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The world’s finest performance fabric collaborates with the global leader in color trends and development Ultrafabrics, the world’s leading producer of high quality performance fabrics, announces its collaboration with color expert PANTONE to inspire the use of the new Pantone Color of the Year 2023, PANTONE 18-750 Viva Magenta. “This year’s PANTONE Color of the […]

Ultrafabrics announces partnership with 2022 Sustainable Design Summit

Shaping sustainable interiors for land, sea and air Ultrafabrics, the global leader in performance fabric across 11 markets, is proud to announce its platinum sponsorship of the Sustainability Design Summit on 29 November 2022, The Brewery London. The Summit (SDS) brings together brand owners, designers, and trusted suppliers from across cruise, hotel, and aircraft interiors […]


Article written by Cinde Ingram of High Point University & shared with permission. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 28, 2022 – High Point University interior design students gained experience and helped enhance the theme for Culp Inc.’s 50th anniversary event in the fabric manufacturer’s Congdon Yards showroom on Friday, Oct. 21. Culp President and CEO Iv Culp […]

WithIt Launches New Website in Line with Their Mission to Empower and Inspire Women in the Home Furnishings Industry

High Point, NC, October 2022 — WithIt, the women’s leadership development network for the home and furnishings industry, announces their new website: Designed with enhanced features and an easy-to-navigate interface, the new site introduces a modern look with improved functionality and dynamic tools that establish the website as a leading industry resource for education, […]


HIGH POINT, N.C. (August 31, 2022) – Culp, Inc. (NYSE: CULP) (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “CULP”) today announced that Tommy Bruno will be joining the company as Executive Vice President of Culp Home Fashions, effective September 6, 2022.  The company also announced the planned retirement of Sandy Brown, President of the Culp Home Fashions division, […]

Crypton Announces Its New Vice President, Marketing

Elise Gabrielson to Guide Crypton’s Brand Strategy Bloomfield Hills, MI, May 2022 — Crypton, leading makers of performance fabric for the contract and residential markets, has announced the promotion of Elise Gabrielson to the post of Vice President, Marketing. Crypton CEO Lance Keziah made the announcement, saying that Gabrielson, “Possesses the right skill set to […]

Dorell Fabrics Names Kate Gothreau VP of Product Development &Merchandising, Elevates Claudia Lampert Frankel to Chief Merchandising Officer

Dorell has added textile and upholstery industry veteran Kate Gothreau to its core executive team in a newly-created role as Vice President, Product Development & Merchandising. Gothreau is a 20+ year industry veteran whose experience includes 10 years at Williams Sonoma, Inc., where she worked with all WSI brands to develop upholstery fabrics with both […]

Uf Select: Global leader in performance fabrics Ultrafabrics launches its first offering made in North America

Ultrafabrics, the world’s finest animal-free performance fabric producer, has launched a new offering called Uf Select, a North American-made collection with an inaugural offering of three different lines of fabric. This newest incarnation in the Ultrafabrics world comes as the company, which leads in 11 different markets worldwide, continues to invest and innovate in key […]

MDC Upcoming Launch

We will be launching a new line of textures and plains using 100% sustainable yarns including Tencel fibres and organic cottons. We are currently sourcing the fibres and developments will start this month. With the world moving in a much more sustainable direction, we are excited about the possibilities for this new line. In addition […]

Nice Link to debut largest collections to inspire big upholstery refresh

Nice Link to debut largest collections to inspire big upholstery refresh HIGH POINT (May 9, 2022) – Nice Link Home Furnishings, one of the largest suppliers of fabric upholstery in the industry, will make its largest introduction at the upcoming Interwoven, formerly Showtime market, May 22-25. Nice Link’s new collection of body cloths this season […]