15 Simply Amazing Murals

Creativity shines in these eye-catching walls that showcase color, texture, and attitude.

1.  livens up software company Blend

Bright graphics include a border collie at the center.

2. takes cues from the colorful surroundings of Shoreline Hotel Waikiki

painted the poolside mural.

3. Shades of blue reflect the lakefront view of this Zurich office building by 

Heimo Zobernig murals surround the library, where tables and rugs are by Guyton\Walker.

4.  designs a Tokyo hotel with fantastical guest rooms

Keigo Julian Fukugaki commissioned an acrylic mural from painter Yohei Takahashi for a guest room.

5. Auberge de l’Ill by  is a flash of fairy-tale fantasy

The shimmering wall combines oxidized copper, more than a dozen fabrics, embroidered butterflies, and paper songbirds.

6.  starts conversations with collages at White Monkey Pizza Lab & Bar

Slightly surreal murals combine images of Renaissance art with dolce vita photography.

7. The Stockholm Metro gets a rainbow makeover from SL:S Arkitektkontor, Enno Hallek and Åke Pallarp

Newer stations like Stadion welcome straphangers with a riot of color and pattern.

8. Renaissance Atlanta Airport Gateway Hotel by  brings a touch of luxury to layovers

tables flank custom polyester-upholstered sofas in front of the pre-function area’s acrylic mural by .

9.  and  turn a 1913 club into Common House Charlottesville

The coworking space features  chairs and mural in spray paint and acrylic by .

10.  designs their own office in Rotterdam

The muted tones of Louis van Roode's 1955 mural established the office’s materials palette of walnut and white-painted concrete.

11. London restaurant The Glade appears like a picnic in Wonderland

An existing decoupage mural by artists  and  remains after renovation.

12. InterContinental LA Downtown by  references California dreaming

The porte cochere mural evokes sights from the LAX sign to palm trees.

13.  creates luxury hotel in a storied Sicilian town

The lounge’s vinyl mural by Rossana Taormina features a tourist studying a guide book.

14. Vans SoCal HQ by  reflects the brand's skate-centric, groovy aesthetic

Rapt Studio relocated a mural by from the former headquarters of Vans to its new one in Costa Mesa, California.

15.  gilds Dallas Hotel with French motifs

Commissioned from Matthew Chambers, a mural of painted canvas strips covered with felt dust dominates a seating niche.