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