September Moodboard | Moorland Ramble

Ian Mankin September Moodboard | Moorland Ramble

Fabrics from top left: Kintyre Check Brown, Perth Moss, Perth Violet, Perth Mauve, Newbury Hopsack Suede, Nairn Check Sage, Oxford Stripe Flax, Chelsea PlumArran Brown.

Inspired by the rural beauty of the Lancashire countryside, ‘Moorland Ramble’ naturally exudes a sense of comfort and opulence to provide any interior with a charming country house feel.

Deep purple hues and soft mauve shades are evocative of vibrant swathes of purple heather; incorporating earthy tones dramatises this trend to set a mood that is calm and enchanting. Additionally, introducing traditional patterned checks and stripes, as well as rich textured weaves brings character to the scheme, whilst maintaining a connection with nature.

Reminiscent of moorland walks over thriving heathlands and misty moors, ‘Moorland Ramble’ will add a touch of autumnal bliss to your home!

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

August Moodboard | Beach Hut Brights

Fabrics from top left: Campbell Union Sky, Vintage Stripe 3 Peony, Brompton Linen, Suffolk Check S Mint, Hove Stripe Blue, Devon Stripe Bluebell, Chelsea Peony, Kensington Duck Egg, Ascot Stripe 1.

Enhance the natural beauty of your home by infusing it with this refreshing palette of Ian Mankin ‘Beach Hut Brights’.

Combining ocean-inspired blues and subtle textured seashore hues with crisp white backdrops effectively injects a breezy coastal vibe into any interior. Introducing classic striped fabrics in bright pops of colour evokes pleasant memories of a restful and tranquil beach-house, whilst also producing an instant wow factor.

Ultimately, enjoy the British summer and reminisce relaxing seaside family holidays with ‘Beach Hut Brights’.

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

July Moodboard | Wimbledon Fever

Wimbledon Fever NO BORDER

Fabrics from top left: Oxford Stripe Sage, Union Canvas Ivory, Ticking 2 Black, Ticking 2 Peony, Lining Stripe Black, Padstow Natural, Dundee Sage, Acton Sage, Devon Stripe Cream.

Take Centre Court with this iconic Ian Mankin palette inspired by the spirit of Wimbledon.

Selecting a classic combination of fresh greens and crisp whites conjures thoughts of a chic doubles team; incorporating bold accents and subdued metallic accessories revives the scheme to create a visually stimulating and sophisticated environment. Consider also combining a subtle textured hopsack and printed design with a selection of timeless stripes to create contrast, as well as neutral linen sheers to maintain privacy whilst infusing light, luxury and elegance into your décor.

Triumph at home and celebrate in true British style with ‘Wimbledon Fever’!

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

June Moodboard | Western Spirit

Western Spirit witht Border

Fabrics from top left: Skye Check Flax, Arran Blue (Reverse)Suffolk Check S Bluebell, Candy Stripe Indigo, Arran Blue, Organic Ticking Nutmeg, Ascot Stripe 2, Highland Twill, Suffolk Check L Bluebell.

Liven up your home’s look with unique Western inspired décor, using this compelling palette of Ian Mankin fabrics.

Choosing a variety of neutral tones creates a totally serene design, which acts as the perfect backdrop for deep, vibrant and vivid shaded fabrics. Consider also embracing nature-inspired textures in simple and earthy colours to allow the emergence of a theme that pursues a contemporary rustic style, immediately adding a touch of Western character to any design.

Reminiscent of Western culture, ‘Western Spirit’ effortlessly integrates a sense of charm, style and warmth into any home!

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

May Moodboard | Monochromatic Chic

Monochromatic Chic

Fabrics from top left: Lining Stripe Black, Dundee Cream, Arran Charcoal, Organic Ticking Night, Kensington White, Odeon 8 Black, Kew Baltic Charcoal, Dundee Charcoal, Campbell Union Black.

Strike a visual balance and create a setting that is perfectly harmonious with ‘Monochromatic Chic’.

Combining complementing and contrasting shades of cream, black and white together does not have to convey a simple look, integrated with different patterned florals and stripes this trend is extremely powerful. Introducing warm natural hues and a dyed herringbone fabric further increases the versatility and manageability when reinventing this scheme, allowing themes of elegant sophistication and aesthetic pleasure to emerge.

Dramatic, bold and eclectic, ‘Monochromatic Chic’ demonstrates the possibilities of bringing a sense of Yin and Yang into any interior!

