Though Africa is expected to suffer the most from a rise of up to 8ºF in the coming century, the Mediterranean will also be hit hard, especially in the summertime. "The tourist paradise of Côte d’Azur could become what Sahara desert is today," Ericsson explains. "That's what this wallpaper design is meant to illustrate. The former sand bank is exchanged for a dry, thick ground whose surface is covered in deep cracks. The pattern is very beautiful in and of itself, but in this context it's quite scary."