LEE JOFA FABRICS
For nearly two hundred years, Lee Jofa has been a beacon of discriminating style. Their fabric, wallcovering and trim has provided a perfect look, feel and accent to a legion of spaces. With such a long standing history, Lee Jofa has a firm command of the classic and traditional that are always in demand. Lee Jofa excels at challenging expectations, pushing the limits in seeking bold new looks that excite the eye. Specializing in home furnishings, Lee Jofa has become the go to source when looking for that special balance between the past, present and future. Their collections have a timeless quality to capture a feel for any era. One could easily imagine their fabrics covering an 19th century settee, a 1940’s dining room set, or even today’s modern sofa.
Groundworks is the culmination of almost two centuries of design expertise. The contemporary brand of Lee Jofa, Groundworks, is a collection of the finest prints, textures and modern weaves. The line focuses on being innovative with an eye to setting the trend, rather than following the lead. Its designer collections Kelly Wearstier and Thomas O’Brien textiles all adhere to the Lee Jofa mantra of offering the finest quality in home décor. Interior designer, James Huniford’s self-titled collection is all about soothing colors and luxurious textiles. Chenille, textured linen, and velvet all play a role in his design sensibilities. His love of silver, gray and pale blue with the classic stripes gives his line a stylish flair that can work in any décor. Design today is all about creating a flow between outdoor and indoor space. The David Easton Solarium collection includes wonderful patterns and textures that can be adapted for both indoor and outdoor use. Inspired by elements of Turkish design, David Easton Solarium embraces a more subdued use of color and pattern, perfect for a dual use in any space. Expect fabrics that are soaked with rich colors, and delicate embroideries all created with an eye towards quality craftsmanship. Additional lines such as, AERIN, Karenza, Lily Pulitzer and others complete the Lee Jofa selection for exquisite interior décor choices.
Lee Jofa began in 1823 when Englishman, George Johnson, began a rope-making firm on the docks of New York City. The business expanded and began creating the stuffing for upholstery craftsmen. In 1965, noted textile house Arthur H. Lee & Company acquired JOFA , and formed Lee Jofa. Today, Lee Jofa is part of the Kravet family of design and home furnishings. Kravet, established in 1918 is a fourth generation family business that is a recognized leader in home décor.