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Standfast & Barracks Textiles | United Kingdom

Recognized as a leader in textile innovation and fabric printing for interiors and fashion, the nearly 100 year-old, United Kingdom-based textile manufacturer Standfast & Barracks delighted with their garden, and bohemian chic...

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Clerici Tessuto | Italy

Lustrous silks and voluptuous velvets in classic to modern patterns gracefully draped the walls of Italian textile manufacturer Clerici Tessuto‘s showroom at Proposte Fair.  The ninety year-old, fourth generation family-owned textile mill has...

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Edinburgh Weavers | United Kingdom

As I flitted between showrooms at the Italian luxury furniture fabric and drapery fair Proposte, my attention was immediately riveted by the lush lovelies on display in the showroom of Edinburgh Weavers. Bountiful...

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Gilded Art Deco Glam Bathroom

Art Deco design elements. Gilded touches. Églomisé bath vanity and  brass inlaid tiles.  All decorative details that summon visions of the decadent Roaring 20s and glimpses of high life pulled from the...

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Spinelli Vincenzo Textiles | Italy

Nearly 250 years of creating elegant decorative fabrics for furniture and drapery has established Italian textile mill Spinelli Vincenzo as one of the preeminent weavers of luxury fabrics for the home. Spinelli...

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Tassinari and Chatel Textiles | France

Their luxurious silks have adorned the magnificent palaces of the Sun King, Catherine the Great, Napoleon and the homes of aristocrats and nobility. Presidents’ and world leaders’ offices and homes (including the...

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Galerie Patrick Seguin – Mid 20th Century Furniture

Design Miami Exhibit Highlights Jean Royère – “Antony”armchairs upholstered in golden velvet, 1960. Jean Royère – Four-Branched Bouquet ceiling lamp, 1964. Jean Royère “Tour Eiffel” console, 1960. Jean Royère – Croisillon Daybed,...

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Penelope Luxury Textiles | Turkey

Turkish luxury textile manufacturer Penelope exhibited its 2019 drapery and upholstery collection at the storied Villa Erba location during Proposte Fiera 2018. On show were colorful ethnic prints including a rhinoceros printed...

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Luxury dinnerware brands from all over the world set out their best tablescapes at the Ambiente design fair in Frankfurt, Germany this winter. One predominate design direction that appeared on the tables of luxe labels was patterns or prints executed with painterly strokes.