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

Extensive upholstery groupings, architectural shade installation enhanced Miami hotspot for artists and designers

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 Sunbrella® fabrics were on full display as part of the magazine’s luxurious retreat for the art and design worlds. Read More

IFAI 2013

IFAI 2013 was a wonderful show and we are glad we got a chance to connect with you during our time in Orlando.

From hearing about your plans for 2014 to the event at Marvel Superhero Island, we enjoyed talking with you about working together in this great industry.

Relive the best moments of IFAI 2013 by watching this short video.

Raven Issue No. 20

In this issue:

  • The overriding mission of Glen Raven Custom Fabrics is support for the Sunbrella brand, spanning research and development, manufacturing, design, marketing and branding.
  • During 2013, Glen Raven launched a significantly enhanced marketing communications program for the Sunbrella brand.Glen Raven’s Dickson associates in France are responding well to the troubled European economy through production process enhancements, Sunbrella and Dickson brand marketing, and more efficient distribution through a new logistics center and the introduction of new products, such as a commercial woven flooring line.
  • Glen Raven Technical Fabrics supports a diverse portfolio of products and markets based on a clear strategic direction that focuses research and development on highly technical, value-added offerings.
  • During the past six years, Trivantage has focused on establishing a stronger foundation for serving its customers.
  • In addition to providing efficient distribution services to its customers, Trivantage is also committed to helping awning and marine fabricators and furniture companies identify and pursue business growth opportunities. Read More

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 week Oct. 19-24 within the Miles Talbott showroom. Read More

GlenGuard® Reaches 10,000 Likes on its Facebook Page

Glen Raven, a global leader in manufacturing high-performance and protective fabrics, marked a social media milestone recently by reaching 10,000 likes in less than one year on its GlenGuard Facebook page. The company uses the page to engage visitors with: current events and trends in the oil and gas, electrical, and other related industries; topics to facilitate open conversations about ways to improve workplace safety; as well as some humor. Read More

Raven Issue No. 19

In this issue:

  • Fashion and textile design students at N.C. State University have suggested innovative new ways to make boating more fun for everyone.
  • Perspective Atlanta follows the creation of a stylish and comfortable loft in Atlanta, transformed by a New York designer using Sunbrella fabrics.
  • From active wear to the military, Brookwood Companies is proving the value of creative thinking by an egalitarian workforce.
  • With more than 300 years of tradition in the circus arts, Mondial Chapiteaux was the ideal choice for a new tent used by the French National Center for Circus Arts.
  • Consumers today expect the latest technology when it comes to shopping, including the selection of furniture within retail showrooms.
  • AVZ of the Netherlands is a leader in shade product innovation in Europe, drawing up its entrepreneurial spirit and smart product development. Read More

High Design, Loft Living Comes to Life with Sunbrella Fabrics in “Perspective: Atlanta”

Web-based video series with Lonny Magazine follows design challenges and solutions of an urban loft using all Sunbrella fabrics

One loft. One designer. A million new ideas. That’s the premise of a new web-based, video home makeover series from Sunbrella® fabrics and Lonny Magazine, created to inspire consumers with elegant and practical design solutions that are relatable for any home. Set in Atlanta, the series – “Perspective: Atlanta” – follows interior designer Alex Gaston as he decorates an urban loft using Sunbrella fabrics and transforms it from a jumble of architectural features into a cohesive space. Read More

Raven Issue No. 18

In this issue:

  • One of the nation’s leading RV makers is helping to preserve the natural environment that drives the lust to travel.
  • Colors and styles are not the only considerations when consumers purchase furniture – they also want eco-friendly products in their homes.
  • Glen Raven’s five North American manufacturing centers have completely eliminated sending waste to area landfills.
  • Through re-purposing and recycling, performance fabrics can be given new life for new uses, including disaster relief.
  • The new stadium for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 49ers is a testament to sustainable construction and design.
  • As digital printing increases in popularity in Europe, so does the emphasis on sustainable materials that also print beautifully. Read More

Internationally Acclaimed Designer Richard Frinier Creates Sunbrella Fabrics with Recycled Content

‘Origins’ Collection Continues Expansion of Sunbrella Renaissance Offerings

Sunbrella® fabrics featuring recycled content continue to expand with the latest addition from internationally acclaimed home furnishings designer Richard Frinier. His newest creation for Sunbrella, “Origins’,” takes advantage of the rich surface texture and mottled color ways that are making Sunbrella Renaissance fabrics increasingly popular with the design trade and consumers. Read More