Natural Fibers: Types, Advantages, Properties & More

Natural Fibers: Types, Advantages, Properties & More

Design by A.I. Interiors   Prioritizing natural materials in your design choices can lead to more elegant outcomes, with the added benefit of being a more environmentally sustainable process. But the line between natural and synthetic materials can be blurry–and often, it’s hard to truly know if the products you’re working with are as natural as they claim to be. In this article, we’ll explore the difference between natural fibers and manmade fibers and discuss the natural ingredients and ethical...

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What is Abaca? Your Questions About Abaca Fabric & Textiles, Answered

What is Abaca? Your Questions About Abaca Fabric & Textiles, Answered

As you explore the various grasscloth material types, one stand-out option is abaca. Known as a strong but smooth fiber, abaca fibers create beautiful textile weaves that can be affixed to paper for an elevated wallcovering surface. In this article, we will break down what abaca is, how it’s used, and the benefits of abaca grasscloth wallpaper.   What is abaca? Abaca is a plant native to the Philippines that is used for many textile applications. The plant itself resembles...

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How to Use Patterns & Textures in Interior Design: Learn the Differences, Mixing Rules & More

How to Use Patterns & Textures in Interior Design: Learn the Differences, Mixing Rules & More

Creating a well-designed space requires the right balance of color, light, size, and scale. Texture and pattern are key design elements in this process that can help define a room. But what are the differences and how can they be put to use? This article will explore the difference between texture and pattern, and discuss how to enhance your interior design with patterns and textures using materials like grasscloth wallpaper.   What is texture in interior design? In interior design,...

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Spring Decor: Interior Design Ideas to Refresh Your Home

Spring Decor: Interior Design Ideas to Refresh Your Home

 Room by: Bespoke Home As we enter a new season, it's natural to want your home to follow suit. As you put away sweaters and quilts and open the windows for spring air, you may be looking for some spring decorating ideas for the home so you can help bring your space out of the winter months and into the warmth and life of spring and summer. This article will be your guide in this process as we explore how to...

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Sisal vs. Jute Grasscloth: The differences and benefits

Sisal vs. Jute Grasscloth: The differences and benefits

Each type of grasscloth offers textural and visual variances that result from the unique fibers used in the production process. In this article, we will be exploring two of our most popular grasscloth types and delving into the differences between jute and sisal. If you’re considering installing grasscloth in a room, this can be your guide to deciding between sisal vs. jute wallpaper.   Sisal vs. jute: Exploring the differences     What is sisal? Sisal material is a grasscloth wallpaper...

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