Collections

Our diverse collections within the James Dunlop Textiles catalogue each have their own unique character and style.

The Fusion collection by James Dunlop is a beautiful range of fabrics that explores the natural nuances of form, texture and technique. Inspired by nature, its organic shapes and colour palette this collections perfection is in its imperfection.

Represented through drapery and upholstery in nine designs, the Fusion collection exudes a raw natural beauty that brings balance and harmony to the home. The artisanal approach to each textile results in an authenticity and honesty to each design.

A resurgence in the global folk aesthetic informs the handcrafted look and feel, a study of traditional weaving techniques passed down from the ages is represented throughout. Textured and tactile yarns are offset with botanical inspired patterns and traditional block printing for colour and individuality.

Available in a range of linens, cotton, jute and polyester linen blends, the collection comes to life through the colour palette; natural dyes in inky blues, vibrant ochers and warm terracotta set the tone.

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Tailored comfort, effortless precision and sophisticated charm are the underpinnings of the new Dunleith collection by Grove Studio. Dunleith weaves modern cultural influences with an underlying appreciation of classic forms, conveying refinement, harmony and quality with understated elegance and beautiful honesty. The inspiration for Dunleith has been drawn from the natural environment. Classic and architectural elements found in everyday living take on a contemporary feel with colourways inspired by significant places and people along life’s journey.

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Complexity is a stunning range of highly technical, contrasting black and white fabrics. With 23 designs across drapery and upholstery, indoor and outdoor - the comprehensive mix of designs and qualities enable a versatility that will make Complexity a very popular choice.

The individual designs within Complexity utilise black to form focal points with white creating negative space for other design elements to take centre stage.

From indoor to out, Complexity’s universal appeal will provide a range of simple yet extremely effective fabric solutions.

“Black is absent of light, but contains all colours; White is absent of colour but reflects all light. This seemingly simple combination produces a contrast that is anything but simple.” - James Dunlop Studio

 

 

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The collection tributes the traditional Japanese concept of wabi sabi, a philosophy whereby beauty is not only found but celebrated in the imperfect, impermanent and incomplete.

The Artisan collection offers a rustic yet curated mix of luxury upholstery, drapery and accessory textiles, in a refined, earthen colour palette and encourages one to pull away from the digital screens and into the present moment through tactile experiences in the home. The collection speaks to the past, through embracing traditional textile techniques but is developed with a contemporary sensibility, in keeping with Mokum’s design ethos which is both luxurious and authentic.

“With this collection we sought to contemporise craftsmanship and showcase the imprint of timeless textile techniques. We worked with specialist weaving structures, luxury yarns and artisanal printing and finishing processes to create subtly complex textiles in a palette that feels both modern and nostalgic.” - Stephanie Moffitt, Design Director

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The Classic Wool collection features Mackenzie, a timeless wool from the James Dunlop range that has been recoloured and rejuvenated with 11 new shades. Paired with two new designs, Jackson and Clarke, an oversized hounds tooth and a contemporary diamond design of a jacquard construction.

The three designs offer tactility through a luxurious handle reinforcing the ongoing desire of comfort and wellbeing within the home.

 

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Club Tropicalia continues Mokum’s foray into visual optimism, a concept whereby joy is cultivated in the colour, form and function of our visual environment.

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The emotion and form of Parker’s ceramics has been admired, embraced and reinterpreted utilizing cutting-edge textile technology. From the richness of colour to form, function and clean lines, John Parker’s art creates a mood and atmosphere found throughout this collection.

Anchored by a range of high quality plains, the prints, geometrics and highly textured constructions provide the Perspective collection with a distinction of being practical, while providing a uniqueness of design and visual quality that enhances room settings. Perspective’s combination of textural and reflective fabrics are simultaneously beautiful and functional, while the highly textured fabrics present layers of depth, both real and imagined.

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A range of semi-sheer draperies, developed through print, weave and texture, the Serenity collection creates an environment, where you can take solace from the pressures of everyday life, taking pleasure in doing nothing, but contemplating and enjoying the beautiful haven of the home. 

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An eclectic collection of luxury textiles, trimmings and wallpapers, Majorelle is inspired by Catherine Martin’s recent foray into tropical flora and fauna whilst taking design influence from Orientalism and exotic faraway lands.

The collection references Jardin Majorelle, Yves Saint Laurent’s enchanting retreat designed by living legend Jacques Grange in Marrakesh, famed for its sophisticated and exotic interior design, brilliant blue exterior and magnificent gardens. The collection also pays homage to Catherine’s French heritage and love affair with French culture, design and interior architecture.

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“Celebrating my love of mixing discordant textures and patterns, into extravagantly contrasting but nevertheless visually enticing combinations, I seek, in this collection, to find a style where being baroque is elegant and modern. Marrying animal print and embellished tropical designs and an exuberantly luxurious palette of fabrics, this is a collection that is meant to be both glamorous and playful.”

- Catherine Martin

 

Read more about the Majorelle collection and the collaboration process on our News & Design blog.

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‘Taking tea’ is not only a lifestyle, it is a sacred ritual observed all over the world. It ignores political divisions and broaches cultural boundaries; taking tea is the international language of ‘welcome to my home’. In Australia and New Zealand hosting visitors for tea in the front room harks from a colonial era that our inner city suburbs were built upon. This ritual continues in various forms throughout our diverse landscapes and is an inescapable part of the fabric of our lives.

