The Colour Wheel – 3 Minute Explanation

You’ve probably heard of the colour wheel before, or you’ve heard the words “complimentary colour” or “analogous colours” thrown around before. In the design and colour world there is a very essential tool called “the colour wheel” that is used as a base to choose colour schemes for all kinds of projects, from interior design, […]

Floral Interiors – Bold and Impacting

On this years season of House Rules, one of the final challenges was a charity challenge where the contestants renovated 3 individual apartments and the common areas of Bezzina House. One of the couples boldly chose a large scale floral wallpaper to adorn their zone, the main dining room. The end result was quite impactful and got me thinking about the use […]

See how we print samples using the sublimation printing method (video)

Sampling is a service we offer here at Mereton so that you can see exactly how any design or file will look once printed to your selected fabric. We encourage sampling prior to ordering bulk runs of fabric as often what you are seeing on your computer screen can look different once it is printed […]

On-Trend Colours in Commercial Design

Our design library is full of designs that fall across many different styles; there are the highly detailed and heavily textured designs, the two dimensional ultra modern designs, classic florals, typical stripes, wild stripes and almost everything in between. The library is a constantly growing catalogue, and the 12 latest additions fit into a whole new […]

New Collection: Brushstrokes

With our recent discovery of the brush stroke trend, we fell in love! We fell so far in love we decided to launch an entire collection surrounding the concept. Our inspiration began with the idea of a singular brushstroke, the first thing to hit the canvas when an artist begins to paint. This singular brushstroke […]

5 HOT Colour Palettes to Steal!

Colour, colour everywhere! With so many colours everywhere, how do we know which ones to use and when? Sometimes I sit down at the computer and it all just clicks, the colours I choose just happen to fall into place and sit side by side so perfectly it needs no second thought. Other times I […]

The Colour Matching Process

Matching colours is one of the many services we offer to our customers. We can colour match to anything you have handy such as a swatch of fabric, a Pantone colour, a Dulux paint chip, an old cushion, you name it. Colour matching can be done two ways; either by adjusting the CMYK values until […]

Rio Red is THE Red

Red, who doesn’t love red? A colour so vivacious that it takes on many forms. Red can be seen through oriental styling, ultra modern looks and even contemporary design – it all depends on the shade. Rio Red leans slightly toward a darker, more tonally cool hue of the classic red, making this strikingly bold […]


Since the beginning of printing anything, there has been a lingering question: CMYK or RGB? Which colour space should I use? To reach an answer on which one to use, we first must understand each colour space and what they are designed to do. This post will help you to understand how CMYK and RGB work, […]

Trend Alert: Brush Strokes

There is nothing I love more than a well done, textured design. Texture is the extra element that can turn something from completely flat looking into a beautiful, multi dimensional design. This year we are seeing a big movement toward the brush stroke texture effect. Long strokes with a painterly flick at the finish, separated […]