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. 

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…
Lauren Rottet
Photo courtesy of the Naftali Group

Lauren Rottet Launches New Furniture Range with Haworth

Lauren Rottet, FAIA, FIIDA, internationally celebrated architect, designer and President/founding Principal of Rottet Studio, has teamed up with global furniture brand Haworth, Inc. to introduce the…
Small Space Living
Millennials, Baby Boomers Driving Small Space Living Trends

Home Furnishings Manufacturers Embrace Small Space Living Trends

Small space living may not be all tiny homes, but make no mistake, consumers are gravitating toward smaller living spaces, and home furnishings companies are acutely aware of the trend, bringing…

Calico Launches New Performance Fabrics Collection from Inside Out

Calico today announced it is launching a new collection of Inside Out performance fabrics. Created for the 70+ Calico stores, this collection of 51 indoor-outdoor fabrics—crafted by the studio…
Hospitality Furniture, Lighting and Decor
Hospitality Furnishings Meet Regulations with Style

Step Up Resimercial Style with These Hospitality-Focused Furnishings

Be Our Guest Furniture, lighting and decor for hospitality comes with a set of regulations designed to meet safety standards, alongside attributes that make the traveling guest feel right at home…