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4 Heavy-Duty Fabrics for Indoor-Outdoor Use

Unyielding in the face of weather and backsides, the latest outdoor fabrics are as durable as they are eye-popping—in fact, each of these qualifies as heavy-duty in Martindale or Wyzenbeek abrasion tests.
March 17, 2014
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Designer Spotlight: Hiroko Takeda

Weaver and textile artist Hiroko Takeda keeps a studio on the ninth floor of an old industrial building in downtown Brooklyn, where she works on various client commissions and her own one-off art projects.
February 18, 2014

PP Møbler Produces Rare Hans Wegner Prototypes

You might want to sit down for this: Danish company PP Møbler is set to begin production on a rare prototype designed by Hans Wegner in the 1950s, which they'll be exhibiting at Salone del Mobile 2014 in Milan.
February 12, 2014
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Marimekko Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Iconic Pattern

Today, Finnish-brand Marimekko celebrates its 50th anniversary of their stylish, iconic poppy pattern officially known as Unikko. The revolutionary floral textile has made its way on to countless mediums throughout its lifetime and in honor of the sensational design we've gathered some of our favorite past articles as well as current offerings from the Dwell Store.
February 4, 2014
Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol

Textile Exhibit to Feature Picasso, Dali, Matisse Designs

A London exhibition uses works by Picasso, Dali, Matisse, and others to trace the evolution of 20th century textile design.
January 15, 2014
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A Look Inside Eleanor Pritchard's Textile Studio

Eleanor Pritchard’s textiles nod to British modernism and local craft. Thanks to a new upholstery line, she’s poised to become an industry name.
December 25, 2013
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10 Great Rugs to Tie the Room Together

From the living room to bedrooms, rugs can be a great addition to any space! Take a look at these 10 interiors who touched up their space with a fine plot of fabric.
October 28, 2013

Luxurious Bedding by Area Home

Nothing feels better than new luxurious bedding to crawl into and cuddle up after a long day. Treat yourself to an updated and cozy addition to your bedding rotation with these fresh picks from Area Home. The simplicity of color and texture in these collections make them perfect for layering.
October 14, 2013
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Curtain Call: 8 Unique and Beautiful Uses for Curtains in the Home

Everyone knows that window treatments can make or break a room but the windows are not the only place to use curtains in a home. Here, we take a look at some great examples of unique uses for curtains as well as a couple traditional uses that really do their job.
September 26, 2013