I love perusing Modern-Fabrics.com in search of retro designs and cool but subtle prints.
In fact, the fabric I used on my first, serious upholstery project came from the Modern-Fabrics.com, which sells styles that are used by some of the biggest furniture makers and stores in the country.
“We focus our selections around designer textile companies including Maharam, Pollack, Sina Pearson, Knoll Textiles, Momentum, Brentano, Luna Textiles, Designtex, HBF Textiles, Jhane Barnes, Arc|Com, Kravet, and many more,” say the folks at Modern-Fabrics.com.
“These textiles are generally only offered to-the-trade (designers and professionals), yet we make them available to everyone.”
Many of the fabrics are pieces used on office upholstery and therefore the patterns tend to be quite professional. The quality is top-notch but the designs are somewhat subtle and the patterns small.
But when I visited the site today, I spied more pattern and color.
Maybe it’s because my own tastes in fabrics have been evolving, but I seemed to notice more vibrancy in the online store’s offerings.
So I thought I’d share a few of the fabrics that I liked best, including this Ethan Allen pattern call Robyn. It’s shown here in berry and costs $28 per yard. Gorgeous!
So too is the pattern below from Arc/Com. It’s called Biltmore and is shown here in charcoal. It’s $34 per yard.
To give you an example of how these fabrics are a little different from the typical designs you see at Modern-Fabrics.com, check out the collage below.
Both of these fabrics have gorgeous patterns when you look at them up close. But from a little further away, the designs become much more neutral. It’s a style perfect for the office.
But now it seems there are some bigger prints and softer patterns and colors.
Check out these:
Top row, from left: Designtex Faccone in empire, $24 per yard, and Ethan Allen Anjali in seaglass, $24 per yard.
Bottom row: Q Collection Lyon in Dior, $32 per yard, and Vanguard Minniel in Magenta, $24 per yard.
Want to see more beautiful fabric? Check out www.Modern-Fabrics.com.