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Liberty Fabrics have been at the cutting edge of design and the decorative arts since 1875. Born from the adventurous spirit of Arthur Lasenby Liberty, Liberty is a brand driven by discovery. From its globally renowned London location, the brand has remained true to its heritage and is famed for its bold and floral prints. Liberty continues to be associated with the world of arts and culture, building on its founder’s legacy to seek out the new and the beautiful.

The interior fabrics and wallpapers celebrate Liberty’s historic love of craftsmanship and storytelling. Archival Liberty prints have been reinterpreted and appear alongside contemporary new artworks created in the London design studio. An archive of more than 50,000 pattern books, paintings, and drawings collated since the 1880s serves as the  the inspiration for today’s designs.

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"Liberty Fabrics' offering reflects the storied heritage and century-spanning passion for art and design. A celebration of craftsmanship, ranging from sumptuous ornate Art Nouveau layouts to classic 1930s ditsy florals, and gorgeous plain fabrics in a range of contemporary corduroys, sumptuous cotton velvets, recycled tumble linens and beautiful bouclés. Unapologetically eccentric and committed to bringing good design to all." 

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"FuturLiberty is an exploration of the unexpected in the Liberty archive, resulting in a reinvention of Liberty Fabrics – inspired by, and celebrating the artistic movements of Futurism, Vorticism, and a century of avant-garde. In collaboration with interior designer Federico Forquet, our designers have curated a collection of interior fabrics that explores Liberty’s archetypal Arts and Crafts designs - drawing on the experimental work of famed Liberty designer, Bernard Nevill. The artworks have been carefully translated into a beautiful array of woven, embroidered, and printed fabrics featuring surprising geometrics, lively abstractions, and rhythmic lines.

Botanical Atlas wallpaper collection celebrates the wonder of the natural world, showcasing an eclectic array of flora and fauna, crafted with timeless elegance and hued in rich, sophisticated colour palettes. Inspired by Sir Arthur Liberty’s passion for discovery, the collection references his remarkable expeditions to Japan, China, Persia and India in the 1880s-1910s; taking us on a global voyage and exploration of magical and fantastical forms. From trailing Chinoiserie motifs, through to miniature Persian Garden illustrations, Indian Moghul painting and art from the Japanese Edo period, this intrinsically Liberty collection reinterprets traditional techniques with modern accents.

Art Colours  When Arthur Liberty first opened his store in 1875, his stock consisted solely of coloured, plain silks from the East. Initially importing soft wools from Kashmir, transparent gauzes and fine light cotton from India, together with plain woven and damask silks from China and Japan. These were available in a huge range of shades and became known as ‘Liberty Art Colours’. 

The Art Colours collection pays homage to Liberty’s rich heritage and colour innovation. The offer ranges from contemporary corduroys, sumptuous cotton velvets, and recycled tumbled linens to beautiful bouclés, expertly woven and dyed in Italy and India. Art Colours is the perfect complement to the curated colour palettes in Liberty’s wallpaper and patterned fabrics collections.

The Liberty Garden in all its glory is captured in Liberty’s first outdoor fabric collection. Much loved archival classics have been reimagined, appearing alongside brand-new artworks in a playful and eclectic combination of designs. Supernatural botanicals and boldly-scaled florals sit alongside simple geometrics, stripes and plains – all designed and proportioned, especially for outdoor use, and expertly printed and woven in Italy and Belgium on beautiful high-performance bases.

Harmonised across three distinctive ‘garden rooms’, the collection of 14 designs is crisscrossed by narrative stories of print and colour to reflect Liberty’s eclectic spirit. Drawing inspiration from the beauty of Arts and Crafts gardens, decadent ornamental florals appear juxtaposed against geometric botanical layouts and the classic nostalgia of Liberty's ditsy florals. Plains, semi-plains and geometrics complement the patterns which are reassuringly familiar and truly modern at the same time."

Images 3 and 6: Christopher Horwood; Images 5 and 8: Chris Everard; Images 1, 2, 4 and 7: Polly Wreford

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