Some patterns are destined to become focal points. In this case, it’s a verdant gathering of palm trees, digitally printed onto pre-embossed vinyl, the faux-linen effect harking back to 1950s bark cloths. But such graphic treatments call for solid-color company. So, poly-blend upholstery fabric has a cobbled texture similar to tweed. PET-derived felt acoustical panels feature a cloudy ground of fluctuating color. And naturally occurring flecks appear on rift and quartered white oak.