About Kobe

A family owned business

Kobefab International B.V., established in 1976, is a Dutch editor of interior fabrics and wall coverings for domestic and contract usage, with brands KOBE, ESSENTE & ESSENTIALS in soft furnishing fabrics. It represents KOROSEAL Interior Products in Europe with a wide range of contract wall coverings.

Based in Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, KOBE has its own sales offices and showrooms in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and the UK. Its products are distributed, used by professionals and end users in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Kobe has its own Research and Development department with a team of professionals who follow global fashion and interior trends in both residential and contract sectors. The resulting trend forecast becomes the base for the collection that follows with the very latest trends and must-haves for its customers.

Kobe’s product design team thrives to create fabrics that help our customers in creating the future homes of their clients in retail and match the stringent requirements of international contract market. The focus is to have a balance between design and function.

There is a beautiful balance between fabrics that are practical, easy to use in more than one interior styles and key statement pieces with the unique, quirky touch in design sentiment. Tactility, colors and innovative yarns and weaving techniques play a central role.

Distributed all over the world

We envision becoming one of the main European suppliers of interior fabrics and solutions.

Kobe’s products are distributed all over the world with ultimate logistical efficiency and reliability. It uses a fully automated state of art robotic ware house system for the logistical processes of handling and cutting, packaging and sorting & sending.

Kobe has a first class reputation for outstanding quality and innovative design. It is strongly linked to its customers based on service, support and cooperation aiming for mutual sustainability and success.

For professional
and end users


Kobe’s list of references include projects from around the world in travel, leisure, residence, maritime and healthcare markets. The projects are results of a successful collaboration with our partners in different markets where our international contract team focuses on providing customer specific support from the begin to the end of the projects.

Kobe also collaborates with architects and designers to create tailor made products for several of its projects.