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Zoffany, Darnley Fabrics

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Zoffany is one of the world's most respected brands in luxury interiors. Drawing inspiration from many different sources, including technology, contemporary design and their own historical archive. The remarkable archive was assembled over the years, through auctions and donations from customers, allowing for rich weaves, luxurious velvets and opulent wall-coverings, dating back to the 17th and 18th century.

In their latest release, Darnley, Zoffany looks to the stately homes of England to draw inspiration for the collection. The fabulous personalities of the residents are translated into a breathtaking range of velvets, embroideries, prints and weaves. These textual fabrics are embellished with exquisite detail and metallic highlight, across a variety of rich colour-ways. 

Besides the elegant fabrics of Darnley, there are ten decadent wallpapers, embellished with beautiful textures. Aristocratic notes are brought to this collection, along with Zoffany's Alchemy of Colour featured throughout. The country-house appeal has been brought to life with these classic, highly regarded designs. 

Peter Gomez, Head of Design at Zoffany said, "We have developed our designs to reflect the fabulous personalities of the individuals that lived in the great historic houses of England. Archive prints along with new designs showcase exquisite techniques, whilst at the same time, capturing the relaxed feel of country living". 

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For more information on this breathtaking Zoffany collection, click here. Or to organise cuttings or for information on pricing, contact our showroom

Greenfield & Hunter invite clients to the next presentation where Nigel Bell from the Style Library will be joining the team to discover this latest Zoffany range. A beautiful collection to learn more about, with inspiration coming from some of England's most magnificent stately homes - it will be an exceptional morning. 15th October 2018, 11.30am. RSVP here.  

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Interview with Alex Conci

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As part of a new series, we're interviewing local craftspeople, sharing their stories and quality products with our client base. We hope that many of our designers will seek unique and quality South Australian designers when making selections. We encourage all to explore these works of art and consider them in their interior or exterior settings. 

This week, we got in touch with Alex Conci, an incredible artist who creates impeccable pieces for the modern, contemporary home. Using quality products, Alex's unique skillset means you're guaranteed a one-of-a-kind piece. Learn more about Alex and his company Lupo Furniture below...

How long have you been in the industry?

I have been running my current business for just over five years now, but have been working in the industry for seven. Growing up as a child, I was constantly surrounded by furniture and exposed to the manufacturing process, which aided in my experience with making all kinds of things.

What inspires you in your creation process?

Usually the material at hand inspires me the most. I find getting to work with a vast variety of materials really opens your eyes to what can be created and how to push the design limits. Most materials speak for themselves, on how they can be applied. But I find if you can figure out how to bend the rules with the use of them, you're always going to create something unique.

What part of the process excites you the most?

When a client 100% trusts me with a design and concept that is totally foreign for me. My work is mainly based around custom pieces and whilst it's very interesting, you don't always get to create exactly what you invision. When I do find the clients that are investing in my ideas it's always super exciting to deliver the item to them and see their faces. 

What makes you different/unique from other furniture makers?

I think all furniture makers/designers are unique and different; the essence of creativity is that we all have our own flare. For me though, I am very fortunate to have grown up around an existing furniture retail and manufacturing business, Conci Furniture. I have two generations with a wealth of knowledge behind me, having given me great insight on how the industry works. 

Can you describe your style or influence?

I don't really have a particular style, contemporary furniture with alternate materials is always great fun to play with, but I'm a massive fan of Western and Asian antiques. I find the perfect balance in a modern design piece with traditional aspects tends to lend itself to a unique piece of furniture. A piece that speaks for itself and will never go out of fashion.

For more information on Alex Conci's creations or to get in touch with him, visit his Instagram page. 

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Chivasso, New Ways

GH banner blog 1In 1991 the first collections of Chivasso were launched, first in the Netherlands to great success and then throughout the world. By 1995 the collection was large enough to show at the Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Germany: receiving rave reviews and appreciation. By 1999, JAB ANSTOETX Group in Germany sought a possible collaboration, and eventually, a year later became the major shareholder. The collaboration has only grown, with Chivasso now a major interior fabrics and wallpaper editor, producing some of the most beautiful collections on offer. Products have become known for their modern, contemporary essence, and versatility; suiting young fun interiors, yet also rich classical settings. 

