"In just under two years we have created six fabric collections.  We can custom color and custom design patterns as well, and are proud to note that we get them in your hands within two weeks.  For the list of trade showrooms/stockists, head to Our SHOWROOM PAGE Please take a look at a few of our recent, happy customers..."

- owners & designers, Tamara Stephenson & Susan Young

Root Cellar Designs' fabrics are offered in design-trade showrooms around the country to the trade.  With five fabric collections, there are over 65 fabric patterns and color way combinations.  

root cellar designs philosophy & products--Keeping with a commitment to made in America, all ready-made wares (pillows and table linens) are fabricated in the New York City garment district to support the local trade, with all fabric and paper printed in the U.S.   The fabric is a weighty woven linen/cotton (combination (55% linen, 45% combed cotton) and 54" wide with 6.2 oz per square yard and 100 X 48 thread count.  This is a quality, all purpose natural textile appropriate for upholstery, table linens, pillows, drapery and bedding. 

Tapping into rich decorative art history with a love for antiques, fashion, nature and even taking inspiration from everyday items, the duo combines unusual color combinations to create fresh, innovative patterns. The latest fabric collection, Renaissance debuted Spring 2016 and with 16 patterns to reflect a classic yet modern collection showing an urban edge. The team created an 18 pattern wallpaper collection called Black & Blue debuting September 2016, 17 patterns in three color options. 

Six fabric collections--Fig & Lemon, Metamorphosis, Fashion Forward, East/West, Renaissance and Exotica.  

exotica, April 2017:

inspired by exotic travel to all the corners of the globe, the colors and patterns harken to this bohemian, layered way of combining textures in the home.  The most vibrant color mix, exotica shows modern designs with a bit of edge to incorporate that sophisticated yet playful aesthetic into the home.  New colors like hot orchid, peche, summer blue, prussian were inspired by the beautiful, rich painted doors in paris. 


Renaissance offers 16 patterns to reflect classic yet modern design and a full set of new, soft and rich colors together intertwined with plenty of neutrals like wheat, cafe, grey, noir, indigo.  


East West, Fall 2015:

Inspired by the Colonial era when steamer trunks were used to transport items for the home after traveling to exotic places--wares like spices, plates, silver, baskets, and hemp rope are celebrated.  Asian-influences infuses the collection but also elements of Americana with a continuation of a love for the natural world.  The color palette is moody with pops of color like cerulean, sky, indigo, grey, cafe, black, wheat, oxblood and splashes of vibrant citrine.


Tapping into a love of fashion, history and France, the duo created over 10 patterns combining modern designs from Susan's fashion dress collections as a background then infused with details from 19th century iconic fashion illustrations.   


Five vibrant colored patterns channeling fruit and vegetable toiles with one modern geometric pattern.  Designed for the 2015 annual Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Tabletop gala's black-tie dinner fete in the historic Cipriani ballroom in Grand Central Station.  The table donned this stand-out vibrant lavender and blue toile, and the collection was born from there.


Wielding a playfulness and sense of humor, this five pattern collection is enamored with and inspired by critters, bugs, animals and the natural world.  A detailed butterfly toile, Flutter, started the collection.  Stick bug came next, along with fun geometric patterns channeling faux animal motifs such as -- croc, chics and netting, and working seamlessly together.