FR-One fabrics at The Treasury cocktail bar

FR-One fabrics are right at home in this fabulous cocktail bar in the vault of a former bank. Check out our case study about this beautiful location in Sioux Falls.

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Biophilia: the nature-based design movement that’s re-wilding the built environment

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Luxuriously zen: FR-One featured in the Hotel Eden Spa

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Contract fabric specification in 2021

Conformity to top-level performance and safety standards is a passport to new opportunities. When so much depends on validation in the contract furnishings industry, any claims made by suppliers need to be backed up with hard facts. Here's what you need to know.

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Trending in 2021: Digitally Authentic

The essence of ‘Digitally Authentic’ lies in how digital technology enabled our connection with each other during a time when we were all physically distant. It’s also grounded in our realisation that digital technology is something that can help us live and work as our authentic selves.

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Testing FR drapery and upholstery under British standards

The fire safety of upholstered furniture and drapery used in non-domestic market is a complex system. In this article, we look at the different fire retardancy tests and standards that are required in the UK for specifying contract fabrics. Let’s begin with BS5867 Part 2 B and C, as this drapery-specific standard can be difficult when it comes to specification.

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Re-thinking the future: 2021/2022 trends

Today we explore ‘Re-Birth/Re-Thinking’, the second key trend we have recognised that’s grown from the global events of 2020 into maturity in 2021/2022.

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6 hospitality designers predict a bright future

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In It Together: a community trend towards sustainability

Today we explore our first of three key trends we’re seeing blossom as a response to the global events of 2020, and beyond into 2021/2022.

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A guide to FR jacquard fabrics

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2021 art and design trends to inspire awakening

Bru Textiles announces the launch of their 2021/2022 Trends Book, an insightful, inspirational exploration of the heart of contemporary visual culture.

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Explaining IMO/MED: the highest standard for fire-retardant fabrics

Our inherently fire retardant fabrics are certified as module E under the Marine Equipment Directive, the stricted FR standard in the world. Read more about this complex fire safety certification here.

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Reshaping the future of FR fabrics: this is RE-Invent

Today we are delighted to announce our newest fire retardant fabrics range: RE-Invent.

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4 truly invaluable benefits of rPET fabrics innovations

How rPET can be reused to create fabrics, how this kind of plastics waste can be recycled, and how it’s changing the contract fabrics industry forever.

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FR-One Featured in Metropolis Magazine

We’re proud to have been featured by such a prestigious industry resource, because our inherently fire-retardant fabrics provide recognised, dependable performance results when the chips are down, and the world is in upheaval.

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Natural colour palettes for flawless interiors

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Regal Velvet FR fabrics to enhance every interior

In this post we wander through the plush world of velvet fabrics with a special look at our own Regal Velvets range.

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Defining standards: ISO 14001 for environmental management

This article defines the ISO 14001 standard, delving into environmental management systems (EMS) and what they mean for our customers, our manufacturing processes, and the environment around us.

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An insider look at outstanding textured fabrics

Today we dive into the world of textile textures, explaining what we mean by texture, why texture in interior decoration is important, and what textures are most important for contract project specification in the coming year.

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Proactivity is the key to developing sustainable contract textiles

We believe that the key to creating sustainable contract textiles is to work proactively at all times. Find out how we do this in this blog post.

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