Sources: Textiles

May 29, 2015

1. Tessera from Brentano is inspired by mosaics and is the essence of bold in metallics that demand attention. The printed 100 percent polyurethane performs in the most demanding of areas, including outdoor, exceeding 100,000 double rubs (Wyzenbeek, Cotton Duck). It is solvent resistant and bleach cleanable.

2. Teknion Textiles has introduced Textured Edge by Suzanne Tick, applicable for not just upholstery but panels and walls as well. It celebrates the process of artistic expression with seven patterns. Featured here, left to right are, Line Language, Artopia, Subdivide, and Lustrado.

3. The Sutairu collection from Arc-Com has four patterns in total, each with 11 coordinating colors. More importantly all are made with 100 percent recycled solution dyed nylon and are bleach cleanable, making them not just fashion-forward, but responsible too.

4. Morbern’s Bloom collection is the company’s first FR-free vinyl. Perfect for high-traffic areas, it is anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, and sports an enhanced abrasion resistance of no wear at 100,000 double rubs. The line is available in three patterns (City, Radio, Holly) and 11 colors, all topped off with Morbern’s MGX MorGuard Xtreme
stain-resistant and cleanable
top coat.

5. Sina Pearson’s Nordic collection reimagines classic Scandinavian textiles in modern and bold ways. Pearson’s take on their folk patterns and textured weaves feature colors inspired by the area’s landscape, architecture, and winter seasons.

6. Maki Yamamoto crafts beautifully ethereal and highly original textile creations that serve as art installations for all markets. Users are wowed and engaged. Clients include everyone from the W brand to legendary fashion brands Chanel and Dior.

7. Covington Contract has debuted Depeche Mode, a new small-scale pattern in seven bright, saturated colorways. Its design is also turnable, making the application options endless. The upholstery line is constructed from 63 percent cotton and 37 percent polyester.

8. The Echo Design line from Kravet Contract is one of a number of licensed collections from the fabric giant, but this one stands out for its crystal clear details and patterns inspired by Echo’s fashion accessories. The most recent introduction was a line called Heirloom India, featured here, which also offers companion wallcoverings.