They can if you cover them with a coating of LED wallpaper. Wallpaper might be a little past its prime, but with a little infusion of tech and some neat geometric designs, maybe it's time to reconsider.
Made by Mestyle and shown off at this year's New York Design Week, these high-tech wallpapers have low-tech origins; they're all handmade. The rolls come in 22 unique designs, each with its own scientific or historic inspiration. Read More >>

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Cover Your Walls With an Adorable Reminder That One Day Robots Will Be Everywhere... EVERYWHERE

At one time the notion of a world filled with robots was just science-fiction fodder. But our kids are probably staring down a future where automatons and other artificial intelligences will play a big part in their lives. And with a nursery covered in this whimsical robot wallpaper, that's a life they'll be well prepared for. Read More >>

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Gangnam-Style Official Live Wallpaper Keeps You Riding That Horse All Day Long

Are you one of the 887,453,057 people who can't get enough Gangnam Style in your lives? Do you have a penchant for incredibly unsubtle live backgrounds? Then look no further, we've found you nirvana. Read More >>

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Show Us Your Favourite Desktop Wallpaper

Considering how much time you spend staring at your computer, your desktop wallpaper is actually one of the most important aesthetic decisions you can make. There are infinite options. Will you choose a beautiful sunset or a screen capture from your favorite 1990's Nickelodeon show? Here's the image I'm currently using on the desktop of my laptop to get your gears turning. Upload your favorites in the discussion below so we can all see what you spend your day looking at. Read More >>

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Maths Has Never Looked as Pretty as This

When you were at high school, maths was probably an uninspiring string of algebra you had to crunch through. Get to the cutting edge of computational fluid dynamics, though, and it all starts to look a hell of a lot more pretty. Read More >>

design
Magnetic Wallpaper Turns Your Entire Home Into a Fridge Door

Usually it's the kitchen that serves as a family's bespoke art gallery, with pint-sized masterpieces affixed to the fridge door with magnets. But if you redecorate with MagScape's unique magnetic wallpaper, every inch of your home can showcase your kid's artistic talents. Read More >>

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Wi-Fi-Blocking Wallpaper Protects Your Web Fortress by Keeping Neighbours Out

Scientists from the institut polytechnique Grenoble INP and the Centre Technique du Papier have developed a novel new product so gratuitous, it almost seems necessary: a silver-crystal coated wallpaper that can block neighbours from freeloading off your Wi-Fi network. The silver crystals are arranged in such a way that they are able to block certain wireless frequencies including those of a Wi-FI router. Read More >>

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This Reinforced Wallpaper Can Keep Brick Walls Standing During an Earthquake

After the earthquakes in Japan last year there's been a strong focus on designing structures and systems that will survive a natural disaster. So German researchers have created super strong wallpaper and glue that will prevent brick structures from collapsing during a quake. Read More >>

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Relive the Glory Days of ASCII Art in Your Living Room

Unless you're a torrent release group, or run a popular warez site, you probably don't have much ASCII art in your life ever since JPGs took over. And that's a damn shame that can be easily remedied with this wallpaper. Read More >>

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