Aug 31, 2009

Textile Designer: Kathryn Ireland

Kathryn Ireland has been featured in top magazines as well as appearances on several network shows. Raised in London and Scotland, her designs were influenced by the feel for comfort, home and family. Her newest collections were inspired by a trip to India. These collections are on 100% linen and feature bright hand prints. Her fabric line is distributed in top U.S. showrooms as well as her namesake showroom in London. We are showing her multiple collections so you can see her distinct range of talent! Contact us for more information on these beautiful fabrics! Above: Ireland's Woven Collection featuring eleven different fabrics.
The Batik Collection - One of my favorites for the subtle patterns and colors. Featuring 6 different fabrics.
Above: Featuring the Quilt Collection that includes seven different fabrics in multiple colors.
Above: The Toile Collection that features six different fabrics in multiple colors.
Kathryn Ireland's Outdoor Collection above featuring three different fabrics. Below are her newest fabrics inspired by her travels to India.
Casablanca Collection - 10 colorways available on 100% linen.
Fez Palm Collection - 4 colorways available on 100% linen.
Moroccan Stripe Collection - 4 colorways available on 100% linen.
Sufi Suzani Collection - 4 colorways available on 100% linen.

Tangier Collection - 13 colors available on 100% linen.
All the fabrics are "To the Trade". Contact us for more information. Thanks to Kathryn Ireland for the beautiful fabrics and photos!

Aug 27, 2009

Twig Furniture - Side Tables

Twig style furniture is being made in many different mediums. As you see here, we are showing designer pieces in concrete, iron, steel, cast resin and natural wood. Perfect as a special addition to just about any interior, and many can be used indoors or outdoors. Contact us if you need more information on the pieces shown. Above: Iron Twig Table - From Hickory White Furniture's Anthology Collection. The table comes with the dark marble top seen here or light travertine.
Sculpted Table - Steel framework is covered with concrete and sculpted to look like tree branches. Only comes in finish shown and is 18" diameter.
Twig Occasional Table from Baker Furniture. Made of steel with a hand applied bronze patina and a smokey glass top, 24" diameter.
Vincent Side Table - Comes in five finishes, antique gray is shown. The table is made of cast resin and is 18" diameter. From Oly Studio (To the trade).
Kaffa Coffee Tree Table - Made from recycled coffee tree limbs that have been boiled and sealed with a clear finish. The top is smokey glass and is 20" square. Check our site:
Rocco Table from Oly Studio. It comes in white or black and is 30" diameter.

Aug 24, 2009

Duralee's New Lacquered Furniture!

Duralee has introduced a new lacquered furniture line in wonderful colors. We are showing you a few of their items including side tables, cocktail tables and console tables. Contact us or your designer for more information. Above: Side tables and cocktail table in "Espresso Lacquer". I love the above lamps too!!
"Mango Lacquer" on modern side table.
"White Lacquer" on modern side table.
"Papaya Lacquer" on modern side table.
"White Lacquer" on console table and cocktail table.
Thanks to Duralee for the wonderful photos of their new furniture!

Aug 22, 2009

Duralee Furniture Generates The Buzz!

Duralee generated "the buzz" at market in the spring. They introduced new furniture collections and highlighted them with gorgeous fabrics in magenta, papaya and espresso. Their two new collections, Owners Select and Cavalier Furniture, showed the designers and visiting publications that Duralee is a leader in the market! Ask your designer about using Duralee fabrics or just email us for more information. Above: The new Columbia Sofa!
The Cavalier Wing Chair display. More pink!
The pink Occasional Chair display!
Spotlight on the Manhatten Chair!
Thanks to Duralee for the bright and colorful photos!

Aug 20, 2009

Kravet: Barclay Butera's New Products! Custom Rugs!

