Featuring over 200 musicians through a combination of iconography and typography, this wrap-around work of custom wallpaper manages to be dazzlingly complex and surprisingly cohesive at the same time.
Commissioned by musician Olly Murs, graphic designer and illustrator Alex Fowkes documented the process of this redesign with over 60,000 time-lapse photographs of his progress.
Artists featured range from James Brown and Michael Jackson to Kanye West and Justin Bieber, a visual tour de force timeline documenting the evolution of music over recent decades.
A few pieces of furniture, fixtures and built-ins were selected to match the colors and fit into the composition of the surrounding lettering and logos, aesthetically subservient to the wall surfaces.
The layout had to be carefully planned to seem seamless against its white backdrop, even as it wraps between walls and flows up to the angled ceiling. This same designer previously created a timeline for a Sony office along similar lines, which brought him to the attention of this new client.