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March 17, 2020
Virtual Options From The Design Library
February 11, 2020
The Design Library Acquires the Rue Royale Collection
June 11, 2019
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March 26, 2019
The Design Library Announces Arrival of the Spay-Lehr Collection
June 1, 2018
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May 1, 2017
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March 14, 2017
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March 7, 2017
Discussion & Book Signing Held at Boston Design Center
December 15, 2016
Patterns: Inside the Design Library Launched in London
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Patternbank Book of the Month
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Creative Review: Where Do You Look For Inspiration?
November 3, 2016
Patterns Celebrated at Design Within Reach
November 1, 2016
PATTERNS Flies First Class on BA
October 19, 2016
Panel & Launch Party at Beacon Hill Showroom, D&D Building NYC
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October 10, 2016
Publisher's Weekly "Top 10" Fall 2016 Adult Announcements: Art, Architecture & Photography
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PATTERNS: Inside the Design Library Published
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Wallpaper* Style Findings: Patterns
August 19, 2016
Dwell Magazine: The Design Library is New York's True Textile Mecca
January 20, 2016
18th Century Paper Impressions Landed
January 20, 2016
Hodge Sellers Portfolio Archive Acquired
January 20, 2016
Girardet Freres Archive
June 9, 2015
Design Library London Expands
February 27, 2014
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October 10, 2013
Abraham Paper Impression Collection
October 10, 2013
Giorgio Correggiari Archive
September 4, 2013
Design Library Featured in The Wall Street Journal Magazine Fall Fashion Issue
May 7, 2013
Chantal Geskoff & Michelle Berthet Studio Collections
May 7, 2013
Francesco Ortenzi Studio Collection
January 2, 2013
Cheney Brothers Collection
September 13, 2010
Bianchini-Férier Archive

THE DESIGN
LIBRARY

The Design Library Acquires the Rue Royale Collection

The Design Library is pleased to announce a major acquisition of 20th century studio paintings.

At the height of the industry, Lyon, France was the silk capital of all Europe. Thousands of working artists created hand-painted designs for the booming industry.

The Rue Royale was the main street at the historic center of original textile art. Designs that were to become silk fashion textiles originated there.

The Design Library's new collection is drawn from five important studios that closed in the late 20th century. There are thousands of original designs in exciting and diverse styles: Floral, Tropical, Geometric, Textural and Conversational patterns.

The Rue Royale Collection is now being unpacked and prepared to show our clients. A representative selection is also being uploaded to Kosmos™ for the inspiration of online subscribers.