The Lulu and Georgia x Malene Barnett Collection Celebrates Black Art and Traditions

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It seems like this past year has brought us one incredible wallpaper collaboration after another. And an absolute favorite from this stellar lineup is a partnership between Lulu and Georgia and artist Malene Barnett.


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The Kindred Collection launched September 27, 2021 — coincidentally, on Barnett's birthday! — and has been going strong ever since. It features five styles of wallpaper drawn from her patterned ceramic work.

"The inspiration for my art involves many sources," Barnett says in a video promoting the collection. "I start with the material culture of the African Diaspora, going back to origin stories in West Africa, and then I travel through the Caribbean, as well as America."


That inspiration turns into highly textured and colorful ceramic pieces, which have now been transposed into two-dimensional wall coverings.

"I hope that this collection makes people feel inspired, empowered, feel a connection to the ancestors," says Barnett. "And think about what mark they want to leave on this world."


Lulu and Georgia has also curated a collection of products that pair beautifully with Barnett's works. Shop the five wallpapers below and check out the full selection of accompanying decor pieces too.

1. Alaari Wallpaper by Malene Barnett, $168

2. Heritage Wallpaper by Malene Barnett, $168


3. Bequia Wallpaper by Malene Barnett, Ocean, $178

4. Malou Wallpaper by Malene Barnett, $168


5. Mosaic Wallpaper by Marlene Barnett, $168