Murals can be a simple backdrop or a dramatic focal point. In the age of Instagram, a well-lit mural can be an iconic brand image. We rounded up a few of our favorite Instagrammable murals from across the globe to provide some inspiration.
MamaSan, Bali, Indonesia
MamaSan’s downstairs dining area mixes grand and intimate with the use of a custom mural.
Mister Tuna, Denver, Colo.
A wall of windows on one side and an open kitchen on the other, the room stops at a large black and white mural of a girl’s pout.
Cocotte Milano, Milan
The clean but cozy rustic white bakery-cafe has a splash of summer year-round with the addition of a pink floral mural.
Le Monde Tapas, Kristiansand, Norway
A bustling restaurant specializing in Spanish shared plates, Le Monde Tapas’s main dining room is anchored by a mural of a bull.
Vandal, New York City
Vandal’s “Secret Garden” room in New York has dramatic lighting to highlight its street art-inspired murals.
The Haymaker, Raleigh, N.C.
Inspired by fighters and rappers of the 1990s, this Raleigh bar is a mix of fun and sophistication and features a mural that hearkens back to classical paintings.