The Austrian based Sattler AG, known as the leading European performance textile manufacturer of solution-dyed acrylic fabric, especially for outdoor use, acquired USA outdoor fabric manufacturer Outdura from Shuford Mills in 2010. This purchase included the historic Hudson Cotton Mill, circa 1904, which was Shuford Mill’s production operation and distribution center in Hudson, NC, and the building remains as Outdura’s U.S. headquarters and textile production center. The 180,000 sq. ft. mill is also on the National Register of Historic Places.
Cambria Style, the design and lifestyle publication created by natural quartz surfaces brand Cambria, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with their Winter 2021 issue. Cambria, a leading producer of American-made natural quartz surfaces, created the magazine to inspire consumers and includes visually striking features on style and design, exclusive project reveals and home tours, product round ups, food and beverage recipes, profiles on creative influencers, and more.
The Design Influencers Conference in conjunction with Esteem Media have announced a new series of free digital events. Design Influencers Connect will take place in March, April, and May 2021.
The High Point Market Authority has announced the Spring 2021 Market, originally scheduled for April 17 – 21, will now be held from June 5 – 9.
Global color authority Pantone has chosen two colors of the year for 2021. Ultimate Gray (17-5104) and Illuminating (13-0647) are two independent colors that come together to create an aspirational color pairing that is practical and rock solid but at the same time warming and optimistic. It is a story of color that encapsulates deeper feelings of thoughtfulness with the promise of something sunny and friendly.
theMART has announce the launch of the NY Luxury Design Fair, an immersive design experience for trade professionals and consumers scheduled to take place Sept. 9-12, 2021.
The new show is an evolution of the long-running Architectural Digest Design Show, created by the same producers. Offering a fresh take on a twenty-year tradition, the NY Luxury Design Fair will provide access to the best in home design, combining dynamic emerging talent with the newest introductions and launches from preeminent brands across many categories.
CBS has announced a new program Secret Celebrity Renovation, a one-hour reality series that gives celebrities in sports, music and entertainment the chance to gift a surprise home renovation to a meaningful person who helped guide them to success. Celebrities participating in making these heartfelt gifts include Grammy-winning artist and host Eve (The Talk); actor and comedian Wayne Brady (Let’s Make a Deal); NBA All-Star Chris Paul; Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith and more.