Designer Fabric Trends: Plaids & Checks

An American staple, plaids and checks have been around for as long as we can remember. From picnic table coverings, fresh upholstery to elegant window dressings the applications are endless. Spring and summer support the traditional plaids and check colors (reds, greens, yellows and blues) while fall and winter support the deeper color lines. Right […]

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Designer Fabric Trends: Luxurious Metallics

Here we go again with another awesome luxurious metallic fabric collection introduced by F. Schumacher appropriately entitled ‘Gold Rush.’ Subtly and in good taste these textiles are accented with sparkling metallic finishes adding just the right touch to make any interior space come alive with wonder. First introduced on the fashion runways Schumacher captured the […]

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Designing with Fabric, Pt. 2

Welcome back to Part 2 of Designing with Fabric! After years of consulting with design clients I can’t express enough the importance of a well thought out space and functional plan for the optimal use of your home furnishings and the fabric or textiles you select. For the sake of simplicity let’s choose the Family […]

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