In their latest release, Chivasso have been inspired by the special aesthetics of the Japanese culture. Uniting with ease traditional and modern design influences, this range exudes a palatte of beautiful colours. Extraordinary prints, reminiscent of the much-valued colourful ink paintings of the late 18th century contrast impeccibly with minimalistic, room-high fabrics with a three-dimensional effect, inspired by the traditional art of paper folding. Throughout the collection, the textured upholstery fabric qualities have been developed in the Wabi Sabi style to convey a warm flair. 

Within this collection, Ultra Blue features the colour of the sky and the seas. These decoration and upholstery fabrics captivate brilliant blue tones and create an atmosphere of freshness and wideness in every single room. The designs used allow for the colour theme to truly capture a space, and feature an array of boldly textured woven qualities.

Jade Green provides a perfect hue for the relaxed atmosphere clients are looking for. The colour of Zen, is described to support the harmony of body and soul. Supple velvets, leave a decorative impression as a result of their fine lustre. This is one of our favourite colourways, and a beautiful representation of how green can be incorporated in an easy, and beautiful way, 

Wabi Sabi House explores the concept of the beauty within the imperfect. Crafted with the idea of decoration or upholstery fabrics, this theme has been reduced to the essential. Creating restrained colours and minimalistic designs, to create an atmosphere uniting naturalness and elegance harmoniously.

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For more information on Chivasso's New Waves, visit their website or contact our showroom in Frewville. Our team can offer you information on pricing, cuttings and availability.  

 

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Decortex, Oasi Collection

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Greenfield & Hunter are excited to share with clients the arrival of Decortex's latest collection Oasi. As with every Decortex collection, they are the expression of creativity, interpreting the nuances of contemporary style. The continuous combination of tradition and innovation, has allowed the designs to exude a fashion forward aesthetic. Although they produce some of the most iconic, and diverse range of textiles, Decortex have remained true to its Florentine cultural heritage. 

Oasi seeks to continue their pursuit for innovation in outdoor product. Translating to "Oasis," this range includes a wonderful mix of textiles, including faux leathers, weaves and trimmings in different wefts, widths and weights. Popular in commercial settings, these fabrics have become a prominent choice for designers in interior and exterior of hotels and residences alike. The entire Oasi collection is resistant to the exposure of chlorinated water and sun - guaranteeing practical use combined with an appearance of a more refined and natural product. 

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"Fresh in colours and tactile in weaves, our vision was to present a line of fabrics, designed to give the opportunity to decorate and truly enjoy all of our living spaces.

"The goal has allowed us to experiment with new combinations and proposals of styles, maintaining both elegance and practicality of each texture.

"Our idea was also to create new-generation outdoor fabrics in wide-width, perfect for sheers, curtains and decorative drapery. Designed by us to filter the sunlight and to create intriguing differences of light and shadows, to emable dividing spaces and obtaining intimacy in gardens and outdoor environments."

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Manufacturing of all Decortex fabrics is strictly done in Europe by countries with leading textile mills, using first quality raw material. 

G&H invite you to visit our Frewville showroom and discover the brand new Decortex Oasi collection. 

For more information on this new range, or to find out about pricing, contact our showroom today.

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Interview with Mathieu Cottin

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A familiar face for some, Mathieu Cottin is a skilled craftsman, producing some of Greenfield & Hunter's favourite pieces. Using his background in upholstery, Mathieu takes inspiration from what surrounds him to create these undeniably, breathtaking pieces. We had the opportunity to chat with Mathieu and got an insight into his creative process...

When did you come to Australia? I came to Australia in July 2011 with my wife. We arrived in Cairns and moved to Adelaide a couple of weeks later.

How long have you been in the industry? I have been in the furniture industry for about nine years; working as an upholsterer in France, the UK and now Australia. But designing has always been a long term dream of mine. I started my furniture making business as soon as my permanent Australian visa allowed me to, so the beginning of 2018. 

What inspires you in your creation process? I take inspiration from anything and anywhere. It could be any elements, shapes or colours, from nature or mankind. I often analyse buildings, furniture and objects, wondering why they are designed and built this way. Allowing me to hone in on the purpose of each and every element within the furniture.  

What would you say are your main influences when creating a piece of work? The craft technique inspires me a lot, and the comfort and quality of living with my furniture. 

