About The Brand

The MENA Region's Largest Stockist of Home Furnishing Fabrics.

Offering the Largest Stockist of Furnishing Fabrics in the MENA region. At York, we take you on a tour of the most versatile and exquisite fabrics in the Industry.  From the subtle and calm, to the vivid and lively that bring out the charm. In our little home lies fabrics from some of the biggest names in the industry that flow with a strong and steady portfolio. Over the years of multiple mega projects and partnering with chains of restaurants, corporate facilities and hospitalities, we continue to pursue our goal in sharing a little part of us on every road, every business, and every home.  

The Growth of York

In 1987, Kenny Kalwani envisioned a growth in the Fabrics and Furnishing industryencompassing him to make his way to the U.A.E to found our prestigious organization, York Furnishings. Established in 1988, York climbed up the ladder through years of continuous competition and relentless passion to be among the biggest names in the MENA region under Kalwani. Today, York is run by Kenny and his son Avinash, who is in control of the company’s operations, continuously attributing towards York’s growth and successSince the company’s founding, the underlying value and fundamental that Kenny and Avinash instills into York is the importance of customer and employee satisfaction which has kept the company standing tall on its feet till today 

Excelling Customer Experience

Leading the industry for over three decades long has never been an easy task but the reason behind York’s successful operations being at the top of their game lie in its customer satisfactionKeeping intact with the trends of the industry and investing in the most demanding of brands, York equips its arsenal to attend and fulfill the wants of every target group that involves its customers. To reach a desired result, there requires a definite solution and just as we wouldn’t be where we are without our customers, we wouldn’t be there without our dedicated team eitherA team that has contributed to the growth of the company in every step of the way has always been the reason behind the loyalty of our delighted customers.  

Premium Exclusive Collections

In an industry where innovation and demand is extremely volatile, we ensure to maintain a range of the latest collections to provide our customers with the freshest of fabrics to select from the market. Be it the vintage shades from the 90s, taking it back to the urban 2000s, our fabrics keep in line with every era and for every purpose from the outdoors to the indoors. Having been in the Industry for three decades, our fabrics have been used for curtains, upholstery, blinds, bed backs, outdoor furniture, restaurants, lounges, hotels, gardens and spas. The ability for designers and customers to co-relate and reflect upon their culture and tradition while using our fabrics has been the greatest of our achievements.  

Founder’s vision & mission

York continues their mission to achieve the highest level of satisfaction amongst our customers. With a professional and thriving team that give in their best efforts every hour of the day, we continue to pursue and provide exceptional quality for our customers as the leaders in the industry. Expanding and sharing a part of us across the globe has always been in the vision of the entire York team and we continue until no end to turn our vision into a reality.

Our Journey

A new saga was incepted – leaving footprints as we evolve…
The beginning of an epic journey

York Furnishing’s imprints its presence in Dubai, UAE

The genesis of York Furnishings was in the year 1988 in Dubai, UAE. The company opened its doors to business; it was driven by the philosophy of ‘Passion to Perform’ and was committed to offering the best service and the widest selection of furnishing fabrics to its customer.
York takes the lead

A colossal rise in market share over the GCC

York had accelerated growth and in a short span of time gained a large market share in the GCC region. York offered exclusive collections of the finest furnishings fabrics for discerning customers to become the most chosen company in this space.
York’s growth is unprecedented

Largest Fabric stockist in the MENA region

York’s growth is unprecedented as it becomes the largest and the most coveted stockist in the MENA region. Superlative choice in furnishings, great quality and impeccable service it provides its customers, makes them a leading player in their business.
York celebrates 25th year mark

25 Years and Counting…

York celebrates 25 years of being in business; a hallmark company for the most exclusive and exquisite range of furnishings which have graced the most prestigious locations, premium hotels and regal homes.
York’s journey of excellence continues…

1st ISO certified furnishing fabric distributor in the Middle East

York was the first furnishing fabric distributor to certify its fabric expertise for ISO in the year 2016, and ever since has been raising the bars for the great quality and impeccable service it provides its customers, leveling up their reputation in the textile industry.
New shareholders represent York Furnishing in the MENA region

York Sells Minority Interest to Others, Including Outside Saudi Investors for Undisclosed Price

York Furnishings, considered an important wholesaler and importer of better furnishing fabrics in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has sold a minority stake to outside investors. “We would like to officially inform F&FI that we now have strategic equity partners in our business,” says Avinash Kalwani, second generation owner and CEO of York Furnishings.

Weaving a new story...

Company Profile


York Atelier/Studio

We have opened the door to our new Atelier/Studio

With the launch of our brand new studio, we once again prove our commitment towards providing our clients the best service, experience and quality. The spacious and well-equipped studio is loaded with our extensive collection, facilitating clients to leaf through and choose fabrics at ease.
Follow us on Social Media

York is pleased to announce the launch of its Social Media Accounts

With the launch of our social media accounts, York can now connect on five different social media platforms.

The five platforms now highlighting York are: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Linked-in and Instagram. With the inception of the facebook Fan Page, York now has immediate access to publicize its featured Designs, news releases, highlight new products, network with fellow industry masterminds and professionals across the globe, virally spread information to its followers in a timely matter, and much more.

Our International Brands

Our brand partners offer inspired living through high performance fabrics, exclusive designs, and timeless style – all powered by quality-oriented manufacturing grounds.

A leader in performance fabrics for indoor & outdoor

American manufacturing group Sunbrella is a leader in performance fabrics for indoor and outdoor furniture. Sunbrella fabrics are 100% solution-dyed acrylic, available in thousands of sophisticated styles, patterns and colors. The characteristics of all Sunbrella fabrics include UV protection, water repellence, fade resistance, mold & mildew resistance and stain resistance.

A world leader in flexible composite material technology

French manufacturing group Serge Ferrari is a leader in the flexible composite material sector. Characterised by superior quality architectural, solar protection, marine, marquee and industrial textiles; selecting a Serge Ferrari composite materials will open up a universe of high technology and performance. It also has high abrasion resistance, fire and UV resistant formulation and has unmatched elasticity & flexibility.

A solid reputation of being a highly innovative velvet specialist

Raymakers is part of the rich Dutch textile heritage and their experience in the textile production goes way back to 1773. Previously, Raymakers have mainly focused on the development, production and marketing of velvet, but off late the company also produces plain as well as patterned velvets with many different textures and qualities.

Awards & Recognitions

The genesis of York Furnishings was in the year 1988 in Dubai, UAE. The company opened its doors to business; it was driven by the philosophy of ‘Passion to Perform’ and was committed to offering the best service and the widest selection of furnishing fabrics to its customer.

Blogs & Articles


Classic prints such as floral, stripes and scrolls have been around for centuries. Over the years, these upholstery fabric prints


For centuries velvet has been revered as a noble fabric which was often associated with aristocracy. The luxurious fabric was


Jacquard refers to a fabric created using a special type of loom known as Jacquard loom. The interesting feature of


Curtains made of blackout fabrics are extensively used in places where it’s essential to block the light coming from outside