News, color trends and introductions in outdoor, weather resistant fabrics.
Home & Textiles Today Staff, February 21, 2014Influential trend experts will share their insights as part of the upcoming International Home + Housewares Show educational sessions. More
Casual Living Staff, February 20, 2014Phifer is introducing a new collection to its Designed Fabrics line, Living Color. More
Casual Living Staff, February 7, 2014Designer Steve McKenzie recently selected Laurie Bell textiles to be featured in his outdoor decor plan for the Atlanta Home & Lifestyle Home for the Holidays show house. More
Casual Living Staff, February 5, 2014Textiles producer Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills announced it will cease the creation of new product for the residential market, with the exception of its Bella-Dura brand. More
Casual Living Staff, February 3, 2014The third annual Casual Living conference, Change: The New Status Quo, is set for Feb. 19-21, in Orlando, Fla., and will feature a panel sponsored by Sunbrella. More
Casual Living Staff, February 3, 2014Extex, a collection of luxury performance fabrics manufactured exclusively for outdoor residential furnishing applications and superyachts, has appointed Browning & Chandler as its exclusive distribution partner in the U.S. More
Casual Living Staff, January 31, 2014Fabric producer Brentano is launching the new travel-inspired Discovery collection this spring, featuring landscapes and architectural motifs in 23 textiles. More
Dana French, January 20, 2014Ninety-six percent of outdoor retailers and designers say that fabric color will be important or very important to customers this year; while fabric design and patterns are predicted to be important by 95% of respondents, according to Casual Living's exclusive 2014 Fabric Survey. More
Jamie Sorcher, January 20, 2014Pantone has anointed its color of the year as Radiant Orchid, but soft pastels of other variations are evident. Natural tones continue to be popular as well as island-inspired designs and tempting textures. More
Jamie Sorcher, January 19, 2014More
Casual Living Staff, January 13, 2014The Gardens at AmericasMart celebrated its 20th anniversary in style, as models donning outdoor fabrics strutted through the aisles and one lucky retailer walked away with a host of outdoor products. More
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Casual Living's Jamie Sorcher
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