Ferran New York began as a company that fashioned raincoats and printed handbags out of highly patterned and colorful printed fabrics. I still use my Ferran printed tote from years ago, I refuse to retire it. The company, founded in 2000, shifted their focus to bedding and pillows over the past few years, with an emphasis on pretty florals and graphic tracery. Modernized globally-inspired prints, which now appear on wallpapers, have an old-world sensibility, with hand blocked designs created by designer and Creative Director Kathryn Ferran Kayajan. Her travels inspire the lifestyle point of view and seasonal color shifts seen in the American-made hand-screened prints. Mainly pastels, the sophisticated, intricate patterns add impact with their delicate leaves, full blooms and classic architectural details.
The Bursa Collection of bedding and pillows is the newest, and my new favorite for their complex, tiny designs.
Bursa Willow print
The Ottoman assortment
Chinois Parterre captures blooming flower branches in robust colors
A detail of the Parterre in French grey
Chiswick, an English-inspired collection
A great summer pattern, Java Hydrangea