FIVE TOP FABRICS FOR CONTRACT FURNISHINGS AND WHERE TO BUY THEM
Digital Textile Printing offers a viable print solution for Customised Contract Furnishings
Print Volumes by pattern, in the Interior marketplace have seen a huge drop in the last 15 years. Once upon a time a best selling pattern would print over a million metres, this is no longer the case in a new era of mass customisation, smaller print runs and bespoke design.
In a Customised, On Demand world, Digital Textile Printing offers an efficient solution for manufacturers large and small. Enabling the creation of Textiles, with multiple Design options and unlimited colourways, all customised to the clients demand. With no constraints on scale, repeat or number of colours, Digital Printing delivers a truly unique product.
Our technical team present five of the most popular substrates using Dye Sublimation Printing for Contract Interiors
An incredibly popular Digitally Printed FR Upholstery Fabric.
Prints beautifully with vibrant colours, giving Contract Furniture another dimension of Style alongside multiple applications.
An Excellent Performing Fabric , with a 100,000 Martindale Rating, 2m Waterproofing and fully compliant with BS 5852 (Crib 5), this fabric gives the highest possible performance on Contract Upholstery.
Chenille gives a taste of luxury to any Interior and has always been a popular choice for both Residential and Contract Schemes.
Soft bouclé yarns give a unique surface effect that softens the print with a sense of gentle surface distortion, adding perceived value that always catches the eye.
Certified as Flame resistant to BS 5852 (part 1 ), this fabric wears well and is widely used in up-market Contract Installations.
A Soft and Tactile fabric not only prints with a delicate register, but is also suitable for a wide variety of uses, from Cushions to Throws and from Curtains to Loose Covers.
With a similar look to Velvet, this fabric offers an economic alternative which is hard wearing and visually pleasing.
Flame Resistant to BS 5867 ( part2) and with a 50,000 Martindale rating this utility fabric is a favourite among Craft and Furnishing printers.
FR SHIMMER VELVET
Shimmer Velvet is a popular and eye-catching fabric base, that enhances any print with its combination of visual and tactile qualities.
An absolute look of sheer luxury, using this fabric makes Contract Furniture both inviting and striking in visual impact.
The fabric is Flame Resistant to BS 5852 ( part 1) and is widely used in Restaurant and Bar seating.
FR LINEN LOOK
FR Linen Look is a Polyester Fabric, that is easy to print and presents the visual effect of pure Linen, at both an economical price as well incorporating basic FR standards.
The Slub weave adds a natural appearance.
The fabric is Flame Resistant to BS 5852 ( part 1), is hard wearing to 30,000 Martindale, and is a favourite of Contract Interior Designers