Oriental Brocades Fabrics
Colony was established in 1976 as an interior design company. The company was immediately successful thanks to its original style and its attention and research for colours and materials. Since 1980 the company has created and developed designs for home fabrics. Always highly refined and elegant, these patterns are inspired by French, Venetian, Piedmontese and oriental interior styles.
Colony, today found in the most beautiful homes in the world, is specialised in lampas, velvets, brocades and silk fabrics. Our lampas proposals, characterised by an endless variety of colours and make of silk and cotton, bring French and Italian traditions to new life with modern colours that suit the decoration of prestigious high-class premises. According to the old tradition, velvets designs comes in multiple-colour yarns, cut and loop or loop only. The company draws inspiration from its historical design archives and re-interprets those designs according to present-day tastes.
The high quality required, the need to have a close collaboration with suppliers and the business philosophy of believing in “Made in Italy” all mean that even in 2013, Colony still produce almost all of their fabrics in Italy.
Colony distributes its products worldwide from its Piazza del Popolo showroom, in the hearth of Rome. The Paris showroom was opened in 1994, followed by London showroom in 1996, in Chelsea Harbour; Munich showroom was opened in 2000, in Schwabing quarter Colony has sales agents in the most important cities in the world. The company is available in the United States as Colony Fabrics Inc., represented by Scalamandrè through its showrooms network and other independent agents.