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The Max Humphrey performance fabric collection designed in partnership with Sunbrella and available exclusively to the design trade through Pindler is now available. Crafted in pursuit of the perfect iteration of classic design motifs, the Americana-infused Max Humphrey x Pindler x Sunbrella collection is brought to life through an organic color palette that ranges from denim and green to pink and gold.

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“I’m always on the hunt for the perfect plaid shirt, antique quilt or floral bandana, and this collection pairs those classic design motifs with some of my favorite memories,” said Humphrey. “From a quintessential gingham to bow ties, dots and stripes, the nostalgic patterns in this collection reflect my New England upbringing, but I also wanted to make sure they were versatile and functional. The Sunbrella design team helped translate my ideas into a beautiful collection that is highly usable in a modern home.”

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Inspired by Humphrey’s love for vintage items, this collection delivers a fresh, modern perspective on cherished American mainstays. Small-scale patterns pair with classic gingham, elevated florals and treasured vintage styles for a curated offering featuring a rich array of colors and textures.

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Published in Fabrics

MOORPARK, Calif. (April 13, 2023) — Small things make a big difference and Pindler’s Exclusive Linen Trim Collection is no exception. Woven in sophisticated designs and interesting constructions, the linen and linen-blend trims are an elegant way to embellish fabrics from prints to velvets and basic linens. This collection of fringes, tassel fringes, and several flat jacquard tapes is available in easy-to-use neutral and blue colorways that are the perfect accent to elevate a wide array of designs. 

Understated and refined, this new offering was inspired by the continued success of Pindler’s original Linen Trim Collection. Pindler’s designers have curated this impeccable assortment by offering fresh takes on best-selling looks with updated designs. 

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Pindler’s Exclusive Linen Trim Collection includes: 

T292-Lyons is a classic and fine 2” fringe. Lyons is woven in a viscose, linen, and acetate blend and offered in 9 colorways. 

T293-Laken is a basic and versatile 1.25” fringe. Laken is woven in a linen and acrylic blend and offered in 9 colorways. 

T294-Lainey is a timeless 0.75” twisted cord. Lainey is woven in viscose rayon, cotton, and linen blend and offered in 9 colorways. 

T295-Lansing is a 0.75” braided cord. Lansing is woven in a viscose and linen blend and offered in 9 colorways. 

T296- Lollie is a 2” multicolored tassel design. Lollie is woven in a linen, acrylic, polyester and viscose blend and offered in 7 colorways. 

T297-Liza is a 1.50” ribbed tape with fringed edges. Liza is woven in a linen, viscose, and polyester blend and offered in 9 colorways. 

T298-Leanne is a 1.50” tape with rolled edges woven in a linen and polyester blend. It is offered in 8 colorways. 

T299- Louisa is a 3” metallic striped tape design. Louisa is woven in a linen blend and offered in 7 colorways. 

T-300-Laverne is a 2.50” two-tone transitional leaf design woven in a viscose and linen blend. It is offered in 8 colorways. 

T301-Lillian is a 2.50” striped tape with a decorated edge woven in a linen and viscose blend and offered in 7 colorways. 

T302-Lunas is a 2.50” ombré geometric design woven in a viscose and rayon blend. Lunas is offered in 6 colorways. 

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The New Linen Trim Collection is available online and at the DC Pindler showroom.

Published in Trimmings

Modern and vibrant fabrics are durable enough to survive summer and beyond

Sipping lemonade on the patio. Lounging by the pool. Planting bulbs in the garden. Watching the kids play in the sprinklers. Playing fetch with the new puppy. Dancing barefoot in the grass. Outdoor memories never fade. Outdoor furniture doesn’t have to fade, either.

Pindler is proud to announce new additions to its Sunbelievable™ Collection. Modern, vibrant, and at a fantastic price point, these fabrics are perfect for any indoor and outdoor setting. Offered in a myriad of fresh and bright colorways woven in solution-dyed acrylic and solution-dyed polyester, the Sunbelievable™ Collection is easy-care, fade-proof, bleach cleanable and covered by a 3-year limited warranty.

The fabric is soft and comfortable, yet it retains its color and strength, even after years of exposure to the elements. It resists mildew, rot and chlorine and can be easily cleaned with soap and warm water.

