The Washington Design Center



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Monday, 02 May 2016 04:24

Beach House Design Style

ROMO fabrics in the Washington Design Center presents new fabrics from Zinc Textile. Use these fabrics in your design and create a relaxed beach house design style effortlessly. Visit the ROMO showroom in suite 260 for more from these collections.

Bring The Outdoors Inside

The Kuba Cay collection from Zinc Textile is a modern take on an African tribal pattern. The fabrics are reminiscent of traditional Congolese cloth. The collection marries soft chenille with rugged linen and jute all in a coordinated palette of washed-out brights and relaxed neutrals.

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Resort Worthy Outdoor Rooms 

Zinc Textile hit the beach with their first ever range of outdoor fabrics, Plage Outdoor! The collection features designs carrying the names of exclusive beaches on the Island of St Barths. The Plage Outdoor collection embodies the chic style and quirky undertones of this iconic brand.

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#ZincTextile #PlageOutdoor #Sundown #KubaCay #beachside


Published in What's New
Thursday, 07 April 2016 03:00

New Omexco Collections Exclusively At ROMO


The explosion of colors of recycled sari silk, woven with strips of bakbak (bark of the banana tree) is at the origin of the name of this top-notch wallcovering collection. Each meter of this product is unique, since the colors of the silk alternate, without ever being repeated.  Squares of crushed paper, printed in faded shades and glued on a non-woven backing are in perfect harmony with the bakbak and the natural silk. 

Two geometric motifs, embossed on a printed non-woven wallcovering, complete the range and make it possible to combine different colors, structures and materials in one room.

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Snake designs are sliding through this new wallcovering collection from Omexco called “Cobra”. Most items in the collection, including a simili-plain and a faded square motif matching the reptile design, are printed on natural cork. The range is complemented by bi-colored woven raffia items as well as printed plains, most of them enhanced with a shimmer of gold, silver or copper, reflecting light as sunshine on a reptile skin. 

The printed non-woven wallcoverings are FSC certified (mark of responsible forest management), are made with recycled fibers, are printed thanks to solar energy, have a good light resistance, a European fire rating B S1 D0 as well as a marine certificate.

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Available Exclusively at ROMO

Published in What's New
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 09:49

Larsen 2016 Collection

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Cowtan & Tout is pleased to introduce the 2016 Larsen collection that merges inspiration from modern decorative motifs to graphic tribal patterns. The scope of the offering is a contrast of dry textures with glamorous jewel-like accents that take design to the next level of luxury. View the full collection at Cowtan & Tout, Suite 310. For more information visit Follow us on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter @cowtanandtout.


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Published in Showrooms
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 02:00

Jane Churchill's 2015 Samba Collection

Curtain Carimbo; sofa Lucas; cushions Lucas, Calyon.


Samba Collection At Cowtan & Tout

The Jane Churchill 2015 Samba Collection celebrates all things whimsical with vibrant color pairings, joyful graphics, and a lively aesthetic. There is no shortage of energy in the Samba collection. On view now at Cowtan & Tout, Suite 310. For more information, visit Please follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest @cowtanandtout.

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Published in Showrooms
Thursday, 14 January 2016 02:12

Charlotte Moss Fabrics From Fabricut

Featured fabrics and trimmings:  Daybed: Treviso – Flax ( with Porto – Oak trim ( Pillows: Menton – Peacock ( with Linz – Grass trim (; Capetown – Canvas ( and Racoon – Mink ( Featured fabrics and trimmings:
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Pillows: Menton – Peacock ( with Linz – Grass trim (; Capetown – Canvas ( and Racoon – Mink (

Charlotte Moss Collection

Charlotte Moss has created two incredible collections for Fabricut. The second collection debuted only last year in 2015 and is a must see! If you haven't stopped by the J Lambeth showroom in the #WDCDesign Center, make some time and drop in to speak with the wonderful sales associates and have them walk you through the Charlotte Moss collection. 

Charlotte’s inspiration for her collection is drawn from antiques, vintage documents, architectural themes and, of course, her garden. Direction and inspiration for the collection was found primarily within her immense anthology of textile documents, items acquired during her travels and images she's captured behind her camera.

Only a few of the images are displayed here, but you can see the entire collection on the Fabricut website by clicking here.Charlotte-Moss-Trims-3


Published in Fabrics
Thursday, 07 January 2016 03:35

de Gournay Recreates The Downton Abbey Look


Downtown Abbey Recreations

Wallcoverings by de Gournay have graced many a grand home in England over the years. As the final season of Downton Abbey premieres in the USA, we though you might enjoy some decorating inspiration from the popular TV series on PBS. All of the wallcoverings shown are available at the Michael-Cleary showroom. Please use the link at the bottom of this article to contact the showroom for samples, pricing and colorways.


Get this look using de Gournay's 100% silk damask in Duck Egg Blue.

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This image, from Vanity Fair, of the Dowager Countess and  Martha Levinson shows a red silk wallcovering. de Gournay suggests using their Scarlet Lady slub silk or upholster the walls in heavy duchess satin.

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Contact the Michael-Cleary Showroom.

Published in What's New
Monday, 23 November 2015 02:50

Jane Churchill 2015 Fall Collection


New Fabrics From Cowtan & Tout

Jane Churchill 2015 Fall Collection features a host of decorative fabrics focusing on vivid colors, stylized geometrics, and whimsical embroideries. On view now at Cowtan & Tout, Suite 310. For more information, visit Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, @cowtanandtout.



Published in What's New
Thursday, 12 November 2015 05:16

Fabricut Layered Blues


Layered Blues

Interiors adorned with Layered Blues are a natural extension of the blue and white style. Often paired with white, the combination of varying shades of blue creates a crisp and clean aesthetic while adding dimension to a space. This monochromatic palette is often associated with clear thinking, calmness and harmony; ideal for setting the mood of any interior. You can see more layered blues at the J Lambeth/Fabricut showroom in the #WDCDesign Center.

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“Bits of inspiration find you along your path or you find them. However the story goes, there was an attraction, an emotional reaction that caused the two of you to go home together. A tile, a turtle shell, a vintage scarf; a few of the things that inspired this collection..."

- CHARLOTTE MOSS - @Fabricut @JLambeth

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Published in What's New
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 02:26

Tessitura Collection from Pindler


Pindler’s NEW Tessitura Collection is an exclusive group of simple, yet timeless and sophisticated upholstery textured solids. The word Tessitura is Italian for “texture”, as all of the fabrics in this collection are elegant textures that have been woven and dyed in Italy. The fabrics in the Tessitura book have been colored in exclusive colors that capture today’s color trends. Tessitura Exclusive solids have been booked and are durable, meeting 30,000 double rubs or more.

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Published in What's New
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 03:22

Kravet ft. Museum of New Mexico


Introducing Kravet's fifth fabric collection with Museum of New Mexico, featuring modern interpretations of traditional designs. Inspiration was drawn primarily from small-scale patterns and embroideries in the 25,000-piece textile and dress collection at the Museum of International Folk Art.

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