Everything you need to know about Pierre Frey
Pierre Frey is a French luxury goods house which is still 100% family-owned. So this is first and foremost the story of a family. The story of an inherited passion handed on with both fidelity and inventiveness across three generations. We are pleased to include their outstanding fabrics and wallpapers among the collections available from Fabric Gallery and Interiors.
Pierre Frey has an unrivalled international reputation for creative design. Quality is also first rate but it doesn’t have to cost the earth because we have very competitive prices.
Pierre Frey has created and manufactured upholstery fabrics since its foundation in 1935. The notion of high-quality work is not a hollow concept. Rather, it is the cornerstone of this House in the purest French tradition. As the inheritor of expertise that built the company, they are known for their is inventive and deeply eclectic style, which draws its inspiration from the art of far-away ethnic groups, the French eighteenth-century and contemporary Art. Pierre Frey collections mix materials and motifs that are reunited in harmonious colours.
Private individuals, leading decorators, upholsterers and cultural institutions appreciate the boldness and high standards of each fabric or wallpaper. 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 common passion.
Traditionally published in the full-colour glossy Pierre Frey catalogue, you can now explore the full range of Pierre Frey creativity on their new Pierre Frey i-pad app available from the iTunes store. You will find in this application all Pierre Frey, Braquenié, Fadini Borghi & Boussac products and a picture gallery with many inspirational project albums. Alternatively you can take a browse through their online catalogue and then request a quote from us.
What’s new at Pierre Frey?
You’ll be amazed by the breadth and depth of designs currently available and also held in their extensive design archive. Is seems that everything has been carefully curated for decades. Nevertheless new and reinvented designs are always being brought to the fore. This season you will see:
- Les Dessins 4: An exclusive collection of wallpapers with an infinite choice of themes, drawings and colours. A wide range of styles, motifs and colours have been brought together.
- Rêveries Orientales Collection; a reinterpretation of archive designs featuring delicate, refined or brilliant ikats as well as timeless paisleys, with velvets in shades borrowed from the preserved gems of a centuries-old Empire. Also includes sumptuous and luxurious, damask satins crossed with Byzantine arabesques and Ottoman florals.
- The Maharani collection is inspired by the splendour of India’s legendary past. As we envision, the Rajasthan region evokes a land of abundance where the magnificence of the Maharajas and their wives, called Maharani, respond to a generous and opulent nature.
Where can I buy Pierre Frey fabrics, wallpapers?
At Fabric Gallery & Interiors we have stocked Pierre Frey since we opened our York showroom in 2007. This brand never disappoints and continues to exude unique eclecticism. We have a selection of their swatch books on display in our showroom and our expert team can guide you through the collections. However to experience the entire catalogue of fabric, wallpapers and accessories there is only one place in the UK, and that is their flagship showroom located at Chelsea Harbour in London. That way you can pick the best fabric for your upholstery or soft furnishings. If you already know what you want we can give you a price when you request a free Quick Quote. If you don’t like forms please phone us on 01904 481101.