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   July 22, 2019  Facebook Twitter
LA Textile Show, 2019: Home Decor Fabric Trends are Center Stage by Kathlyn Swantko

Noveltex FabricsThe Los Angeles International Textile Show for spring/summer 2019, which ran March 5 - 7th, celebrated its 25th Anniversary by showcasing a variety of fabrics, including interesting applications for the home fashions market. The FabricLink Network highlights several of the important home dècor color and fabric trends, and reviews some of the companies exhibiting fabrics for home dècor, upholstery and window applications.

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HOME FURNISHING ARTICLES Innovation at ORSMTRENDS Take a look at some of the great innovations from the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, June 18 - 20 in Denver featured in the FabricLink Network's Innovation Watch. 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
Seafood shells for better plastic, packaging and textiles Shells of crustaceans contain chitin, a material that has many of plastic’s desirable properties, but it can take weeks or months to biodegrade, rather than hundreds of years. Read more…

TRUTZSCHLER OPENS TECHNOLOGY CENTRE FOR NONWOVENS The technology centre presents two complete production lines: an inline carding line with thermobonding and spunlacing equipment and a spunlace-crosslapper line in an industrial working width. Read more…

IKEA will offer curtains that purify indoor air The GUNRID curtain purifies the air using technology similar to the photosynthesis process found in nature. Read more…

OEKO-TEX LABELS FOR PROVING ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE With the label "Made in Green by Oeko-Tex," procurers can trace the production process of the finished garment. Through a bar code or the product ID on the label, the different stages of production can be viewed. Read more…

50 Retail Innovation Stats That Prove The Power Of Customer Experience These statistics show the changing retail landscape and just how much customers depend on personalization, convenience and great relationships with brands. Read more…

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