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How to design custom mural wallpaper? It’s easier than you think!

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by Dimitri Van Gaever

Are you decorating a room and looking for an easy way to add a bold yet refined touch of charm? Do you want to change the look of a room in the blink of an eye, without making drastic changes to it? Wallpaper is your friend. But don’t settle for just any old wallpaper. Did you know you can easily design your own wallpaper to create a custom mural? 

It’s easier than you think!

Tools to create custom mural wallpaper

All it takes to design custom mural wallpaper is a high-resolution camera or graphic design software, and, of course, a dash of imagination. Don’t worry about finding a professional printer just yet – we’ll discuss that part in the final paragraph.

Designing wallpaper: to repeat or not to repeat

There used to be a time when every roll of wallpaper you came across had a repeating pattern, allowing the edges of the paper to match up seamlessly with the next. Thanks to recent innovations in digital printing technology, however, you can let your imagination run wild and free.

Do you want to decorate a wall with a single, supersized graphic? You can! In fact, you can even choose to blow up a photograph and have it printed. And don’t worry, you wallpaper still comes in easy-to-apply scrolls with perfectly matching seams. 

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Achieving that picture-perfect resolution

Another advantage of digital printing is the incredibly high resolution it allows. Provided your design is high resolution, of course. If you’re designing your own graphics, opt for a vector format. If your custom mural wallpaper is a photograph, don’t settle for a camera that shoots less than 12 megapixels.

Finding a professional wallpaper printer

Once you’ve got your wallpaper design all figured out, finding a professional wallpaper printer is key if you’re looking to enjoy your custom mural for years to come. Get in touch with one of Xeikon’s printing partners or upload your design at to receive some free sample rolls!