The Tea House collection focuses on the intimate nature of ‘taking tea’. Large floral prints feature strong patterns and bold colours of tropical fauna, fresh herbs, cherry blossoms, and bird life, which sit alongside a sumptuous velvet making for a luxurious fabric collection.

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Italian for spring, La Primavera is inspired by visual optimism; a concept whereby joy is cultivated in the colour, form and function of our visual environment.

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Distilled in essence and freed from superfluous detail, the Pure collection focuses on simplicity in form and function. As an antidote to todays overloaded lifestyle, this collection inspires tranquillity through minimalist design, with a focus on layering beautiful plain textures.

The Pure collection features luxury plain textured upholstery and drapery designs to deliver diverse constructions in both natural and synthetic blends. This foundation of minimalist inspired weaves is paired with a single bold abstract, which has been carefully woven as our statement pattern.

With a nuanced palette of light and dark neutrals as well as soothing barely tinted pastels this collection offers pure and refined textiles for residential and commercial application.

 

Read more about Pure on our News & Design blog.

 

 

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The Avenues collection explores the timeless design of the colonial era and reinterprets this theme for contemporary homes. Hounds tooth, luxury linen, jacquard and woven yarns are not new but they are classic, enduring, resilient fabrics which are now reinterpreted to be beautiful to the eye and gracious to the touch. Contemporary interiors may be more open plan but the importance of quality and timeless design remains.

The Avenues is a collection of enduring fabrics with inherent quality, rediscovering the authenticity of classic design within the currency of modern trends.

Read more about The Avenues collection on our 'News & Design' blog.

 

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The Alpine collection explores reconnection to nature and embraces inspiration drawn directly from the great outdoors. Volcanic landforms, domes, cones and lava create a vivid and dynamic landscape, influencing the surface designs of the collection. At a macro level, the alpine herb garden, a diversity of plants with delicate forms and rich colours inspired both pattern and scale in Alpine.

Tongariro is constantly scarred, scorched and beaten by the rapid weather moods of the region and this constant re-shaping of its landscape provides a wondrous colour palette to draw from. Let us take you on a journey of discovery, from the mountainous beech forests to the harsh volcanic landforms and rocky terrain, with a stunning selection of warming upholsteries, stormy draperies and small-scale designs.

Read more about products and inspiration behind Alpine on our 'Design & News' blog.

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Just the right amount; the essentials: Lagom. This single word encapsulates the essence of the Swedish way of life and the basis of their national psyche, ‘enough, sufficient, moderation, balance.’

With the Essentials collection by James Dunlop, this philosophy has been the seed of inspiration to produce a comprehensive collection that emanates simplicity and raw beauty.

Together, the six designs incorporate a little bit of everything; pattern and plain, weave and print, but all in moderation with something for everyone. The colour palette across this collection also reflects Lagom; primarily neutral with complimentary seasonal colours and a feature tourmaline blue.

The Essentials collection provides a well-balanced and fundamental offering of drapery and upholstery product; not too little, not too much, just right.

SCHOOL FOR NEPAL
After visiting Nepal and experiencing the love and kindness of the Nepalese people, one of our Sydney-based clients, Andrew Cook of Accent Curtains, has decided to return and build a school. And we want to help! Using the power of fabric - we will donate $1 for every metre of fabric sold from our new Essentials collection in both Australia and New Zealand. We’d love you to join us on this journey, supporting someone from our local industry in their efforts to make a difference to our global community.

Read more about this exciting project on our blog.

 

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“Classic”: judged over a period of time to be of the highest quality and outstanding of its kind.

Mokum Classics is an enduring product category in which successful plain upholsteries and draperies are continually reinvested in every 3-4 years with refreshed and reinvigorated colour palettes. This product category ensures Mokums quintessential plains remain current with fashion driven shades and core neutrals needing to evolve overtime.

The Mokum studio has re-coloured two Mokum classics; Couture and Hollywood, which both sit contently alongside Mokum’s latest La Primavera collection. For the first time two new plains have been added to the perennial Mokum Classics range, two classic Italian wool upholsteries, Como and Prato, which offer commercial performance, exquisite handle and extensive colour lines, both of which are sure to become market favourites.

Our two new commercial wool upholsteries, Como and Prato have been carefully constructed through blending natural and synthetic fibres and expertly finished. With a comprehensive offering of perfect neutrals and fashion driven decorative shades, they have been coloured to suit both residential and commercial palettes. Prato has the luxurious look and handle of premium felted wool, Como is a distinctive flat basket weave and like Prato, deliver a residential aesthetic with commercial performance. Mokum’s beloved Couture has been reinvigorated with a stunning new colour palette. Introducing 11 new colours, including eternal shades of Blanc and Noir as well as fresh grey based neutrals and fashion driven decorative shades. This glamourous wide width drapery has a touch of stainless steel giving it a dimensional hammered finish, making it perfect for contemporary installations. Glamourous yet understated, Hollywood has been refined and refreshed with 6 new nuanced neutrals. The luxurious chenille upholstery is woven using the finest Italian yarn to create a subtle texture, soft handle and elegant tailored finish that suits both contemporary and classic interiors.

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