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Roundup: Flocked, Not Wallpaper


Not a progressive rock band, a Richard Gere flick, or a group of birds in flight, flocking is actually a type of texture that's applied to a surface. You recognize it most from Baroque and Victorian wallpapers, which were "flocked" to give them a velour texture. While you'll still see this effect on contemporary wallpapers, the typically damask patterns have left an imprint on other home furnishings as well. Here's a roundup of some distant relatives that are rocking the flocking:

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