Renowned design collaborations inform this Nine to Know fabric edit, ready to reimagine your favourite furniture pieces.

We’ve handpicked nine fabrics to bring new life to old classics through upholstery. Each with a notable designer to their name, these fabrics reflect an artistic exploration of colour, texture and pattern.

This feature originally appeared in est magazine issue #41. 

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est living kvadrat sahco safire 01

Thick boucle and chenille yarns bring a course look and feel to the Kvadrat Sahco Safire 003 fabric. With a two-tone brown effect, the textile has a hand-knotted appearance.

est living spence lyda missoni home claremont 170 01
est living kvadrat memory 2 0256 01

Renowned designer Patricia Urquiola envisioned Memory 2 0256 for Kvadrat’s collection. The organic textile has a ‘digital’ look, created with boucle yarns that ‘play across the fabric’s surface’.

est living kelly wearstler district fabric 03

The District fabric by Kelly Wearstler was designed to ‘evoke a feeling of casual decadence’. The hand-painted fabric nods to cubism with shards of coloured geometric shapes fitting together on heavy linen.