Go TropoNov 26, 2009

Hold on to your [panama] hats there's a tropical trend coming on! Perhaps it's counterpoint to all the grey and black we're seeing in the interior design mags (see 'grey' blog post last week). There's also a lot of saturated jewel colours in the fashion press and retail outlets for summer. Summing this up perfectly is an image from a recent Steven Meisel/Vogue shoot...

Vogue Tropical Image

The above image features the classic wallpaper design called Martinique which has graced a number of famous interiors over the decades.

For fun I thought I'd check out our products for all things tropical...

Of course the obvious place to start is Paradise, Arte's new wallcoverings and fabric collection. It's a striking celebration of verdant foliage, rich colours and textures...

Paradise Unique Fabrics

Paradise Unique Fabrics


Tropicalia, also by Arte, features graceful palm leaves and some hot colours.

Tropicalia Unique Fabrics


Our own Magnifica from the In Bloom collection is the perfect place to start for tropical drapery, along with Anafi and Euphoria...

Magnifica Unique Fabrics

Anafi Unique Fabrics

Euphoria Unique Fabrics


Finally this outdoor option is bursting with hibiscus, palm and banana leaves. It's called Spectrum and it's from the Outside_In collection...

Spectrum Unique Fabrics

Bring on the Daiquiris!


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