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Universal Launches Special Order Upholstery Program

Universal Furniture is launching a special order upholstery program featuring 425 fabrics, 200 frames and six finishes out of its new upholstery plant in Conover, NC. “Special order is the next step…
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“We love to mix patterns in unexpected ways that, ultimately, come together harmoniously,” Madcap’s Nixon says. “In this space, greens and blues are the dominant colors and carry through the room.”

Pattern Play: Designers and Retailers Encourage the Creative Use of Patterns 

It’s often said that fashion trends influence home trends, and as maximalism reigns supreme on the runways, it’s making its way into homes in the form of patterns and prints on upholstered furniture…

Register for Universal Furniture's Virtual Market

In light of the postponement of High Point Market, Universal Furniture's virtual market for its retail and design customers, April 22-27, is underway! “Our products are ready and the showroom is…
Stacy Garcia for Crypton Home
Stacy Garcia for Crypton Home

Crypton Reduces Fluorine Use to 0.1% or Less

Crypton, a provider of performance fabric technologies in the contract and residential furnishings markets announces the refinement of their process for Crypton to possess 0.1% or less total fluorine…

High Point Market Introduces New Partner Pop-Up Program for Fall Market 2019

The High Point Market Authority introduces the Partner Pop-Up series for fall market, Oct. 19-23, in collaboration with industry partners Crypton, Monogram and Steelyard. The Partner Pop-Up program…

High Point Market Announces Style Spotters Trend Tours for Fall Market 2019

The High Point Market Authority (HPMA) will once again be offering an expanded version of their popular Style Spotters Trend Tours program for fall market, Oct. 19-23, 2019. Focused on exposing…

The Crypton Companies Acquire Abercrombie Textiles

The Crypton Companies, providers of performance textile technologies in the contract, home furnishings, and apparel markets, announced they have entered into a formal agreement to acquire the…

Stacy Garcia Shares Her Path to Licensed Pattern Design Success

Surface Pattern Designer Stacy Garcia has made a name for herself, sharing her aesthetic through her hospitality textiles company LebaTex as well as licensing her designs across multiple categories,…
Jean Liu Closing Time
Jean Liu’s “Closing Time.”

Art of the Table: Designers Breathe New Life into Dining with Vintage China

On today’s menu: vintage china. An increasing number of tables in homes and, surprisingly enough, some of the hottest restaurants and cafes across the country, are being dressed in lovely, heirloom…
Inside Out Performance by the Yard
At Showtime, Inside Out introduced a new program called Performance by the Yard, which features favorite basics.

Looming Ahead

If the recent Showtime Fabric Fair was any indication, and it is, the name of the game in upholstered furniture at spring market will be texture, mod patterns, performance and plenty of color. Trend…