Outdoor brand bags balloon fabric

October 1st, 2015

A client of True Mountain, an outdoor apparel manufacturer in Preston, Lancashire, U.K., asked for a promotional item for a trail running group. Company founders Tim Butcher and Jojo Burns created a shoe bag to separate dirty trail shoes from clean gear in a kit bag, but the waterproof fabric they tried on the prototype […]

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Portable outdoor display system features unique spring construction

September 1st, 2008

Expand International of America Inc., Stratford, Conn., introduces its Expand DisplayTunnel, a portable outdoor display. This new display system has a unique spring construction that allows it to virtually unfold itself when it is taken out of the bag. The chosen image is printed on durable flag fabric that is stretched completely smooth when it […]

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Bringing outdoor fabrics indoors for interior design

August 1st, 2008

Gina Wicker scoffs at the notion that her mother called the place in their house with the sofa the “living” room. “We were never allowed to go in there,” she says. “It was off-limits to the kids.” Today’s living rooms justify the name, thanks to the transition of outdoor fabrics to interior aesthetics. “I think […]

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Shepherd Color Co. introduces new pigments

May 1st, 2008

The Shepherd Color Co. introduces two new colors into the PRECISE™ product line of durable pigments designed for coloring fibers and films. CI pigment Green 26, a seafoam-green color, and CI pigment Blue 28, a cobalt-blue color, are 100 percent high-performance, inorganic pigments. They are durable, have high-temperature stability,are chemically inert, insoluble and resistant to […]

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The luxury lifestyle, outdoors

March 1st, 2008

Hearst Brand Development has unveiled a licensing agreement with Jardin de Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to design and distribute a distinctive line of branded outdoor home furnishings, bringing a high level of luxury to the sophisticated home market. The first of several Jardin de Ville Town & Country collections debuted at North Carolina’s High Point […]

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