Fresh ideas energize today's design

Sloan, Carole
May 2002
Furniture/Today;5/27/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p99
Trade Publication
Comments on the latest trend in the design of home furnishings. Yarn applications for all types of home furnishing fabrics; Uses of materials and colors; Design of yarns.


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