Luxury fabric specialist, Kobe, has introduced its Essente autumn collection of contemporary curtain and upholstery fabrics. The fresh and contemporary range features a variety of plains in a cool linen, soft suede and silk satin appearance. This natural palette of pastel and neutral tones complements the sophisticated collection of fresh and contemporary geometrical, embroidered and floral designs.
Said David Harris, md of Kobe UK: “The Essente collection benefits from the logistical expertise and quality of Kobe, while giving access to a wider customer base through its realistic price points. The range is suitable for both domestic and commercial installations.”
Essente’s curtain and upholstery fabrics include Exeter and Cambridge, both comprising of 100% polyester. Exeter is a timeless plain with a natural linen texture available in a range of 31 colours. Cambridge is a luxurious soft suede in a range of 22 colours.
The Essente Savanna collection, a range of upholstery fabrics, includes Antelope, a woven jacquard comprising 100% polyester featuring a traditional herringbone pattern, available in 13 colours. Serval has a semi-solid wool look and feel, woven with multi-coloured yarns. It comprises 65% polyester and 35% cotton and comes in a range of 10 colours.
The autumn collection follows on from the success of the previous Essente ranges which offer a wide selection of chic, commercial and easy-care interior fabrics. As a sister brand, Essente benefits from the logistical excellence of Kobe and its sophisticated automated warehouse and ERP system.
The collection is easy-to-care-for, washable and suitable for upholstery and soft furnishings.
When used for upholstery Kobe’s Essente fabrics can be supplied with a domestic backcoat which complies with the BS 5852 ignition source 0 and 1, passing the cigarette and match test.
All Kobe’s upholstery fabrics offer exceptional durability, scoring highly on the Martindale Rub Test.