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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.
HOME FURNISHING NEWS & VIEWS
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…

Graphene to make revolutionary changes in smart clothing technology Graphene will revolutionize all sectors, including the textile sector, both from the technical point of view and from the design of intelligent clothing. Read more…

New tool will help the textile industry reduce water consumption DNV GL and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have today launched a new tool to help the textile industry manage water consumption in a more sustainable manner. Read more…

Is the Old Sourcing Model Dead? Low-cost labour country sourcing continues to dominate fashion manufacturing but a move toward digitisation and automation is shifting the entire paradigm. Read more…

Undulating wind-activated art installation flies like a flock of birds Activated by the movements of the wind and the light of the shining sun, this mesmerizing public art installation in Los Angeles' Pershing Square draws our awareness to the the shifting patterns that are ever-present in nature. Read more…

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