2017 DIFFA Dining By Design
Coral & Tusk’s design features the American Great Plains through the eyes of a family of bears who visit the region each year. Reimagining the western landscape, the table is dressed with embroidered table runners illustrated with grasses, wildflowers and animals native to the fields. A custom Sunbrella ombré fabric represents sunrise blending with twilight as life-size bison roam the expansive range. The American Bison, which once faced extinction, is now recognized as our national mammal and represents our communal heritage, serving as a reminder to respect our public lands and support preservation. This installation celebrates the natural world and invites the outsider in. Photography by Will Ellis.
A well-known visionary in the furniture design industry, Richard Frinier received the Industrial Designers Society of America 2018 IDEA for his Architexture Collection for Sunbrella® fabrics. IDSA recently announced the 145 winners of the IDEA, one of the world’s most prestigious and rigorous design competitions. The Architexture Collection of Sunbrella…See All Releases
Inspired by the “network” of social media, Richard Frinier’s Network Collection of Sunbrella fabrics is a subtle yet transformative layering of constructions, patterns and colors that capture and suspend the attention span with energetic styles that reference an interpretation of shared digital content, including everything from streaming video to vibrant…