Friday Family-Friendly Find: Schumacher High Performance Silk Velvet

If there are two words in the world of decorating more diametrically opposed than “performance” and “silk,” I challenge you to come up with them. In fact, silk is so fraught with issues – lack of abrasion resistance, brittleness/deterioration when exposed to sunlight, vulnerability to ‘water stains,’ and extremely difficult to clean, just to name…

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Friday Family-Friendly Find: OKL Exeter Side Chair in Smoke Crypton

Thank you for the comments and feedback on Tuesday’s post about the significant (and I think, troubling) ‘cons’ of viscose pile fabrics and carpets. I realized yesterday, after speaking with Wayne Southworth at MWI Fibershield, that the onus for education does not fall solely to fabric sales reps, but also to retailers and designers, who have a responsibility to…

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