What part of the process excites you the most? The whole process is an amazing experience, every step from drawing to the final conception has its own challenges. When I finish a piece, the first showing to the public is also a great moment.

What makes you different/unique from other furniture makers? I am probably too young to call myself different or unique from others. The knowledge I acquired in upholstery is an advantage. I use it daily to help me understand the form and proportion of different material - specifically when I am designing and crafting a chair or sofa. I have always had a real love for traditional craft and try to use it as much as possible in my furniture.

Can you describe your style or influence? I take a lot of inspiration and influence from mid-century Danish furniture. All my designs are a little French-inspired. 

 

Mathieu CottinAbove is a small snippet of Mathieu's range, and it's evident the quality in the pieces he creates.

 

Mathieu's furniture is on display at the Jam Factory, where you can view the entire range and discover the beauty in each and every one of his creations. For more information, or to get in touch with Mathieu, contact him here

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Spotlight on: M.C. Escher

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Greenfield & Hunter are excited to present M.C. Escher and his array of interesting and intriguing creations. 

Mauritis Corenlis Escher (1898-1972) is one of the world's most famous graphic artists, celebrated by millions of people all over the world. During his lifetime, Escher made 448 lithographs, woodcuts and wood engravings and over 2000 drawings and sketches. Like some of his famous predecessors - Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Dürer and Holbein - M.C. Escher was left handed. Many of his famous prints are supposedly believed to be 'impossible constructions', such as Ascending and Descending, Relativity, his Transformation Prints such as Metamorphosis I, Metamorphosis II and Metamorphosis III, Sky & Water I or Reptiles

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Above: Some of Escher's most iconic images

Escher used geometry to create many of his images and incorporated mathematical forms into others. What many may not be aware of is some of his prints provide visual metaphors or abstract concepts particularly that of infinity; which he became interested in later in his career. 

Besides his famed graphic designs, Escher illustrated books, designed tapestries, postage stamps and murals. His ability far surpassed what many today know of him. A clear feature of Escher's is his ability to play with architecture, perspective and impossible spaces. His art continues to amaze and wonder millions of people. The way in which Escher observed the world, and expressed his own fantasies will always intrigue us.

The National Gallery of Victoria will be presenting works by Escher within an immersive space this Summer! The exhibition titled 'Between Two Worlds | Escher X nendo' will be comprised of over 160  prints and drawings by the artist, spanning from a 1916 portrait of his father to his final work in 1969, the complex woodcut print Snakes. Visitors will gain insight into the way the artist planned and developed his works - an interesting experience no doubt.

National Gallery of Victoria, curator Catherine Leahy, "This pairing with Nendo is a way of bringing Escher's work to life, and showing that the ideas that he was thinking about still have real relevance today for design". 

Escher's collection of wallpapers are available for viewing and purchase at our G&H showroom. The interesting collection is a favourite amongst the team and we'd love to see the ways in which our clients can bring these Escher wallpapers into the home environment. 

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G&H's exclusive range of Passementries...

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Our G&H showroom features an abundence of fabrics and wallpapers. No matter the brief, designers find the perfect fit amongst the many brands. With international fabric-houses finding a home here in Adelaide, the options are endless. 

But in addition to these fabrics and wallpapers, G&H are home to some of the premier trimming designers including Houlès, Travers, Samuel & Son and Strohiem. From around the world, these designers incorporate colour, interest and vibrancy to their range, making them the perfect addition to your upholstery, curtains and cushions. 

Houlèswas established in 1928 in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine area in Paris, the heart of the traditional district for upholsterers, interior designers and architects. Today, from its humble beginnings, Houlès are creators and designers of trimmings, decorative fabrics and hardware collections. Many of the Houlès creations are featured in palaces and castles like le Château de Versailles, or Presidential Residences in France and abroad. 

One of Houlès standout designs is their Double Piping Cords. With a range of textures, colours and styles, they are one of the only brands to produce this sort of piping. Our clients love it, with many using it for upholstery. 

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Above: Houlès, Paris

Travers, are best known for their diverse range of eclectic patterns, traditional textile art and modern organic twist. The company also has an incredible range of trimmings, all nspired by a retrospective celebration of the 160-year history of a famed French jeweller at the Grand Palais during a trip to Paris. 

