Roger Oates Collection 2014 Preview

Posted on May 1, 2014 in Colour, Featured, Monochrome
Roger Oates Collection 2014 Preview

So hello again world, we’ve been a little quiet on Stairs and Stripes recently. This is mainly due to two reasons, finalising this years new flooring collection (alongside our upcoming new upholstery and accessory fabrics) and our obsession with Monochrome – the quest to get the new black and white designs to sit ‘just right’. […]


Monochrome Battista

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 in Architecture, Monochrome, Stripes
Monochrome Battista

We are currently flat out in the studio finalising the new Roger Oates Collection for later this year.  Though we are almost there, it’s Monday and we couldn’t resist a little look at some monochrome architecture… We have just spotted these soft stripes and check patterns  of the “Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista” a church […]


A Return to Monochrome

Posted on Jan 2, 2014 in Monochrome, Photography
A Return to Monochrome

At the start of every project we go right back to the beginning. A the start of the year we do the same – we go ‘back to monochrome.’ In 2014 we are going right back, beyond stripes. We love these images by Emma Summerton featuring the monochromatic patterns of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.


Rainy Monochrome Monday

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in Image of the week, Monochrome
Rainy Monochrome Monday

Another Monochrome Monday, this one in the rain – we like these pops of colour mixed with our favourite type of stripe.


A Return to Monochrome

Posted on Apr 10, 2013 in Image of the week, Monochrome, Stripes
A Return to Monochrome

As is traditional here in our office, today marks our regular return to the drawing board, and to balanced crisp monochrome stripes. Our starting point for everything.