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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.

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.

In this blog we discuss the most common upholstery problems that can arise in use. We will break each problem down, looking at what it is, the likely cause and recommended remedies and solutions to avoid future reoccurrence.

Wallpaper is creative way to bring colour, texture and pattern to your home.   In a vast range of options, wallpaper provides an effective and personal touch to your décor. 

The textile manufacturing industry is always evolving and through technological advancements homeowners have more possibilities than ever to add individual personality to their furniture, while investing in textiles that will have longevity.  There is a vast array of upholstery fabrics available in the market, each offering different performance characteristics.  It is often difficult to evaluate how an upholstery fabric will likely perform in any given situation based solely on what it looks like.

Soft window furnishings provide practical benefits such as energy savings through insulation (control of head and cold), noise reduction, privacy and light control.  With an enormous array of design, colour and textures available homeowners have more choice than ever to add individual personality to their curtains, complete the look and feel of a room and enhance the value of their greatest financial asset – their home!

Keeping furniture upholstery clean and looking great is a real issue for home owners and a technical issue for manufacturers and designers.  Specifying an everyday fabric that looks great, is soft to the touch, and will last across all applications is not easy. A fast evolving textile solution is FibreGuard stain resistant protection.
 

Outdoor fabrics need to be durable and resistant to all types of climatic conditions; however they also need to have a soft hand and complimentary designs. We take a look at the benefits of outdoor textiles and the wide range of fabrics on offer to suit any outdoor living space.

"Our Southern Hemisphere summer is in full swing and the majority of us are spending a lot of time relaxing outdoors. The antipodean lifestyle embraces the benefits of outdoor living spaces and the furniture that defines these spaces."

- AN EDUCATIONAL YARN -

As well as focusing on the aesthetic and functional needs of interiors, it is important to understand that all fabrics have different qualities and constructions which can be affected by the environments they are installed in. In our next topic for our blog series – An Educational Yarn - we look at these common issues and how we can increase the lifespan of textiles in our interior applications.