Apple Just Received a New Patent For “Smart Fabric”
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a new patent for “Fabric” that could be applied to clothing, furniture,...
Designtex, the Fabric Manufacturer with a Pulse
In advance of her appearance at Dwell on Design NY, the story behind Designtex and Susan Lyons, the leader who's matched the...
From Frocks to Fabrics
Proenza Schouler is a design duo more known for rocking the runway than the weaving loom: their ready-to-wear lines are...
Fabrics by the People, for the People
Since the dawn of e-commerce, many businesses have been liberated from the steep costs of renting retail space and paying...
London’s 2019 Dulwich Pavilion Is an Exuberant Ode to Nigerian Fabric Markets
Celebrating color, culture, and pattern, The Colour Palace by Yinka Ilori and Pricegore is now open to all—and even for sale.
From Sketchbook to Loom, We Reveal How a Brooklyn Designer Created Her New Ocean-Inspired Textile
Following a stroke of inspiration, Rebecca Atwood translated an offhand painting exercise into a new line of fabrics.
Feast Your Eyes on Washington D.C.'s Newest Co-Working Space For Women
Located in the lively area of Georgetown, The Wing's latest outpost is a medley of bright colors, unique furniture, luxe fabrics,...
Neo Knits
A pair of designers dream up a fresh way of knitting pixelated fabric, powered by a 21st-century sewing machine.
Carl Hansen + Maharam x 20
See all twenty iterations of the classic Hans Wegner Shell chair for Carl Hansen & Son, remade with Maharam fabric.
Sleep: The Ultimate Luxury
A smart mattress combines advanced technological features and luxe fabrics to solve your sleeping problems.
Angela Adams for Architex
Angela Adams recently expanded her upbeat retro textile designs with more rugged and sustainable fabrics to help spruce up...
What Is Merino Wool?
Warm, breathable and soft, Merino is a mighty textile that can do it all.
Maharam Textiles at The Shade Store
The Shade Store just launched a new collection of window treatments featuring fabrics from the archives of renowned textile...
Domestic Construction
Brooklyn design duo Domestic Construction have been hard at work turning found objects, fabric and paint into imaginative...
Marimekko in Harvard Square
Strolling down Brattle Street in Harvard Square, one can't help but notice the new vibrant swathes of color and fabric trumpeting...
A brief history of velvet
'One of the richest fabrics known to man, velvet is today more in fashion than ever before... Velvet's opulence is only matched...
Alexander McQueen and the Meaning of Life
I did not attend “Savage Beauty,” the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, thinking that I would fall to...
Percale vs. Sateen: What's the Difference
When we set out to create the perfect sleep experience, we knew it would depend on one core factor: fabric.
A+D Museum’s Never Built: Los Angeles Onstage at Dwell on Design
From Frank Lloyd Wright to Frank Gehry, many noted architects have dreamed of a better plan for the architectural fabric of Los...
Doshi Levien: Myth and Material
The Design Duo of Doshi Levien has succeeded again: the British design team has produced a compelling collection of work melding...