Maya is a rhythmic, airy curtain textile designed by Doshi Levien, offering an open structure and a light, matte expression. Despite its delicate look, it is extremely robust. Constructed with a leno weave, Maya creates a beautiful play of light and shadow, as conditions change throughout the day. The design is inspired by Indian saris, which combine different transparencies to consistently reveal subtle nuances. Maya, meaning ‘illusion’ in Hindi, features an open grid balanced with narrow densely woven bands. This design creates the illusion of a striped pattern, which runs from floor to ceiling. Discreet, graceful shades associated with traditional saris comprise the textile’s palette. These range from gentle notes of mint and grey to understated impressions of bolder tones, such as brick and teal. Nipa Doshi: “Flowing like the wind. Opaque as smoke. Cool as moonlight. These are some of the associations that come to my mind when I think of Maya. When we selected the colours, it was particularly important to us that they provided a sense of lightness, like a wash of colour to a space.” Made from durable Trevira CS, Maya is flame-retardant. Consequently, they are suitable for both residential and public spaces.
Lightfastness relates to the ability of a textile to retain its colour under light. When testing for lightfastness, samples are exposed to artificial daylight for a specified period.
The evaluation scale ranges from 1 (worst) to 8 (best). An increase of one point corresponds to a doubling of the lightfastness, i.e. the same fading takes twice as long.Fire tests AS/NZS 1530.3 • BS 5867 part 2 type B • DIN 4102 B1 • EN 13 773 class 1 • EN 13501-1, B-s1, d0 • IMO FTP Code 2010 Part 7 • JIS L 1091 A-1 D • NF P 92 507 M1 • NFPA 701 • SN 198 898 5.2 • UNI 9177 Classe 1
There are differing requirements concerning the flame-retardancy of textiles dependent on the area of application, country or even region. Our textiles pass the majority of international standards and are also tested for a selection of regional requirements.
- Fire resistant
Cleaning and care:Wash at max. 60°C, mild processDo not bleachDo not tumble dryIron at medium temperature (max. 150°C)Professional dry cleaning with tetrachloroethylene, normal process
- Produced in: Holland
- Sustainability: Greenguard Certification www.greenguard.org
- Shrinkage: Approx. 3%
- Wash load: Half
- Colour difference: Slight differences may occur
- Meters per roll: Approx. 50 m
Care instructions curtain textiles
Regular cleaning is important in order to keep the curtain textile looking its best and to prolong its life. Dust and dirt wear down the textile and also reduce its fire-retardant properties.
If possible, we recommend washing curtains once a year. If used heavily, a more frequent cleaning may be appropriate. All curtain fabrics by Kvadrat and Kinnasand are supplied bearing a maintenance label. We recommend the use of a light duty detergent without optical brighteners for all items in which, according to care instructions, washing is possible. In order to reduce the risk of allergy problems, we recommend to use washing detergents that do not contain optical bleach, perfume or colorants. Please take into account a possible shrinkage between 1 – 3 %. For more detailed information, we recommend contacting a professional dry cleaner and/or laundry. A professional dry cleaner may also assist in working out maintenance schedules which ensure that the fabrics are maintained properly so that a good indoor climate and maximum duration of the curtains are achieved.