A Dream Tour – Highlights of Europe’s Top Design Events of 2016 (So Far)

Tissus Inspirés, Pierre Frey – Featured at Musee Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

“Tissus Inspirés, Pierre Frey” is an exhibition built up and produced by Les Arts Décoratifs, Paris, featuring the finest creations produced in Europe by Maison Pierre Frey since 1935. The exhibition offers a true dialogue with the collections of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs and provides an opportunity to experience the eclectic nature of Pierre Frey, from the perspective of their creative process, styles, and design inspiration. Spread across 6 rooms, each area offers a unique colour theme. Presentation of works of art on the wallpaper prints draw a parallel between the Maison’s creations and museum’s current collections of art masters.

Tissus Inspirés, Pierre Frey

Tissus Inspirés, Pierre Frey
Tissus Inspirés, Pierre Frey

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Salone del Mobile – Milano, Italy

Salone del Mobile is the international benchmark event for the furnishing and design sectors which takes place annually in Milan  – mixing business with culture, shaping the history of design and furnishings yesterday, today and tomorrow. Event highlights truly top-notch products and services with emphasis on innovation.


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The Salone is now into its 55th year, championing innovation internationality with an impressive array of designers representing top manufacturers and design houses around the world. The event also offers a wide-ranging commercial lineup of top companies that find balance between tradition and innovation in their approach.

Paris Déco Off – Paris, France


Paris Deco Off is a magical event, the seventh in its series, the “Age of Reason” edition, where the most talked-about designers gather at their showrooms on Left Bank and Right Bank. Firmly anchored in Paris, Deco Off honours the most prestigious international brands of designer fabrics, trimmings, furniture, lighting by more than 60 of the world’s top design houses. This year Paris Deco Off once again surprised and delighted its visitors, awakening their senses and emotions to the newest, most drool-worthy design standards and creations from around the globe.

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One of our favourite brands featured at this event, is Duralee. More than a resource, Duralee is a destination for your design whether whimsical, modern, traditional, or eclectic. With an unquestionable passion for their products, their portfolio ranges from their own fresh fabric and cutting-edge trim options to innovative furniture frames and drapery hardware. Sophisticated, youthful and fun, the Duralee design aesthetic is versatile with an ageless appeal. They understand that designers are looking forward towards what is new, what is next, and what is unique, and they strive to bring some inspiration to the marketplace. If it is distinctive, diverse and dramatic, it is Definitely Duralee.


The World at Your Fingertips

Come into our showroom and explore the world of interior design at your doorstep. Our designers and stylists at National Drapery are here to help you bring the best of the worlds’ design and craftsmanship to your home. Request a call, book an appointment or just drop in!