George Spencer Designs and A Rum Fellow Launch KINDRED
George Spencer Designs have collaborated with award-winning textile designers A Rum Fellow to create KINDRED – a collection of printed fabrics.
Kindred provided the perfect opportunity for A Rum Fellow, well-known for their artisanal woven textiles, to explore traditional print techniques including wood block, screen and etched rotary printing.
Tim Walters, MD of George Spencer Designs worked closely with A Rum Fellow to create this striking collection which offers five printed designs in co-ordinating colourways. The base cloths were specially woven to bring texture and handle to the printed cotton and linen fabrics.
The designs feature bold, geometric patterns representing a new visual language inspired by A Rum Fellow co-founder, Caroline Lindsell’s work with artisan communities around the world, where textiles often embody local cultural traditions and folk tales. Kindred brings the visual interpretation of a new global tribe to life.
“It feels like it has got a familiar tribal aesthetic but we wanted to create something new.”
Dylan O’Shea – A Rum Fellow
Combining linen and cotton, the collection includes three weights of fabric, all suitable for upholstery, curtains and cushions. The patterns range from large to small-scale and the colours are inter-related making them ideal for layering.
“It’s about layering and mixing, not being scared to not have everything completely matching and co-ordinated.” Tim Walters – MD, George Spencer Designs
The range is the perfect addition to George Spencer Designs offering of fabrics, trim and wallpaper. The modern tribal prints are ideal for today’s bold, contemporary interiors.
To find out more about the Kindred collection visit the George Spencer Designs showroom at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour or browse their website here.
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