Trend Boards

5 Rules on Innovation

  Design Insider went out to BCFA members to find out what innovation meant to them, the feedback we received was really interesting and a real mix, from these answers we have created a set of rules that showcase what innovative design means 1st rule: Push the boundaries ‘Make what seems impossible , possible’ is the… Read More >

25 April 2016

6 WONDERFUL IDEAS

“Innovation: the action or process of innovating, this could be through a new method, idea or product.” To be successful in today’s fast moving world innovation is the key. Here we profile a selection of products that are truly breaking the boundaries. Camira Fabrics Camira’s experience in developing its acclaimed Sting fabric  has led to… Read More >

21 April 2016

Trendboard 2016- Soft

Today’s Trendboard is the final in the collection throughout this month. This Trendboard focuses on Soft Fabric collections and patterns from BCFA members.   THE ISLE MILL The Rosslyn Park collection is the latest stock held collection from The Isle Mill. It is a selection of wool jacquards, plaids, piece dyed dobby weaves and slub… Read More >

25 February 2016

Trendboard 2016- Repetition II

Today’s Trendboard is our second addition for our ‘Repeating Patterns’ featuring collections from BCFA members… THE ISLE MILL This fabric is woven using a colour and weave effect which gives an interesting placement of colour and texture, as well as depth to the design. The fabric is 100% lambswool in a heavy count of yarn… Read More >

24 February 2016

Trendboard 2016- Repetition I

Today’s trendboard features repeating patterned themed collections and prints from BCFA members…. LOOMAH Kielder  Loomah’s VISTA COLLECTION is influenced by urban and rural landscapes with inspiration taken from the colours and patterns created by our surroundings.  KIELDER takes its inspiration from the shapes created by the sunlight reflecting off the windows of a skyscraper resulting… Read More >

19 February 2016

Trendboard 2016- Metallic I

Today’s Trendboard contains collections from BCFA members which are inspired around a Metallic theme. ANTHOLOGY The Anthology studio has produced 04, a collection of wallcoverings inspired by the concept of construction and deconstruction of woven fabrics. According to designer Louise Draper: “Anthology 04 examines in microscopic detail elements of paper, threads and pleats, producing a cohesive… Read More >

15 February 2016

Trendboard 2016- Geometric

Todays Trendboard focuses on Geometric patterns and textures from collections from BCFA members. TREVIRA  Pixelé / Smoke Blanc– This pattern was inspired by a design sample from the Rubelli archive of the 18th century. Using “pixel art“, this was enlarged many times and rastered. The material looks like it is handwoven, yet the pattern has been alienated… Read More >

12 February 2016

Trendboard 2016- Abstract III

The first Trendboard this week features a variety of collections from BCFA members, consisting of a range of exciting and creative textures and designs. ANTHOLOGY The Anthology studio has produced 04, a collection of wallcoverings inspired by the concept of construction and deconstruction of woven fabrics. According to designer Louise Draper: “Anthology 04 examines in microscopic detail elements… Read More >

9 February 2016

Trendboard 2016- Abstract II Focus

We continue to the theme of ‘Abstract’ textures and patterns, with a range of materials from BCFA members featuring some of the most innovative prints. WILTON CARPETS Distressed, peeling paint and textured abstract painterly effects, often inspired by nature, are creating beautiful backdrops. There are still lots of greys, livers, minks and warm greys – and… Read More >

5 February 2016

Trendboard 2016- Abstract Focus

Throughout this month Design Insider will be featuring a variety of ‘Patterns and Textures’ trendboards focusing around 5 different themes; Abstract, Geometric, Repeating, Soft and Metallic. The images featured in the trendboards are from collections and custom designs from BCFA members. This week, we start off with the theme ‘Abstract’, featuring some distinctive and creative collections… KAI This… Read More >

3 February 2016

Trend Board January 2016: Anthology

Teal and Orange Captions: 1, Tali 131788 2, Vivid 131681 3, Veda 131709 4, Veda 131702, 5, Vivid 131683 6, Kiyoshi 131815 7, Viro 131781 8,  Odoko 131778 9, Stria 131798 10, Yuti 131802 11, Ketu 131721 12, Shale 131765 Bold, bright and beguiling, a contrasting combination of Teal and Orange will bring a new… Read More >

6 January 2016

Harlequin – Palazzo Reale

Nine striking collections, all specifically designed to meet the stringent demands of the contract market. Following on from the success of the previous FROne range, Harlequin contract are excited to announce the launch of Palazzo Reale: nine striking collections, all specifically designed to meet the stringent demands of the contract market. The nine books comprise wide… Read More >

30 June 2015