Signare - designs as individual as you are!
Our collection of fashion accessories and soft furnishings feature designs that reflect the colour and diversity of life itself. The woven tapestry artwork that adorns each of our products makes every Signare piece instantly recognisable. Whoever you are, there is a Signare theme that’s just made for you; modern to medieval; chic to kitsch; floral to furry; cute to cuddly, we have something for everyone in our extensive range of timeless, eclectic designs.
This sumptuous design is instantly recognisable as the work of the Decorative Arts revivalist William Morris. It reproduces in glorious detail an original tapestry created by Morris in the late 19th century. The picture of a thrush stealing young strawberries is said to have been inspired by the Morris family's attempts to grow the fruit at their Oxfordshire home of Kelmscott Manor. This design sets the scene against a blue background – it is also available in a version with a red background.
The golf collection is a rich emblem to the golfing lifestyle. We’ve designed a quirky, yet eye catching golf pattern which is fashioned into a collection of handbags, purses and luggage bags. Notice how the exquisite tartan pattern fabric subtly blends with an eccentric collection of golf clubs, hats and golf tees.
And remember … Our lifestyle collections are not only aimed at individuals who happen to enjoy the subject that a particular tapestry design portrays. The subtlety, quirkiness and artistic impressions of a given subject such as golf, have been designed for anyone who simply appreciates elements of art, craft and fashion, whether they play golf or not!
This sumptuous design is instantly recognisable as the work of the Decorative Arts revivalist William Morris. It reproduces in glorious detail an original tapestry created by Morris in the late 19th century. The picture of a thrush stealing young strawberries is said to have been inspired by the Morris family's attempts to grow the fruit at their Oxfordshire home of Kelmscott Manor. This design sets the scene against a red background – it is also available in a version with a blue background.
If ever a wild flower can be said to epitomise a British summer, it must be the poppy. In July, countryside verges come alive, and fields of corn are splashed with scarlet as the poppy comes into its full glory. This beautiful, delicate flower has come to be a symbol of remembrance for the armed forces, and with 2014 marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, this design depicting a sea of untamed, blood red poppies is especially poignant.
Ahoy there! For the would-be adventurer dreaming of sailing through clear blue waters, swept along by a warm breeze, this nautical design is perfect. Featuring brightly coloured yachts, lighthouses and compasses, you can almost taste the salty sea-spray.
Our Urban Equestrian pattern starts with a classic checkerboard design in subtle golds, greys and creams that make a solid background for the equestrian imagery in the foreground. Iconic images of polo, dressage and racing horses and accessories adorn these bags and totes, and speak to that part of us that loves the elegance and pageantry of horses, even if we’ve never left the city in our lives.
Wherever you look in this delightful design, Britain’s favourite dog looks back at you appealingly. Labrador’s in every shade of colour from golden-yellow to chocolate-brown are making eyes, just waiting for you to make a fuss and to pet them.
And they’re off! This tapestry celebrates the ‘sport of kings’ with a beautiful design that brings to life all the excitement of a day at the races. Horses of unquestionable pedigree canter and gallop along, ridden by jockeys in the colourful silks of their owners.
If you love our four-legged friends, then you will definitely fall for our elegant equestrian themed design depicting horses and assorted riding tack. Boots, saddles and gloves adorn this pattern along of course, with the horses themselves.
The Royal Guard in their smart black and red uniforms are on horseback, on parade, standing to attention and on guard duty in sentry boxes. Interspersed with crowns and crests, this classic design from our unique 'Signature of London' collection is a must for true royalists.
This elegant design encapsulates the excitement of life in the capital. It’s another from our unique 'Signature of London' range and sets a stylish young girl with an umbrella against various iconic London landmarks including Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge and a classic London bus. City life is cool!
Few species in the natural world are as beautiful and delicate as the butterfly. Inspired by the vivid colours and varied shapes of these exotic creatures, our design brings to life an assortment of gorgeous butterflies to recreate a little taste of summer.
Who can resist a little retail therapy? This beautiful design is a window into a stylish boutique; look closely and we guarantee you will see something you love; shoes, hats, handbags – there is something here for everyone!
This fun, patriotic design is from our unique 'Signature of London' range. Our cute teddy bear poses as Union Jack Bear, Beefeater bear and Metropolitan Police-bear for a quirky take on English heritage. Fond memories of London every time you look at it!
Cosmopolitan living is exciting and fast-paced, but all work and no play is not good for the soul. Don’t forget to take time out for yourself. Sit down, relax, and indulge in cafe culture. Enjoy a coffee, meet a friend or just watch the world go by. This chic design captures the flirtatious coffee house rendezvous. Coffee, tea....or me?
The sheep in our design graze happily but look closely – they sport elegant tartan booties to keep their feet warm and dry. This humorous design raises a smile with anyone who sees it. If you love sheep and (or) have a Celtic streak, this is made for you!
Is there a feline friend in your life? Then this tasteful design is especially for you. Gazing appealingly out of the tapestry, are dozens of cats and kittens. Each one is different in colouring and character and together they make a furry, cuddly mass.
An adorable West Highland Terrier sits patiently waiting for play-time in this endearing tapestry design. For dog-lovers everywhere; it’s a charming pattern that you simply cannot ignore.
This timeless, homely design recalls tapestries from years gone by and is reminiscent of traditional creations by Victorian needlewomen. Peonies in soft shades of pink, heavy headed and in full bloom are at the centre of the image which has a peaceful, calming quality.
No flower is more beautiful, or more English than the rose. Our pattern has delicate, pink roses strewn throughout creating a classic design that hints at love and romance.
This gorgeous tapestry reproduces the glorious flora and fauna of an English country garden. Flowers of all seasons are depicted in such loving detail you feel you can almost smell the fragrant scents on the early morning breeze and could reach into the design and pick one out!
This line of high quality and sturdily constructed bags and totes are based on Gustav Klimt’s iconic ‘The Kiss’ and the ‘Tree of Life’ with its’ pattern deeply evocative of Klimt’s golden period. These elegant bags are available in different shapes and sizes, from large holdalls and rucksacks to small envelopes and cosmetics kit, so you are sure to find one that are perfect for you.
This lovely pattern features red, white and pink tulips scattered over a classic white background. The matching pink fixtures complete a bag that goes with any breezy summer outfit, and reminds us of the spring even in the winter. Better still, they celebrate the warm weather once it finally does arrive.
This fun pattern features an array of bright coloured owls in purples, reds, greens and blues, separated by the fall of autumn leaves. These adorable, wide-eyed little fellows are sure to attract attention, and after all isn’t that what accessories are supposed to do?
These wonderful pop-art style cats show your grace and sophistication, whilst also hinting at your well-developed mischievous side. This pose is the essence of the cheeky cat – sleek and refined, yet something about the image still demands that you come and play!
The distinguished English Lavender Pattern adorns this line of bags, holdalls and small cases.
Full bouquets, sprays and individual sprigs of iconic purple flower stand out dramatically on a gentle lilac background, evoking the English countryside and seem to recapture a more elegant time gone by.