May 30 2014

Sunbrella® Fabrics and Architizer™ Announce Winners of Second Annual “Future of Shade” Competition

The winners of the second annual “Future of Shade” contest sponsored by Sunbrella® fabrics and Architizer™ were announced today, with winning designs coming from global shade innovators in China, Portugal and Mexico. Selected from more than 140 entries, the winning designs approach shade from humanitarian, leisure and commercial construction angles.…

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May 13 2014

Ethnic Patterns and Apparel Inspire Textural Sunbrella® Fabrics Collection by Joe Ruggiero for June Showtime

Joe Ruggiero’s career as a designer and television host has allowed him to travel the globe, resulting in a wellspring of design inspirations. The leading home décor authority digs into this extensive archive of international inspirations for his new Sunbrella® fabric designs during June Showtime in High Point. From his…

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May 02 2014

Famed Furniture and Textile Designer Richard Frinier Creates Contex Collection of Sunbrella® Fabrics

Award-winning furniture and textile designer Richard Frinier has teamed with Sunbrella® fabrics for a new collection of textured tone-on-tone fabrics that elegantly merge indoor and outdoor design. Set in neutral tones of natural, wheat and granite, the Contex Collection of twills, herringbones and other textures represent unique textile design without…

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Apr 08 2014

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics Obtains NSF/ANSI 336 Third-Party Certification for Sunbrella® Contract Fabrics

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics has reinforced its NSF/ANSI 336 Sustainability Assessment with third-party certification by UL Environment, a company providing independent validation of green marketing claims. More than 50 patterns in the Sunbrella Contract fabric line, including those with Defiance® treatment, carry the Silver Level certification. Glen Raven Custom Fabrics…

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Mar 31 2014

Globe-Trotting Inspires Joe Ruggiero Sunbrella® Fabrics for Spring Market

Joe Ruggiero’s love of travel has always been a prominent inspiration for his home furnishings designs, including furniture fabrics, lighting and artwork. He continues that tradition in new Sunbrella® fabric offerings for the April 2014 International Furniture Market in High Point. From the colors of sea glass on the beaches…

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Mar 25 2014

Richard Frinier Origins Collection of Sunbrella® Fabrics Now Available Through PINDLER

The Richard Frinier Origins Collection of Sunbrella® fabrics is newly available through PINDLER, bringing expanded exposure to the distinct line of Sunbrella fabrics featuring recycled content and rich surface textures. Designer Richard Frinier expressed how the collection came together by saying, “The interior design landscape today is rich with experimentation.…

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Dec 17 2013

Sunbrella® Showtime Fabric Fair Introductions Emphasize Color and Texture

The Sunbrella® showroom was brimming with activity last week for Showtime, as three new fabric collections were presented encompassing a range of high-end, unique design details and color combinations. From elegant pastels to rich colors and hand-crafted details, the collections represent the fabric brand’s latest foray into the interior upholstery…

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Dec 09 2013

Sunbrella® Fabrics Sponsors Architectural Digest’s AD Oasis @ The James Royal Palm

MIAMI – The city of Miami was flush with international visitors this week for Art Basel, a celebration of modern and contemporary art that includes paintings, installations, photography, films and more. Many of those visitors also found their way to Architectural Digest’s AD Oasis @ The James Royal Palm where…

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Dec 06 2013

Global Fashion and Art Influences Combine in Colorful Sunbrella Fabrics Collection by Joe Ruggiero for December Showtime

Continuing to draw inspiration from his global travels and lifelong interests in art and fashion, Joe Ruggiero has interpreted new designs in a colorful array of Sunbrella fabrics for  December Showtime in High Point. From the silhouetted florals prominent on the runways in Milan and New York to traditional Amish…

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Oct 01 2013

Sunbrella® Fabrics in Indigo Featured During Furniture Market at Miles Talbott

Indigo-dyed fabrics have endured through the ages and continue to attract a loyal following as reflected on fashion runways and during the upcoming High Point Furniture Market. Home décor authority Joe Ruggiero has created a master bedroom using Sunbrella® fabrics with a classic Indigo-dyed styling that will debut during market…

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In this edition of the Sunbrella Durability Challenge, our fearless Sunbrella quality control technicians take on two messy tween girls determined to leave their mark on white Sunbrella indoor upholstery.

In this edition of the Sunbrella Durability Challenge we take on life’s spills and stains: red wine, chocolate syrup, ketchup, blueberry pie filling and Mother Nature’s favorite, mildew.

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