New HOTP Collection: A Picnic In Provence

Introducing ‘A Picnic In Provence,’ our latest in-house print collection meticulously crafted by Chloe Evans and Brigitte Marlot. This collection is a heartfelt tribute to ‘Les Indiennes,’ the vibrant cotton fabrics that grace Provençal markets, capturing the irresistible charm of southern France with a contemporary twist. The History “Les Indiennes” are undeniably Provençal, yet their … continue reading

Meat & Wine Co Castlereagh Street

7 Things To Consider When Designing with Metallic Wallcoverings

As a commercial Interior Designer, incorporating metallic wallcoverings into your design projects can add a touch of luxury, sophistication, and contemporary flair. In this article we’ve featured some custom metallics developed for and their The Meat & Wine Co project in Castlereagh Street, Sydney. Senior Associate Calvin Janse van Vuuren explains; “We researched wallpapers … continue reading

Lizzy Stageman

Lizzy Stageman Celebrates Culture and Connection With New Collection

“Express who you are. Find beauty wherever you can and celebrate that.” The message from the inaugural contract furnishings collection by Lizzy Stageman promotes culture and connection in an elegant and meaningful way. A proud descendant of the Wiradjuri Ngiyampaa and Barkindji nations, Lizzy’s contemporary Aboriginal designs beautifully blend life experiences and stories, demonstrating remarkable … continue reading

Lizzy Stageman chip cards, samples

Design Development of Lizzy Stageman’s ‘Finding My Place’

Design development of Lizzy Stageman’s incredible art pieces into contract furnishing textiles and wall covering had many challenges, and rewards! The Materialised Design Team develop our own textile and wall covering design collections, called Hot Off The Press, as well as work with guest designers on collaborations. We chatted with Chloe Evans and Brigitte Marlot … continue reading

commercial-grade printed fabric

Commercial-Grade Printed Fabric Tested for Durability and Lightfastness

How durable and lightfast is our commercial-grade printed fabric exactly? Many of you will be familiar with the rub rate of our woven fabrics and base cloths. But what happens to these results when the fabric is printed with a design? This is a very good question! We chose two printed fabrics and put them … continue reading

The Design Diaries – Forever Florence Broadhurst

Florence Broadhurst – Eternal Impact on Design The showcase of Florence Broadhurst by The Spinifex Group and Australian Museum of Design for Vivid 2023 captivated millions of people. Projections onto Customs House highlighted the timeless beauty and enduring impact of Broadhurst’s work, solidifying her influence in the world of design, and the ongoing appeal of … continue reading

Wood effect wall covering

The Timeless Charm of Wood Effect Wall Covering

Embrace nature and cost-effectiveness with wood effect wall covering! When it comes to interior design, creating a harmonious and inviting space is essential. The choice of materials plays a vital role in shaping the ambiance and aesthetics of a room. Among the various options available, wood effect wall coverings have gained immense popularity in recent … continue reading

colour in design

Colour Crush! Say Hello To The Mineralism Collection By Shibori

Move over minimalism and say hello to Mineralism! When it comes to interior design, colour plays a crucial role in creating a welcoming and comfortable space. Whether you’re designing a hotel lobby, a hospital waiting room, or a corporate office, understanding the psychology of colour and its impact on human behaviour is essential for creating … continue reading

metallics wall vinyl

Metallic Wall Covering Inspiration From Our Design Team

Metallic wall covering is the latest innovation to land from our creative product and design team! As we look back at the evolution of interior design over the past few decades, one thing that has truly revolutionised the industry is material innovation. From cutting-edge technologies to sustainable solutions, material advancements have changed the game. We’re … continue reading

Type III Wall Vinyl for Healthcare, Hospitality, and Education Projects

In this blog post, we explore the benefits of Type III wall vinyl, and how it can elevate interior design in healthcare, hospitality, and education sectors. Interior designers these sectors know the importance of creating aesthetically pleasing spaces that are also functional and durable. Choosing the right wall covering material can make a significant impact … continue reading