High fiber chair

August 8, 2011

New technologies and material innovations “have always been the starting point for new objects and typologies in design,” says German product designer Werner Aisslinger, whose Hemp Chair recently debuted at Material Vision 2011, a trade exhibition for product development, design and architecture. Aisslinger combined renewable raw materials (hemp and kenaf fiber) and the water-based thermoset …

They must be doing something right!

August 4, 2011

In business for 130 years, New Jersey-based Hudson Awning & Sign Co. is celebrating its long and varied history this year. Interesting to note: awnings were not their first business; it was sails for tall ships that launched the firm. Hudson Awning & Sign Co. is a long-time member of IFAI, publisher of Fabric Architecture …