Posts tagged ‘home decor fabric’


{ 1,2,3 } German designer Graziela Preiser’s work was very popular in 1970s Germany (how great is this archival photo?). A few decades later, she teamed up with her daughter Nina to reissue some of her classic designs under the name byGraziela. The company offers bedding, crockery, towels, posters and wall hangings, bunting, bags, a [...]

Thom Filicia Home at Calico Corners

Style TV host/Interior designer Thom Filicia (who is best known for his role on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy) has a new home decor fabric collection with Calico Corners. Thom Filicia Home has a mixture of prints, velvets, linens, jacquard weaves, tweeds, and more in six colorways. His collection follows Calico Corner’s first exclusive [...]

Printsource’s Top 10 Print Ideas for Spring/Summer 2012

In advance of their upcoming trade show in New York City from January 10-12, 2011, Printsource has released a Top Ten list of print ideas for Spring/Summer 2012. The list was compiled by surface design studio Pattern People to highlight trends in the fashion and home textiles markets. (By the way, Pattern People is an [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit/Westminster – Ty Pennington

In case you hadn’t heard, ex-Trading Spaces carpenter-turned-Extreme Home Makeover host Ty Pennington is designing fabrics for Westminster! He already has a line of home textiles and accessories for Sears, so this is a natural extension of his growing interior design brand. This first collection is called Impressions. Obviously, this photo isn’t Ty! Unfortunately, I [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – FreeSpirit – Anna Maria Horner

Since Innocent Crush has been in stores for a few weeks now and Anna Maria has written all about it (including this comprehensive intro to velveteen) on her blog, I hope I’m not too late to the party with this post! Hopefully I can add to your knowledge of the line. Like, you knew that [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – Seven Islands – Cocca

I didn’t find out what was up with the similar names, but the Seven Islands (the U.S. distributors of Kokka and other Japanese textile brands) booth was also showing a high-end, multi-purpose (but home-dec leaning) collection called Cocca, from a Tokyo-based shop/brand of the same name. The pictures don’t really capture the prints’ scale or [...]

Fall Quilt Market 2010 – P&B Textiles

The mood at P&B Textiles was somber because their owner/founder Irwin Bear passed away just a week before market. I never met him except through a few of his very informative blog posts, but he is legendary and hugely respected in the textile industry and everyone knew him. The folks at Alexander Henry remarked on [...]

Marimekko Fall 2009

Marimekko’s new Fall 2009 collection. As usual, there are some brand new designs, and some classic prints in new colorways. See them all here. What do you think? Which are your favorites? I’m intrigued by the huge watercolor-y dots — they would look so cool as upholstery, or cut out for pillows. Related posts: Marimekko [...]

New From Henry Road

Home textiles purveyor Henry Road has a new fabric collection for 2009. From the top: Circles Grande in Crimson, Fleur Grande in Purple and Putty, Garden in Putty and Ocean, Koi in Indigo, and Gloria Reverse in Passion. Currently these prints are only available as finished products online, but owner/designer Paula Smail told me that [...]