Maharam Raas by Kvadrat: 742 | by Doshi Levien Fabric for Upholstery
Maharam Raas by Kvadrat: 742
- Pattern: Raas
- Colorway: 742 Blue
- Designed by Doshi Levien
- Content: 92% Wool, 8% Nylon
- Origin: UK
- Width: 56"
- Reduced Environmental Impact
- Weight: 25.2 oz per linear yard
- Durability: 100,000+ double rubs
Crafted by design duo Doshi Levien, Lila and Raas are vibrant upholstery textiles with an exceptional colour story. Both Lila and Raas combine two voluminous unicoloured yarns: a regular yarn in the weft and an irregularly textured slub yarn in the warp. This gives them a tactile, lively surface that has a bouclé feel and the cool touch of linen.
Though the textiles share the same construction and combine well, they are markedly individual. Whereas Raas is densely woven with a precise gridded expression that is balanced by the slight irregularity of a slub yarn, Lila has an ikat-like, striated pattern and a more relaxed character.
To realise their vision, Doshi Levien mixed more than 100 gouache colours by hand, then hand-painted them onto samples. These were used as reference in production to dye the yarn with great accuracy – resulting in sophisticated, elegant colours that cannot be found in any existing colour systems.
MODERN FABRICS SAYS
Nice fabric that reminds me of water ripples. The texture is not super soft, kind of like Steelcut Trio. Perfect for a sofa or some chairs. Designed by some famous peeps.