Hand-weaving from Laos
"Nowhere had we seen such intricate patterns and skilled weaving before": Daniel Marcus, co-founder and CEO of Soie de Lune, explains how Lao silk-weaving stole his heart.
The Stamp of Approval
Schumacher has an ethos for joyful, uplifting colour and pattern that is a match made in heaven with British textile designer Molly Mahon's hand-block prints. Her latest collection, for the brand, Greencombe, is a celebration of verdant English gardens and wild flowers.
A Decadent Age
Launched in celebration of Mulberry Home’s 30th year anniversary, Long Weekend is an eclectic collection of prints, stripes, embroidery and velvets that embodies the spirit of the decadent and flirtatious English house parties of the 1920s and 1930s.
A Complement to Nature
Outdoor furniture and fabrics are where technical innovation meets imaginative design. From a design perspective, these are exciting times for those looking to create a garden, terrace, yacht sundeck or poolside with personality and soul.
Designer Loves: Alidad
Looking ahead to London Design Week 2021, Alidad selects his preferred products for the new season.
Designer Loves: Staffan Tollgard
Staffan Tollgård curates a selection of products from the showrooms' latest collections, and reveals which colour he returns to time and again.
Designer Loves: David Collins Studio
Roslyn Keet of David Collins Studio selects her wish-list of preferred products from the spring/summer 21 collections in the showrooms.
Designer Loves: Juliette Byrne
Juliette Byrne chooses some favourite products from the spring/summer 21 collections, and also explains why green is her colour of the moment – both literally and symbolically.
Designer Loves: Tim Gosling
Tim Gosling selects an edit of products from the latest collections, and explains why choosing colours is not just about picking a favourite.
Designer Loves: HBA Residential
Anoushka Almeida of HBA Residential selects her edit of spring/summer 21 products from the showrooms – and reveals the colour she is obsessing over right now.
Designer Loves: Sophie Elborne
Looking ahead to London Design Week 2021, Sophie Elborne selects her preferred products from this season's new collections.
Designer Loves: Natalia Miyar
Natalia Miyar thinks pink for her selection of spring/summer 21's products, chosen as part of the Design Centre's First Look initiative.
Designer Loves: 1508 London
Leo Bertacchini of 1508 London presents his personal edit of the spring/summer 21 collections from the showrooms, chosen as part of the Design Centre's First Look initiative.
Meet the Showroom: Schumacher
Schumacher, the grand dame of American decorating, has opened its first stand-alone showroom outside of the US at the Design Centre. President Benjamin Frowein explains what visitors can expect, how the brand keeps its heritage fresh – and why "more pattern, more colour" is the way ahead.
From Wanderlust to Neo-nostalgia, discover four trends that are redefining design.
Designer Loves: Albion Nord
Camilla Clarke of Albion Nord puts together an edit from First Look's spring/summer 21 collections, and reveals which palettes she'll be working with this year.
Designer Loves: Suzy Hoodless
Suzy Hoodless selects her stand-our products from the spring/summer 21 collections as part of the Design Centre's First Look initiative.
Designer Loves: Henry Prideaux Interior Design
Discover Amy Paice and Henry Prideaux of Henry Prideaux Interior Design's favourite products from the First Look colour wheel of spring/summer 21's collections
Designer Loves: TH2designs
As part of the Design Centre's First Look initiative, Gail Taylor of Th2designs picks her top product choices from spring/summer 21's collections, and reveals the timeless colours she loves.
Designer Loves: Hill House Interiors
Jenny Weiss and Helen Bygraves of Hill House Interiors choose products from the Design Centre's First Look online hub of new collections, and reveal their colour passions.
The Spending Shift
Attention on our homes has never been stronger than in the last 12 months. Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour asked its showrooms what broad trends they had observed over the year, to find out the bigger picture about our lifestyles and spending patterns.
First Look: Purple
It has associations with opulence and power, but purple can be light and joyful too. Dive into Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour's First Look initiative and discover its many guises among the latest collections.
First Look: Yellow
Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour's First Look initiative sees hundreds of new products expertly curated by colour online, and there are plenty of highlights when it comes to sunshine-soaked shades of yellow.
Passion for Pattern
Top US designer Jeffrey Bilhuber brings his amazing eye for pattern and colour to a new collection of fabrics for Le Gracieux, available at Tissus d'Hélène.
A Rum Fellow's Kindred fabrics, an exclusive collaboration with George Spencer Designs, are billed as "tribal textiles for the 21st century", marking the first time that the brand has ventured into print techniques.
The Art of Texture
Nobilis' latest Phoenicia fabric collection brings unusual texture to the fore, with heavy jacquards, embroidery and embellishment.
The Spice of Life
Discover Thibaut's Ceylon collection at Jacaranda Carpets and Rugs: these charming fabrics and wallcoverings take India, Thailand and other South Asian destinations as their inspiration, with many inspired by original archive documents.
Designers at Home: Katharine Pooley
Catch up with designer Katharine Pooley at her Devon beach house, where she explains how to create balance and harmony and reveals her sourcing secrets
Ready to Pounce
Scalamandre's 'Zebra' wallcovering is one of the US brand's best-loved designs: now, there's a new addition to the pack, 'Leaping Cheetah'.
Hitting a New Note
Chase Erwin has its roots in the landscapes of founder Ragna Erwin's native Iceland: she often describes the fabrics' subtle colour palette as being suffused with a dash of fog or early-morning mist. So it's surprising that the latest collection, Jass, features textiles that come in retro-inspired celadon and acid-bright citrine as well as earthier shades.