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Tuesday, 06 September 2016 05:03

Sumptuous, Plush and in 50 New Hues


Schumacher Venetian Silk Velvets

The ultimate in sumptuous luxury, Schumacher's gorgeous silk velvet has an unbelievably lush hand, a wonderful luster and a deep color line to suit any style or mood.  


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Thursday, 01 September 2016 06:26

The Art of Hand Block Printing

Hand Block Printing

Crafted By Hand

 Scalamandre's new Kelmescott Hand Block Print was discovered in an English archive and is printed using the original wood blocks, which were first cut by hand and printed in July 1924. Composed of 40 separate wood blocks, it requires 80 block impressions just to complete one full yard of printing. The charming scenic design of English country life is freshly interpreted in new colorations for today’s interiors.

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Hand Block Printing

Contact your local sales representative or showroom for a private viewing of Kelmescott Hand Block Print and the entire Fall 2016 Collection.

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Published in Showrooms
Friday, 26 August 2016 03:19

NEW: Mahjong Flame Retardant Fabrics

Mahjong Flame Retardant Fabrics

New From Osborne & Little

Flame retardant fabrics for both classic and contemporary interiors. Designs for curtains, cushions, bedcovers and upholstery are presented in crisp color combinations in a single collection to provide ideal decorating schemes for contract and hospitality use.

Mahjong Flame Retardant Fabrics

The washability and durability of the fabrics means they are also highly suitable for domestic interiors.

Mahjong Flame Retardant Fabrics

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Tuesday, 26 July 2016 03:24

Sherlock Contract

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NanoTex® high performance nano technology builds permanent stain protection into the molecular structure of the fabric. Nanotex® covalently bonds to the fiber of the textile and lasts the life of the fabric. It is durable to laundering, soft to the touch and safe to be next to the skin.

Sherlock Task Force is part of the Arc-Com contract fabrics made using these incredibly technologies. As you can see from these beautiful images, it isn't just a practical fabric, but trendy and fun as well.

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Published in Fabrics
Thursday, 14 July 2016 09:11

Be Inspired: Citrus Zest

Citrus Zest

Inspired by both the current fashion and culinary traditions, Citrus Zest is a clean, vibrant yellow infused with lime. Perfectly paired with neutral tones and many other popular colors – a little of this bold color goes a long way.

Featured Fabricut and Trend products (clockwise from top):
Evander – Meadow (01) // Vignettes XIV – Lemon Grass
50102W Tasso – Charcoal-01 (501) // Color Portfolio – Granite
Sabalo – Lemon (03) // Expressions Vol. V – Gold Leaf
03211 – Citrine (22) // Unlimited Textures
Tatiana – Citrine (114) // Embroidered and Woven Tapes
Perforated – Chartreuse (05) // Modern Nuances Vol. II – Sesame
03347 – Chartreuse (12) // Velvet Croc
02919 – Lemon Zest (04) // Jaclyn Smith Vol. III Trimmings
03374 – Yellow Grey (02) // Vern Yip – Grey/Charcoal

Published in Fabrics
Saturday, 09 July 2016 03:00

Old World Weavers


Legendary style icon, Iris Apfel, can be found perched atop luxurious fabrics from Old World Weavers. A company she founded along with her late husband, Carl Apfel, in 1950. This beautiful line of textiles is available through Hines & Co. Suite 440

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HearstCastle PostCard 2

Pindler is excited to continue telling the story of William Randolph Hearst’s passion for all things beautiful with the new additions to the Hearst Castle™ Collection. This collection is a beautiful assortment of designs with the timeless elegance and lavishness of the Hearst Castle™. This exclusive collection includes 59 SKU’s and is a fabulous grouping of linen embroidery, applique, velvet and chenille patterns constructed in the finest fibers and woven all over the world.

HearstCastle PostCard 1 

Pindler was fortunate to be given access to the vast and diverse collections and archives of fine decorative arts collected by William Randolph Hearst. Inspired by art and antiques of the Castle, we are proud to feature our Exclusive Hearst Castle™ Collection. This exquisite collection is reflective of the grandeur, luxury, wonder and mystique of this famous castle nestled in the hills above the California coast.

 Hearst Castle 2

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 Hearst Castle 1

Published in What's New
Monday, 01 August 2016 07:36

Cool Summer Hues

Cool Summer Hues

Summer Hues From Scalamandre

Cool off with our summer hues from Scalamandre! Prefer something cool and serene for summer? Scalamandre's classic Chi’en Dragon Linen Print creates a fresh look in turquoise, accented with white and chartreuse. Stay inspired through the slow summer work days with our fresh colors and fabrics.

Published in Fabrics
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 05:02

New From Robert Allen

Robert Allen

Robert Allen Contract presents Luxe Natural, a NEW collection inspired by the maker movement, a trend that embraces the artisanal craftsmanship found in hammered metals, ceramic surfaces and handmade textiles.  Patterns in the collection draw influence from organic motifs and mimic the look and feel of fabrics composed of natural materials like wool, linen and alpaca—all while sporting the durability of high-performance contract fibers.

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Tuesday, 30 August 2016 04:56

Mountain Lodge Collection

Mountain Lodge

Pindler’s Mountain Lodge Collection is an authentic Western grouping that draws inspiration from classic design icons of Native American culture. Known for their use of simple geometry of symbolic design, much of their textiles incorporated the art of balance within nature. The patterns in the Mountain Lodge Collection are exclusive to Pindler and have been colored in an updated Southwestern color palette. The Mountain Lodge Collection is a selection of four designs that each meets a minimum of 33,000 double rubs.

Mountain Lodge

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