Sunbrella Open Air

June 1, 2016

Robert Allen has introduced a whimsical collection of Sunbrella® textiles featuring chic motifs inspired by exotic destinations, with on-trend patterns and vibrant colors to enliven outdoor spaces as well as interiors. With designs ranging from classical to funky in a range of scales, the fabrics are made of 100 percent Sunbrella yarns, with the durability …

Fighting AIDS with fine design

The Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids (DIFFA) raises funds for grants to organizations engaged in HIV- and AIDS-related activities—and does it in style. In conjunction with the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York City, DIFFA hosted a Dining by Design event in March, featuring dining installations with award-winning interior design. This year, Ghislaine …

Stretching tent technology

Anton van Druten’s knowledge of the stretch tent industry spans the globe, literally. As owner of Swift Tents, a Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada-based business that specializes in the installation of stretch tents and in the training of riggers and event crews, van Druten became familiar with the tent industry while living in South Africa. Here, …