Luxury fabric specialist, Kobe, has welcomed Olen Watt, a new sales agent for its Essente brand, covering Ireland (North and South).
Olen is well-established within the industry, having worked in soft furnishings for over 10 years. He said: “I am delighted to be on board and working with such a strong and continually evolving brand.“I look forward to meeting clients and using my wealth of experience in the industry to help guide them in creating inspirational interiors.”
Being a father of three he doesn’t get much spare time, but any he does get, he spends improving his golf handicap.
Kobe UK is part of the Dutch-based Kobefab International company which supplies more than 8,000 interior design and soft furnishing customers in over 60 countries with more than 7,000 products from its headquarters in Valkenswaard, Holland. More than 90 per cent of its products are developed in-house and 95 per cent of all sourcing is done in Europe.
Kobe’s Contract Sales holds a gold membership with Trevira CS and has a wide range of 100 per cent Trevira CS fabrics – which are Oekoteks 100 certified and are regarded as the highest quality in FR inherent fabrics.
Kobe’s vinyl wall coverings are also FR inherent, durable and demand minimal maintenance. They contain recycled materials and are printed using water-based inks making them environmentally sound. Kobe wallcoverings can also contribute to a building achieving LEED credits.
The UK operation is based in Crowthorne, Berkshire. To contact Kobe, please visit their website: en.kobe.eu