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

April Moodboard | Evergreen Bouquet

Original Spring Greenery

Fabrics from top left: Chelsea Sage, Organic Ticking Nutmeg, Ripon Sage, Organic Ticking Natural, Hopsack Stripe Sage, Candy Stripe Cream, Brompton Sage, Velvet Sage, Arran Sage.

Inspired by Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2017 ‘Greenery’, ‘Evergreen Bouquet’ is a quintessential choice for rejuvenating and revitalising the design of any home this spring.

Combining multiple bright and zesty shades of these on-trend green accents instantly modernises any interior, creating an environment that is warm and inviting. Using printed fabrics with neutral painterly stripes evokes a sense of a forest walk, seeking reconnection with nature; while subdued plains and natural striped fabrics are illustrative of flourishing foliage and the fresh outdoors.

Omnipresent and symbolic of new beginnings, ‘Evergreen Bouquet’ is a versatile palette that will reinvigorate any home!

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

March Moodboard | Breakfast Hues

Final Image

Fabrics from top left: Ticking Union 25 Plain, Norfolk Stripe Bluebell, Skye Check Oatmeal, Suffolk Check L Cream, Embroidered Union Fern Gold, Campbell Union Gold, Campbell Union Sky, Jura Stripe Natural, Suffolk Check S Bluebell.

Inject a fresh spring flair into your breakfast room to help you enjoy the most important meal of the day, using this collection of classic Ian Mankin fabrics.

Sky blues complement soothing neutrals and stylish tones of warm gold enhance classic shades of cream, allowing you to bring a new lease of life into your kitchen. Coordinating classic and subtle designs with different textural appeals are also essential for creating a peaceful haven with everlasting memories.

Sophisticated and timeless, ‘Breakfast Hues’ is sure to instantly transition your home ready for this spring’s stylish season!

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

February Moodboard | Classic Beauty

Classic Beauty Without Border

Fabrics and wallpapers from top left: Wildflower Charcoal, Putney Pink, Ticking 01 Grey Wallpaper, Putney Charcoal, Organic Ticking Rose, Chelsea Plum, Kew Pink, Carlton Grey, Suffolk Check S GreyCampbell Union Pink.

Beat the winter blues with this elegant selection of Ian Mankin fabrics that infuse a touch of ‘Classic Beauty’ into your home.

Pinks create key focal points, while subtle grey tones introduce a relaxed vibe, providing the perfect backdrop for more lavish accents. Using different textures and designs in these contrasting shades is also a fabulous way to create a space that is chic and striking.

 Ultimately, ‘Classic Beauty’ provides the perfect colour palette to modernise any living space!

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

January Moodboard | Denim Drift


Fabrics from top left: Gisburn Dark Navy, Arran Blue, Ticking 01 Navy, Campbell Union Silver, Panama 2 Indigo/Sky, Ticking 2 Navy, Campbell Union Indigo, Chelsea Grey, Ticking 01 Sky.

Enter the New Year in style with Dulux’s Colour of the Year 2017 ‘Denim Drift’, using our fresh selection of Ian Mankin blues.

Introduce hushed tones of denim, rich shades of navy and a range of different textures to add an instant visual impact to any room. Consider accompanying this palette with plain greys, nautical shades and ticking stripes to create a peaceful ambience and paired back look throughout your home.

Truly adaptable, ‘Denim Drift’ is an on-trend, timeless and versatile colourway that blends beautifully with any style of décor!

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

December Moodboard | Timeless Yuletide


Fabrics from top left: Newbury Hopsack Natural, Haworth Sage, Beverley Grey, Ticking 01 Silver, Campbell Union Peony, Campbell Union Ivory, Worthing Stripe Sage, Chelsea Sage, Ripon Burgundy.

Deck your halls with a classic Christmas look this holiday season by introducing these charming array of fabrics into your home. Often seen as the traditional colours of the festive period, we have brought together rich shades of peony, burgundy and sage to add that splash of Christmas magic.

Coordinate our Worthing Stripe Sage fabric with plain fabrics from our Ian Mankin collections to create a unique look this season. Also consider pairing our Beverley Grey and Haworth Sage from our Ashfield collection to add a touch of cosiness to this scheme.

‘Timeless Yuletide’ provides a traditional Christmas statement whilst still retaining a timeless feel, that you know you can trust will look great in any home.

Tweet about this on TwitterShare on FacebookPin on PinterestEmail this to someone