From Coco Chanel to the Velvet Underground, architect Giovanni Pagani
culls wildly diverse sources to inform his ultra-graphic patterns for Wall & Decò
. In Cockatoo, mod geometrics borrowed from the 1970’s provide the backdrop for 10- foot-high digital photos of the wallcovering’s namesake fowl. The highly textured background is rendered on cellulose or a nonwoven cotton-vinyl blend, while the size can be customized to suit nearly any application. As for the subject, it comes in two positions: calmly perched on a branch or readying for takeoff.