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Samuel & Sonsis a family-owned company specialising in the production of fine quality trimmings, including tassels, borders, braids, gimp, fringes and more. Recently, Samuel & Sons have partnered with top designers to craft cutting-edge collections, offering a fresh approach to passementerie. 

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Above: Samuel & Sons, New York

Stroheim, was established in 1865 by Julius Stroheim, and has continued to boast an impressive longevity, keeping a fashion-forward design aesthetic, yet remaining traditional and well-made, Stroheim is known for its versatility, with their trimming range exuding the same quality and craftsmanship as their fabrics and wall-coverings. 

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For more information about our wide range of Trimmings, or to learn more about pricing, contact our G&H team. We're always happy to help out. 

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The Textile Company's first presentation at G&H!

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This week, we welcomed Peter Fitzgibbon from The Textile Company to our showroom. Joined by a group of our clients, Greenfield & Hunter were excited to hear the details about the new collections from The Textile Company and their exclusive brands. 

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Peter talked in depth about the range of Phillip Jeffries wallcoverings, from the new collections, to some of their most prominant designs. He also introduced the Camengo and James Malone collections, all of which include a variety of designs, colourways and textures. 

It was an incredibly informative presentation and we're grateful that Peter could make the trip from Sydney to join our clients for this exciting day. 

The Textile Company distribute "world's best" brands of decorative fabrics and wall-coverings. Since welcoming them to our showroom a month ago, we've noticed great interest in the brands and are excited to see what could come of their presence at our showroom.

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For more information on our new arrivals at G&H from The Textile Company contact our showroom. If you're interested in attending our next presentation, join our Mailing List to stay up to date with happenings at G&H. 

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New Arrivals at G&H!

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Greenfield & Hunter are excited to introduce the new range of Scion fabrics, the modern, fresh brand of the Harlequin family. Through each of the collection released by Scion, designers have been loving the fresh, individual and reasonably priced fabrics and wallpapers on offer. 

This week, G&H received both the Japandi Fabrics & Wallpapers and the Haiku Fabrics, which feature a collection of breathtaking and interesting colours and prints. Learn more about these ranges below...

Japandi FabricsThis collection is described as 'imperfectly beautiful', and features four prints, three embroideries and one weave with over 27 colourways. A magnificent range for every modern-home. Influences range from modern Scandi and the bold and beautiful Japanese aesthetics, creating a trends that incorporates playful patterns and thoughtful geometrics. The colour palette reflects multicoloured Cranberry & Rose, Ink & Slate and Berry & Ochre alongside the more muted tones of Stone, Midnight, and Liquorice. The entire Japandi Fabric range is appropriate for curtains and accessories, whilst only some designs can be used for upholstery. 

A way that Scion has further complemented this fabric range is with the creation fo wallpapers. 

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Above: Scion's Japandi fabrics.

Haiku FabricsIn comparison to Japandi, Haiku reflects a more contemporary vibe. This collection includes eight wide-width voiles, ideal for the modern living space, along with bi-fold doors. The graphic geometrics, interlocking botanicals and playful bird designs bring a light and airy feel. These fabrics perfectly connect the interior to the exterior, allowing natural light to flow through effortlessly. Several fabrics have been adopted from the successful Nuevo range, along with same new motifs. The Haiku range is an understated way to  bring patterns into the home.  

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Above: Scion's Haiku fabrics

These fabrics are now available for viewing, along with the entire range of Scion fabrics at our Frewville Showroom.

For more information on these brilliant new ranges by Scion, including pricing and cuttings, contact our G&H showroom

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G&H and the DIA Awards 2018

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Greenfield & Hunter are excited to sponsor the Design Institute of Australia SA/NT Awards for another year. 

The Design Institute of Australia (DIA) is Australia's professional membership body for designers and design businesses. All aspects of design are represented, including, interior architecture/design, graphic design and illustration, furniture design, industrial design and product design. 

Each year the awards attract outstanding works from the South Australian and Northern Territory's design community. Designers from multiple disciplines partake, allowing for a diverse range of entries and collaborations. These awards allow the community to illustrate and define the work of new and established members of designers. 

