Not everybody gets to turn 110 years, but our wallpaper factory does. Jubileum is a collection of the century – a birthday gift from all of us at Boråstapeter to all of you across the world who have decorated with our classic, eternally stylish wallpapers for decades and will continue to do so for years to come. This is a collection that features our most popular patterns since 1905 until today. Inspired by the national romanticism from the turn of the 19th century, the colourful optimism of the 1950s and the warm, vivid patterns that were thrown in for free in the 1980s when the French wave swept across Sweden. We invite you to browse through our greatest wallpapers of all time, gently brought out from our vast archives and updated in new, modern shades and colours that fit in with your life here and now.
If you put your ear close enough, you might just pick up the hammer blows from the public housing projects that transformed Sweden during the 1950s and ’60s. This classic wallpaper from the Million Programme era is in fact the most sold wallpaper type in the history of Sweden. This Boroton design from Boråstapeter is a superb example of a time period where function and quality were key when papering the moulded concrete walls that rebuilt the country. The pattern’s traditional functional graphic pays an aesthetic tribute to both technology and mass production. Today, we see this old classic in a whole new light, still open to interpretation as it is a product of modernism. Who knows, you might even spot signs of modern graphics in the smallpatterned print that the building contractors of the time never even registered.