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  1. Textile Designer: Enid Marx

    Textile Designer: Enid Marx
    Borderline has a lovely collection of mid-century hand block and screen prints from British designers such as Enid Marx. Marx (1902-1998) was an English textile designer, printmaker and illustrator. Best known for the fabrics she created for London Transport’s tube seats and the wartime Utility Furniture Scheme. Marx was the first ever female engraver to be awarded the title of Royal Designer for Industry...
  2. New Interior Fabrics: The Goldfinch Collection

    New Interior Fabrics: The Goldfinch Collection
    A collection of interior prints created in our studio after a visit to Henri Matisse’s ‘Cut Outs’ exhibition. For the lead print 'Goldfinch' we have chosen earthy wild colours which nod to the mid century, printed at a usable scale on a beautiful weighty linen. The reduction of shapes to an abstract but recognisable form has been translated into this...
  3. Fancy a Korla covered sofa, armchair or bed?

    Fancy a Korla covered sofa, armchair or bed?
    Whether your looking to give an old armchair a new lease of life or planning a corner sofa for your living room, we've got your fabric needs covered! Our beautiful collection of printed linens and cottons are all suitable for interior upholstery and (although we may be bias!) we think they make the perfect statement piece to add to your...
  4. Getting Married?

    Getting Married?
    With wedding season now in full swing and the Royal wedding just around the corner we thought we would take some time to rave about our wonderful stockist - The Wedding Shop. They have a wonderful gift list service giving you access to many great brands all in one place, not to mention beautiful showrooms in London, Edinburgh and Dublin...
  5. New Interior Fabrics: The 'Olvidado' Collection

    New Interior Fabrics: The 'Olvidado' Collection
    Korla’s new collection is based around an archive print called ‘Inca’. The original artwork was inspired by pre-Columbian textile and pottery, and is from an interpretation drawn in 1953. The contemporary designs we have built around this vintage pattern have been inspired by traditional Peruvian loom weaves and Mexican colours.   'Vida', 'Grand Vida' & 'Lluvia' in Lost Teal  ...
  6. Check out our Instagram!

    Check out our Instagram!
    If you want to keep up with the latest designs and behind the scenes snippets from Korla HQ alongside our sister brands Borderline & Hazelton House, make sure you head over to our Instagram page. Here are a few of our latest posts - follow us here for more!
  7. In the Press: The World of Interiors

    In the Press: The World of Interiors
    Korla's Creative Director, Jane Bonsor has been busy renovating her family home in the Buckinghamshire countryside, which at the end of last year was photographed for The World of Interiors "Modern Issue". The English Jacobean House has been in the family since the 1920's and is now fully equipped for 21st-century family life.  Jane has taken care to sympathetically preserve...
  8. Spring... at last!

    Spring... at last!
    Spring has finally sprung - thank goodness! I think it's safe to say we are all in much need of some sunshine after what has felt like the longest winter ever... To celebrate we have put together a quick roundup of our favourite Spring greens. Our new collection reflects a soft and usable palette, perfect for giving those rooms a...
  9. New Interior Fabrics: The Heritage Collection

    New Interior Fabrics: The Heritage Collection
    'Stunning' and 'We love these' was the feedback from customers when we showed them our new Peaks and Pine Flowers Collection. What do you think? They are now available online, so shop now!
  10. Decorex Design Studio

    Decorex Design Studio
    We are delighted to be working with Galapagos Furniture for a collaborative Design Studio at Decorex 2016, featuring British fabric designers Claire Gaudion, Parris Wakefield Additions, and us! Design Studio will feature new Midcentury inspired chairs, sofas and stools from Galapagos, and will launch the latest fabrics from 2016 collections from all three fabric design houses. Galapagos has developed collaborative collections with...

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