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How lively accent panels awaken whitewashed and damaged interiors with renewed personality
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4. Wilsonart laminate

Surfaces manufacturer Wilsonart, well known for its flooring, also makes laminates for walls. Ralph Wilson, Sr., the founder of Wilsonart, designed and built the Wilson House in Temple, Texas, in 1959, a mid-century modern home that was built to showcase creative new ways to use laminate in the home. In the 1950s, laminate was an esteemed household material, prized for its durability and decorative qualities. Note the array of 'Woodgrain' product options online, which includes Buka Bark (pictured here). Wilsonart.com


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5. The Vertical

Havwoods International, a UK-based supplier of engineered hardwood planks, recently introduced the Vertical, a collection of wood planks that can be installed on both walls and ceilings. The collection is comprised of new and reclaimed planks, both solid and engineered, and all milled to today's tolerances. The panels come in a variety of different widths and 14 different shades. These interlocking panels offer an easy way to create a simple wood walls or intricate patterns. Pictured here: Organic Painted Pine. Havwoods.com


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6. TimberCuts

Armstrong Flooring has latched onto the resurgence of wood on walls by suggesting that any of its engineered wood, such as TimberCuts (shown here in Earthen Copper and Gray Timber), or wood-look laminate planks can be installed on vertical surfaces. The collections can be installed over existing drywall or paneling and come with coordinating trim and molding options. Armstrongflooring.com