Beasties in print

We recently went to London Design Week at Chelsea Harbour to visit all the top end Home Furnishing showrooms. This is an exquisite show and just the ladle of inspiration required on a cold grey London day in March.

There were many trends that we will cover later but I fell totally head over heels in love with all the little beasties lurking in the prints. In fashion we have seen this but nothing compares with the quirkiness nor cuteness below

Ardmore is a South African company based in Natal and their fabric designs reflect their African roots. There are currently three collections: Wonderboy, Qalakabusha and the new Zambezi collection all inspired by traditional arts and crafts.

Monkey Palm Oasis Fabric                   Bush Bandit Butter Dust

River Chase Silver Ripple fabric               Monkey Bean Flame Fabric

Moooi wallcovering

The Extinct Animals wallcoverings are inspired by Moooi’s Museum of Extinct Animals which celebrates nature’s diversity, while stimulating then stretching the limits of imagination. in collaboration with Moooi  (


Timorous Beasties was established in Glasgow in1990 by Alistair McCauley and Paul Simmons, who meet studying Textiles at Glasgow School of Art. This acclaimed studio take traditional techniques and twist and stretch design in exciting directions.

Tropical Clouded Leopard  TB                             Indie Wood   TB

Fruit Looters  TB                              Iguana Solid   TB

Ring tailed Lemur from Sanderson @

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