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A Visionary Collection Fall/Winter 2019 Spring 2020

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A Visionary Collection Fall/Winter 2019 Spring 2020

Every year, we travel to some of the world's most spectacular design centres to select our new collections; having now completed our buying trips to New York, Paris, Florence and Milan we feel immensely inspired to share our vision of the upcoming trends.     Italy, September 2019. Seen in a fresh light, new styles and colour palettes were vast and our collection for Fall 2019 through Summer 2020 will be spectacular. Here are my personal observations and what we will be showcasing in bedding and home decor.   Maximalist Aesthetic Strong visual stories, dramatic colours, and retrospective inspiration were all in lavish evidence. The...

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Linen: modernity meets age-old tradition

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Our work with textiles at Fino Lino exposes us to a plethora of fabrics to enhance our lives and create beauty and comfort; one of our favourite amongst these is linen.  Historical documents show that linen is the oldest woven textile in existence and evidence of flax plants being grown dates back to the fifth millennium BCE in Egypt. The Egyptians grew flax along the Nile River and spun linen fabric for practical purposes such as burial, preservation and fine cloth bandages.  They referred to linen as the "gift of the Nile". Flax takes about a hundred days to grow from seed to mature plant with a height of sixty...

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Inspiration 2019

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The New Year is off to a good start with a plethora of new exciting colours, materials and decorative objects in home decor. We have found ourselves to be immensely inspired by current trends as if they are speaking our private design language and fully allowing deep personal expression. The flexibility to style your own home demonstrates a merging of cultural influences and freedom to express our individuality. Our clients rely on us to create bedding that will be totally individual to their needs and desires, as an object of self expression in their private sanctuary. Fino Lino display bed showing...

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Holiday Party 2018 with the Fino Lino Team

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It has been another splendid year at Fino Lino and we have deep gratitude to our wonderful team, loyal customers and talented suppliers. Working in a creative environment brings such richness to our lives and sharing that beauty brings happiness to all of us. After a very busy year we pause to join together in celebration for our annual Christmas party, starting with Champagne then gifts and a glorious dinner at L'Ufficio. We adore Veuve Clicquot Rose Champagne. William serving Champagne. Secret Santa.   Gaelle our wonderful store manager who works so hard to keep us all organized and always...

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A Buyers Life - NY Now 2018

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We love buying trips to NYC. Travelling from Vancouver is relatively fast and the inspiration is deep. It is a tremendously busy week of buying for Fall/ Winter 2018 through Spring 2019.

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