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   May 25, 2017  Facebook Twitter
Home Fabrics Trend Report: LA Textile Show Spring-Summer 2018

RMCocoFabricsThe home décor market has always been inspired by the leading trends in the apparel market, and many of this seasons important directions for home fashions come from the fashion industry. Several of these interesting developments were showcased in home décor fabrics at the Spring/Summer 2018 L.A. Textile Show, held from February 27 – March 1, 2017.

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HOME FURNISHING ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Miss ORWM? Or maybe need a second look at the great innovations from the 2017 Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held January 10-12 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.
The play of color and light As customers walk through, they feel enveloped in color and light. Read more…

10 high-tech gadgets to help you get to sleep These are some of the dreamiest innovations unveiled at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in La Vegas. Read more…

Global Nonwoven Show Index™17 Declared A Success INDEX™ called the flagship exhibition of the nonwovens industry and a vital business development tool for industry players of all sizes. Read more…

New polyester dyeing process developed “Ecodye” technology is said to accelerate the dyeing process and, in turn, cut costs and preserve the environment. Read more…

NC State researchers develop touch-sensitive fabric Researchers have developed elastic, touch-sensitive fibers with the ability to interface with electronic devices. Read more…

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