Categories for these awards include: 

  • Built Environment; Commerical design, retail, hospitality, residential, education and aged care - allowing those within the interior design industry to show the diverse and interesting works they've accomplished. 
  • Communication; Design craft, visual communication, digital works.
  • Product; Furniture & lighting, industrial design and object - one of the popular elements of the awards that offers innovative and unique designers an opportunity to truly shine.

For each of the categories, there are student groups, which are open to those enrolled in affiliated industrial, product and furniture design, visual communication or interior design/architecture programs at the University of South Australia, Flinders University, TAFE SA and Charles Darwin University. 

As we did last year, Greenfield & Hunter are thrilled to be a bronze sponsor of these awards. We're always excited to learn about new upcoming trends and designers within the industry, and it's a great way to get involved in our community.

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Above: Some of last years winners, across the three categories. 

Our G&H team think the world of our clients, and we encourage all to explore the opportunities within these awards. For the recognition of your hard work and innovative design abilities, these awards are an excellent way to further expand your client base.

For more information on the DIA SA/NT Awards, click here.  

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Camengo's New Collection

GH banner blog 1Greenfield & Hunter recently welcomed The Textile Company to our Frewville showroom, and have been excited to discover their wide range of breathtaking brands. Including that of Camengo, the French editor, who shares its inspirations to make your interiors alive and unique. Priding themselves on an unconstrained design aesthetic, the brand dares to use patterns and revises the essentials with colour their main driving force. Created in 2015, Camengo has inspired a real freedom of ideas and colour combinations. 

Their stylists, colourists, designers, photographers, along with the Camengo team look to harness and encapsulate trends, share experiences and create favourites to transform the eclectic into a lifestyle.  

Discover some of their new designs below, and fall in love with this French brand even more...

East Village: This collection is inspired by the Neighbourhood in New York. It's the perfect combination of refined lines, natural materials and brilliant colour-ways, all playing homage to the traditional crafts born there. 

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Galway: Exhibiting a collection of textured plains, this range is designed to combine together to create a harmonious and coordinated style. These fabrics range from a geometric pattern to weaves and plains. 

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Granada: This collection creates a light and refreshing décor, simple and sunlit. You'll get whisked away on a journey through the tropics. It tells the story of a bright, Springtime décor, with zesty colours, softened lines with natural materials. 

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To view these collections and the many others in Camengo's latest release, visit our Frewville Showroom today. 

Peter Fitzgibbon will be visiting our showroom on the 27th July 2018, and will be presenting these fabrics, proving context to many of these beautiful creations. Be sure to RSVP today to secure your place at this presentation. For more information, contact our G&H team

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New Collection from Morris & Co

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"Having nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful," William Morris.

William Morris (1834-1896) is regarded as one of the greatest deigners, and an outstanding figure of the Arts and Crafts Movement. He was also a poet, artist, philsopher, typographer and political theorist. Following the establishment of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co, Morris was motivated by the desire to provide affordable 'art for all' and driven by his boundless enthusiasm. Following their liquidation in 1940, the design archives and remaining wallpaper stock were purchased by another household name in home furnishings, Arthur Sanderson & Sons. Since then, they have remained a part of the Sanderson family ever since.

Inspired by the huge archives of the Morris name, the Pure Morris collection offers lighter and brighter renditions of the iconic classics, better suited for the modern home. Drawing on the craftsmanship of William Morris, this exquisite fabric and enchanting wallpaper collection is one of pure sophistication. 

Our showroom now stocks the entire Pure Morris collection. With modern interpretations of Morris' classic prints, there is something for the contemporary fashion of today. 

Morris & Co's new "Pure Morris collection will come as a revelation to anyone who had longed to use the designer's work in a contemporary setting," says Amy Bradford, Elle Decoration.

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The entire Pure Morris collection is available for viewing at our Frewville Showroom. Come in and discover your favourite Morris prints and wallpapers redesigned for the modern home. Contact our team if you require further information

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New collection from Phillip Jeffries

GH banner blog 1It was only last week that we launched The Textile Company at our Greenfield & Hunter, and this week we're excited to launch the new Phillip Jeffries Summer 2018 Aboretum.

This collection finds inspiration from tiny petals and full blooms while the rich atmosphere of floral hues, patterns, and textures becomes an oasis. Explore the range of diverse wall-coverings, each with their own unique patterns and textures, printed on a variety of natural grounds, including Manila Hemp, Washi, Linen, Silk, and Vinyl Iberian Linen. In the manufacture of these coverings, digital design mixes old-world craftsmanship with new-world technology.

