Whether it’s the neutral tone mid-century modern wallpaper or the hairpin legged writing desk or the Knoll Florence sofa, it’s a runaway hit these days. The mid-century design trend of the 50s and 60s has made a massive comeback in recent times. And looks like it’s here to stay in its newest avatar – mid-century modern.
If you want to bring this trend home, mid-century modern wallpaper is a great place to start. In our book, a good mid-century modern wallpaper should have a subtle flowy geometric print, subdued bright colors and not too much going on.
We looked around hard to pick the very best mid-century modern wallpapers and found some real gems. Here are our picks of the 10 best mid-century modern wallpaper ideas for inspiration.
1. Tessellate Mid-century Modern Wallpaper
This eco-friendly mid-century modern wallpaper has abstract shapes in tessellating design. The minimal bluish-grey curvy print has a classy vibe of the ’50s.
2. Mod Lines Print Mid-century Wallpaper
The easy peel-and-stick woven polyester fabric of this wallpaper is perfect for accent walls. The sleek print of mod lines on a subdued teal grey base makes it stand out while being easy on the eyes.
3. Scandinavian Mid-century Wallpaper
This mid-century wallpaper is for those who like a little bit of kitschy vibe. Retro orange Scandinavian print on a dull gold base can brighten up any setting. Fully removable, repositionable and easy to install, this wallpaper is perfect for the renters.
This eco-friendly pre-pasted wallpaper has a water-activated self-adhesive backing. All you need to do is soak with water and smooth on to the surface. Buy this Now.
4. Space Age Mid-century Modern Wallpaper
Taking a cue from the space age for its design, the cocoa, yellow and orange play nice with each other in this wallpaper. Fully removable and easy to install it is one of the best mid-century wallpapers for kids’ rooms.
This long-lasting wallpaper is made of durable paper for a smooth finish. One of the best mid-century modern wallpapers for renters as it is not only fully removable but also recyclable! Buy this Now.
5. Bold Retro Mid-century Modern Wallpaper
If you are looking for retro-or-nothing, then this is one of the best mid-century modern wallpapers to bring home. With a neutral yet bold retro print, this water-activated wallpaper is sure to take you back to that era.
This one is best suited for farmhouse and rustic decor. But then you can always go creative and try to mix it with modern decor. Buy this Now.
6. Vintage Print Wallpaper
With pared-down design in a neutral color, this one from Spoonflower screams mid-century modern. The irregular rectangular shapes and a subdued gray background make it a versatile wallpaper.
7. Jumbo Sketch Wallpaper
This mid-century wallpaper has dull bright accents on a subdued base. We like the interesting mix of red, green, yellow and black on a dull gold background. A self-adhesive wallpaper with peel and stick backing, it is also easy to reposition. Buy this Now.
8. Mid-century Modern Wallpaper – Pattern Play
The geometric pattern with a near-neutral color tone gives this wallpaper from Wayfair a modern mid-century vibe. The subtle colors in tricolored inks go well with mid-century modern furniture. You can paste it all over the room to match up with your furniture. Or just use it on one wall for a little mid-century touch. Buy this Now.
9. Geometric Mid Century Modern Wallpaper
The geometric pattern with near-neutral mid-century color palette, this one screams mid-century modern. Perfect for your bedroom wall against a mid-century modern bed and mid-century bed-side lamps. Buy this Now.
10. Eco-Friendly Floral Wallpaper
If you’re a nature lover, you have more than one reason to like this wallpaper from Juju Papers. It is hand-painted in watercolor on a sustainably harvested pulp paper with a natural clay coating. The eco-friendly finish and folk art-inspired print can lend an artistic feel to any room.