Tag: upholstery

Focus on pattern – stripes

Stripes have been a staple in fashion and interior design for centuries. Synonymous with jugglers, clowns and jesters in the 1300s, to the uniform of criminals in the 1800s. It was thanks to Coco Chanel that stripes were adopted by the wealthy and became a popular fashion choice. Inspired by the striped woven tops given… Read more »

What does the Martindale test tell us about our fabric?

There are many considerations to make when you are choosing your fabric. From the material to the colour to the perfect price, you need to make sure that you’re making the right choice. When choosing your fabric, one commonly overlooked factor is durability. Whether you’re using your fabric for an ornamental piece of fabric, cushions… Read more »

Focus on Pattern – Tartan

Many people believe that tartan is only suitable for a certain style, but it is a versatile pattern that can complement many different types of homes. Customers may look at tartan and automatically think of the Scottish Highlands or kilts, but with a variety of colours and styles available, tartan is suited to many different… Read more »