Monet Monet takes inspiration from the waterlilies that are artfully dotted along a pond, capturing a romantic collage of lily leaves for a one-of-a-kind design. Each lily is crafted during a multistep artisanal process. The paper is coloured and stencil rubbed for a textured effect mimicking real lily leaves. The paper is then hand torn into each lily, brushed down onto a paper backing - all in all producing a beautiful floral motif.

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Above: Monet Monet by Phillip Jeffries

As with all Phillip Jeffries wallcoverings, there are a few that are suitable for residential along with contract and hospitality. And this latest release is no different. One of the weaves, Well Traveled Weave, is described as 'life imitating art'. It's inspired by the look of classic weaves from ethnic tribal baskets to the Parisian bistro chairs, this two-tone diamond patterned vinyl is made with a four step colouring and embossing process for the look of real woven texture. For this particular weave, there are 11 different colour variations, making it the perfect option for any sort of environment. 

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Above: Well Traveled Weave by Phillip Jeffries

These two wall-coverings, along with all those included in Phillip Jeffries Summer 2018 Aboretum collection are now available for viewing at our Frewville showroom. Come in and explore the collection for yourself. Our team are more than happy to help you out with cuttings or prices. 

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The Textile Company arrives at G&H!

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It has been an exciting week at Greenfield & Hunter, with the highly anticipated arrival of The Textile Company Australia. The range of brands on offer now, make our Frewville showroom the number one destination in South Australia for premier, designer fabrics, wall-coverings, furniture and lighting. 

The Textile Company distributes a range of brands including, but not limited to...

Camengo

French brand Camengo was created with the desire to make quality fabrics more accessible, playful and practical. Patterns and an array of striking colours are used, amongst beautiful embroideries, taffetas, sheers and textures - all suitable for both drapery and upholstery.

The Design Archives

Classic designs are brought to life with a fresh and contemporary colour palette. All of the Design Archive range is printed and stocked in England.

FABRICUT & Trend

Fabricut has grown to become the world's largest and most progressive distributers of decorative fabrics. With a wide range of colourways for a majority of its designs. It's a "go to" brands which offer an instant solution to almost any client's brief. 

James Malone

Spanish fabric house James Malone represents some of the best European style and flair. Chic fabrics and wallpapers make the designer a favourite amongst staff at G&H. Chic draperies in natural fibres, along with chunky textured weaves are staples for the brand.

Misia

French luxury brand, Misia is home to glamorous fabrics and wall-coverings all inspired by Misia Sert, queen of Paris in the Roaring Twenties. This Haute Couture brand evokes the class and elegance of 1920s Paris and is influenced by Misia's travels.

Phillip Jeffries

Phillip Jeffries is an industry leader in natural, textured and specialty wall-coverings. It's the fastest growing wall-covering company in the US, thanks to their  innovative and creative collections for both residential and contract markets. There are over 1100 natural wall-coverings in his range, making him the one-stop-shop for weaves, grasscloth, silks, linens and raffia. 

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Be sure to explore the range on your next visit to our Frewville showroom. Our team are more than happy to talk through the new brands on offer.

Peter Fitzgibbon from The Textile Company will be joining us in the showroom in July to introduce our clients to the ranges available. More details to follow.

 

 

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Lelièvre Presents the Tassinari & Chantel Archive

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This week at G&H we had the pleasure of welcoming Jarome Vircel from Lelièvre who brought with him the new collection from the French fabric house and Jean-Paul Gaultier. He also had with him never-before-seen fabrics from France from the Tassinari and Chatel Archive. These fabrics made their way to Australia for the first time, and included some of the most beautiful woven creations for Catherine the Great, Marie Antoinette and the White House. 

One of the pieces in particular, once had a lead time of 17 years - making a generation wait for these works of art. This opportunity was a unique experience for our guests and for the G&H staff to touch, feel and explore this range. 

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We had over 25 people in attendance, eagerly listening to what Jarome and Samantha from Domestic Textile shared. It was a lovely celebration of the international fabric house and the beautiful collections from over 100 years ago. 

