Sunbrella® honored with platinum award in ADEX Competition

May 10th, 2016

The Sunbrella® 2016 Upholstery Collection was honored with a Platinum award in this year’s ADEX awards competition. The 2016 additions to the Upholstery Collection emphasize design simplicity with bright colors and natural-inspired neutrals. The new introductions include seven fabric groupings (Stripes, Wisteria, Regatta, Mist, Emerald, Meridian and Cast) with vibrant colors and patterns as well […]

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Sunbrella Fabrics announces “Island Style” collection

October 2nd, 2015

Created by Joe Ruggiero, the new tropics-inspired Sunbrella® fabrics collection “Island Style” will be introduced through The MT Company (formerly Miles Talbott Furniture) during the International Furniture Market in High Point, N.C., Oct. 17–22, 2015. The upholstery collection includes pops of color, found in the Delhi II Berry fabric, and combinations of white and blue, […]

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Phifer introduces Graceful Verde collection

September 21st, 2015

The new Graceful Verde Designed Fabrics collection from Phifer Inc., Tuscaloosa, Ala., features cushion and sling outdoor furniture fabrics in sophisticated stripes and traditional florals joined by coordinating, cornerstone solids. Phifer’s Designed Fabrics—plush, 100 percent recyclable GeoBella® Indoor/Outdoor Cushion Fabrics and sleek, sling Phifertex® Outdoor Fabrics—are available in an array of intricately-woven designs in dobbies, […]

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Lectra, Johnson Controls extend partnership

April 23rd, 2015

Lectra used exclusively by Johnson Controls for its automotive seating supply business. Lectra, a Paris-based integrated systems manufacturer for technologies used to cut high-ply materials (fabrics, leather and technical textiles) will be used exclusively by Wisconsin-based Johnson Controls Inc. in its automotive seating supply business. The two companies formed a partnership 10 years ago and […]

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Novatex offers Unisuede for various applications

July 1st, 2008

Where can I find Unisuede fabric? Unisuede is a faux suede fabric, also available perforated for use in automotive interiors, upholstery and garments. The Unisuede tradename is registered to Novatex International: SOURCE Novatex International Juli Case is IFAI’s information and technical services manager.

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J. Ennis Fabrics introduces new fabrics

June 1st, 2008

Novelties Exotic Woods from J. Ennis Fabrics have an authentic woodgrain look and feel, without harming any trees. Contract upholstery fabrics are inherently stain-, fire- and abrasion-resistant, for use in hospitality settings, offices, automotive and home décor markets. Offered in four woodgrain colors: mahogany, oak, birch and walnut. Midship Neutrals feature the top neutral colors […]

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Bernhardt supplies designer upholstery materials

May 1st, 2008

We have a client specifying Bernhardt Winkraft fabric for an outdoor awning. Is this an awning fabric? Probably not. Bernhardt Design is a supplier of designer upholstery materials. Within the last couple of years, Bernhardt collaborated with Winkrelative to create Winkraft, a line of contemporary materials, including upholstery fabric. From what we can tell, the […]

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