This collection includes five new patterns in playful and painterly motifs. Pindler has also added classic upholstery options in solid colorways, as well as multi-purpose and drapery options with abstract, geometric and botanic motifs.

As fun as they are functional, these additions to the Sunbelievable™ Collection capture the beauty and whimsy of outdoor moments, from beautiful butterflies to playful cacti and painterly pooches, while providing the durability to make sure that indoor/outdoor furniture will last as long as your fondest memories.

7657—Butterflies

Butterflies is a mid-scale, multicolored, all-over design featuring beautiful butterflies with various patterning. Butterflies is woven in a blend of solution-dyed all-weather acrylic and solution-dyed polyester, which is inherently mildew, fade, and stain-resistant.

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7658—Pool Party

Pool Party is a super fun mid-scale, all-over design depicting various swimmers in a pool. Pool Party is woven in a blend of solution-dyed all-weather acrylic and solution-dyed polyester, which is inherently mildew, fade, and stain-resistant.

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7659—Prickly

Prickly is a mid-scale, all-over design depicting various playful cactus motifs. Prickly is woven in a blend of solution-dyed allweather acrylic and solution-dyed polyester, which is inherently mildew, fade, and stain-resistant.

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7660—Fido

Fido is a playful mid-scale design with dogs of all shapes and sizes. Fido is woven in a blend of solution-dyed all-weather acrylic and solution-dyed polyester, which is inherently mildew, fade, and stain-resistant.

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7661—Puppy Love

Puppy Love is a mid-scale design featuring dogs in a painterly, abstract way. Puppy Love is woven in a blend of solution-dyed allweather acrylic and solution-dyed polyester, which is inherently mildew, fade, and stain-resistant.

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The Sunbelievable™ Collection is available online, as well as at the DC Pindler showroom.

Published in Fabrics

Gorgeous fabrics and trims offer the perfect fit for every design aesthetic

MOORPARK, Calif. (Dec. 7, 2021) — ’Tis the season, and Pindler is bringing holiday cheer to designers around the world with 12 days of gorgeous fabrics and trims that are sure to provide the perfect inspiration for every aesthetic. With so many beautiful options to choose from, these go-to fabrics are a gift that keeps on giving.

On the First Day … Hearst Castle

What better way to celebrate the history and tradition of the holidays than with timeless fabrics that tell the story of days of old? Full of grandeur, luxury, wonder and mystique, Pindler’s exquisite, exclusive Hearst Castle collection is inspired by the art and antiques found in a famous castle nestled in the hills above the California coast.image2-small-34.png

On the Second Day … Small-Scale Prints

Sometimes the smallest holiday presents hold the best gifts. And sometimes small-scale prints are exactly what a design concept needs. With a variety of small-scale patterns — some vibrant and bold and some soft and subtle — Pindler has plenty of options to help any vision come to life.image3-small-36.png

On the Third Day … Florals

For many, the first thing that comes to mind about the holidays is spending time at grandma’s house. And for many, the first thing that comes to mind about grandma’s house is the floral couch. But florals have never really gone out of style, and today’s “grandma chic” trend is all about mixing the old with the new. Flowers go hand-in-hand with this trend, and Pindler has a large collection of classic and unique floral patterns that make it easy to capture the essence of grandma chic style.image4-small-38.png

On the Fourth Day … Faux Furs and Bouclés

When the weather outside is frightful and bundling up with a cup of hot cocoa is the only solution, faux furs and bouclé fabrics offer the ideal cozy atmosphere. Pindler’s bouclé and faux fur options add extra texture and coziness to otherwise basic fabric patterns, making them perfect for curved, voluptuous furniture upholstered in soft textures and chunky, cloud-like pillows layered on top of a bed or sofa. image5-small-40.png

On the Fifth Day … Mixed

Metals From sleigh bells to menorahs, metal plays a major role in holiday décor. And all year round, metal-inspired fabric patterns offer a great way to add a modern, sophisticated touch to any space. With options in silver, gold, bronze and beyond, Pindler offer numerous options that are perfect for mixing and matching.image6-small-42.png

On the Sixth Day … All Things Animal

The holiday season probably brings to mind reindeer and polar bears before cows and leopards, but when it comes to animal print fabrics, all species are welcome. From classic cow prints to unique tiger-inspired patterns, Pindler offers a gorgeous selection to choose from.image7-small-44.png

