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Scottish Interiors LDN: MYB Textiles

30-Aug-2017 1:10 PM | Kimberley White

Who are you, what do you do, and what do you sell?

We are textiles artisans, Morton Young and Borland (MYB Textiles), weaving beautifully crafted lace and madras fabrics since 1900. Our Victorian mill in the Irvine Valley is the only mill in the world still designing and weaving Nottingham Lace. We produce stocked fabric collections as well as lace and madras window panels, roller blinds, wallpaper, table covers and baby blankets.

What do you hope to achieve at Scottish Interiors LDN? 

Our hope is to gain more exposure within the UK market, predominately with London/SE based architects, interior designers and wholesale customers.

Who are the dream stockists for MYB Textiles?

We have a large cross section of worldwide stockists including TV/Film production companies, boutique interior stores, high end hospitality organisations and fashion companies who are all great. We would like to expand upon our UK stockists especially targeting high end retailers such as Osborne & Little and Liberty.

What tools and resources or mentors did you use to create your International Strategy?

Our sales and design staff completed a SDI international strategy workshop hosted at Scottish Enterprise.

What do you think the most important part in the creation of an International Strategy?

The most important part is to focus on which areas of business/countries to target which then should lead to achieve growth in business for our company.

What are three milestones in your business trajectory that have gotten you to this point?

1. Design/loom computerised networking

2. Rebranding/website

3. Trevira FR yarn development than now allows contract weaving.

What is Unique Selling Point of MYB Textiles that you will to use to pitch your business to buyers?

We are the only producers designing lace & madras fabric, marrying traditional skills with modern technology. We offer wide width fabric options, quick turnaround times on bespoke design solutions, and we have a track record collaborating with world famous brands.

How will you prepare for Scottish Interiors LDN?

We are busy researching companies we have appointments with and those that are attending the event, and tailoring our presentation to fit with each company.

Visit MYB Textiles online and register interest to meet them at Scottish Interiors: LDN via the MYB exhibitor profile.


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