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Urban Window Shades

Eclipse and John Byrd's Urban Textile Collection Captures the Fabric of NYC

— October 29, 2014 — Art & Design
Eclipse and designer John Byrd teamed up to create a series of 27 urban textile roller shade fabrics that capture the essence of New York City. Specifically, this textile collection hones in on the feel of Soho, which is now where London-born Byrd now calls home. For the collaboration, Eclipse challenged Byrd to translate the atmosphere of this NYC neighborhood into a series of textiles. Even though this sounds like no easy feat, the collection came together beautifully, featuring plenty of concrete, ruddy brick colors and dark iron-colored grays that remind of NYC's many fire escapes.


Each fabric in the Best of Interior Shading Design collection is available in two types, including one that filters light and another that helps to shut out light to ensure a restful night's sleep.
Trend Themes
1. Urban Textile Collections - Designers are collaborating with brands to create textile collections inspired by urban environments, providing a unique aesthetic and storytelling opportunity.
2. Interior Shading Design - Innovative shading designs that filter or block out light are in demand for interior spaces, catering to the need for privacy and comfort.
3. Capturing the Essence - Collaborations between designers and brands that aim to capture the essence of a specific location or neighborhood through textiles offer a distinctive and localized design option.
Industry Implications
1. Interior Design - The interior design industry can take inspiration from urban textile collections to create unique window treatment options for clients.
2. Home Decor - The home decor industry can leverage innovative interior shading designs to offer functional and stylish solutions for light control.
3. Fashion - Fashion brands can explore collaborations with designers to create collections that translate the essence of specific locations into unique textile designs.
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