Posts from the ‘Texture’ Category

Texture Inspiration

July 8, 2015

At Place Textiles we are inspired not only by ‪#‎color‬ but the amazing ‪#‎textures‬ all around us. When it comes to decorating, variation in texture can really compliment an already beautiful home. Capistrano, seen here in color Sable, is a richly textured fabric from our newest collection that is created by combining many special yarns […]

Honoring An Ancient Tradition: Torino – A New Linen Velvet from Place

February 19, 2014

  As fabrics go, velvet is in a class by itself. Velvet has been considered a luxury fabric almost since the beginning of time and linen velvet (made from flax) dates all the way back to 2000 BC in ancient Egypt. Household inventories from 809 AD list bolts of velvet as assets in documenting wealth! […]

A winter shawl in classic Bantry Check

Top 5 Place Textiles Translated to Fabulous Winter Fashion!

December 3, 2013

As winter approaches and the temperature starts to drop, none of us can avoid the desire to be cuddled up inside. Place Textiles are typically used in interior settings, adding beautiful colors and compelling textures to any space. In honor of the chilly season, we decided to pair our coziest fabrics with winter fashion images […]

Torino Captures the Beauty of Natural Linen Velvet

September 5, 2013

Linen fabric produced from flax is considered to be the oldest textile fiber in the world and records of linen production date back to Egypt 4000 years ago. Perfectly intact linen fabrics were discovered in the ancient tombs of the Pharaoh Ramses who died in 1213 BC and Tutankhamen. Velvet weaving with flax dates back […]

Textile and Texture

January 22, 2010

Inseparable and Intrinsic It is no accident that the words textile and texture come from the same Latin root meaning “to weave”. The exquisite bird’s nest in the photo above was found nestled deep in the branches of my Christmas tree this season. To me this amazing structure embodies the notion of texture and textile.  […]

Happy 2010!

January 6, 2010

Place Textiles wishes you a healthy, colorful and interesting New Year! The fruit shown comes from the Rambutan tree and is native to Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and South East Asia. Photo By Stephen Grimm

Color + Texture

November 2, 2009

Fall is progressing – and with it comes the amazing shift in color from vibrant green to ripe gold.The landscape along Highway G16 from Carmel, California down through the Sierra de Salinas region, captures one of the most beautiful aspects of the season.  Place prides itself in offering a wide range of fabulous colors and […]