In our home furnishings, many people want to introduce creative, bold and fun colour schemes to keep things interesting. If you want to switch up your home interior by working on some furnishing projects, here at Fabrics Galore, we recommend Orla Kiely fabrics in your new creations. The internationally-renowned designer has a wide range of her signature fabrics for you to choose from, which are available on the Fabrics Galore website, along with our full ranges of highest quality fabrics.
Who is Orla Kiely?
Based in London, Orla Kiely is an Irish fashion designer whose strong use of pattern, colour and texture is evident throughout her collection of fabrics. In her teens, Orla Kiely wanted to be an architect, but changed her mind because she loved fashion and design and wanted to pursue this so much more. She graduated in print and textile design from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin in 1982 and went on to work in New York and London as a textiles and print designer and obtained her master’s degree at the Royal College of Art in London in 1993.
Over the years, Orla Kiely has become a renowned fashion designer and has created a variety of prints which have become iconic in nature. The brand has since gone from strength to strength, as her distinctive designs are instantly recognisable. Orla Kiely was even awarded an OBE in recognition of her services to business and the fashion industry in 2011 and has been described as 'The Queen of Prints' by the Guardian - which just highlights her enormous success in the industry.
How can you use Orla Kiely fabrics in furnishing projects?
There are so many different ways to use Orla Kiely fabrics in your home, as her prints have the ability to add the finishing touches to a room, effortlessly pulling together your vision of your interior design. No matter whether you are looking to add a little bit of luxury to your living room, or enhance the finish of your sofa, Orla Kiely fabrics would work perfectly for you.
When looking at how to use these designs in your projects, you need to establish exactly what you want to achieve and set a tone that your entire home can follow. Choosing your pattern is the most important aspect of this process, and two contrasting patterns can even be combined if you want. One of the best ways to experiment with patterns is to design your own cushions with the fabrics, allowing you to sample the pop of colour without fully committing. At Fabrics Galore, Orla Kiely’s signature style is brought to life across our entire fabric collection and you can now enjoy these fabrics yourself by making a purchase.
Do you want to buy Orla Kiely fabrics?
Across the Fabrics Galore website, we have a variety of home furnishing and upholstery materials available for you to choose from, which offer different qualities, making them ideal for a range of uses whether as cushion covers, curtains or upholstery. Our Orla Kiely fabrics are no exception and are the perfect way to provide your home with an instant refresh and bring your home to life. We work very hard to bring you a diverse range of high-quality fabrics, perfect for any project you are looking to embark on. To understand the fabrics that we have available in more detail, feel free to contact a member of our team on 020 7738 9589 who would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.