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New From Clarence House –

Oct 8, 2012 | Leave a Comment

clarence house, tibet fabric, tiger fabric, tibetan fabric

“Tibet Print” from Clarence House is a lively interpretation of a very traditional motif . The colorway shown above is brighter in real life, accentuated by electric pinks and greens.

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Soleil Blue –

May 31, 2012 | Leave a Comment

portrait fabric, medallion fabric

Here’s a rather mesmerizing print from Soleil Blue’s Chateau fabric collection. The pattern is called “Mademoiselle” and it includes repeating large-scale female portraits set in circular medallions.¬† If ever a fabric was watching you, this is it.

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Manuel Canovas –

Mar 27, 2012 | Leave a Comment

indian hunting scene fabric

Dara” is a new classic from Manuel Canovas. Produced in three colorways, it’s a traditional Indian hunting scene updated with enough graphic clarity and brightness of color to make it feel both timeless and modern.

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Edit –

Mar 25, 2012 | Leave a Comment

watercolor fabric, photos on fabric

Edit is a fabric line by Sharyn Storrier Lyneham, a former editor of Vogue Living. Her patterns are, in the very best of ways, different. They’re different from other things on the market and they’re very different from one to the next, within her own line. Several of her designs incorporate photographs of objects, architecture and nature but it’s her painterly Giraffes pattern above that I like the most. In the U.S., Edit can be purchased through Studio Four NYC.

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Zak + Fox –

Mar 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

It’s hard not to love a fabric company with a beloved pet in its name. Check out the stylish duo here, and their budding fabric line here.

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Soane –

Feb 28, 2012 | Leave a Comment

animal print fabric

The British furniture company Soane now offers a small selection of fabrics, the range of which will surely expand in seasons to come. Paw Print (pictured above) was inspired by an African fabric from the 1940’s or ’50’s and is hand-printed on linen.

In the U.S., Soane fabrics can be purchased through Jasper in Los Angeles.

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Suzanne Tucker –

Jan 12, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Suzanne Tucker fabric

The work of Suzanne Tucker, one of San Francisco’s blue-chip decorators, embodies a certain strain of old-school reserve and elegance done expertly well. As a result her fabric line is a microcosm of sorts — a kind of anthropology of persistent classical motifs including toile, animal prints and palms. It’s Downton Abbey 2012.

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Bloomsbury Canvas –

Oct 27, 2011 | Leave a Comment

bloomsbury fabric, sanderson fabric

A handful of seemingly unrelated¬† references have led me repeatedly to The Bloomsbury Group this week — and most recently to a new fabric collection from Sanderson called Bloomsbury Canvas. Depending on both colorway and design the prints swing wildly between reservation and flamboyance. An example of the latter is pictured above.

Via Angel + Blume.

Designers Guild –

Oct 18, 2011 | Leave a Comment

tricia guild fabric

 

A perfect instance for the phrase “riot of color”, this exuberant pattern – called Amrapali – is from Designers Guild’s latest collection.

Watercolor Prints –

Oct 9, 2011 | 1 Comment

Etamine, watercolor print, fabric

 

It may be no more than a micro-trend, but watercolor-like prints seem to be emerging from a range of fabric lines this year. A new 2011 pattern called Grenadines from Etamine is pictured above; other examples include Malvasia from Rubelli and Encantada from Elitis.

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