On the Seventh Day … Stripes, Checks and Plaids

The holidays aren’t complete without cozy flannel pajamas patterned in plaids, stripes or checks. But these patterns work just as well with interior and exterior design aesthetics. From classic patterns to unique designs that make a bold statement, Pindler’s stripes, checks and plaids provide the perfect finishing touch.image8-small-46.png

On the Eighth Day … Faux Leather

Faux leather isn’t just for winter boots and jackets — it can also completely transform any design scheme. Pindler’s faux leathers offer the perfect complement to a variety of looks, from classy to cozy and from elegant to rugged.image9-small-48.png

On the Ninth Day … Cut Velvets

From Santa suits to stockings, the holidays are full of rich velvets. But all year long, even after the last holiday treats have been eaten, Pindler’s cut velvets offer the ideal blend of coziness and luxury. Durable, yet soft and comfortable, velvets add an elegant, smooth look that blends perfectly in a wide variety of design concepts.image10-small-50.png

On the 10th Day … Global Paradise

The holidays are a time filled with travel, and with the right fabrics, you can travel across the world from the comfort of your home. Let the globetrotting begin with Pindler’s patterns inspired by stunning sights from countries near and far.image11-small-52.png

On the 11th Day … Perfect Basics: Linen and Cotton

Just like the holidays, linens and cottons create a feeling of classic comfortability. These tried-and-true fabrics never go out of style, and from traditional patterns to more modern designs, Pindler has an ideal option for every atmosphere.image12-small-54.png

On the Twelfth Day … Wools Sweaters, blankets, scarves, hand-knitted mittens — all holiday staples, and all made from wool.

Comforting and cozy, wools add a homey, sentimental feel to any environment. With Pindler’s broad selection of wools, there’s a perfect fit for every setting.image13-small-56.png

 

All of these festive fabrics are available at Pindler’s 16 corporate showrooms and nine agent showrooms across the U.S., as well as two agent showrooms in Canada. For more information, visit https://www.pindler.com/contact/showrooms.

Published in Fabrics
Tuesday, 26 October 2021 13:24

Marine Vinyl from Pindler

MOORPARK, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2021) — The past year and a half has transformed the way people think about fabrics. As health became a top priority for businesses and individuals alike, easy-to-clean materials soared in popularity. And as families began spending more time at their homes, practical fabrics that could withstand the wear and tear of daily life grew to be a staple in both interior and exterior design. 

Demand for functional, durable, cleanable fabrics continues to rise, and in response, Pindler is now offering three product collections — Marine Vinyl, Silicone Vinyl and Easy Clean — that offer gorgeous, usable designs for every setting.

 

MARINE VINYL

Marine Vinyl is a performance vinyl-coated fabric designed for upholstery use in marine, indoor and outdoor applications that require superior strength and durability. It offers outstanding stain and chemical resistance, as well as UV resistance, bacterial resistance, mildew resistance and low-temperature flexibility. With a look that emulates a woven textile, Marine Vinyl comes in numerous colors to fit every design concept. From boats to hotel poolsides to home backyards, Marine Vinyl completes any setting where functionality is key.

EASY CLEAN

Easy Clean combines the latest stain-free technology with beautiful patterns, textures and colors to provide long-lasting, low-maintenance fabrics that look and feel terrific. Designed for indoor use, Easy Clean fabrics resist stains and repel liquids so they don’t seep into the fibers. Cleaning is as simple as blotting the fabric with a dry, absorbent towel. Easy Clean makes it possible to enjoy life’s messiest moments worry-free.

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SILICONE VINYL

Silicone Vinyl is a new type of coated fabric made from 100% silicone with a 100% polyester double-knit backing, allowing better recovery and four-way stretch for easier upholstering. Approved for both indoor and outdoor use, it has a leather-like, soft hand with a subtle surface drag. It is also inherently stain resistant, chemical disinfectant resistant, antibacterial, antifungal, mildew resistant, hydrolysis resistant, UV resistant, and denim dye resistant, with superior cold crack performance. 

“You shouldn’t have to sacrifice your dream design aesthetic for the sake of practicality,” said Pindler Design Director Sarah Williamson. “Our Marine Vinyl, Silicone Vinyl and Easy Clean products provide tons of gorgeous indoor and outdoor options, so you can create the perfect look while gaining the added peace of mind performance fabrics bring.”

