As many seek to bring some vibrancy back to their daily environments, distinctive textiles present an easy way to make an energizing statement.
To create Washi, Dutch designer Hella Jongerius evolved her exploration of ceramic glazes, collaging patches of translucent colour over a solid linen ground using exacting weaving techniques. The three light and three dark offerings are each combined with tones of earthy brown, copper, olive, iris, grass and citrus. maharam.com
A modern-day matelassé, Pentimenti plays with colour and transparency to blur the lines of its grid-like arrangement — an effect inspired by the Renaissance artistic technique of painting over an existing artwork to leave traces of the original brushstrokes and images. Included in the Phase Change collection, the cotton–polyester–nylon upholstery is available in six energetic colourways. lunatextiles.com
Its two alternating symbols give Plus major geometric impact across six lively colourways. Providing a striking sense of dimension, the cotton-blend upholstery fabric’s specially constructed weave is both soft and crisp. designtex.com
Part of the seven-pattern Fall 2021 collection — which designer and creative director Mary Jo Miller developed after an “awakening journey” through Norway — Cloverleaf is an interpretation of a mid-century motif spotted in a contemporary window display. Suitable for upholstery and wrapped panel applications, the polyester fabric is offered in eight alluring palettes. hbftextiles.com
Attention-seeking patterns ready to anchor a room with bright colours and graphic compositions.