Get our FREE quarterly e-zine Seek Inspire Create
Search
Close this search box.
October 14, 2016 —

91 Loves… wall cladding

Save & share

While we’ve always been partial to a beautiful wallpaper here at 91, our latest love for our walls has shifted slightly to cladding. (not the most appealing of words is it? But it makes up for that in aesthetics!) With so many options and different looks, there really is something for everyone. Whether you’re in the Scandi and minimal camp or prefer the rustic, cabin look, cladding gives your space extra dimension and texture, AND will help disguise any issues you might have with uneven or badly plastered walls.

Bert and May's barge

Bert and May‘s barge

via Pinterest

via Pinterest

Wood panels can be used in lots of different ways, horizontally or vertically, in sheets for material like plywood,  or even diagonally to make interesting patterns. And just treating the wood differently gives a variety of looks; from smooth white, perfectly finished panels, to rough, reclaimed scaffold planks.

via Pinterest

via Pinterest

Via Archiproducts

Via Archiproducts

via Small House Bliss

via Small House Bliss

And of course, wood is not the only material worthy of cladding – metals can work well too – corrugated iron is perfect for an upcycled style space, or shiny copper can look super chic. Or why not mix it up? Wood, tiles and other textured surfaces such as concrete combined together can create a real feature of your walls, like the below image.

via Apartment Therapy

via Apartment Therapy

photo by Yeshen Venema

photo by Yeshen Venema

Oh, and as this sneaky peek image above from our new A/W issue proves, it’s not just walls which can be given the cladding treatment! Kitchen islands, workbenches or any other vertical surfaces could be adorned with salvaged materials. (Look out for another SNEAK PEEK of the new issue coming up next week! And you can of course pre-order your copy NOW!) 

Are you a cladding fan? Check out companies like Bert and May or Hideaways or raid your local reclamation yard! 

Sign up for more articles

Join the 91 Magazine mailing list and we’ll send you our favourite articles, updates from our shop, news on the magazine and select promotions & offers.

More stories like this one

New in 91 Magazine

Vintage dining table and a mint green spiral staircase in a white interior
French couple Marion and Frederick transformed a crumbling old barn into a beautiful gîte to rent out as well as use themselves,…

Shopkeeper Spotlight: & halt

15 inspiring co-working spots for creatives in London

Substack: where creativity meets connection

Home tour: Rachel Ashfield

Recipe: Lemon puddings

91 is reading… Creative Homes

Love What You Do: Flora Roberts

Sneak peek at Volume 17

Shopkeeper Spotlight: Druid

Seek Create Inspire

Subscribe to the 91 Magazine mailing list

Subscribe for our free quarterly e-zine packed independent shops and cafes, interiors ideas, delicious recipes and DIY projects.

We’ll also send you regular articles, offers, shop promotions and competitions (but never spam).