Marine Vinyl, Silicone Vinyl and Easy Clean fabrics are available online or at Pindler’s DC showroom.

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ABOUT PINDLER

Pindler has spent 74 years in business perfecting the art of fabric design and development. By sourcing fabrics from all over the world, Pindler provides a unique and ever-expanding product assortment to the professional interior designer. Pindler is focused on the valued customer. The leading fabric company is committed to creating an extraordinary customer experience. Pindler offers the industry’s best outside sales force with hand placement of sampling as well as personal service and attention. The focus of its international network of showrooms is providing excellent customer service while offering an efficient, easy self-service memo program, which is ideal for the busy designer. To learn more about Pindler, please visit https://www.pindler.com.

Published in Fabrics

Hearst Castle Collection: Q&A With Design Director Sarah Williamson

 Pindler first launched its exclusive Hearst Castle Collection more than 23 years ago, with a selection of beautiful designs reflecting the grandeur, luxury, wonder and mystique of this famous castle nestled in the hills above the California coast. Inspired by a 2019 trip to the castle, Pindler’s design team recently expanded the collection to include eight gorgeous new patterns. 

In this Q&A, Design Director Sarah Williamson shares behind-the-scenes, creative insights on this one-of-a-kind fabric collection.

What was your creative process for developing the new Hearst Castle patterns?

For this latest Hearst Castle collection, our design team spent a week with the staff at the castle and toured all of the property and its extensive archives for fresh inspiration. We left with so many great ideas and took our time finding the right mills to partner with on these designs, making sure we translated the items or imagery into fabrics that showed the detail and beauty.

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What was the most exciting part of creating these new designs?

I think the process of translating an existing design into fabric is so exciting. A great example would be 7128 – Terrazza. This design was inspired by a geometric wood carving on a desk found in a bedroom in the North Wing of Casa Grande. The carving was translated into a midscale design, which is embroidered on a faux silk ground, and could be used in any space – transitional, traditional, or contemporary.

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What do these new additions offer that wasn’t previously available to designers?

I think this collection has a lot of classic design with a modern twist. You have traditional and transitional embroideries colored in sophisticated and useable hues, luxurious and plush velvets, and digitally printed linen designs, which offer an old-world look in a fresh medium.

What types of environments do you envision these patterns in?

I see each of these designs reaching into many design aesthetics. The Hearst Castle Collection has always been styled for a traditional look, but I feel we’ve colored the collection and introduced new designs that have a great transitional feel.

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Do you have a favorite design? 

I’d have to say my favorite is 7123 – Renacimiento. The design was inspired by an ornate wood carving found in the lower South Duplex Suite. The Duplex Suites were designed by Julia Morgan to accommodate more of Hearst’s guests in Casa Grande. Our interpretation of the carving work was translated into a beautiful, large-scale, floral design that is embroidered on a wool-blended felt ground cloth. It’s so unique and comes in five stunning colorways – Peridot is my favorite. 

Is there anything else designers should know about the Hearst Castle collection? 

Pindler has been so fortunate over the past 25+ years to be given access to the vast and diverse collections and archives of decorative arts collected by William Randolph Hearst. We are very excited for this new collection to launch and to continue telling the story of Hearst’s passion for all things beautiful. We are also very proud to say a portion of the proceeds from this collection goes to the preservation of the property, which is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the areas of historic architecture, landscapes and decorative arts. 

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View the whole collection here: https://www.pindler.com/collections/hearst-castle/

Published in Fabrics

We've got the inside scoop on two new collections from Pindler. Keep reading.

Published in Fabrics
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 06:44

New In November from Pindler

Plenty of new and exclusive fabrics this month from Pindler. Soft and luxurious colorways define these new fabrics. Stop in the showroom or visit the Pindler website for more information today.

Published in Fabrics
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 08:31

Belgique Linen Velvet From Duralee

Belgique linen velvet Pindler

Belgique linen velvet is an old world classic with a modern day aesthetic. This velvet is esteemed for its unique texture, luxurious hand, casual elegance, and long lasting wearability. Belgique linen meets 100,000 double rubs, is offered in 15 colorways and is made by the finest velvet weavers in the USA.

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Published in What's New

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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.

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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.

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