Back in 1965 Misha Black commissioned a moquette for London Transport which would become a design icon. The block pattern of blues and greens is known as Straub, after its designer - Marianne Straub. The striking pattern was originally intended to launch the Victoria line in the late 60s but wasn’t ready in time. So it found its way onto the Bakerloo, Northern and Piccadilly lines instead. Some buses even sported Straub too. Like ‘District’, its synonymous with London’s design past and many of us look at this particular moquette with true fondness and happy memories of travelling around the capital. Have a slice of history for your life.
Cushions are a great way to show off your transport fascination in a really subtle way. We stock a variety of styles to add a touch of nostalgia to any home colour scheme - and being cushions, when you change your room, you can change your cushions! Our home furnishings are beautifully finished with high quality zips and intricate stitching to stand the test of time. Available with a duck feather or hollowfibre inner. The cushions are 40cm x 40cm.