Dot to Dot: Surface Trend

Dot to Dot: Surface Trend

Arranged in varying scale and color combinations, these contract fabrics offer playful updates on traditional polka dot designs. 


Maharam‘s jacquard-woven and screen printed cotton, rayon, and polyester ‘Repeat Dot’ fabric was designed for the American fabric house by Hella Jongerius in 2002. The design is part of a series of ‘Repeat’ upholstery textiles with an unusually long cycle of repetition. The pattern is inspired by silk ties found in the archives of the Swiss weaving mill where the fabric is produced.

Astor II by Creation Baumann

‘Astor II’ by Swiss textile enterprise Cr©ation Baumann is a soft but hardwearing upholstery fabric in Trevira CS. Suitable for areas of heavy use in the contract sector, Astor II combines two layers of weaves, linked together with fine monofil threads to create a volume and a depth that is further enhanced depending on the selection of color.

Dot by Febrik on PatriciaUrquiola Clap chair

Dutch brand Febrik is a fabric house that collaborates with talented designers like Bertjan Pot and Sylvain Willenz to create innovative textiles with natural stretch. Here the studio’s wool, polymide and polyester ‘Dot’ fabric can be seen on Patricia Urquiola’s ‘Clap’ chair for Kartell.

Galaxy by Alfredo Häberli for kvadrat

Made up of three vibrant yet refined knitted upholstery textiles Alfredo Häberli's new knit collection for Danish brand Kvadrat  includes Galaxy - an irregular but refined pattern of small dots, which contrast with a unicoloured, light or dark background. In addition the fabrics offer good stretchability, making them ideal for organically shaped furniture.

Velos_Punto_Creation Baumann

Made up of tiny polka dots, Cr©ation Baumann‘s Velo Punto is a easy-to-care-for decoration and upholstery fabric in Trevira CS with an extraordinarily matt velour.

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