Fabrics

Exclusive first looks at new fabrics and leathers for furniture, along with reports on trends in style, color, construction, marketing, manufacturing and sourcing.

Digital Edition

Furniture Today Digital Edition

See the digital edition of Furniture/Today, which allows you to flip through the pages, click on any underlined area to visit a website or send an e-mail, search to find content in the magazine, or share pages with your friends. See the latest issue!

Furniture Factory 4.0

Lectra 4.0 Webcast

If you missed our recent webcast with Lectra on what the furniture factory of the future will look like, then you can click here to watch the recorded version.  Topics include what trends and challenges are affecting furniture factories in the US & Worldwide and how these challenges are changing furniture production.

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Blogs

  • Houzz

    In the Houzz

    Guest Column by Houzz

    September 5, 2017

    Your guide to buying a sofa that will last forever

    By Susan Redman, Houzz One of life’s pleasures is curling up and relaxing on a cozy sofa. But buying a sofa that will stand the test of time requires careful consideration. The important thing is to not rush into an impulsive purchase, as your sofa will be one of the most-used pieces of furniture in your home. A high level of craftsmanship that delivers deep comfort and support is paramount. And there are other considerations as well, such as style, shape, upholstery and durability. This buying guide lists the most essential points to consider, so that when at last ...

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  • Erin Berg

    On the Slant

    Erin Berg

    August 30, 2016

    Mississippi or Bust

    Why would I want to go to north Mississippi? That's what I would have said if someone asked me if I wanted to visit the area before I started working in the furniture industry and covering upholstery. Sure, I’ve owned and loved upholstered furniture for as long as I can remember, but I never thought about where most of it comes from. But recently, I had the opportunity to see and feel what it is to make upholstered furniture and to gain an appreciation for U.S. manufacturing. Franklin Corp., Houston There is making furniture, and then there ...

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  • Houzz

    In the Houzz

    Guest Column by Houzz

    August 24, 2016

    Home Builders and Remodelers Confident, but Designers Less So

    By Erin Carlyle, Houzz Home improvement pros have noticed an uptick in projects from homeowners across all age groups in the U.S. this year compared to last, as the latest Houzz Renovation Barometer shows, with particular demand from Gen Xers and baby boomers. The barometer index tracks industry optimism among architects, designers, general contractors and remodelers, design-build firms, building and renovation specialty firms, and landscape and outdoor specialty firms. Gains in the number of inquires and new projects, and the size of new projects, compared to the previous quarter have contributed to industry confidence. Many firms have reported an ...

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Events

  • Next Conference

    September 25, 2017 - September 27, 2017

    Nationals Park

    Washington, DC, US

  • High Point Market

    October 14, 2017 - October 18, 2017

    Downtown High Point

    High Point , North Carolina , US

  • ABC Kids Expo

    October 17, 2017 - October 19, 2017

    Las Vegas, Nevada

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