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Relativity Textiles manufactures hand screen printed wallpaper in Chicago. We are inspired by the history of global textiles and want to make a lasting impact by giving back to organizations with a social reach.

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3323 W. Diversey Ave.
Studio #14
Chicago, IL 60647

Email : [email protected]
Phone: +1 (872) 228-6596

By Raffa Reuther
What makes a pattern iconic? What makes it timeless and have popularity which spans geographic locations around the world? Starting this week we begin a series about iconic patterns. We chose plaid as a timeless favorite to do a little under the surface research about. During a photo shoot in the master bath of one of our most beloved clients of 2017, our curiosity emerged about why plaid is so iconic. How has plaid been in vogue for over a hundred years? How does it stay relevant? Plaid is forever morphing through the decades, always reinventing itself in fashion and home decor, often looking back to bygone eras with bittersweet feelings. [caption id="attachment_6178" align="aligncenter" width="522"] SEARS Catalog image from the 1960's of plaid fashions.[/caption]