Designers Rate: Upholstery

Designers Rate: Upholstery
May 25, 2010 Contract asks two designers to name and explain their preferred upholstery textile products

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Designers Rate: Upholstery_01 Loro Piana, Classics These solid color cashmere fabrics have an inspiring depth and richness. They’re perfect for foundation pieces when we’re designing complex, layered spaces.
Designers Rate: Upholstery_02 Holly Hunt, Great Plains, Take DIrection The sophisticated palette and subtle texture lends itself to a tailored modern-classic look, terrific for creating a beautiful backdrop. 
Designers Rate: Upholstery_03 Jack Lenor Larsen, Peking The rich pile of the silk velvets is unequaled; it’s stunning. We reserve the couture feel of the Peking line for very special, signature pieces, adding a sophisticated accent to any room.
Designers Rate: Upholstery_04 Pindler & Pindler, Pindler Green Fabrics, Tybolt This product is 100 percent certified organic upholstery in a damask design. Pindler Green Fabrics meet authentic third party certification: Global Organic Textile Standards, International Standards Organization (ISO), LEED, and McDonough Braungart Design Protocol Certification.
Designers Rate: Upholstery_05 Maharam Design Studio This is a great fabric for the workplace, school, or home and for anyone with high sensitivities to dyes and metals. It’s a nice pattern with several offered colorways. It is constructed of 77 percent post-consumer recycled polyester, made with heavy-metal-free dyes with high exhaustion rates, and is Greenguard and Greenguard for Children & Schools certified for indoor air quality.
Designers Rate: Upholstery_06 Kravet Green, Ultrasuede This textile combines the aesthetic appeal of the finest suede with the performance of the most advanced microfiber. It’s great on furniture pieces or upholstered walls and is offered in many solid colors.