The rise of faux suede
- For consumers' sake, let's not call it 'bonded leather' Andrews, Susan M. // Furniture/Today;7/9/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p40
The article focuses on "bonded leather" upholstery. Composite fabrics called "bonded leather" have a surface layer of vinyl or polyurethane, a center layer of fabric, and a backing that contains some leather fabrics mixed with latex or other materials. The author comments on the need to develop...
- Retro, glam designs grab attention in upholstery. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;1/4/2010, Vol. 34 Issue 18, p34
In this article the author discusses trends related to upholstery in the furniture industry. He comments on the choice of corduroy as an upholstery material among furniture designers and observes that it reflected the trends of the 1970's. He informs that Diamond Head company has introduced a...
- Letters. Clifton, R. J. // Cabinet Maker;4/4/2008, Issue 5582, p32
The article presents a reprint of a letter to the editor on the suitability of polyurethane-coated fabrics for upholstery, which appeared in the April 20, 1973, issue of "Cabinet Maker." It provides the author's views on the coated fabrics course held at the Furniture Industry Research...
- More Deeside uncertainty. // Cabinet Maker;3/19/2004, Issue 5380, p3
Focuses on the impact of the increasing demand for cheap leather upholstery from overseas on the furniture industry in Great Britain.
- Stationary upholstery. // Furniture/Today;11/8/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p32
The article presents statistical data related to furniture industry. Information presented in the article includes fabric construction, fastest-growing styles and fabric constructions named by 10% or more of retailers, stationary upholstery price points, etc.
- Motion upholstery. // Furniture/Today;11/8/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p34
The article presents statistical data related to furniture industry. Information presented in the article includes fabric construction, market share, fastest-growing styles and fabric constructions named by 10% or more of retailers, stationary upholstery price points, etc.
- Upholstery makers fill in key voids. Evans, Gary // Furniture/Today;10/17/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p220
Reports that stationary upholstery makers are beefing up categories and filling in voids in anticipation of a reasonably good market in the U.S. Factors that influence upholstery sales; Number of exclusive fabrics in stripes and floral offered by some companies; Market trends of the industry.
- New leather product just keeps pouring out. Gunin, Joan // Furniture/Today;10/17/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p216
Reports on the products offered by leather upholstery manufacturers in the U.S. Features of the transitional two-over-two model; Use of the new product line strategy of several manufacturers; Selection of exposed-wood frames, along with coordinated cocktail tables.
- Producers need strategy to counter fire lawsuits. // Furniture/Today;3/15/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 28, p2
Reports on the average rate on a daily basis of upholstery fires in the United States.