Fabulous Florals: Surface Trend

Fabulous Florals: Surface Trend

The new season’s fabric launches have been awash with dazzling florals. From larger than life botanical prints to delicate floral illustrations, this season’s surfaces look to the garden for inspiration. 

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Last month iconic London department store  Liberty launched its second line of fabrics for upholstery. Called the ‘Nesfield Collection’, the new line features an array of beautiful designs inspired by British landscape architect William Nesfield, who was a major influence on garden design during the 19th century.

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For German rug designer Jan Kath‘s ‘From Russia With Love’ Collection, he takes traditional Russian kilim rugs that feature majestic florals and reworks them with bold colorways and paint splash overlays. The collection is made in hand knotted Tibetan highland wool and silk.

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British cult label House of Hackney creates both clothing and interiors products adorned with contemporary prints that rework old-fashioned florals and Victorian prints. The new fall 2013 collection is called Poppium – a dark floral print that makes for a rather spectacular wallpaper design.

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Known for its larger-than-life patterns, Finnish brand Marimekko launched an uncharacteristically delicate floral print for its fall 2013 collection. Taken from the archives, this small-scale floral pattern called Puketti by Annika Rimala was originally designed in 1965.

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Part of  New York based fabrics brand Place Textiles‘ new Bella Rosa collection, Rosa is a larger-than-life floral jacquard that is embellished with rows of tiny running stitches reminiscent of Indian kantha quilts. This stylized pattern is both referential of ancient traditions and modern in its bright color palette. Rosa is perfectly suited for upholstery applications of all kinds as well as drapery, head boards, bed coverings and stylish pillows.

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