performance fabrics

Sam Moore Daxton Sofa and Danae Recliner_Performance
Sam Moore Daxton Sofa and Danae Recliner

Textiles Designed to Perform Sustainably

Once found primarily in high-traffic commercial and hospitality settings, performance textiles are increasingly making their way into people’s homes. As performance fabric technology evolves,…
Pindler textiles Alta Antimicrobial
Alta Antimicrobial treatment is available on virtually all Pindler fabrics.

Pindler Highlights 'Clean' Performance Textile Technologies

Pindler, a decorative fabric wholesaler,  is showcasing technologies designed to keep surfaces cleaner and easier to clean, the company says. These easy-to-clean fabrics and fabrics with anti-…
West Elm Designtex Performance Fabric Crypton
Designtex and retailer West Elm have partnered on a new performance fabric collection

West Elm, Designtex Partner with New Performance Fabric Collection

Designtex has announced the release of four new textile patterns with West Elm, the fourth collaboration between the two companies. The Designtex + West Elm Collection combines residential look and…

Sam Moore to Unveil New Performance Fabric Program

Sam Moore will unveil a new performance fabric program at the upcoming High Point Market. The program includes 70 new fashion-forward fabrics, a durability guide and a new logo.  “As a leader in…
Allison Paladino E.J. Victor collection
From her E.J. Victor collection, Allison Paladino covered the Margie sectional in a Perennials velvet and a Ralph Lauren chair in a Perennials woven.

All the Feels: The Evolution of Performance Fabric Offerings

Performance makers continue to elevate performance fabrics for luxury and design in hospitality and residential settings. Fashion trends come and go, but true macro trends — like the continuing…
Culp LiveSmart Evolve performance fabrics
LiveSmart Evolve from Culp is made with plastic water bottles.

From Plastic to Performance: Sustainability in Performance Textiles

In a recent Green Home Furnishings Study done by the Sustainable Furnishings Council, the vast majority of consumers expressed interest in certification that textiles were safe, high-quality,…

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…

Sunbrella, Ballard Designs Launch Indoor Performance Upholstery Collection

In an exciting new debut, veteran home furnishings retailer Ballard Designs and performance textile leader Sunbrella® have partnered to launch the retailer’s first collection of performance fabrics…