Edgar Degas is often identified as an Impressionist, an understandable but insufficient description. Impressionism originated in the 1860s and 1870s and grew, in part, from the realism of such painters as Courbet and Corot. The Impressionists painted the realities of the world around them using bright, "dazzling" colors, concentrating primarily on the effects of light, and hoping to infuse their scenes with immediacy. They wanted to express their visual experience in that exact moment.
Degas, particularly in his later work, did share with the Impressionists the use of bold, painterly brushwork and vivid colors; and this, as well as his compositional innovations, carried over into his intensely expressive pastel drawings, which may be the most recognizable of his works today. With their fami...
Creating a distinctly luxurious look, Samarkand comprises a set of lustrous fabric weaves in seven subtle colourways. Damask flowers, hexagons and a gentle rivulet effect are teamed with what appears to be a random dotted motif – yet take a step back and it becomes a delicate stripe. Magic!
An opulent collection of decorative weaves, rich embossed satins and stylised textures. Rimini is available in 5 colour palettes, ranging from soft neutrals to rich blues and yellows, all of which highlight its elegant sheen and beautiful drape.
A beautiful and eclectic array of designs that give both a classic yet contemporary feel. This collection captures the beauty of nature through design and an elegant palette of subtle greys, dusky pinks and soft duck eggs. Timeless prints are complemented by a stunning two-tone jacquard and a coordinating plain suitable for upholstery. A fun, fresh and modern feel to suit any home.
The 300cm fabrics is broader than ever with the unveiling of the Panoramic story. Introducing burnished highlights, printed landscapes and intricate devoré ribboning, this extensive selection includes contemporary sheers and lightweight jacquards, all in stronger new shades.
Rippling marble effects, foliage designs and mineral colours bring the beauty of nature indoors. Intriguing bark textures and cross-sections of tress and organic patterns make these decorative weaves truly unique.
Available in seven tranquil colours, the five designs are suitable for curtains, roman blinds and cushions.
A charming collection of vintage inspired printed cotton fabrics.
Printed on a soft, yet durable cotton duck, these nostalgic styled designs are available in a variety of colours including; Taupe, Sage, Rose, Duck Egg, Raspberry, Chintz and Grey.
Suitable for curtains, this collection provides endless design opportunities for any room around the home. Coordination of colour is both easy and flexible, where many patterns and shades can live together to create a wonderful mix.
Inspired by the great British countryside, New Forest depicts a rich and playful narrative bringing the beauty of nature to life. Hand-painted watercolour florals work effortlessly with woodland inspired imagery featuring trees, pretty butterflies and delicate feathers. Dakota offers a sumptuous upholstery co-ordinate option alongside the prints, creating a collection full of colour and texture.
Natura is an extensive range of 34 beautifully coloured inherent FR drapery fabrics. Light weight linen looks, metallic and satin effects create embossed impressions of organic silhouettes comprising of different interesting qualities. All designs co-ordinate perfectly with each other to provide a creative stylish look.
In bright, fresh palettes, the Meeko story comprises a series of upbeat modern prints on 100% cotton. A painted leaf patchwork, naïve flowers and circular motifs team with a skeletal foliar trail, a folksy geometric and a dashed coordinate, all in an exuberant, freehand style.
Bursting with glamorous botanicals, tactile woven textures and sumptuous printed velvets, Juniper is full of colour and inspiring imagery. Innovative woven fabrics display alluring surface textures that complement the elegant satin jacquards in the collection. Space-dyed chenille woven into stripes provide a beautiful contrast against the strie florals and raised distressed patterns. Crisp satin stripes offer a pleasing alternative to a plain, and delicate linear tree imagery adds a touch of sophistication and flair to this range. The stunning Juniper collection will create a sophisticated, tranquil living space in your home. The sophisticated colour palette includes rose gold and shell through to monsoon, smoke and pewter.
A versatile collection of semi-plain dimout fabrics encourage a calm, tranquil atmosphere. Create a tactile scheme using Havana, a faux silk with its delicate slub weave or in contrast the textured linen look of Nevada, both with a sophisticated matt finish. Available in a spectrum of 54 go-to colours, ranging from Polar through to Ebony, these designs are available at 275cm wide-width with inherent FR properties.