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G&H would like to extend a thanks to Jarome Vircel who travelled from Dubai for visiting our showroom, and Samantha from Domestic Textiles for organising the trip around Australia. We loved learning about these collections and are grateful for the opportunity.

For more information about the latest Lelièvre or Jean-Paul Gaultier collection contact our showrrom today! Our team are happy to organise cuttings or help you with pricing enquiries.  

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Flavour Paper for Arte: A new, interesting collection

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Arte International creates innovative and trend-setting high-end wall coverings for a variety of settings. A passionate designer and manufacturer of sophisticated wall coverings, Arte has been a prominent influencer of interiors for over 20 years. Blending perfectly with the most prestigious interiors, both in a cool or avant-garde way, or rather exclusive setting, their designs are elegant and timeless. 

The extensive range of designs have been used in both residential applications and in project designs, with many standing in awe at that atmosphere and elegance these designs add to settings. 

In their latest release, Flavour Paper for Arteis a collection of audacious wallpapers made in collaboration with the US company Flavour Paper, and wallpaper manufacturer, Arte. Flavour Paper is an American company based in the creative heart of Brooklyn, New York. Thriving on extravagant design and a bold attitude, Flavour Paper brought a unique collaborative element to Arte. 

The synergy between Flavour Paper and Arte saw the creation of a truly unique and captivating collection. These extravagant wallpapers will never get boring, with classic elements and bold colours stealing the spotlight and creating a range of wallpapers unlike any other we've seen. Inspired by various movements and social trends, from pop art to Van Gogh and classical floral prints, there's an array of surprising yet exciting wallpapers. 

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Each design is unique and interesting, making you double take on what's been included. The use of wild, innate objects creates unusual combinations. But the craftsmanship and use of colours creates an amazing collection unlike anything we've seen before. 

For more information on Flavour Pop for Art contact our showroom - our team are always eager to help with cuttings or pricing. Or to explore the range within this collection, visit the website and start exploring! 

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New Collection by Zimmer + Rohde, Destinations

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Zimmer + Rohde represents a modern classic fabric house. Their collections include carefully coordinated colours, subtly combined designs, and encompass a timeless elegance. Having been in the industry for over a century, Zimmer + Rohde, is a family run leading textile manufacturer in Europe. Their products are available in 50 countries, exporting over 80 per cent of its range internationally. It's establishment in 1899, speaks true to the decades of tradition, experience and exclusivity embodied in the designs presented today. Looking for the best materials and ideal implementation of ideas, Zimmer + Rohde are constantly collaborating with weaving mills and printers all over the world. 

"The design possibilities for velvet and silk, cotton or linen, brocade and velour are so inexhaustible that every beautiful fabric, produced with care and love, appears before me as a unique and unmistabeable creation," Andreas Zimmer. 

In their latest release, Destinations chronicles the fascination of travel. In the creation of this collection, Zimmer + Rohde, set off on an expedition around the globe to discover the amazing variety of different places and cultures on our planet. Explore the development of the Destinations collection below in this beautiful video. 

Destinations saw Zimmer + Rohde draw inspiration from exotic colour combinations and unusual shapes, all of which shed light on the old and familiar. This collection allows you to travel the world and admire its wonders from the comfort of your own home. The new spring collection combines colours, patterns and handcrafting techniques from across the globe. Some of the fabrics within the collection are designed using high-resolution digital printing technology, whilst others boast original handcrafted looks. 

Each fabric within the collection pays homage to the global wanderings of Zimmer + Rohde. They are a valuable souvenir that harmoniously blends into the rooms of your home. If you're looking for specific information about fabric ranges, click here. The entire Destinations collection is available at our Frewville showroom. Email our team to request cuttings or to discuss prices. 

 

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New Harlequin Collection: Paloma

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Specialising in cutting-edge design, and with a comprehensive portfolio of beautiful fabrics and wallpapers, Harlequin offer clients an array of prints and weaves. Dazzlings designs, with a comprehensive collection of colour-ways and textures, Harlequin's creations have stood the test of time. As fashion trends have changed, Harlequin's designs have remained timeless and elegant. As a premier destination for innovative textures and colour-ways, Harlequin is one of the most popular brands at G&H, and has been for years. 

