Ultrafabrics partners with Mercato Place

June 1st, 2022

Ultrafabrics, an animal-free performance fabric producer, announced its partnership with Mercato Place, an online resource where interior designers and architects can quickly access textile samples. This easy-to-use online resource library offers a curated selection of fabric manufacturers for specifiers to browse and order premium samples more efficiently, while minimizing their footprint. “This partnership is important […]

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Fun and funky fabric murals

April 1st, 2020

Once the sweeping banner was installed in the new Chotto Matte restaurant in Toronto, Canada, the artist Lefty Out There completed it with a vibrant graffiti-like mural. Photos: Eventscape Inc. The latest outpost of the cool, contemporary London restaurant Chotto Matte opened last year in Toronto, Ont., Canada. Known for Japanese-Peruvian fusion cuisine, the restaurant […]

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Robotic fabric flowers react to people

February 1st, 2019

The natural world is constantly changing. Take a walk through a meadow and the view is different from one moment to the next. That’s the idea behind the kinetic sculpture called “Meadow,” on display at Dutch Design Week 2018 last October. Studio Drift, an Amsterdam-based design firm, created the sculpture to explore the way in […]

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Protecting those who serve

November 1st, 2015

A fabric cover at an army heliport shields against the Arizona sun. The Silverbell Army Heliport, located near Marana, Ariz., about 30 miles northwest of Tucson, is a training site for the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA). There, aviation training is conducted using several different types of helicopters, which are stored and […]

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Provides acoustical benefits

April 1st, 2015

Phifer Inc.’s SheerWeave Style 4901, a two-sided twill weave fabric, is part of the company’s range of interior sun control fabrics that address acoustical needs within the commercial and office environment. Style 4901 joins SheerWeave Basic 3%, Style 2500 and Performance+ Style 2500. Phifer’s acoustical fabrics show performance ratings of .50-.60 as measured by the […]

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