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Period Living Magazine February 2020

Period Living Magazine February 2020

Our beautiful Tiffany velvet in the Spice colour way is featured on page 21. Rich rusty hues for ultimate warmth. Available in five distinctive colour ways:...
Scottish Interiors Showcase 2020

Scottish Interiors Showcase 2020

18 February 09.00 – 18.30 | 19 February 09.00 – 17.00 Scottish Interiors Showcase 2020 is a trade-only event showcasing the latest collections from some of the best suppliers to Interior Design sector. The show host a fantastic range of exhibitors...
Paris Deco Off January 2020

Paris Deco Off January 2020

We are welcoming in the new decade in Paris at the 10th Anniversary of Deco Off. We’d love to show you what’s new and how we can help you and your clients in 2020. Come and find us at Arts Hotel, 34 Rue de Buci, Paris 75006 16 – 17 January 10 am...
The List Directory 2020

The List Directory 2020

We are delighted to feature in The List Directory 2020 which is a established online guide of brilliant design professionals. Now in its fourth year it is available online and as hard copy....
Our new Symphony Collection has arrived

Our new Symphony Collection has arrived

Launched at the London Interiors Show and new for Autumn/Winter 2019 from The Design Archives is SYMPHONY A coloured weave designed to work alongside and complement our existing collection of vibrant and intricately patterned prints. Ingeniously composed to create a...
Homes and Gardens Celebrating 100 years

Homes and Gardens Celebrating 100 years

Homes and Gardens magazine celebrating 100 years! Passion for Pattern, including the Design Archives Grand Floral fabric. A heritage style from an archive fabric that has stood the test of time....
Hello! Design Centre Chelsea Harbour

Hello! Design Centre Chelsea Harbour

In time for Spring’s ultimate design event, London Design Week, 10th-15th March,  we have created a lovely display case on the first floor of the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour, a short walk from our showroom in the Worlds End Studios, Lots Road. The Design...
House & Garden – April 2019

House & Garden – April 2019

  Home Sweet Home!  From the April edition of House & Garden.  Be inspired by our Spring Garden collection and welcome the coming season with these lovely floral designs.    ...
Scottish Interiors Showcase – We’ll be there!

Scottish Interiors Showcase – We’ll be there!

We are looking forward to showing our collections at the Scottish Interiors Showcase on 19th and 20th February at Macdonald Inchyra Hotel, Polmont. The Jewel in our crown is our fabulous new Jewel Collection, inspired by the heritage designs in our Archive.  A true...
Our fabulous Jewel Collection has launched!

Our fabulous Jewel Collection has launched!

A treasure trove of jewels! The JewelCollection is inspired by the designs in our extensive archive of historic fabrics. The collection is beautifully coloured. A treasure trove of jewels from rich Ruby red to elegant Opal. Printed on a choice of sumptuous shimmering...
Launching at Decorex – Wallcovering!

Launching at Decorex – Wallcovering!

  The Design Archives is launching its paper backed fabric collection at Decorex this September. The vibrant Tree of Life Turquoise paper-backed fabric makes a fantastic wall covering.  Be bold and pair it with curtains in Milano stripe.  WOW! Fabric walling...
We’ll see you at Design Central 2018

We’ll see you at Design Central 2018

  Our colourful Grand Floral design from the Archive 1 collection We will be at Design Central 2018, The Largest Interiors Trade Only Show in The North of England at the stunning Colshaw Hall, Nr. Knutsford.  We are looking forward to catching up with colleagues...
We’ll see you at Decorex 2018

We’ll see you at Decorex 2018

  Our colourful Grand Floral design from the Archive 1 collection We are delighted to be exhibiting again at Decorex International 2018 16-19 September, Syon Park, London.  You’ll find us on Stand C35.  Decorex is one of the highlights of the design year,...
We’re off to Moscow!

We’re off to Moscow!

  Hello Moscow! Sharon Crowson at DecoRus 2017 We are delighted to be returning to Moscow to exhibit at DecoRusExpo 2018 after a very successful 2017 show. Our agents Kimberley Expertise (nk@kimberleyexpertise.com) will be presenting our collections of heritage...
Great trade shows – Gent and Madrid

Great trade shows – Gent and Madrid

  Thanks to everyone who visited us at Interior Gent and Intergift Madrid   Sharon and the Gordon Imports Team in Intergift Madrid   The Design Archives worked with  Spanish distributor, Gordon Imports to make a truly stand-out-stand to showcase our...
Simon Chapman – new Sales Director

Simon Chapman – new Sales Director

  The Design Archives is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Chapman as its Global and UK Sales Director.   Simon Chapman and Sharon Crowson Simon Chapman is a sales and marketing professional with broad experience of international distribution,...
January 2018 Trade Shows

January 2018 Trade Shows

The Design Archives would be delighted to meet you at the following trade shows this January   Paris Deco Off 18th-20th January Artus Hotel, Downstairs Meeting Room 34 Rue du Baci 75006 Intirio – Gent 28th-31st January Flanders Expo Maaltekouter1 9051 Gent...
Paris Deco Off

Paris Deco Off

Presenting our collections during Paris Deco Off Thursday 18th to Saturday 20th January 2018 Visit us at the Artus Hotel from 1pm until 7pm each day, in the hotel’s downstairs meeting room. 34, Rue du Buci 75006 in the heart of St. Germain. Sharon: 00 44 (0) 7710 404...
Inspiration from 19th Century France

Inspiration from 19th Century France

From the many thousands of beautiful prints in the Design Archive, comes this exquisite Broderies Chinoises hand painted print.  Inspiration for a future collection! Watch this...
New Distribution Agreements signed

New Distribution Agreements signed

THE DESIGN ARCHIVES ANNOUNCES NEW DISTRIBUTOR AGREEMENTS Established in 2016, The Design Archives is rapidly expanding with new distribution agreements worldwide. The Design Archives comprises literally thousands of original paper designs, archival reference books and...
Successful Decorex 2017

Successful Decorex 2017

The Design Archives team, led by Sharon Crowson, had a very successful few days at Decorex 2017. Plenty of visitors from all over the world showed great interest in our  heritage fabrics. Showcasing Archive 1 and Spring Garden collections of fabrics inspired by the...
New Collection ‘Spring Garden’ launches

New Collection ‘Spring Garden’ launches

THE DESIGN ARCHIVES LAUNCHES NEW FABRIC COLLECTION: SPRING GARDEN Spring Garden is a charming new collection from The Design Archives combining three delicately drawn traditional florals, teamed with a classic coordinating stripe, all recommissioned from the huge...
First Collection ARCHIVE 1 now available to view at new showroom

First Collection ARCHIVE 1 now available to view at new showroom

THE DESIGN ARCHIVES has opened a new showroom in the World’s End Studios, Lots Road, Chelsea SW10 and sampling of the recently launched collection, Archive 1 is now available. The Design Archives is the brainchild of Sharon Crowson whose family business, Crowson...