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The founding brand of The Romo Group, Romo is renowned for its assorted library of classic and contemporary designs and versatile plains, offering a diverse style and timeless elegance enriched with a sophisticated colour palette.
Generations of experience and distinctive British design are the foundation of the Romo brand. Since establishing its own in-house design studio in the 1980s Romo has continued to grow and is now a market leader in designer fabrics and wallcoverings.
Led by Design Director Emily Mould, the Romo studio is a continuous hub of activity and creativity, an Aladdin’s cave of sketches, paintings, fabric and colour charts, the studio walls are a constant source of inspiration. Each launch the designers research new ideas, finding inspiration in an array of influences from travel and fashion to nature and the outdoors.
Romo collections are launched twice a year through our worldwide network of designers, retailers, distributors and agents giving our exclusive collections international brand recognition in over 70 countries.
Our reputation for offering excellent designs and outstanding products is upheld by our in-house team of talented and experienced designers.
With the customer at the forefront of any launch, great consideration and thought is put into the designs and colour palette, ensuring that collections can be used to create a cohesive scheme for all types of home. Each designer plays a key part in the creative process, with expert weavers designing innovative woven qualities and talented artists creating original prints and wallcoverings. All original artwork is intricately hand painted and delicately coloured in our in-house design studio, before being sent to expert weavers and printers to create the finished pieces of fabric and wallcoverings you see today.
Founded in 1902 by Robert Mould, Romo is a family run business in its fifth generation.
Based in Nottinghamshire, UK, with offices and showrooms in London, Europe and the USA, The Romo Group now has six established brands all of which have their own unique character and style. Each brand has its own in-house design studio creating a diverse range of fabrics, wallcoverings, trimmings and accessories to suit customers' tastes and needs worldwide.
In 1902, Robert Mould, who gave his name to the company, started a small-scale furniture manufacturing business in Nottingham, England. By the 1930s, the company had become wholesalers to the upholstery industry, supplying furnishing fabrics and components for the manufacture of furniture. The company continued to evolve until eventually the upholstery manufacturing side of the business ceased completely and the supply of furnishing fabrics became the company’s primary focus. In the 1980s Romo started its own in-house design studio, injecting a more creative approach to design which redefined Romo as the design-led company it is known as today.
The group is now managed by the founder’s great grandson, Jonathan Mould, along with his niece Lindsay and children Felicity, Emily and Jordan. With extensive international showrooms and distribution, The Romo Group has over 350 employees and is recognised worldwide, with exports totaling approximately 70% of sales. Customer satisfaction and employee welfare are at the core of the company’s values, and although much expanded, Romo remains very much a family business.
With our excellent stock levels, fast processing of orders and speed of our transportation partners, our delivery service is one of the most efficient in the industry. With 250,000 rolls of fabric and wallcoverings kept in stock at our onsite warehouse, the equivalent of 2.4 million metres, we are acknowledged as an industry leader in efficient stock levels.
Our customer service team takes approximately 3,300 enquiries on a daily basis and all orders taken by 2pm are despatched on the same day worldwide. We also offer an excellent sample service sending out over 5,000 fabric and wallpaper samples a day.
As the showcase of our collections, we have trade showrooms in Europe and the US as well as a global network of agents and distributors. Each showroom offers clients the opportunity to view our range of fabrics and wallcoverings in full length pieces, as well as practical pattern books. Beautifully, furnished with our latest designs, our international showrooms provide an inspiring environment in which to view the diverse range of products across all of our brands.
Our products are sold through a network of interior designers and retailers across the globe, you can find your local designer/retailer via our where to buy page.
Pattern books and waterfalls are the showcase of our collections and are used by retailers and interior designers worldwide. Our waterfalls and pattern books are produced in-house at our head office site in Nottingham. By producing our own pattern books we ensure the highest level of quality, maintain excellent stock levels and despatch books both quickly and efficiently.
For the last 10 years The Romo Group has donated a portion of its profits to enable Oxfam to implement a program to improve access to education for primary school children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Jonathan Mould, CEO The Romo Group is dedicated to ensuring the success of the project and has continued to regularly visit the area along with other family and staff members to witness the progression.
The Romo Group has helped build over 60 new schools and provided much needed training workshops for teachers and parent teacher associations. As well as providing an education the new schools teach children about basic hygiene and provide clean, disease free environment. Thanks to the hard work of all of the staff and support from customers The Romo Group has been able to help improve the lives of hundreds of children.