The Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) has been part of my professional life almost from its inception in 1985. When I arrived at Knoll Textiles in 1987 my employers were actively engaged in charting a course for this fledgling trade organization. Originally created to increase visibility for contract textiles, over the years ACT has taken on the mission of […]
It was gratifying to have a good crowd and attentive audience for my CEU presentation in the San Francisco Fabricut showroom in March. Reviews on the IDCEC website were positive and I won’t pretend that all this validation wasn’t reassuring.
Plans have just been finalized for the presentation of the continuing education course, “Behind the Scenes in the Textile Industry: misconceptions, mysteries and what to do when things go wrong”, on March 20 at the Fabricut/S. Harris/Stroheim/Vervain showroom in San Francisco. This is an intermediate level IDCEC approved course which will earn .1 credits for […]
So here we are with the long awaited website and blog, but what’s the point? You, my skeptical readers, are right to question the need in this world for a blog dedicated to fine upholstery fabrics, and sure, in the larger scheme of things I wish I was here blogging about ways to end war, […]
How did I get here? This is not my beautiful house. This is not my beautiful wife . . . or maybe it is. After what seemed an interminably long gestation period, and quite a bit of being dazed and confused, as The Talking Heads so entertainingly articulated, we are LIVE! This textile designer and mill […]
Coming soon to this space will be a website and blog for Authentic Textiles. We are currently under development and if you are one of our early followers you may see a few abortive attempts at launching before we are finally ready for prime time. Thank you very much for your interest. We will reward […]