Blog

We are interested in what fabric can bring to life. Our blog is a celebration of the lifestyle, culture and design that influences what we do.

We speak with Evan Monetero from Melbourne-based DIY Blinds, who are disrupting the window treatments industry with their unique sales strategy.  DIY Blinds works with customers across Australia in the residential market and are strong ambassadors of the Zepel Fabrics range.

Our designers build their vision and design cues through being in-tune with global trends and how they are translated into our local culture and environment. Inspiration comes from a variety of channels such as international fashion, product and interior design, art and architecture, and attending key trade and lifestyle events.

Our textile designers at build their vision and design cues through being in-tune with dominant global trends and how they are translated into our local culture and environment. Inspiration comes from a variety of channels such as international fashion, product and interior design art and architecture, and attending key trade and lifestyle events. 

Curtains have the ability to transform a space.  They soften the hard architectural edges of a room, provide warmth, privacy and light filtration.

Whatever fabric and style you choose, curtains can add the finishing touch to a room by working with the furnishings and decor in the space to make a room feel cohesive.  To help the decision making process we have put together six tips to get you on your way: 

Colour and pattern is all around us, creating the mood and ambience of a space. The opportunity to play with colour and pattern is huge ultimately transforming a room, producing multi-faceted interiors that are alive and inviting.

FibreGuard Pro is the perfect choice for environments such as hospitals, aged care, hotels and restaurants. Building on FibreGuard’s Stain Free Technology, FibreGuard Pro offers anti moisture, mildew and odour resistance and anti microbial properties due to it’s unique finish, ensuring moisture is unable to move through the fabric.

The measuring of curtains must be done thoroughly and accurately and is vital in ensuring a great final result. In this blog we explain how to measure your window and what to consider when calculating you fabric dimensions.

The measuring of curtains must be done thoroughly and accurately and is vital in ensuring a great final result.

Hard window treatments include roller blinds, shutters, sunscreen blinds, venetian blinds, vertical blinds and wooden blinds. They can be used in conjunction with curtains, swags and tails, top treatments and pelmets to create superb window treatments.