KnollTextiles Introduces the Elements Collection
have unveiled their first collection launch of 2013. Called Elements, the collection features five upholsteries, two draperies and three vinyls and woven performance wallcoverings. However, it's the three original upholstery designs by KnollTextiles Creative Director Dorothy Cosonas, including Ikat Square, that steal the show.
[caption id="attachment_82813" align="alignnone" width="546"] Ikat Square by Dorothy Cosonas[/caption]
The Ikat Square, Ikat Stripe, and Origins designs are all inspired by the classic ikat concept.
For those unfamiliar with the technique, Ikat comes from the Malaysian word "Mengikat," meaning to tie or knot. It is a term used to describe the intricate and labor intensive process of binding and dying sections of yarn, then weaving them together to create fabric with multi-colored tones. Cosonas combined this motif with various patterns from Japanese textile books to create these striking large scale patterns, colors and textures.
[caption id="attachment_82814" align="alignnone" width="546"] Landscape Wallcovering by KnollTextiles[/caption]
As well as the three Ikat-inspired upholstery designs by Cosonas, Elements also includes vinyl and woven performance wallcovering. Landscape is a vinyl wallcovering that looks like a faux silk, and Posture is a vinyl that features a light embossing, creating a sophisticated all-over texture. Akita, the third wallcovering in this collection, is a woven mixture of matte and lustrous yarns.
[caption id="attachment_82816" align="alignnone" width="546"] Token Drapery by KnollTextiles[/caption]
Two KT Collection upholsteries, Synth and Versa, and two draperies, Suspend and Token, complete the collection.
[caption id="attachment_82815" align="alignnone" width="546"] Posture Wallcovering by KnollTextiles[/caption]
For purchasing, contact Knoll Textiles at their website www.knolltextiles.com or call 1-866-565-5858.
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About the Manufacturer: Knoll Textiles boasts more than 65 years at the center of the industry. The firm was founded in 1947 by iconic designer Florence Knoll with the objective of designing and manufacturing beautiful, high quality fabrics for commercial interiors. Knoll Textiles is presently one of the largest textile suppliers in North America. The company's product reach extends to healthcare, hospitality, educational, corporate, and residential interiors.
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