“Our homes are safe havens where we can pause, relax and recuperate. Everyday life is becoming more and more hectic and overloaded”, says Wendy Fietelaars, Art Director of Kobe from the Netherlands.
“In future, it’ll be about an interplay of materials and textures that define a personal style. The highlights are simple chic elements, reflecting craftsmanship and nature-inspired materials.” The ‘Henry’ upholstery fabric (pictured), from the ‘Boutique Upholstery’ collection, provides a foretaste. It is appealing because of its geometric design, which is created by alternating matt and shiny shapes.