My pick of Decorex 2014

Blackpop's stand, showing their 'Duprez' and 'Reader' fabrics and wallpaper. I didn't know them before the show, but will keep an eye out now for where I can use their vintage inspired designs. 

Blackpop's stand, showing their 'Duprez' and 'Reader' fabrics and wallpaper. I didn't know them before the show, but will keep an eye out now for where I can use their vintage inspired designs. 

My favourite designer, John Stefanidis. Among many things, he's a master of blue and designed these cushions for Fine Cell Work

My favourite designer, John Stefanidis. Among many things, he's a master of blue and designed these cushions for Fine Cell Work

Fermoie's by now familiar, but ever fresh selection of lampshades. 

Fermoie's by now familiar, but ever fresh selection of lampshades. 

Wonderful Vanderhurd fabrics. May suggest to a current client with plans for a Mexican/Moroccan feel 

Wonderful Vanderhurd fabrics. May suggest to a current client with plans for a Mexican/Moroccan feel 

I loved Nina Campbell's Tini Table Boler Shagreen in red lacquer. £275.  

I loved Nina Campbell's Tini Table Boler Shagreen in red lacquer. £275.  

Jennie Moncur, 'Pink Admiral' in progress

Jennie Moncur, 'Pink Admiral' in progress

My favourite piece from the show has to be this huge Saharan mat sourced by Luxeform. The price tag is just as big because there are now so few in circulation. 

My favourite piece from the show has to be this huge Saharan mat sourced by Luxeform. The price tag is just as big because there are now so few in circulation. 

Amy Kent's delicate new carpet design, 'Waterfall' in wool & art silk. Would fit happily into either a traditional or contemporary room.

Amy Kent's delicate new carpet design, 'Waterfall' in wool & art silk. Would fit happily into either a traditional or contemporary room.

John Boyd textiles weave horsehair. Best of all is the glorious effect when it is used for walling.  

John Boyd textiles weave horsehair. Best of all is the glorious effect when it is used for walling.  

I'd quite happily live in a room decorated in C&C Milano's 'Apecar' fabric in orange, just as their stand was. 

I'd quite happily live in a room decorated in C&C Milano's 'Apecar' fabric in orange, just as their stand was. 

 

 

'Reader', 'Casa Cielo' and 'Chapelle Noon' fabrics & wallpaper. www.blackpop.co.uk 

'Reader', 'Casa Cielo' and 'Chapelle Noon' fabrics & wallpaper. www.blackpop.co.uk 

Bridie Hall & Ben Pentreath (Pentreath & Hall)'s 'Falling Cubes' & 'Tetrahedron' trademark designs for Fine Cell Work

Bridie Hall & Ben Pentreath (Pentreath & Hall)'s 'Falling Cubes' & 'Tetrahedron' trademark designs for Fine Cell Work

Liberty's 'Nesfield Collection' - their latest range of furnishing fabrics inspired by British landscape architect William Nesfield.     The sofa is covered in Floral Mawston Meadow Cottom Velvet in Velvet Pollen. 

Liberty's 'Nesfield Collection' - their latest range of furnishing fabrics inspired by British landscape architect William Nesfield.

The sofa is covered in Floral Mawston Meadow Cottom Velvet in Velvet Pollen. 

I didn't know Rapture & Wright's fabrics (sold by Redloh House Fabrics) before yesterday, but I'm already a fan.

I didn't know Rapture & Wright's fabrics (sold by Redloh House Fabrics) before yesterday, but I'm already a fan.

New comer 'A Rum Fellow' has a beautiful aesthetic and an admirable story of social enterprise.   They work with skilled weavers in Guatemala to create vibrant and intricate designs that personally I like best as cushions, but which can also be incorporated directly into furniture. 

New comer 'A Rum Fellow' has a beautiful aesthetic and an admirable story of social enterprise. 

They work with skilled weavers in Guatemala to create vibrant and intricate designs that personally I like best as cushions, but which can also be incorporated directly into furniture. 

These tapestries by British artist, (& creative director of Vitsoe), Jennie Moncur, were stunning. Here, 'Orange & Lemons' & 'Peaches & Cream'.   See www.jenniemoncur.com for more of her work

These tapestries by British artist, (& creative director of Vitsoe), Jennie Moncur, were stunning. Here, 'Orange & Lemons' & 'Peaches & Cream'. 

See www.jenniemoncur.com for more of her work

Luxeform's meltingly beautiful wild silk carpets. Their wonderful sheen is a completely natural result of the silk used. I'd have them all in a heartbeat! 

Luxeform's meltingly beautiful wild silk carpets. Their wonderful sheen is a completely natural result of the silk used. I'd have them all in a heartbeat! 

Eley Kishimoto won 2nd prize for best stand at Decorex 2014. It really was v striking.

Eley Kishimoto won 2nd prize for best stand at Decorex 2014. It really was v striking.

I would never tire of Bert & May's splendid tiles.

I would never tire of Bert & May's splendid tiles.

De Gournay's lovely set piece

De Gournay's lovely set piece

Thanks for another great show. See you in 2015!

Thanks for another great show. See you in 2015!