• H&G FABRIC AWARDS 2014

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    WINNERS AND SHORTLISTED DESIGNS IN THE 2014 AWARDS

    BEST WOVEN FABRIC

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    WINNER

    Bohemian Paisley, £135m, by Mulberry Home

    Judge’s comment “There is something so unique and innovative about this fabric. I’ve never seen anything like it.”

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    Banyan, £69m, Jaipur Weaves by Zoffany

    Judge’s comment “A gorgeous weave with fantastic colours; it is such a triumph to get a simple fabric so right.”

    Elasona, £135m, Astratto collection, Black Edition

    Judge’s comment “Quite simply, this is cheerful, gorgeous and fun.”

    Chester, £120m, Tribal collection by Margo Selby

    Judge’s comment “This strong print feels different and the production technique is really interesting.”

    BEST EMBROIDERED FABRIC

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    WINNER

    Tobago, £155m, Anopura collection by Lorca at Osborne & Little

    Judge’s comment “A hugely dramatic design; the texture of the fabric and scale of the pattern is unrivalled.”

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    Crochet Stripe, £49m, Artisan Embroideries by Harlequin

    Judge’s comment “An unbelievable price for such a great fabric. It is original and would give good coverage.”

    Chinese Tracery, £102m, Butterfly House collection, by No.9 Jim Thompson

    Judge’s comment “A striking, simple design in a strong colour combination. It would be fantastic on a headboard or a roman blind.”

    Jayshree, £152m, Jaipur Prints and Embroideries by Zoffany

    Judge’s comment “A pretty, traditional embroidered paisley in sophisticated smokey blue and pomegranate tones.”

    BEST FABRIC UNDER £35 A METRE

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    WINNER

    Dash, £35m, Soul collection by Scion

    Judge’s comment “This fabric is contemporary but not intimidating, and the combination of colours is really strong.”

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    Akana Weave, £27.60m, Robert Allen

    Judge’s comment “It is fantastic value and has a really good rub so would be perfect for upholstery.”

    Kali, £27m, Spirit collection by Scion

    Judge’s comment “A really useable fabric that speaks to our enduring love for saturated, inky blues.”

    BEST PRINTED FABRIC

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    WINNER

    Bacchus, £91.80m, English Ethnic collection by Lewis & Wood

    Judge’s comment “Different to anything else, Lewis & Wood’s fabric is interesting and beautiful, with a stunning soft palette.”

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    Cornelius, £95m, Baptista collection by Colefax and Fowler

    Judge’s comment “The colour combination of this fabric is particularly stunning.”

    Lady Roxana, £125, A Stiller Life, by Rubelli

    Judge’s comment “Absolutely gorgeous, this looks like a fresh interpretation of a traditional painting.”

    BEST FABRIC COLLECTION

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    Bohemian Romance by Mulberry Home

    Judge’s comment “Superb – an extremely innovative collection, with fabulous breadth.”

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    Ipanema and Claredon fabric collections by Andrew Martin (this is two separate collections)

    Judge’s comment “Both the Ipanema and the Clarendon collections are gorgeous, and so different. Ipanema has a gorgeous South American feel and so many different weights. Clarendon is so useable; it would be so easy to put a room together with it.”

    Ikat Prints collection by Titley & Marr

    Judge’s comment “All these prints are beautiful and very useable. The collection is fantastically coloured with a good range of scales.”

    Marlena and Alberesque fabric collections by William Yeoward for Designers Guild

    Judge’s comment “This has been put together in a very clever way. You could mix and match almost any pieces.”

    BEST WALLPAPER OVER £40

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    WINNER

    Nordiska Museet, £386 per 0.41m x 21.6m roll, Arkiv by Sandberg

    Judge’s comment “The whole book is fantastic. The designs are really sophisticated and inventive.”

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    Force 9, £169.20 per roll, English Ethnic collection by Lewis & Wood

    Judge’s comment “The marbling is stunning. It looks like a piece of art.”

    Sumi, £59 per roll, Momentum Wallcoverings Volume 3 by Harlequin

    Judge’s comment “This is madly wonderful. It would look really interesting in a hallway.”

     Kashmira, £65 per roll, Echo Heirloom India by Baker Lifestyle

    Judge’s comment “It is really versatile, and could either be used to look very sophisticated or quite country.”

    BEST WALLPAPER UNDER £40

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    WINNER

    Brushstrokes, £15 per roll, Expressions collections by John Lewis

    Judge’s comment “The effect of this wallpaper is gorgeous and the muted grey colour is very versatile.”

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    Willowtree, £38 per roll, Chika by Sanderson Home

    Judge’s comment “A wallpaper that would be easy to use in any room; it feels confident and graphic.”

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