Nathalie Farman Farma (of Décors Barbares) in British Vogue

07 June 2018 | | Interior Design/Decorating | Profiles

Nathalie Farman Farma (of Décors Barbares) in British Vogue

Nathalie Farman Farma of Décors Barbares knows how to decorate with prints.  I was lucky enough to visit Nathalie in her studio during my recent time in London. I found it hard to concentrate on our conversation as the room was so utterly divine. I'm sure I have never been in such a beautiful space. ... Read More

New Cushions

14 August 2017 | | General | Interior Design/Decorating

New Cushions

New cushions in beautiful, hand printed fabrics have been added to the website with more over the coming weeks. The cushions are professionally, custom made in Australia with textiles from across the Nicola Lawrence collections. All cushions are provided with a premium feather insert. As always, bespoke cushion... Read More

New from Lake August - 'Nasturtium' as a Wallpaper

09 May 2017 | | Interior Design/Decorating | New Textiles/Wallpapers

New from Lake August - 'Nasturtium' as a Wallpaper

Lake August has just released a new wallpaper, ‘Nasturtium’, a pretty, trailing tumble of leaves, vines and flowers in two colourways, Del Mar (blue) or Big Leaf (green) as shown in the first image. A companion to the ‘Agave Americana’ linen, Nasturtium is an exact match for the linen of the same name.... Read More

New Lampshades

28 February 2017 | | General | Interior Design/Decorating

New Lampshades

New, bespoke, gathered lampshades in pretty, soft lawns have been added to the website under Decorative Pieces.  Also in production is a lampshade collection in a lovely range of Indian block prints as well as an experimental design!  It is expected that these will be added in late March. As always, lampsh... Read More

Pantone Colour of the Year 2017: Greenery

12 December 2016 | | General | Interior Design/Decorating

Pantone Colour of the Year 2017: Greenery

Pantone has recently announced the Colour of the Year for 2017, ‘Greenery’. Since 2000, Pantone has released their ‘Pantone Colour of the Year’ as a symbolic colour selection – a snapshot of what they see taking place in global culture that reflects an expression of a mood and an attitude. &ls... Read More

Summer Planning - Outdoor Fabrics

21 September 2016 | | General | Interior Design/Decorating

Summer Planning - Outdoor Fabrics

Spring is here, Summer is near:  long lazy lunches in the garden, relaxing by the pool, reading on the verandah or balcony. Now is the time to think of decorating for the outdoors - cushions, sofas, soft furnishings. Blithfield has a Custom Print Collection with several designs available in 35 colourways on five bas... Read More

Anna Spiro on the Sunrise Programme

30 August 2016 | | General | Interior Design/Decorating | Profiles

Anna Spiro on the Sunrise Programme

For those who missed seeing Anna Spiro sharing her design tips for a beautiful home with Samantha Armytage on the Sunrise programme this morning, I have added the link under the image, below. It is inspiring to watch. Anna Spiro Textiles samples and fabrics are available on this website, under the heading 'Textiles&#... Read More

Pricing, Quality, Craftsmanship and Value

08 August 2016 | | General | Interior Design/Decorating

Pricing, Quality, Craftsmanship and Value

I had a lovely chat with an interior designer last week regarding the merits of Nicola Lawrence and the fact that my website lists the prices of each fabric and wallpaper. Showing the price is a debatable concept but I felt in establishing the business that as much detail should be available to customers as possible in order to ... Read More

Colour My World - Anna Spiro Textiles

18 July 2016 | | General | Interior Design/Decorating | New Textiles/Wallpapers

Colour My World - Anna Spiro Textiles

I was thrilled to open a parcel from Anna Spiro today:  the Anna Spiro Textiles samples.  They were beautifully packaged and each one was a joy to see and hold.  The depth of colour is true, the prints are so versatile and pretty and the Belgian linen basecloth is wonderfully tactile. I have been wandering arou... Read More

Chelsea Textiles - Antiques of the Future

13 July 2016 | | Interior Design/Decorating | New Textiles/Wallpapers | Profiles

Chelsea Textiles - Antiques of the Future

In establishing Nicola Lawrence, one of the motivations was to advance the work of designers and artisans who use and preserve traditional methods and crafts; skills that are at risk in an environment of mass production and fad following.  One such company is Chelsea Textiles, a London based family bu... Read More

Lisa Fine

21 June 2016 | | Interior Design/Decorating | Profiles

Lisa Fine

Happily, the Lisa Fine collection of fabrics is available at Nicola Lawrence and is a gorgeous line of wonderful designs printed on best quality Belgian basecloth. In November 2015, House Beautiful featured the Dallas home that Lisa Fine has created for her mother - filled with an abundance of pattern and col... Read More

Decors Barbares

21 June 2016 | | Interior Design/Decorating | Profiles

Decors Barbares

The London family home of Nathalie Farman Farma, designer of Decors Barbares (the fabrics of which Nicola Lawrence is delighted to stock) was featured in the February 2011 issue of The World of Interiors. Nathalie has a beautiful and timeless decorating style and her home is filled with pattern, colour, layering and pi... Read More

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