• This year’s winners in the Homes & Gardens’ Fabric Awards 2015

    by  • September 18, 2015 • H&G Fabric Awards, Magazine • 0 Comments

    The winners of this year’s Homes & Gardens Fabric Awards were fêted at a glamorous breakfast at the stylish Ham Yard Hotel in central London this morning. Presented by H&G Editor Deborah Barker and Executive Editor Giles Kime, the morning was attended by guests from across the design, fabric and wallpaper industries.

    WINNERS AND SHORTLISTED DESIGNS IN THE 2014 AWARDS

    BEST PRINTED FABRIC

    ChristopherFarrClothLtd

    WINNER

    Travelling Light by Kit Kemp, £125m, christopherfarrcloth.com.

    Judge’s comment “A real style trend fabric. This is unbelievably useful as you can pick out so many colours from it.”

    best printed

    RUNNERS-UP, FROM LEFT

    Margaritas, £164m, dedar.com.

    Judge’s comment “Absolutely gorgeous. This looks different from everything else – it’s almost cubist-esq.”

     Zoulou, £88m, nobilis.fr.

    Judge’s comment “It’s quite clever to have combined all of these colours together and
    the result is striking.”

    Polperro, Artisan collection, £95m, gpandjbaker.com.

    Judge’s comment “The soft two-tone palette is beautiful and gentle, while the natural irregularities add character.”

    BEST WOVEN FABRIC

    NinacampbellIsabena

    WINNER

    Isabena by Nina Campbell, Fontibre collection, £79m, osborneandlittle.com.

    Judge’s comment “A marvellous weave with fantastic colours. This would make a great background and would look wonderful as fabric walling.”

    woven

    RUNNERS-UP, FROM LEFT

    Selsley Stripe, £90.72m, lewisandwood.co.uk.

    Judge’s comment “The mix of colours is fabulous and it feels like a Welsh blanket; it’s a really interesting concept, too.”

    Jepara, Folk collection, £100m, markalexander.com.

    Judge’s comment “This is even better when you see it up close – you’ll want to live with it.”

    Check Stripe, £96m, georgespencer.com.

    Judge’s comment “This is so unusual: the colour palette is stunning, it has a lovely feel and weight, and you can definitely see it on a sofa.”

    BEST EMBROIDERED FABRIC

    mulberry.indd

    WINNER

    Saddle Blanket and Festival Stripe Embroidery, Bohemian Travels collection, £115m, mulberryhome.com.

    Judge’s comment “We just couldn’t choose between these two. Both are striking, original designs using strong colour combinations; they will give excellent coverage for upholstery.”

    best embroidered

    RUNNERS-UP, FROM LEFT

    The Windrush, £327.19m, lewisandwood.co.uk.

    Judge’s comment “This is a great starting fabric to mix with colours and contemporary furniture. It has the rich feel of a tapestry – fantastic for a headboard.”

    Kincaid, £102m, zimmer-rohde.com.

    Judge’s comment “A really versatile fabric with a striking design and a satisfying weight. It would be a fabulous starting point for a scheme.”

    Majuli Embroidery, Trade Routes collection, £108m, thibautdesign.com.

    Judge’s comment “The stitching is beautiful and isn’t too close together, which gives it a pleasing feeling of space.”

    BEST WALLPAPER

    wallpaper3

    WINNER

    Tribe by Kate Blee, £90m, christopherfarrcloth.com.

    Judge’s comment “This design is incredible – the interplay between the colours and shapes is irresistible.”

    wallpaper

    RUNNERS-UP, FROM LEFT

    Pineapple, £78 a roll, barnebygates.com.

    Judge’s comment “This wallpaper is exceptional value and we love the use of print. There are more colours in this than you would think.”

    Wallace, The Secret Garden Collection, £115 a roll, liberty.co.uk.

    Judge’s comment “This pattern is so painterly, matt and different – we haven’t seen anything like it before.”

    Zip Zip, £247 a roll, cec-milano.com.

    Judge’s comment “A wallpaper that looks like a fabric when hung on the walls. Wonderful.”

    ONE TO WATCH

    PippaCaleyMakramgrass

    WINNER

    Marram Grass, £78m, pippacaley.com.

    Judge’s comment “Traditional but with the addition of something punchy. Pippa’s designs are truly innovative and really exciting.”

    one to watch

    RUNNERS-UP, FROM LEFT

    Plastic Sea Soup wallpaper, The Migration Series, £220 a roll, augustaakerman.com.

    Judge’s comment “There’s a logic to what Augusta’s producing, which is more in keeping with a collection of art.”

    Mottram Meadow, £48m, zoeglencross.com.

    Judge’s comment “All of Zoe’s designs are tasteful, accessible and pretty, and the clean tones are so usable.”

    BEST WALLPAPER COLLECTION

    ottoline

    WINNER

    Ballets Russes, Ottoline, ottoline.nl.

    Judge’s comment “This is a very thoughtful collection with brilliant use of colour. The quality of the paper is really impressive, too.”

    wallpaper collection

    RUNNERS-UP, FROM LEFT

    Whimsical, Cole & Son, cole-and-son.com.

    Judge’s comment “This collection is fantastically coloured and has a really good range of scales.”

    A Mexican Story, Jennifer Shorto, jennifershorto.com.

    Judge’s comment “Unusual but very clever, this collection is so original and the scale is amazing – the papers are all very different, but there is a synergy between them.”

    BEST FABRIC COLLECTION

    No9ThompsonBook1

    WINNER

    Anatolia, No.9 Thompson, jimthompsonfabrics.com.

    Judge’s comment “This is a very exciting collection with all the colours you would want in it. Everything works incredibly well together.”

    fabric collection

    RUNNERS-UP, FROM LEFT

    Raoul Dufy, Christopher Farr Cloth, christopherfarrcloth.com.

    Judge’s comment “All of the designs are beautiful and the colourways are very easy to use.”

    Equador, Barbara Osorio Fabrics, pedrosoeosorio.com.

    Judge’s comment “A very comprehensive and cool collection. All bases are covered here with a good range of colours and weights.”

    Indigo Bleu, William Yeoward for Designers Guild, designersguild.com.

    Judge’s comment “Superb. There is nothing in this collection not to like.”

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