CLERKENWELL DESIGN WEEK 2019 – Transcal CMF Trend Report

Our Colour and Materials Team visited Clerkenwell Design week and have put together a mini trend-report on the latest CMF directions. As a design-led company we focus on gathering information across all design sectors which we use to build up a clear picture of market trends. Click through to download and view our report

Transcal textiles are the result of pioneering innovation, outstanding design, and the desire to exceed industry standards. Working closely with leading manufacturers and industry experts we create fabrics which encompass handcrafted beauty and the latest technological advancements.

We design, supply, and trim fabrics for major brands within Automotive, Aerospace, Rail, and Furniture sectors. Our staff not only strive for the perfect aesthetic but to meet our clients’ exceptionally high technical specifications as well. We will work alongside you through each stage of the design process; from initial concept, testing and development, through to production. Transcal’s contemporary fabrics can be found in luxury vehicles, offices, restaurants, and hotels throughout the world.


Alston is an extraordinary fabric. Soft and luxurious, it is no surprise its intrinsic good looks and success come from years of painstaking development. This enchanting material is the preferred choice of our designers and interior specialists for many of our customers and brands around the world. View some samples of Alston Technosuede products below.



This unique & luxurious, specialist textile conforms to all the stringent technical requirements of automotive and aviation standards.

Flammability – FMVSS302 & FAR 25.853 (Horizontal and Vertical Burn)

    • Smoke
  • Toxicity
  • Abrasion
  • Lightfastness
  • Fogging
  • Odour
  • Surface Fibre Deterioration after UV
  • Crocking
  • Resistance to Bleed/Perspiration
  • Water Spotting