Jessica McClaine | May 7, 2018

Performance Fabric Was a Hit at the Spring Furniture Market

More than 75,000 people converged at the High Point Furniture Market over the last several days to flaunt their furniture, parade new designs and survey the landscape for the hottest new design...

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Jessica McClaine | April 17, 2018

Performance Fabric Furniture: Durability and Style

There was a time when durable furniture was not so stylish. The vinyl sofas of the past made spills easy to wipe away, but they were also terribly noisy and sticky. Some fabric chairs were touted as...

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Jessica McClaine | April 12, 2018

The Dominance of Purple in 2018

Since the announcement in December 2017 that the Pantone Color of the Year for 2018 was ultra-violet, it’s probably no coincidence that we’re seeing purple everywhere. Purple has always been prized...

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Jessica McClaine | March 22, 2018

Performance Fabric for Everyone: The LiveSmart Story

“At home” is defined by Merriam-Webster as “relaxed and comfortable: at ease” and “in harmony with the surroundings.” People are passionate about their homes. We invest a lot of time, money and...

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Jessica McClaine | March 15, 2018

Trend Spotlight: Mesa

Have you ever been to the high desert near sunset? The sky above you explodes in streaks of deep oranges, purples, yellows and reds. The ground beneath your feet almost pulsates with heat while the...

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Jessica McClaine | March 7, 2018

Trend Spotlight: Ethnicraft

I have this artsy friend who has a really eclectic sense of design. Her home is filled with, art, furniture accent pieces and planters culled from her extensive globetrotting days after college....

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