The collection has its roots in an abstract interpretation of the natural world through surface and textural patterns and the juxtaposition of opposites; soft and sharp shapes and shiny surfaces against matt ones.
Cabriole and Tarentel remind me of streaky clouds being blown around by air movements high up in the sky.
The shapes of tree rings and wood grain have been cut out of the fabric using laser cutting. As the light travels through the perforations of 100 Years, enchanting shapes are formed. And, as the light changes, so does the appearance of the curtain and the glimpses of light it provides.
Crystal was specially created for an exhibition of glass. The motif of the curtain, like cracked glass, behaves like glass: as you bunch the fabric together, the colour gets deeper, obscuring the view behind it, in the same way your view changes if you look through an increasing number of glass bottles.
Inspired by the micro-patterns and colours of the natural world, Elements gives the piece of furniture an almost patinated look, as though it has been used for many years, like an old, favourite armchair.
Pirouette and Swirling are named after ballet moves that are characterised by delicate movement. Originally inspired by the movement of water flowing down a stream, where currents move alongside each other, passing at different speeds, changing direction to flow up, down and to the side, but always in gentle curves.
For Serre, large flower motifs are silhouetted against a transparent background.