I love it for it's clean, modern lines - even though it's a centuries-old fabric, it seems bang up-to-date. Pared down, simple and under-stated.
Ian Mankin is probably the king of ticking, and as I've mentioned before, the samples are generous. This gave me the excuse to have a rummage and get mine out, just for a peep. I know, I know, I should make something else with them.
I particularly like these ticking stripes - part of the organic range. I've always fancied having an armchair upholstered in ticking.