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Australian Art Collaboration with Urban Road

Australian Art Collaboration Champions Female Entrepreneurship

Australian art has a new home! They say ‘art changes the conversation’ and, in our case, it was a photograph of some art which started it. “Would it be possible to feature this image on LinkedIn,” enquired Mishelle Morgan, Sales & Operations Director of Urban Road. What was potentially just a quick chat with Catherine … continue reading

fabric disinfectant

Crypton Fabric Disinfectant Kills Virus that Causes COVID-19

Fabric disinfectant and keeping surfaces clean is more important than ever. Crypton Fabric’s system of disinfection is a solution to keep guests, patients, staff, and students safe. Don’t just sanitise, disinfect! Crypton Fabric Disinfectant & Deodorizer does just that on hard surfaces and Crypton® Barrier Fabric. Disinfect fabric? Yes, Crypton’s flagship barrier fabric, when used in conjunction … continue reading

Shibori – The Place of Zen

The Place of Zen is the brand new collection brought to you by the fabulous duo, Pepa Martin & Karen Davis from Shibori. What exactly is Shibori? Shibori is a Japanese resist dyeing technique dating back to approx 8th century. Using mainly indigo dye and natural fabrics, different resist techniques were used to create patterns. … continue reading

40 Years Of Furnishing Textiles

Reflecting on 40 years of Materialised evokes wonderful memories of the amazing people who have been part of our furnishing textiles journey. And there have been many. Probably even more interesting to my readers are the massive changes the furnishing textile supply industry has undergone, and the part we have had the privilege to have … continue reading

Global Nomad WeaveUp

WeaveUp Design Showcase: Global Nomad

This month’s WeaveUp design brief is Global Nomad. Thoughts of the land we live on and the beautiful Australian landscape sprang to mind when our team were selecting their textile designs. Barbara Brayovic, Textile Designer I chose 3 prints from our WeaveUp textile design tool which I felt fit the Global Nomad brief and incorporated … continue reading

Sibella Court Nostalgia Collection

Sibella Court – Nostalgia Print Collection

Sibella Court is now amongst Materialised’s premium designers with her NOSTALGIA furnishing textile and wall covering print collection. The range is steeped in her memories of spending a decade living in New York City, a time dreaming up magical sets for magazine photoshoots, ads and catalogues. We are proud to be the new home for … continue reading

Three Birds Renovations, House 12

What To Consider When Designing Custom Bench Seats

Three Birds Renovations are back, making Mondays great again! We had the absolute pleasure of working with them on House 11, helping to ‘Hamptonise’ a family home with a variety of Florence Broadhurst furnishing textiles for upholstery, bedhead and cushions. This time it’s a ‘Contemporary Cottage’ look for House 12 and we teamed up with … continue reading

Kangaroo Paws & Pot of Gold, Sparkling, Patricia Braune

Patricia Braune Capturing Our Iconic Australian Spirit

Enamoured by Patricia Braune’s whimsical hand-drawn illustrations, we are proud to welcome her into the Materialised family. Here are some words by Patricia to introduce her new collection to you… Inspired by the gratitude I feel to be able to live in such an amazing country, I felt compelled to create an Australian Collection. I see beauty … continue reading

GARY PRICE

Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands

The health of you and your family and of course, the wellbeing of our staff is our highest priority.  In response to those specifying for projects and asking about supply, we have experienced little disruption to our supply chain and locally woven and printed products are not affected at all. Please keep us informed of … continue reading

Grace Garrett Explores Coastal Colours

My new collection exploring the coast and its colours!  ‘Coastal Indulgence’ celebrates biomorphic forms and patterns that are a symbolic reference to contoured, patterned, textured forms that we see in our coastal environment and sea life. Driftwood, sand dunes, gulls, coral, waves… Biomorphic forms and patterns have been proven to reduce stress due to induced … continue reading