Magherafelt-based Bloc Blinds finds a match with leading UK designer

Magherafelt based Bloc Blinds has collaborated with UK printed textile designer Laura Slater on an exclusive collection of designs.

Thursday, 1st October 2020, 12:01 pm
Updated Monday, 5th October 2020, 10:29 am
Cormac Diamond, Bloc Blinds managing director.

Laura, who established her design studio and print workshop in West Yorkshire after graduating from the Royal College of Art in 2007, has an impressive client list including Heals, Harvey Nichols and John Lewis.

Last year, Bloc Blinds invested over £100k in the installation of bespoke fabric printing facilities at its manufacturing headquarters. The move was in response to consumer demand for custom patterns and personalisation when selecting fabrics.

Cormac Diamond, Bloc Blinds Managing Director said:

“As a forward thinking and innovative company, we strive to keep our finger on the pulse of changing consumer needs – and that is exactly why we made this investment in fabric printing and partnered with Laura. Our new printing capability means we can offer customers new designs, which have been created exclusively for Bloc Blinds by contemporary artists such as Laura Slater. We are delighted to share this collection with our customers exclusively from our online site.”

Laura Slater added:

“I enjoyed the process of designing and creating new prints exclusive to Bloc Blinds. The unique collection of designs reflects the impact nature has on our modern lifestyle. I hope to offer people the opportunity to incorporate natural colours and prints into their living space and enjoy bringing the outside in.”

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