Upholstery

Today's textile technology gives retailers and designers a plethora of custom upholstery options. From leathers and silks to stylish performance fabrics that offer durability and style indoors and out, the sky is the limit when it comes to upholstered furniture. 

Four Hands June Chair

Textural and curve driven, the June chair from Four Hands is inspired by Japanese Tatamis. A cleverly constructed outer frame consists of natural cane and black parawood paneling. Adding to that…
Currey & Company Sasha Bikoff art installation
Artist renderings of Sasha Bikoff's art and design installation.

Currey Reveals Art Installation, New Collections at High Point Market

Currey has revealed its dramatic art and design installation at the October High Point Market by New York designer, Sasha Bikoff, for Currey & Company. Bikoff first became a nationally…

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,…
Fairfield Chair Lenoir North Carolina factory
The Furniture, Lighting & Decor team with Fairfield Chair representatives.

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Fairfield Chair’s Lenoir, NC Factory

This summer, the Furniture, Lighting & Decor team had the opportunity to tour one of Fairfield Chair’s factories in Lenoir, NC. From the fabric cutting to the finishing and upholstery, the…

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…
Bradington-Young factory expansion
Pictured left to right: Cheryl Sigmon, Director of Merchandising; Doug England, Plant Manager; Craig Young, President

Bradington-Young Completes Factory Expansion

Luxury leather upholstery producer Bradington-Young has begun production at its newly expanded factory in Hickory, NC, — a move that has boosted production capacity by 50 percent and streamlined its…
NYSID Kravet Archive exhibition
Moreau & Deminiere (France), 19th c. Sketch reference page Collaged Gouache and ink paintings on paper

New York School of Interior Design, Kravet to Open Archival Exhibit

The New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) announced the opening of Pattern and Process: Selections from the Kravet Archive, on view Sept. 5 through Nov. 27, 2019 at NYSID Gallery, 170 East 70…

A.R.T. Furniture Summer Creek Fosters Arm Chair

Comfortably casual, the channel-quilted Fosters arm chair from A.R.T. Furniture is upholstered in a textured neutral fabric that is tightly tailored and banded with self-welting along the lower edge…