Suitable for contemporary and classic schemes, striped wallpaper or striped painting have the added bonus of being able to disguise a room’s shortcomings. Vertical stripes can make a low ceiling appear higher while horizontal stripes trick the eye into thinking a small room is bigger than it actually is. Liven up a simple bedroom design with bold and elegant painted stripes. Stripes can be personalized to suit several design aesthetics; variations in angle, width and color make painted stripes one of the most versatile options in room design. Whether your style is contemporary and bold or classic and sophisticated, stripes can add a subtle or striking visual element to your bedroom. While bolder vertical stripes in teen bedrooms can create dramatic effects.