Slinky on the sidewalks

April 28, 2011

A design competition for enlivening the streets of NYC picks a winner—with fabric! As April’s showers fade, May will bring more than flowers to New York when the Festival of Ideas for the New City takes place downtown from May 4 to 8. The winning concept in a competition to re-imagine sidewalk tents, called the …

IFF announces 2011 Innovation Award deadline: July 15

April 11, 2011

The purpose of the IFF Innovation Award is to inspire companies from all over the world to not only come up with great ideas, but make them happen. According to Beth Hungiville, Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF) managing director, “We want to tell the stories of great specialty fabric manufacturers and suppliers who have challenged the …