In their latest release, the Harlequin studio took inspiration from current fashion trends, with the combination of softness and fluidity of modern lace with angularity of architecture. The two popular concepts have been interpreted to create a classic, versatile and highly usable collection - whilst still maintaining Harlequin's 'edginess' and contemporary, modern appeal. 

The new Harlequin Palomais described as 'the epitome of quiet glamour'. These wallpapers and fabrics are inspired by ornamental architectural shapes and organic natural forms. This collection is a follow-on from the popular Purity range, and features elegant motifs within a tranquil, calming palette. It's not all soft hues and colourways that dominate this Paloma collection, there are highlights of silver and gold, beads and sequins; all of which add a seductive and glamorous twist to this enticing range. 

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There's a mixture of on-trend colour palettes, including; neutral and grey tones; powder blue; rose gold and pearl and some beautiful soft greys. Adding extra dimensions and texture to the wallpapers is the interplay of matte and shine. Sophisticated and elegantly crafted, the collection was designed to be competitively priced. 

The Paloma wallpapers and fabrics are now available at our Frewville showroom. Contact our team if you'd like to request cuttings, or to order any of the range. 

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New Collection by BROCHIER

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BROCHIER is a well-known producer of interior decoration fabrics, responsible for the manufacturing of sophisticated, elegant and quality yarns. Beginning in the 900's in France, and later acquired by Clerici Tessuto S.p.A in 2007, BROCHIER has only grown in prominence and influence. Being part of Clerici Tessuto group means that BROCHIER have the choice of raw materials, and the weaving and printing of fabrics. The French manufacturer has the opportunity to answer its customer requests promptly, maintain the quality of its product and processes along production, test weaving and printing techniques, and constantly renew and improve craftsmanship. 

BROCHIER offers clients a wide range of fabrics, colours and matchings: fine silks, large printed and jacquard fabrics, soft velvets, brocades and damasks, made of natural fibres or special technical yarns such as Trevira CS.

This year, BROCHIER released a new range of textiles representing the excellence of Italian high-end textile craftsmanship, combining the Clerici Tesstuo's savoir-faire and know-how with the research and experimentation of new fibres, processing techniques and patterns. What has come about, is an incredibly diverse FUTURA collection, and oozes sophistication and elegance. 

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FUTURA features luxurious jacquards made on various types of warps: from precious silk and wool, to high-performing nylon; elegant velvets made on antique artisan looms with shaded colourful warps; exclusive prints that reproduce beautiful drawings hand painted by the BROCHIER design team. Coordinated patterns and colours like cherry red, peacock green, cadet blue and mustard yellow dominate the fabrics of the collection. These all work perfectly together, offering options that only bring timeless elegance to any interior: from classic to contemporary. 

A significant part of the FUTURA collection features outdoor fabrics, with geometric patterns and marine themes. All coordinated with textural plains, and a wide variety of colour-ways. The softness and performance to light and weather of these outdoor fabrics, means you can introduce charm and elegance into your garden spaces, decks and pool areas. 

Explore the entire FUTURA collection at our Frewville Showroom today. And contact our showroom if you're looking to request cuttings from any of the BROCHIER's range. 

 

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Filippo Uecher: Fine Natural Fabrics

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Filippo Uecher's appreciation for natural fibre fabrics stemed from the desire to join the family business after being trained at the Textile School of Biella. Using the love and appreciation Uecher has developed from fields of linen in Normandy, and with a background in weaving, he sought to transform what nature offers into something amazing. 

In the latest collection Filippo Uecher combined natural fibres and high quality yarns to create sophistacted fabrics for elegant furnishings. Skillful weaving, produced by the renowned craftsmanship artists of Biella, only enhances the beauty and simplicity of pure linen and wool. 

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With designs that are unmistakingly Italian, Filippo Uecher's weaves offer colours that give a sense of harmony and warmth to a home. And soft to the touch, the fabrics evoke a sense of calmness - transporting you to a quintessential Tuscan home. 

Within the Filippo Uecher's Leonardo Da Vinci Collection, there are intensive weaves, portraying texture, and a mix of warm hues. The collection features an array of patterns, suitable for any home - whether you're looking for something soft to the touch, or versatile - there's something for everyone.

Contact our Frewville showroom for more information about Filippo Uecher's 'Leonardo Da Vinci Collection'. Our team are more than happy to organise samples and quotes. 

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