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Using Linens and Fabrics for Interior Design

Everyone loves showing off their own unique style in their home, and one of the ways you can refine your aesthetic and elevate your space is through the use of different fabrics and textures. Take linen, for example, which is a versatile and durable textile that can be used from floor to ceiling, so below we discuss some of the ways you can utilize it in your own home.

Why linen?

Hypoallergenic and eco-friendly, linen is a one-of-a-kind fabric that self-regulates for temperature control and easily wicks away moisture. Plus, it uses less chemicals and water during the manufacturing process than other textiles, so it is a sustainable option that is not harsh on the environment. A major benefit of linens over other fabrics is that it gets softer over time with use rather than breaking down, and the irregularities that come from the manual manufacturing process make the fabric even more appealing. Made out of the flax plant, linen is a highly durable fabric that is also breathable and naturally stain-resistant. A quality material that endures over the years, linen is a popular choice for interior design purposes.

Adding texture

When adding linens or other unique fabrics to your home, you are bringing in an array of textures and looks that give variety and depth to a space. Contrary to other fabrics, linen still looks great even crumpled or wrinkled, giving any room a casual and relaxed feeling while also feeling elegant and luxurious. So, a budget-friendly way to elevate any space is to play with textures and different fabrics to bring the room to life.


Linens today are used for much more than just bedding, and are now very common in throws, napkins, curtains, tablecloths, and more. This versatile fabric can also be used in upholstery, and is a good option given its stain-resistant and hypoallergenic qualities. Easy to clean and eco-friendly, linen can be used all around the house and can match almost any interior design style.

Aside from linen, other versatile fabrics to consider adding to your current look are velvet, wool, and cotton. Being able to mix-and-match fabrics and bring depth to any room, all homes could benefit from adding linen into the mix. Great for all seasons, linen has been utilized and preferred for centuries, so consider using linen in your next interior design project.

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