Barclay Butera is a unique designer that is inspired by fashion and travel. He has partnered with Kravet to bring you his first collection of fabrics and rugs sold through their showroom. These designs shown are not fabric but beautiful rug designs from his new collection! The rugs are available in 12 standard sizes and are available in New Zealand worsted wool, all viscose, wool and viscose blend. You can order the rugs in the hand tufted style, Indo or Sino. Above: Garden Leaf.
Gentleman's Houndstooth
Desert Damask
Mountain Plaid

Mountain Tiger
Urban Stripe

Asian Bamboo

All of the designs above are sold through Kravet for Barclay Butera. Contact us for more information.

Aug 19, 2009

Design Ideas: Transitional Interiors

Why is this room beautiful? Womack Interiors has decorated this bedroom with traditional elements with a contemporary edge. When looking through magazines, look over the whole settings and determine what makes the rooms so wonderful. Above, the room has an 18th century commode, vintage Murano glass lamps, a sleek tufted headboard, crisp new linens in white and a sunshine yellow, contemporary fabric for the drapes and contemporary art over the bed. The combinations makes this a room you want to visit! Thanks to Cheryl Womack and Atlanta Homes Magazine for this beautiful room!

Aug 17, 2009

Designer Upholstery: Furniture Built With Care!

A furniture adventure began in 1987 when two partners started The Charles Stewart Company. They were inspired to being exclusive suppliers of high quality custom upholstery for interior designers. Their long days and hours paid off and they now are the owners of a company of more than 100 employees, serving designers throughout the United States. They build all the furniture from scratch which helps to maintain the flexibility to meet their clients needs. Below we are showcasing some of their most popular designs. Contact us for more information on this wonderful furniture! Above: Hollywood Sofa - Fabric or Leather - Three lengths: 80" or 72" or 56" x 35"high x 35"deep.

Alpenglow Contemporary Chair - 41"high x 31"wide x 32"deep.
Solitude Headboard - 58"high x 60"wide x 3"deep.
Loveland Sofa - 80"wide (also loveseat size) x 38"high x 37"deep.
Contour Back Bar Stool - 44"high x 20"wide x 22"deep.
Roll Back Lounger - 38"high x 37"wide x 39"deep.

Aug 11, 2009

Designer Fabrics For Children: Liberty Furnishings

This collection of fabrics are from Liberty Furnishings. They not only have wonderful bright prints for adults, but cater a unique style of prints toward the designing of children's rooms. These gorgeous cotton prints are complemented by sheers, other cotton print designs and coordinating wallpaper. Stylish fabrics for stylish children! Above: Dazzle Collection - Wild West. Spirited cowboys on horseback rounding up the buffalo. Cotton fabric that comes in four colorways.
Something Fishy - This 100% cotton fabric comes in two colorways. Featuring a submarine trip through the underwater world.
Monkey Business - This 100% cotton fabric comes in four colorways. Featuring a journey through India with monkeys, dancing bears and friendly tigers.
Flutter by Flower - This 100% cotton fabrics comes in three colorways. Fanciful butterflies on pastel grounds with simple flowers.
Hot Air - Comes in two colorways. Fabric shown is 100% cotton. A pattern of hot air balloons float across the sky.

Please contact us for any purchasing or information on these fabrics. Email:

Aug 10, 2009

Window Shades: Using Designer Fabrics!

The Shade Store is known for their unique and high quality shades, panels and blinds. In the past, they have teamed with Maharam, Dwell Studio and Chilewich to bring great window treatments to many commercial and residential interiors. Now they have begun a new relationship with Robert Allen Designs and are offering shades, draperies, pillows and cornices in all the fabrics from Beacon Hill and Robert Allen. With the thousands of patterns and colors available, Robert Allen is offering the world to designers. Enjoy the photos from The Shade Store and their partners! Contact us for more information.
Flat roman shade through The Shade Store for Robert Allen. Fabric: Silk Sphere in Fall.
Flat roman shade through The Shade Store for Robert Allen - Fabric: Dahlia Gardens in Driftwood.
Flat Roman Shades through The Shade Store. Fabric by Robert Allen - Amazing Race in Rain.
Flat roman shades by Dwell Studio through The Shade Store. Laminated fabric - Gio Lemon.
Roman shades shown with sheer panels through The Shade Store. Contract fabrics by Maharam. Sheers - Negative. Shades - Document.