Category Archives: Fabric

A colourful, manic energy takes us into 2016!

‘Doodle Art for Interiors’ is the new fabric launched by Kirkby: it’s a manic, in-your-face and highly colourful collaboration with designer Jon Burgerman and represents a complete departure from their usual hard-wearing textured weaves, plain wool felts and cottons. Doodle … Continue reading

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Hodsell McKenzie Lineage Collection

Hodsell Mckenzie launched it’s new collection ‘Lineage’ under the guidance of American designer Robin Klingensmith. Robin has an eclectic background including costume and surface design and had also worked with the likes of Brunschwig & Fils and Colefax & Fowler before … Continue reading

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Sanderson’s new collection captures the essence of British Summer

In a soft palette of strawberry, moss, Georgian green and rose Sanderson have created a collection of fabrics and wallpapers that really does reflect the gardens, woodlands and spirit of a typical summer in England. The designs are intricate and … Continue reading

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Hot off the press…… news from GP&J Baker

Ann Grafton from GP&J Baker updated us on what to expect from the fabric powerhouse GP&J Baker this season: There is a new beach inspired collection from Baker Lifestyle of checks and stripes from the Baker archive. GP&J Baker are … Continue reading

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Creating a Moodboard

There are now apps and websites which allow you to compile moodboards online and on the go. Take a snap shot whilst you are out and about and pin it up on your virtual board. Couldn’t be easier! Have a … Continue reading

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Are you a Retailer or a Designer?

In light of the ever increasing threat of internet fabric sales, can interior designers remain competitive on the High St and still provide fabric sales alongside their interior design services? When we started Isabel Ballardie Interiors, obtaining accounts with the … Continue reading

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GP&J Baker celebrate The Queen’s Jubilee Year

Very on trend and using this Springs key colours (oranges and blues for everyone who missed our previous blog). GP&J Baker are celebrating The Queens Jubilee year in style with this patch work Union Jack display at their showroom in Chelsea … Continue reading

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