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Vidal Tecidos since 1966.....

Vidal Tecidos, was founded in 1966 by José Manuel Vidal. In the beginning the core business is to supply products and technical fabrics for the automobile industry.

During the 70’s, the company spread its activity to the distribution of materials and fabrics to the upholstery and furniture industry.

Only in the late 70’s, start to trade the first decoration fabrics, at the time velvets manufactured in Portugal, what therefore made second-guess a turning point in the direction of Vidal Tecidos.

The decade of the 80’s scored a change in the company, specializing in decoration fabrics. Plain and printed chintz, velvet, gobelin, jacquard fabrics, silks, linens and cottons, began to represent a very important slice of the business.

Immediately opens the first megastore in Campo de Ourique, Lisbon. A 500m² with a display of fabrics that revolutionized the market of decoration in Portugal. 

The 90’s consolidate a name that occupies a prominent place in the world of decorative fabrics.

In the beginning of the new millennium, Vidal Tecidos opens in Porto the second megastore, an ambitious space of 900m² in the heart of Avenida da Boavista, which rapidly conquers the market at the north of Portugal. 

In 2005 Vidal Prestige is born a luxury collection with the best and more exclusive creations from the greatest international designers. As the name implies, it represents a condensation of luxury, quality and prestige, always in their products.

In 2012 Vidal Tecidos positioned itself in the global market, inaugurating in simultaneous two on-line shops, one in Portuguese for the internal market and the Portuguese speaking countries and a second in English for the rest of the world.

In 2013 the collection I love Portugal is created, in honour of the Portuguese tradition and culture. Original and exclusive patterns created by the team of designers from Vidal Tecidos, that in addiction of creating a unique success in the national market, provide the export of Portugal image for more than 50 countries in all the continents. 

In the year of 2017 and in the sequence of the success of the collection I Love Portugal, it’s launched the first collection design by a Portuguese artist, Lis Gonçalves. In the following year, the experiment was repeated with the artist Xana Abreu, which achieved extraordinary success on a global scale. 

Also in 2017 we started to produce and convert all our collections into organic cotton, with the OEKO-TEX Standard 100 certificate, which guarantees that the cotton was grown without using pesticides and during the process was not exposed to harmful substances, being harmless in ecological and human health terms as well as the use of socially responsible working conditions.

In 2019, we took another important step towards the sustainability of the planet, with the introduction of fabrics made from recycled cotton and polyester produced from recycled bottles or nets taken from the sea, minimizing the waste of fundamental raw materials for the balance of the environment. 

With more than five decades of existence, Vidal Tecidos is recognized in the world of decoration as a benchmark when it comes to quality fabrics.

With clients all over the world, the company has been able to follow fashion trends, preparing season to season the collections according to the trends imposed by the major world designers. 

VIDAL Tecidos is an online fabric store, specializing in high-quality fabrics for professional and home use. Our fabrics are from major quality. New items are added weekly. Be sure to sign up to our mailing list for updates on new items and promotions.