Marc Berenson sent us some snaps of magazine wallpaper he spotted at Steiner Studios at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The subject line read: I thought you might have an opinion on this homemade wallpaper from old magazine pages, it’s improvised
For sure we have an opinion: Although it kinda works in a public stairwell with that cobalt blue, we aren’t crazy about it since it’s so busy and we get addled by a lot of words and the pages don’t seem terribly well edited, and why look at commercial stuff? BUT…
WE LOVE THE IDEA!!!!
Lots of possibilities there. We know from our friend Pamela Hovland’s magazine page envelopes and Carol McDonnell’s magazine wrapping paper that that there are some wondrous images to be culled for free…
This wallpaper made from magazine spines makes for calmer graphics (but a pain in the but to do):
We’ve found the pages of certain books to be pretty compelling:
What do you think?