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3 Ways With Cushions: Inspiring Prints

Posted on Sep 13, 2016 by

Cushions and textiles are a quick and easy way to interpret trends, add drama or breathe new life into a tired interior scheme. Here the team at Warehouse Home have put together a selection of our favourites. Read on as we share 3 inspiring soft furnishing trends sure to make an impression in any space.

Luxe Industrial

Award-winning designer Katie Brown produces signature prints inspired by industrial urban landscapes and digitally created from Katie’s own drawings and photography. Combining traditional practices with new technology, her textiles are printed in an original ‘Silk Town’, Macclesfield. This limited edition Shipyard Skyline cushion is screen printed by hand in a luxurious gold and blue palette. Register to visit London Design Fair and see our editor chair a discussion on heritage and design with several panelists including Katie Brown! Book your ticket here!

Shipyard Skyline cushion by Katie Brown, £105, Warehouse Home Shop

The limited edition Shipyard Skyline cushion is screen printed by hand in a luxurious gold and blue palette

The limited edition Shipyard Skyline cushion is screen printed by hand in a luxurious gold and blue palette
Photography by Oliver Perrott

Graphic

Leeds based designer Anthony Hughes founded his eponymous homeware brand in 2013. His first collection, Industrious Living, was inspired by the industrial landscapes of the north and features graphic prints and photographic designs. For the Warehouse Home collection, Anthony designed the new Crane cushion in vibrant pink and grey and the Monochrome Insulator cushion. Both designs are digitally printed onto luxury cotton. Register to visit London Design Fair and see Anthony’s cushion in our Pop Up E-Shop!

Crane cushion and Insulator cushion by Anthony Hughes, £58 each including pad, Warehouse Home Shop

Our first capsule collection is a celebration of colour

Our first capsule collection is a celebration of colour
Photography by Sun Lee

After many years working in the city, and with a young family at home. Kate Marsden was keen to return to her creative roots. A fashion and textiles graduate, Kate launched Made By Mrs M in 2011, and now produces a colourful range of mid-century inspired fabrics. Kate has transformed a photographic image of the iconic Battersea Power Station into an exclusive graphic print for Warehouse Home, in two different summer colours. Register to visit London Design Fair and see Kate’s cushion in our Pop Up E-Shop!

Battersea Power Station cushion by Made By Mrs M, £40 each including pad, Warehouse Home Shop

A photographic image of the iconic Battersea Power Station is transformed into an exclusive graphic print for Warehouse Home

A photographic image of the iconic Battersea Power Station is transformed into an exclusive graphic print for Warehouse Home
Photography by Sun Lee

Vintage

British designer-maker Annah Legg of accessories label Girl & Bird combines the romanticism of vintage maps with products such as cushions that are used and loved on a daily basis. Inspired by the strong and undeniable ties we hold with the places we have visited, lived in and loved throughout our lives, the Cartography collection captures beautiful colours and fascinating, intricate detail, triggering memories and imaginations. Reviving the beauty of maps in a unique and personal way, each cushion is hand designed and hand made in bristol from digitally printed cotton.

The Cartography collection, from £24 each, Girl & Bird

This cushion features a lovely vintage map print of the European timezones.

This cushion features a lovely vintage map print of the European timezones.
Image via Pinterest

Mesmerised by pattern, colour and texture, Nichollette Yardley Moore of Vintage Cushions studied fashion and design in the late 1960’s. Using only vintage scarves, fabrics and trimmings, Nichollette progressed into designing fashion and interior accessories, creating bespoke, luxury textiles, each with it’s own character and story. This luxury design forms part of the Rule Britania collection designed and manufactured in Britain to commemorate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Spot Vintage Cushions in Warehouse Home Issue Four and find out how you can claim an exclusive 10% discount when you shop online!

E.R 1953, £185 including pad, Vintage Cushions

The Queen takes centre stage on the cushion, with a symmetrical design featuring her guards on each corner.

The Queen takes centre stage on the cushion, with a symmetrical design featuring her guards on each corner.
Image courtesy of Vintage Cushions

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