October 8, 2018

Vibrant Patterns Define 8 Fabrics and Wall Coverings

Kamakura by Annie Kantor of AJK Design Studio.

1. Annie Kantor of AJK Design Studio

Product: Kamakura

Standout: Wall panels capture the delicate fluidity of waterborne lotus leaves in the decidedly nondelicate medium of laser-cut steel, offered in a bounty of metal finishes and surface treatments.

Mesh by Scholten & Baijings for Maharam.

2. Carole Baijings and Stefan Scholten of Scholten & Baijings for Maharam

Product: Mesh

Standout: Derived from the duo’s 2014 strap chair, which itself reinterpreted 17th-century caning techniques, the animated cotton-nylon-polyester checkerboard pairs ribbed texture with crisp fluorescent stripes.

Santos Suarez by Katie Deedy of Grow House Grow.

3. Katie Deedy of Grow House Grow

Product: Santos Suarez

Standout: Part of the Brooklynite’s multi-pattern homage to her Cuban heritage, the silk-screened wallpaper resembles a cage, symbolic of the barriers that still exist between the island and the rest of the world.

Hospitality Division by Rachel Doriss of Pollack.

4. Rachel Doriss of Pollack

Product: Hospitality Division

Standout: Nuanced colors and rich textures rule as the brand applies its luxe residential sensibilities to a world tour of 15 multi-fiber patterns, each named for international destinations.

Bits and Pieces by Gordon Guillaumier for Ceramiche Piemme.

5. Gordon Guillaumier for Ceramiche Piemme

Product: Bits and Pieces

Standout: The designer’s porcelain tiles reinterpret terrazzo techniques “with a pinch of irony and provocation,” allowing irregular-edged polygons
to interrupt the status quo.

Elements by Nicolette Mayer for Scalamandré.

6. Nicolette Mayer for Scalamandré

Product: Elements

Standout: Modern-minded abstractions layer over classic blue-and-white porcelain motifs in the designer’s grasscloth-on-paper
wall coverings. Through Stark.

Brighton by BassamFellows for Geiger Textiles.

7. Scott Fellows and Craig Bassam of BassamFellows for Geiger Textiles

Product: Brighton

Standout: Hand-drawn plaids and textural mini-prints offered in an array of densely woven polyester, wool,
and nylon hark back to British sporting and outdoorsman traditions.

Motion Picture by Lori Weitzner of Weitzner Limited.

8. Lori Weitzner of Weitzner Limited

Product: Motion Picture

Standout: Revisiting her handcrafted Cinema Posters wallpaper, which was made from actual movie posters, the designer mimics the effect of woven paper in vinyl.

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