News, color trends and introductions in outdoor, weather resistant fabrics.
Casual Living Staff, December 6, 2013GLEN RAVEN, N.C. - Continuing to draw inspiration from his global travels and lifelong interests in art and fashion, Joe Ruggiero is introducing a colorful array of Sunbrella fabrics at Showtime, held Dec. 8-11 in High Point, N.C. More
Casual Living Staff, December 6, 2013DALTON, Ga. - Following Pantone's selection of Radiant Orchid 18-3224 as its 2014 Color of the Year, indoor and outdoor rug manufacturer Oriental Weavers announced it has rugs available in the on-trend shade ready to ship. More
Casual Living Staff, December 5, 2013SARASOTA, Fla. - Laurie Bell and Scene Weaver will debut their latest collections of luxury indoor-outdoor soft accessory lines during the winter 2014 Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market, set for Jan. 7-14 at AmericasMart. More
Casual Living Staff, December 5, 2013TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Outdoor fabrics and screen manufacturer Phifer has successfully rolled out its newly-redesigned website at www.phifer.com. More
Casual Living Staff, December 5, 2013CARLSTADT, N.J. - Pantone today announced PANTONE 18-3224 Radiant Orchid as its Color of the Year for 2014. More
Casual Living Staff, December 3, 2013WHEELING, Ill. - Six colors have captured the attention of the Brentano Design Studio for 2014, according to the textile company's latest color forecast. More
Casual Living Staff, December 2, 2013HIGH POINT, N.C. - Semi-annual fabric fair Showtime will host several social and educational events for attendees during the Dec. 8-11 winter show here. More
Alexa Boschini, November 23, 2013In this recurring Series, casual living interviews the industry's rising stars, notable executives under age 40 who already are making an impact on the business. This month, Todd Nifong, president of Al Fresco Functional Fabrics, and Allen Gant III, specialty accounts manager with Sunbrella, share their perspectives on the evolving outdoor fabrics industry. More
Casual Living Staff, November 22, 2013GLEN RAVEN, N.C. - Leib Oehmig, president of Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, LLC, the makers of Sunbrella fabrics, has been named chief operating officer of Glen Raven, Inc. as part of a long-range plan for strengthening the parent company's global operations. More
Cindy W. Hodnett, Furniture Today, November 20, 2013VALDESE, N.C. - Fabric source Valdese Weavers is partnering with Crypton Fabric on an exclusive collection of performance fabrics for the residential furniture market. More
Jamie Sorcher, November 14, 2013The upcoming year brings the melding of bright colors - vibrant blues, hot pinks, rich teals and bold oranges - coupled with sleek colors that recall the industrial age evidenced in frame finishes like Black Onyx along with steel-like shades of silver and gray. More
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