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Home Fabrics Trends: Techtextil NA 2017: Eco-Friendly Interior Design by Kathlyn Swantko

TeijinfiberSustainability is one of the most important fashion trends present in every aspect of home design today. According to the American Society of Interior Design (ASID), sustainable and eco-friendly interior design continues to rise in popularity, as homeowners display an increasing awareness and concern for the environment. In June, Techtextil North America 2017 in Chicago offered the home fashions market a showcase of sustainable products for interior design applications.

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HOME FURNISHING ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORSM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market held July 26-29 in Salt Lake City? Review the best. Read More.
Forest of ColorHOME FURNISHINGS A forest in fabric: he Sunbrella Canopy was created using thousands of interlocking embroidery hoops tied together and fitted with the fabric. The exhibit invited visitors to walk through and immerse themselves in a world of color, sounds and senses. Read More.
Future FabricsHOME FURNISHINGS AATCC conference examines new textile developments. It was the largest gathering in ten years with 280 attendees. This year’s conference featured a number of innovations spanning dye chemistry, sustainable dye colors, use of nanotechnology in building advanced products using nanocellulose, and designing fashion and activewear garments. Read More.
adidas FORGEFIBER offers personalized stitching Through exploration of how organic cell structures grow adidas has created a design process for athletic shoe uppers based on biomimicry and how the human body moves. Read more…

Speakers Announced for Textile Exchange's Textile Sustainability Conference Industry thought leaders from around the globe will gather in Washington, D.C., Oct. 9-13, 2017 to create action and develop a 2030 roadmap for the textile industry. Read more…

Why most people don’t use retail shopping apps As more and more stores are adapting to the digital sphere, most retail stores still fail to optimize customer service and shopping experiences with a great mobile app. Read more…

Trelleborg Installs a Groundbreaking Rapid Prototype Center for Coated Fabrics The miniature prototype equipment offers the latest technology in the rapid prototyping field, reducing the time and cost of creating functional coated fabric samples. Read more…

9 absolutely trend colors for your new wall in 2017 You want to get the right balance of great style, a welcoming ambience and beauty, so come with us now as we tell you all about the wall color trends of 2017, so you can see which ones really appeal and could be a great option for your own home! Read more…

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