Luxury fabrics specialist Kobe has appointed Jason Garwood as its account manager for the Midlands region.

Mr Garwood — who has worked in the high-end fabrics business for the past two decades — will cover an area extending from Northamptonshire to Staffordshire, as well as looking after the Isle of Man.

Kobe UK is part of the Dutch based Kobefab International group which supplies more than 8,000 interior design and soft furnishing customers in over 60 countries worldwide.