BF Tecidos e Papéis de Parede takes pride in representing brands whose production focuses on "luxury craftsmanship" and feature a unique process of artistic creativity.
Marcel Boussac has remained legendary for his intuitive and creative genius. The son of a clothing manufacturer, he showed exceptional commercial vision, establishing his eponymous brand in 1934. An essential figure of the French entrepreneurial landscape, he was an icon of the textile industry in the 1950s and truly revolutionized French fabric. Expertise, innovation and anticipation of the market made up his triple winning formula. Extremely meticulous, Marcel Boussac refused to compromise on quality and constantly invested in high-performance equipment. With an exacting technique and new patterns for a younger clientele, he had exceptional success in the 1960s.
Boussac's latest collections, both experimental and contemporary, highlight new materials, as well as an innovative approach to stylish decoration. Stretch virgin wools, 3D printing, jacquards with subtle mixes of various fibers, quilted materials and sophisticated plain fabrics with refined textural effects are brand basics. Boussac pushes back the limits of textile creation while keeping in mind comfort, quality of execution and ease of use.
Created in 1824, Braquenié, renowned for its printed cottons, silks and hand-woven rugs, boasts many historical treasures, including textile documents dating back several centuries, carpet samples and watercolor drawings. These carefully preserved documents reveal a fascinating world in which expertise and elegance are a guarantee of taste. Braquenié has over time become the "haute-couture" house of interior design.
The most exquisite creations were pursuit by the entire upper class of the 19th century. The railway carriages of Emperor Napoleon III were lined from floor to ceiling in its creations. The wealthiest men in the world, who hailed from literary, artistic and aristocratic circles alike, desired Braquenié for their lavish residences. Its clientele included, Victor Hugo, members of the Rothschild family, Frédéric Chopin, the widow Clicquot-Ponsardin, Tsar Nicolas II, Prince Vittorio Emanuele of Savoy, and many others from all the courts of Europe.
Founded in 1976, Dedar is a family-run fabric house that expresses a personal style with its cutting-edge contemporary collections. Located close to Como, in the heart of a manufacturing district, Dedar experiments and innovates to attain product perfection through an ongoing dialogue with those craftsmen and textile specialists who are most familiar with the techniques employed in the production of excellent fabrics.
Characterized by seductive colour palettes and unexpected patterns, Dedar's fabrics combine precious yarns with research into fiber technology to offer various solutions for curtains, upholstery and wall covering of timeless elegance.
Élitis' philosophy is about being bold, innovative, and acting as explorers in the field of furnishing fabrics and wallcoverings. They design very contemporary products searching relentlessly for new materials and textures, always having an edge on the latest techniques. In this way, they invent an emotional, visual and tactile language.
Their in-house design department, formed by a dynamic and passionate team, acts as an experimental laboratory of ideas that traces the lines of research of their innovative and diversified mixtures. These proposals, always surprising, create an event at every international exhibition.
Elitis' fabrics, wallpapers and wallcoverings are present in over 100 countries, and travel through private residences, hotels and restaurants all over the world.
Fadini Borghi, arose from the 1975 merger of two Italian editors. Throughout a history that began in the early twentieth century, Fadini Borghi has continued to enhance the magical, unique thread known as silk. With a unique heritage including fabrics that date from the sixteenth century, the House of Fadini Borghi makes stunning interpretations of great Italian classics from the past and proposes more contemporary fabrics. Damasks, velvets and lampas rub shoulders with contemporary plain and tone-on-tone fabrics that are all designed to enhance the silk they are made from. Thus, past and present intermix, united by delicate color harmonies that allow clients to follow their desires and give life to traditional or contemporary lifestyle settings.
In 2017, the illustrious italian fabric house celebrated its 70th anniversary. In these 70 years since Osvlado Fadini started his company, the house of Fadini Borghi has become the indisputable reference for all things silk and has always cultivated a certain sense of Italian pomp.
Giardini Wallcoverings is an Italian manufacturer of textile wallcoverings founded in 2000 as a new division of Giardini Ltd.
Thanks to its wide selection of precious fabrics, with noble natural fibers produced using the latest technology, Giardini Wallcoverings develops high-end luxury products, 100% made in Italy.
Today, Giardini Wallcoverings prides itself on being a leading manufacturer of jacquard wallcoverings textiles. Thanks to its highly-skilled staff and young management, Giardini Wallcoverings has succeeded in creating innovative products, always with an eye on textiles and technologies developed in the interior design and fashion industries, thus creating satin silk and velvet for walls.
Loyal to the Hermès spirit, the Maison Universe collection is resolutely rooted in tradition. The first objects designed for customers´ interiors go back to the second half of the 1920´s: small blankets, office accessories, decorative objects, picnic trunk and outdoor leisure activity equipment.
Hermès fabrics and wallpapers are an intriguing invitation to explore a thousand and one different tales in a world where materials and savoir-faire go hand in hand. Artists and craftsmen work together, the hand and eye become one, and the gaze guides the technique to create collections whose harmonies complement and interact with one another, like a self-evident truth.
The Maison Le Manach founded in 1829 is one of the last French Maisons that can reproduce thanks to its know-how silks and velvets on blackstrap looms.
From classicism to contemporary decoration, this Maison is always looking forward. And thanks to the Toiles and Nacrés de Tours concept, limitless possibilities are offered to clients. Those exceptional fabrics can be customized ad infinitum with a large variety of colours and designs.
In 2006, Le Manach was one of the first companies to receive the "Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivant", an State honour that underlines French companies.
Le Manach furnishes historical monuments all around the world, for instance they reweaved the green damask in the music saloon in the Compiègne castle, reweaved as well the lampas in the King of Rome's boudoir, the brocatelle in the King's bedroom in Vaux le Vicomte etc.
Founded in 1935, the House of Pierre Frey creates, edits and manufactures upholstery fabrics. The notion of high-quality work is not a hollow concept; rather, it is the cornerstone of this House in the purest French tradition.
Pierre Frey is
inventive and deeply eclectic. It draws its inspiration from the art of
far-away ethnic groups, the French eighteenth-century and contemporary Art. Each
collection is a story, a trip that is made possible by the combined efforts of
Patrick Frey and his studio as well as the designers, the master weavers,
printers and embroiderers that all put their know-how at the service of a
Member of the Comité Colbert, which gathers French luxury houses and several cultural institutions since its foundation in 1954, Pierre Frey takes part in promoting French art de vivre at international level.