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Righteous Indigo

GO INDIGO

DENIM

“ D e n i m i s on e o f t h e wo r l d’ s o l d e st fa b r i c s , yet it remains e t e r na l ly young.”*

Pre 1600

1789

1873

1935

1954

‘Serge de Nîmes’ fabric, first from Nîmes in France, was shortened to ‘denim’.

First US President George Washington toured a denim mill in Massachusetts.

Levi Strauss & Co. patented riveted jeans and first sold them to consumers.

Levi Strauss & Co. started to sell now iconic pairs of blue jeans for women.

Zippers were first incorporated into pairs of Levi Strauss & Co. denim jeans.

English Chesterfield sofa in Trouser Blue by Ralph Lauren Home £5,100, ralphlaurenhome.com

(Above) Denimite mirror, tray, side table

Wrinkles Rug by The Rugs Warehouse 120cm x 170cm, £127, notonthehighstreet.com

Recycled denim & wool pouffe £100, harleyandlola.co.uk

DENIM REDONE

The textures and tones of denim make it ideal for industrial style interiors. Whether it’s used as a decorative detail or en masse, frayed or well finished, we say it’s time to double up on denim.

* American Fabrics Magazine (1969). (Top) Home Beautiful by Ian Berry, price upon request, ianberry.org. Denimite tray & mirror photography: Olivia Estebanez

INTERIORS TRENDS

Mixed Patch denim cushion From 595 DKK, nakedsociety.dk

Floor To Wall Fashion Patterns and textures from the urban environment and the world of fashion inspired a new interiors collaboration between Diesel Living and Iris Ceramica, launched at Salone del Mobile earlier this year. The hyper-realistic wall and floor tiles imitate concrete and glass as well as distressed leather. ‘Camp’, which references military style canvas, sacking and tarpaulin, comes in a smart indigo denim hue and is the ideal choice for a rock and roll residence. (Right) 1. Camp; 2. Hard Leather; 3. Industrial Glass. From €36.47, (box of 34 tiles 10cm x 30cm), irisceramica.com

Bespoke denim chest of drawers Price upon request, nbbdesign.com

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Lamino Easy Chair by Nudie Jeans £2,234, nest.co.uk

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The -ISH collection of furniture and homeware by designers Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri is cleverly conceived in recycled materials, including Denimite. Made from reclaimed consumer and industrial denim, the composite material has a realistic stone appearance and is lightweight yet durable. Prices upon request, deallegrifogale.com

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