In 1996, award-winning Bay Area product designer Ruth Jacobsen teamed with artist Rosanne Balla to create a new company offering exceptional, highly customized handpainted wallcoverings. Jacobsen & Balla’s distinctive wallcoverings are produced using hand mixed full spectrum paint, with products that focus on a fusion of artistic transitional styling, innovative materials and handcrafted production techniques.


To produce her wallcoverings, Ruth Jacobsen hand mixes fine art pigments to create full spectrum paints. Each complex formula includes all of the colors of the rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple). Her customized, full spectrum paints create colors with infinite variation, breath- taking in their clarity and richness.



  • Award Winning Designs
  • Appropriate for all Living Spaces including kitchens and baths.
  • Moisture Resistant, Washable and Easy to Maintain
  • Created with Fade-Resistant fine art, Green Seal Voc Compliant Pigments.
  • Parchment series made with 100 % recycled paper
  • Hand-mixed Full Spectrum Colors
  • Custom color Capability
  • Commercial Class "A" Fire Rating
  • Customer Support for Estimation and Installation
  • Available through Interior Designers and Architects
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