25 Jan 2021 • Partner Content
How Camira holds up its pledge to sustainable upholstery with its latest fabric
The fabric manufacturer has introduced Craggan Flax to its product line-up, a high-performance wool-and-flax upholstery textile.
From hospitality to commercial offices, spaces of all sorts have been dressed with Camira fabrics since the UK-based company’s inception in 1974. It produces more than eight million metres of textiles per year with environmental impact and performance quality at top of mind. Craggan Flax, its newest offering, iterates upon the popular Craggan fabric with an eco-friendly blend of wool and flax fibres.
The original Craggan will now be phased out and Craggan Flax will usher in a new era of innovative natural textiles. Its designers set out to develop a durable, versatile upholstery option – the line has numerous seating applications, and its palette range comprises 15 colours. Whether a project begs refined neutral or rich jewel tones, there is an answer in Craggan Flax. The inclusion of flax is an important part of the visual make-up: once dyed, it creates a striking two-tone effect in contrast with the wool.
‘We’ve worked hard to ensure Craggan Flax is the perfect fit for contemporary commercial and residential interiors in both its high-performance composition and expanded colour palette,’ says Lynn Kingdon, head of creative at Camira. Notably the fabric has achieved commercial flammability certification for public spaces in the UK, without requiring chemical post-treatment. What’s more, it complies with high indoor air quality emission standards, and carries the SCS Indoor Advantage Gold label.
‘With a long history in creating fabrics from renewable, natural materials, it is incredibly important to us that we continue to develop our offering of sustainable fabrics,’ continues Kingdon, ‘and Craggan Flax is a truly beautiful addition to the collection.’