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.
“Which way does the stripe run?” One of the most frequently asked questions we receive both in our showrooms, and over the phone. It is a question that can be easily confused, especially when interpreting fabric specifications from a small sample and how that translates to a roll of fabric.
FR-One Fire Retardant Fabric is the industry-leader in Inherently Fire-Retardant (IFR) furnishing fabrics for commercial and residential use globally.
A ‘pill’ or more commonly known as a bobble, fuzz ball, or lint ball is a small ball of fibres that form on the face of a piece of fabric. It is caused by abrasion on the surface and is considered unsightly as it makes fabrics look worn.
We speak with Evan Monetero from Melbourne-based DIY Blinds, who are invigorating 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 product designers 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.
Textiles play a major role in the absorption of sound within everyday spaces such as your home, the office, hotels and conference centres. With the movement toward minimalist spaces and the noises generated within them, the management of sound has become of utmost importance particularly in the design of public spaces.
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.
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: