A digital print on canvas made from recycled cotton and polyester, Nympha shows the hand of the artist with visible brush strokes and naïve renditions of flora and fauna. The digital printing technique, a new development for Sahco, leaves parts of the background raw, giving it the feel of a contemporary painting while the canvas references the base of a tapestry. The finish and watercolour-wash effect of some of the hues give a sense of graceful fading. Five colour combinations range from soft teal grey, pistachio grey and olive pink through to earthier camel green and golden brown.
A curled bouclé fabric, Elle drapes and curves around furniture like an elegant designer coat. The spun bouclé yarn created by blending wool, viscose and acrylic gives the surface a soft tactility. During the subsequent dying the yarns take the colour differently, creating captivating shifts within the same tones. This effect and a slight sheen from the acrylic blend bring life to the voluminous textured bouclé surface. Elegant neutrals range from oyster, coffee, pearl white, light ivory and caramel to cactus green, concrete grey, nutmeg, mud brown and ink. Taking cues from fashion, brighter contrast colours are sunset orange, rust, plum and aqua.
Inspired by menswear tailoring with signature colouration by designer Vincent Van Duysen, Clifford re-works a classic Houndstooth using textures to reduce the graphic impact of the pattern. A jacquard weave with fine and twisted yarns, it has a subtle sheen and natural effect from the linen. Van Duysen’s muted colours and subdued contrasts such as brown grey, olive cream and burgundy rose give it a sophisticated contemporary twist. From a distance the tones blend together making it especially suited for upholstery. Other combinations are brown ecru and silver grey, while salt and pepper is a tribute to the original. The fabric has recycled polyester in the backing.
A matt melange bouclé with an elegant sheen, Ecriture upholsters beautifully with an organic rich texture and a cosy comfortable feel. Made with a dobby loom, the fabric combines shiny, matt and chenille yarns to create a surface reminiscent of grains of rice with speckles from the shiny warp yarn. The colours are influenced by ceramic glazes, ranging from powdery rose pink, silver blue and lemon grass to chalky rice, stone grey, oyster grey, ivory and snow white. Deeper rustic hues of moss green, golden olive, warm sand, dark taupe, burnt umber and coffee are offset by golden yellow and turquoise. Evergreen basics include charcoal, midnight navy, burgundy red and steel grey.