Fabric trends at NeoCon '15
Monday July 6, 2015
NeoCon 2015 brought forth not only multiple pattern and colors, but also many uses for the specific designs presented.
Falcon Enters Strategic Partnership with Carnegie
Monday May 4, 2015
This partnership spans three brands in the CFGroup portfolio, including Falcon Products, Shelby Williams, and Thonet.
Mark Skerik to Head Edelman Leather
Monday January 19, 2015
Mark has served as the Marketing Director of KnollStudio.
Valdese Weavers buys Dicey Mills of Shelby in upholstery fabric acquisition
Tuesday January 6, 2015
The deal doesn't include the Dicey factory in Shelby but Valdese Weavers has an agreement to operate the facility as needed through the end of 2015.
Brentano Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Monday January 5, 2015
This year Brentano marks a quarter century with two collections.
Robert Allen's Color of the Year 2015
by DARCY VINES Monday January 5, 2015
Calypso blue is like turquoise's cooler, grown-up sister, featuring inkier undertones and the ability to be paired with other colors much more easily.
Weaving a Woolly Future
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday November 3, 2014
Down a country lane in rural West Yorkshire, not far from Huddersfield, sits the headquarters of Camira, the U.K.'s largest fabric company. On this site, now with the appropriately quaint moniker of Wheattly Park, fabric has been made since the 1760s.
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday June 30, 2014
Herman Miller and Maharam recently launched healthcaretextiles.com, a new website.
Bright and Bold
Monday June 23, 2014
Sustainability initiatives, although not a new concept, continued to be a trend this year, with companies working to further their efforts to go green
CF Stinson and Momentum Textiles Join Haworth+ Alliance Program
Monday May 19, 2014
CF Stinson and Momentum join existing Haworth+ alliance program partners Maharam, Carnegie and Luna Textiles.
Carnegie becomes a Certified B Corporation
Monday May 12, 2014
B Corporations are a new kind of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.
Monday April 28, 2014
The design process is easy, flexible and environmentally friendly, by greatly reducing energy usage and replacing toxic solvents with water
Camira Gears Up
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday April 28, 2014
Camira journeys back to the American Market in hopes of making major inroads.
Camira Releases New Blazer Quilt Fabrics
Sunday April 13, 2014
The Blazer Quilt fabrics "Channel" and "Hourglass" are the latest launches from global textile innovator Camira.
Victor Group Products Achieve Facts Certification
Monday February 10, 2014
A wide range of Victor Group's products was analyzed by SCS.
EnviroLeather Launches New Print Technology with Designs from Jhane Barnes
Monday December 16, 2013
EnviroLeather has gained recognition as a PVC-Free Faux Leather that combines outstanding durability, superior chemical resistance and a soft, luxurious feel with environmental benefits.
Designtex Announces Recognition for Innovation in Sustainable Design
Monday October 28, 2013
This award recognizes Lyons's pioneering role as a passionate but practically minded advocate for environmental sustainability in textile design.
Brentano to Open Flagship Showroom
Monday March 18, 2013
The occasion marks a huge milestone for the company and launches the textile line into a new era with a renewed commitment to the contract design industry.
Brentano's Annual Color Forecast: 2013
Monday December 10, 2012
Unlike fashion where trends are temporary, changes in interior design tend to be more subtle, often relying on a base of neutral hues.
by ROB KIRKBRIDE Monday October 8, 2012
Harmon brings more than 20 years of design experience to True Textiles and a passion for color and textile design. She also possesses two rare talents for someone so intertwined in the design world: serious technical expertise and an understanding of how business runs.
Week of July 27, 2015
In This Weeks Print Edition:
HNI Sales climbed 11.6% / Steelcase Annual (virtual) Meeting / Office bust hits suburban Washington D.C. / Essendant (nee United Stationers) sales increased 1.6% in latest quarter / Report: Standing OK, but not all the time / Makers: Workrite / Makers: Kesseböhmer + Valley Design / First Looks / Industry Briefing / Odds & Ends / Marketplace & Help Wanted
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Standing OK, but not all the time
by ROB KIRKBRIDE
It is expected that after a common eight hour work shift, the long-lasting effects of fatigue from standing work will be more pronounced than found in this study, according to the report. from 7/27/15
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