I have recently come across some wonderful, brightly-coloured, bold-patterned fabrics, inspired by hot, far away places and I just have to share them. My instinct is “oh what a shame I live where the skies are grey most of the time and I can’t use these fabrics in any of my schemes, otherwise the scheme runs the risk of looking like a municipal playground”, but immediately checked myself. “Down with doom and gloom, I am going to specify these where possible, irrespective of the climate, and just enjoy them”.

And here they are…..