Posted on 15 March 2017
The new lines of Orla Kiely products are currently flying off the shelves as this prestigious designer partners with textile house Ashley Wilde at Barretts of Woodbridge. Ashley Wilde, also known for producing a range of celebrity designs alongside stars like Kylie Minogue, Holly Willoughby and Emma Bridgewater, are now creating a range of Orla Kiely fabric which comes in an awesome choice of 28 designs, including some old favourites as well as new signature motifs. This means that everyone can now have the opportunity to buy an array of stunning designer fabrics and up-to-the-minute style for their homes at affordable prices. As well as beautiful fabric from only £18/m, you are also able to buy a range of thoughtfully designed home-wares such as ceramics, bags, and gift set fragrances which will suitably grace any room.
So, who is Orla Kiely? Born in Dublin in 1963, Orla obtained a degree in textile design from the National College of Art and Design. After spending some time working in New York where she developed her distinctive style, she moved back to London to achieve a Masters Degree from the Royal College of Art. 'Harrods' were the initial store to snap up her first collection of designer hats. From these beginnings, Orla has gone on to work with a range of household names such as Habitat, Esprit, and M&S. She now manages her own design company alongside her equally talented husband Dermott Rowan. She has developed the iconic ‘multi-stem’ design which has has been used on various products such as cars, watches and Orla's ever popular selection of bed linens, towels as well as cushions.
With Orla’s designs you get signature brave colours, paired with fresh and attractive designs. This means that her ranges are a complete way to add contemporary, award winning design into your home. Orla, in conjunction with the skilled team at Ashley Wilde, has produced a fantastic brand new collection of 28 unique and stylish fabrics.
Style and Substance
This celebrated designer has an approach to design which is uncomplicated. Often inspired by patterns in nature, her iconic combination of uncomplicated shapes ,with fresh bold colours, gives you a talking point feature in any room. She adapts ordinary motifs to achieve an extremely ultramodern style, with an additional nostalgic quality. Often designed with a retro feel, this new range of fabrics comes in a number of attractive hues which will fit in with any existing scheme. Persuasive patterns and a modern feel make this line of fabrics almost irresistible. Orla Kiely products are always top quality, and the fabric has been crafted from soft and long-lasting cotton threads, and can be bought by the metre. The new collection of Orla Kiely products at Barretts of Woodbridge also features her stunning signature designs on a selection of other home-ware items. Classical but groundbreaking, retro but very present-day, these designs are really easy to live with and fun to use.
With such a wide choice of new fabric and ceramic ranges, you will have the chance to add Orla’s contemporary design and splashes of colour to your home today. You can look forward to these fabulous new ranges of bedlinen, cushions and towels coming soon to your local independent store, Barretts of Woodbridge.