JF & Co.
This trade-only showroom specializes in fabric, wallcoverings, furniture, drapery and hardware from such Canadian and international brands as Pindler, Maxwell and Worlds Away. The whimsical Abundance line of wallpaper by JF Fabrics includes prints of swordfish and squids or Victorian rooftops that are sure to liven up any room. Popular draws include grasscloth wallcoverings, and extra-wide multi-purpose drapes and textiles Crypton-treated to resist stains, odour and pilling. 326 DAVENPORT RD 416 238 5254 JFANDCO.CA
Decorative wallpapers, throw pillows, flat weaves and even handwoven wool and silk rugs from Nepal are to be found among this designer’s diverse assortment of home goods. Her Cayman Islands line features abstracted trellis, coral and palm patterns, which are available both as handwoven carpets and as wallpapers. A wallpaper collaboration with Candice Kaye includes a painterly hummingbird print – a pattern that will also be re-imagined as a lush wool-and-silk rug. 416 357 5007 KATETHORNLEYHALL.COM
This specialty fabric and upholstery showroom is home to textiles from Designers Guild, Robert Allen, Osborne & Little, Kate Spade for Kravet and Sunbrella. Once you’ve chosen your fabric, it’s whisked to MF’S Leaside workshop to be sewn into drapes, cushions and bedding, or used to upholster sofas, headboards and more. Also on offer: wallpaper (check out those Christian Lacroix murals!) and roller blinds, as well as dining and coffee tables. 1685 BAYVIEW AVE 416 922 6000 MACFABFABRICS.COM
Memo is a go-to for exclusive globally sourced textiles and wallcoverings. Its central workstation is encircled by a vast selection of colours and prints hand-picked to help us all break from greige. Lively linens from Jennifer Shorto are a current favourite, as are hand-blocked wallpapers from Dym and Paper Mills. Artisanal handwoven rugs from Awanay, a fair-trade company founded by an Argentinian mother–daughter duo, is dedicated to preserving ancient weaving techniques. 585 DUPONT ST, 2ND FL 647 350 3700 MEMOSHOWROOM.COM
Threadcount Textile & Design
Find exclusive collections of European and house-made drapery and upholstery here, including hand-printed cottons and linens by U.k.-based Korla, classic patterns by Teasel England and sumptuous silks from James Hare. Threadcount’s earth-tone Meraki collection features deep russet, medallion yellow and teal green, while the Equilux collection offers openness in unsaturated hues of sand and oyster. For a hit of nature, look to jacquard weaves from Clarke & Clarke and botanical textiles from Rapture & Wright. 81C RONALD AVE 416 916 9012 THREADCOUNTINC.COM
More textiles: Designers Walk, Finnish Place, John Paul & Co., Kendall & Co. and Toronto International Design Centre.