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Creating a bespoke headboard for Mairi Helena Textiles


We love creating unique and beautiful pieces of furniture, so we were delighted to work with emerging design talent, Mairi Wilks of Mairi Helena textiles. Like Robinsons Beds, Mairi Helena is based in Scotland and it was a real pleasure to collaborate with an up and coming Scottish textile designer to create such a special piece.

We make all our upholstered headboards in our Glasgow factory and welcome the opportunity to create something new and exclusive. Mairi had an idea for a headboard design which would work well with her ‘Summer Thistle’ fabric and sent us an image to base the design upon. We’ve had a lot of experience of making a few tweaks to turn a photo or even a sketch into a finished design. Our craftsmen have been with us for decades and thrive on a challenge. They may occasionally roll their eyes at the things our sales team ask them to create, but they’ll always find a way to produce another spectacular piece. In fact they enjoy the variety of making something different every day and take pride in creating something special.

Quote from Mairi Wilks of Mairi Helena

“Working with the team at Robinsons Beds has been a real joy. From the provision of a headboard image that I admired, through to the final production of a show-stopper piece, the ability to produce a custom-made headboard in one of my printed velvets has been wonderful. To me, headboards provide such a brilliant blank canvas in a room just waiting for a splash of colour or design in which to create a perfect talking point for an interior. Working with Robinsons Beds has allowed me to create just that with my textile designs!”

If you love Mairi’s headboard and would like to find out about ordering this design, click here .

If you’d like to find out about creating your own bespoke bed take a look at the ‘design your own’ section of our website or contact us for further information.

About Mairi Helena

Mairi Helena is an Edinburgh based, emerging textiles and wallpaper surface design label, offering a high-end contemporary Scottish inspired print range for interiors. The collections include lavish, velvet cushions, bold wallpapers and lampshades as well as velvet and linen fabrics by the metre. Mairi first launched her collection at 100% Design in September 2016 and has quickly attracted the attention of the media and interior designers alike. Mairi’s textiles are produced in the UK.



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