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Category: Prestige

9 Jan

Trevira CS Silver Membership since 2013

Textiles are a key factor when it comes to furnishing a room. With fabrics designers can easily play with colour, material and texture to create a new interior design or to upgrade existing furnishings. SoFarSoNear has developed a wide collection of Trevira CS fabrics, available in a broad variety of designs and qualities and all of them are inherently flame retardant. It means that they are suitable to be used in hotels and public spaces. When planning an interior design, mood boards are the ideal tool to give a first impression about the future room or space. It is since 2013 that SoFarSoNear is confirmed Silver Member by Trevira, the leader in the production of flame retardant yarns. An important achievement for...
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9 Jan

Rinascimento,Winner Creativity Competition

In November 2015 Trevira invited suppliers of Trevira CS fabrics to participate in a creativity competition with their latest developments. Fabrics entered were almost 150 and from these a specialist panel selected 3 fabrics in each of the 5 categories, which received pride of place on the Trevira stand at Heimtextil 2016. In the Rinascimento article the panel sees a successful merging of classic elements with the used look. The fabric impresses as opulent and elegant – like a very traditional material. The baroque pattern, however, is in a state of dissolution; it seems somehow collage-like. The shiny, silky surface contrasts with the ornamental motifs that due to the weave structure seem “worn”. Here too a traditional pattern has been...
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27 Apr

Spartito,The Plan Award

Spartito, our copper textile designed by Rebosio+Spagnulo and inspired by the music of Daniele Lombardi is again on the news! An International Jury of Archistars, has shortlisted it in the Design Category of The Plan Awards 2015. THE PLAN AWARD, is an award created and promoted by THE PLAN to disseminate knowledge of and improve the quality of the work done by designers, academics, critics and students in the architecture, design and city planning fields, thereby promoting debate on topical design and planning themes. Completed and future projects and research are eligible for the AWARDS.

We are incessantly dedicated to researching excellence at every level and our Spartito witnesses this commitment.

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9 Jan

Etruschi Collection,German Design Award

The Etruschi Collection of Copper Fabrics designed by Luca Dini was awarded with a Special Mention as Best Home and Decoration Product by The German Design Council in 2015. Especially suited for the high-end contract, Etruschi comes from a constant search of unique and unusual materials. Etruschi is a veritable copper fabric, that combines the mass and shine of metal leaf with the softness of a textile. The uniqueness of the collection is the result of the know-how developed in the field of precious yarns with the design research of SoFar/SoNear and Luca Dini. Copper thread are weaved with wool and linen into precious fabrics for prestigious interiors. [eltd_blockquote text="The uniqueness of the collection is the result of the...
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9 Jan

Couture Collection,International Awards

The Couture Collection of Kundan Silk Carpets designed for Zollanvari, was awarded as Best Modern Design Deluxe at the prestigious Internationl Carpet Design Award 2014 and was awarded with a Special Mention as Best Home and Decoration Product by The German Design Council in 2015. When we first saw the Kundan Silk carpets of Zollanvari, we’ve immediately associated the astonishing weaving and dying to fashion. That’s how the design concept came about. The beauty of some very iconic fabrics were the ideal inspiration for the ‘Couture Collection’ of Kundan Silk Carpets. The collection features different patterns: Bouclé, inspired by the iconic jackets of fashion myth Coco Chanel, Tweed, sourced from the traditional British cloths but adding new shades of colour, Tartan,...
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20 Aug

Spartito,SBID International Design Awards

The Spartito fabric has been selected as one of the qualifying products by a technical panel of judges in the first stage of the process. SoFarSoNear’s new textile design Spartito, is an addition to our Cuprum range. The distinctive Spartito pattern,in copper thread, is based on music written by Daniele Lombardi and designed for SoFarSoNear by R+S architects. As with the other designs in the Cuprum range Spartito comes from a constant search for unique and unusual materials. Spartito is a veritable copper fabric that combines the mass and shine of metal leaf with the softness of a textile. Flame retardant and highly resistant, Spartito is the ideal fabric for Hospitality. R+S architects specified Spartito fabric on acoustic...
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9 Jan

Trompe l’Oeil,International Awards

The Trompe l’Oeil Collection of rugs designed for Zollanvari was multi-awarded in 2013 and 2014. In 2013 the collection was awarded as Best Innovation at the prestigious International Carpet Design Award 2013 and in 2014 it was awarded as Selection by The German Design Council at imm Cologne 2014. Kilim rugs are world re-known for the simplicity of the sign and the unique flat tapestry weaving. SoFarSoNear ‘s idea was to inject a little Italian style and combine the traditional handcraft with the motifs familiar to the Italian iconography. A true fusion between East and West, between the classical motifs of two great cultures, Persia and Italy. What makes the project so unique is also the use of sophisticated UV print...
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21 Nov

Editor’s Choice,BDNY, New York

The Etruschi Collection of Copper Fabrics designed by Luca Dini was Finalist at the Editor’s Choice Awards at IHMRS and BDNY, New York, 2012. Especially suited for the high-end contract, Etruschi comes from a constant search of unique and unusual materials. Etruschi is a veritable copper fabric, that combines the mass and shine of metal leaf with the softness of a textile. The uniqueness of the collection is the result of the know-how developed in the field of precious yarns with the design research of SoFar/SoNear and Luca Dini. Copper thread are weaved with wool and linen into precious fabrics for prestigious interiors. [eltd_blockquote text="The uniqueness of the collection is the result of the know-how developed in the field...
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9 May

International Prestige,The Army & Navy Club

In 2012 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II commemorated 60 years of reign. SoFarSoNear was appointed official partner of The Army & Navy Club, celebrating 175 years of British heritage, royalty and excellence, commemorating The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. An international recognition that was achieved thanks to our commitment to innovation and creativity. The Club was founded in august 1837 as a response to the popularity of other service clubs in the area. Originally it was to be called the Army Club but the Duke of Wellington, Commander in Chief who became the Club's first patron, insisted that membership should also be offered to officers of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines. For the past 175 years, the Army & Navy...
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