Wrap Your Walls In a Glorious Tribute To Classic Cartridge Gaming

Nintendo has stuck with plastic cartridges for its portable gaming machines, but every other console you can buy today left them behind years ago. Which is too bad, because there was a certain charm to swapping those old seemingly indestructible game carts. And if you're feeling nostalgic for them, you can now deck… » 9/29/14 5:00pm Monday 5:00pm

Set a Video as Your Desktop Wallpaper With VLC

Since the demise of DreamScene with Windows Vista, users have been denied the option of having moving pictures as their desktop backdrop, but the hugely useful VLC Media Player provides something of a workaround. Open up a movie then choose Video and Set as Wallpaper to place it behind your program windows, audio and… » 8/21/14 3:18pm 8/21/14 3:18pm

A Giant Fake Wall of Amps and Speakers That Will Never Blow a Fuse

If your tastefully decorated apartment doesn't quite reflect the rock star lifestyle you've always fantasized about, here's an easy way to add a little bit of rock and roll to your abode. What looks like a wall covered in stacks of loudspeakers and amplifiers is actually just a clever wallpaper design that brings no… » 6/02/14 5:20pm 6/02/14 5:20pm

These Abstract Wallpaper Rolls Let You Mix and Match Like a Madman

Painting walls is a pain, but wallpapering seems like it would be way, way worse; mostly just because of the prep, and the annoying process of making sure every panel matches up. Which is what makes Cut & Paste from All the Fruits seem so cool; each roll is a mix-and-match of patterns designed to complement each other… » 4/25/14 3:40pm 4/25/14 3:40pm

Magnetic Wallpaper Lets You Redecorate Your Room Every Day

Designer Luis Pons may have just come up with the biggest innovation in home decorating since wall-to-wall carpeting. This large magnetic panel, which could be easily made to cover the walls of an entire room, is adorned with a metal mesh 'fabric' that can be rearranged, repositioned, and even completely replaced to… » 3/03/14 11:00am 3/03/14 11:00am

This Wild Wallpaper Turns Your Home Into a Natural History Museum

Ever had the urge to turn your home into a life-sized curiosity cabinet? Would you love to surround yourself with full-scale lions, oversized insects, and realistic depictions of human skeletons? Do you often construct your own personal Night At The Museum-style fantasies? If you’ve got a taste for the strange but are… » 10/09/13 3:40pm 10/09/13 3:40pm

Cover Your Walls In Brooklyn With This Wallpaper By Beastie Boy Mike D

Yesterday, the New York Times ran a tour of the amazing Brooklyn townhome Beastie Boy Mike D lives in with his family. The house is super cool, but most of the stuff inside is either one-of-a-kind or wildly expensive, by non-famous-person standards. Except for the amazing Brooklyn-themed wallpaper that Mike D designed… » 6/14/13 5:20pm 6/14/13 5:20pm

Cover Your Walls With an Adorable Reminder That One Day Robots Will Be…

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… » 3/14/13 2:00pm 3/14/13 2:00pm

Concrete Wallpaper Perfects That Cozy Cold War Bunker Look

If you grew up at the height of the Cold War and remember spending many nights in your family's fallout shelter, perhaps warm colors and relaxing patterns just don't feel homey to you. If stark gray walls are the only thing that says 'home sweet home' this faux concrete wallpaper turns any room into an emotionless… » 9/26/12 11:40am 9/26/12 11:40am

Wi-Fi-Blocking Wallpaper Protects Your Web Fortress by Keeping…

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 neighbors from freeloading off your Wi-Fi network. The silver crystals are arranged in such a way… » 5/09/12 10:40pm 5/09/12 10:40pm