Since its popularity, the wallpaper has never been known for only a few years, and it has become a new favorite of fashion. It has to be said that the more fresh and fashionable objects, the more popular the popular pursuit! Decorative wallpaper with its own appearance, fashion, personality , generous, more and more become the darling of today's home decorations.
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Wallpaper, used abroad as wallpaper, English Wallcoverings or Wallpaper, it is a widely used interior decoration materials. Because wallpapers are characterized by various colors, rich patterns, luxurious style, safety and environmental protection, convenient construction, and reasonable prices, and other characteristics that cannot be matched by other interior decoration materials, they have been widely used in Europe, America, Southeast Asia, Japan, and other developed countries and regions. . According to surveys, the popularity of interior decorative wallpaper in Britain, France, Italy, the United States, and other countries has reached more than 90%, and the penetration rate in Japan has even reached 100%. The form of wallpaper is very rich. In order to adapt to different spaces, places, different interests and hobbies, different price levels, there are many types of wallpapers to choose from.
The history of wallpaper development
As early as the Tang Dynasty in China, some people used paper to decorate walls. In the middle of the 18th century, the Englishman Morris began mass production of printed wallpapers and had modern wallpapers. With the changes of the times, the development of wallpapers has continued to develop with the development of the world economy and culture. It has experienced successive developments: changes in paper, paper painting, foaming paper, printing paper, embossed papers, and special craft papers. process.
Wallpaper, like other decorative materials, continues to evolve as the world economy and culture develop. The use of wallpaper in different periods is a manifestation of the comprehensive factors of local economic development level, new material science, and popular consumer psychology.
The initial wallpaper was drawn and printed on paper. There is a certain decorative effect, but it is also limited to the royal palace and other high places to do some decorative use. Really large areas went into home life with other decorative materials, or in the late 1970s and 1980s.
Throughout the 80's, foamed wallpapers prevailed. "Foaming" was also referred to as screen embossed foaming. It refers to the addition of foaming agent to the raw materials, supplemented with high temperatures during the production process, so that the foaming agent completes a similar "fermentation" process. Therefore, the produced wallpaper will have a concavity and a soft feeling. The advantage of this type of wallpaper is its strong sense of three-dimensionality, which increases the sense of space in the room. However, the disadvantages are also obvious: it is not wear-resistant, easy to scratch, and easily contaminated. At present, foam wallpaper has gradually been eliminated, but it is still visible on the ceiling of some rooms.
By the end of the 1980s, with the development of the plastics industry, there appeared a substitute for foamed wallpaper - plastic surface wallpaper. This wallpaper does not foam, so the texture is hard, greatly improving the shortcomings of foam wallpaper. Waterproof, moisture-proof, durable, exquisite printing, excellent embossed texture, can display various patterns and patterns on the wallpaper, its color expressiveness, practicality has created a new page of wallpaper development. At present, the use of plastic surface wallpaper in the world accounted for about 70%.
At the beginning of the launch of plastic surface wallpaper, the texture of the glossy silk wallpaper is very popular. In the late period, dull matte wallpaper (cloth sense wallpaper) gradually led the trend as the trend of housing decoration industry changed. The performance of wallpapers for colors and patterns has become more and more intense and has been generally welcomed by consumers. The major manufacturers have launched fierce competition for this.
From the late 1990s to the early 21st century, wallpaper with cloth textures became popular. It is expected that in 2002, with the growth of human beings' requirements for leisure, comfort and environmental protection, products that are environmentally friendly and return to nature will be accepted. Consumers The demand for paper wallpaper will further increase.
The popularity of current wallpapers in Japan and Russia is close to 100%, and in Europe and the United States, there is also a penetration rate of 50%-60%. In China, the current penetration rate is less than 1%! With the development of China’s economy, the people’s living standards Constantly improve, I believe that wallpaper as a necessities of life, will certainly fly into the homes of ordinary people!