Collections

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

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.

 

Read more about the Tea House Collection here

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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 the Pure Collection here

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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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The UV Pro Allout collection captures the spirit of everyone’s favourite bold, bright and intense colours, warm textures and contemporary designs. UV Pro fabrics cross the boundaries between in- side and out, while delivering a touch of class, quality and luxury to any home, terrace, spa or garden.

Allout is woven with 100% solution dyed acrylic yarns, giving the consumer a 5 year limited warranty against fading from harmful UV rays. Once again UV Pro is your guarantee and peace of mind of no hassle fabrics. Vinout designs are made from 'outdoor vinyl' creating a nice leather look.

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Winter can sometimes be bright and sunny, with a special light that can make snow shine like a crazy field of diamonds. Summer can only exist thanks to winter; but the cold is soon forgotten when the sun shines again at full power.

This Insideout collection, with inspiring designs and vibrant colors, contains 99 fabrics to meet all of your outdoor and indoor needs. It will lift you to unprecedented heights and, like the fabric itself, create memories that will never fade.

Insideout is woven with 100% solution dyed acrylic yarns, giving the consumer a 5 year limited warranty against fading from harmful UV rays. Once again UV Pro is your guarantee and peace of mind of no hassle fabrics.

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The UV Pro Flatout Collection captures the spirit of everyone’s favourite bold, bright and intense colours, warm textures and contemporary designs. UV Pro fabrics cross the boundaries between inside and out, while delivering a touch of class, quality and luxury to any home, terrace, spa or garden.

Flatout is woven with 100% solution dyed acrylic yarns, giving the consumer a 5 year limited warranty against fading from harmful UV rays. Once again UV Pro is your guarantee and peace of mind of no hassle fabrics.

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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 our Essentials Collection here

 

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These complimentary designs with co-ordinating colourways offer a full solution in the design of a cohesive space.

Rigorously tested for durability and fire retardency, Platinum Guard fabrics are trusted for high use areas in hospitality, education and aged care. Featuring an impenetrable moisture barrier these designs allow for peace of mind in environments prone to spills and ensure easy cleanability.

With comfort and practicality in mind, the Platinum Guard collection offers carefully constructed compositions that provide a tactile and friendly feel while maintaining high performance features.

OEKO-TEX Certified, Platinum Guard fabrics can be used with confidence that they are free from harmful levels of PFOS, PFOA, Heavy Metals, Phenols, Phthalates and Formaldehyde.

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An edited collection of Italian made high performance upholsteries with a luxurious residential aesthetic. This sophisticated collection is perfectly suited for both indoor and outdoor use – you decide.

The Nomadic Indoor Outdoor collection is a fresh and sophisticated mix of new and renewed favourites from our growing high performance category. Perfectly suited to our antipodean lifestyle, this range of heavy duty solution dyed olefin upholsteries has been specifically developed with a soft handle, allowing customers to enjoy a seamless transition between their indoor and outdoor spaces or use as a high performance easy-care indoor solution.

Read more about Nomadic Indoor Outdoor here

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The importance of velvet in both residential and contract markets continues to gather momentum. Three decorative designs complete the Regency Collection, creating a luxurious softness in a commercial rated quality.

Belmont and Thurlow explore a muted palette of warm neutrals creating elegance with a contemporary edge. Caxton has an extended colour palette working with stronger colours, creating the opportunity for decorative objects to become statement pieces.

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