Beauty Is As Beauty Does - Lighting & Decor Magazine, July 2018
Consultant Claire Goldhagen, widely admired in the furniture industry for her fashion sense and retail acumen, called the recent Showtime Fabric Fair in High Point, NC, "one of the most exciting ever for both manufacturers and buyers."
Revolution Announces Partnership with Savvy Giving by Design- Fabric & Furnishings International, May 2018
KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC — Revolution Performance Fabrics has announced a partnership with Savvy Giving by Design, a non-profit organization that performs free interior decorating to families with a child facing a medical crisis.
Revolution Adds Houzz Award Winner Design Ambassador - Home Textiles Today, April 2018
Kings Mountain, N.C. – Revolution Fabrics’ newest design ambassador is a Colorado designer who works with large VRBO properties. Jessica Duce, founder of JDuce Design, currently represents five sizable VRBO (vacation rental by owner) properties that accommodate from 10 to 30 people. Revolution performance fabrics are well-suited for the high traffic demands placed on slip covers and pillow covers, said Duce.
Spectra Home Presents Educational Seminars at High Point Market - Lighting and Décor Magazine, March 2018
Spectra Home announced this week it will put on two educational events for retailers and designers at the upcoming High Point market. “A Curator’s Talk on Art & Furniture,” is set for Sunday, April 15 at 10 a.m. in the Spectra Home showroom located in the Hamilton Wrenn design district in the North Court of 200 N. Hamilton (Space 213). The special presentation features Maxine Campbell, founder of Unique Home Art & Objects Unlimited, and an all-star cast of artists who will be on hand to discuss their work. Campbell, who served as curator of High Point University’s Sechrest Art Gallery for a decade, will focus her talk on the finer points of pairing art and furniture, considering genre, scale, color palette and arrangement.
STI Fabric Adds New Plant - The Shelby Star, January 2018
The past decade has been rough for the textile businesses in Cleveland County, with several manufacturers closing doors for good. But on Tuesday, STI Fabric unveiled its latest expansion, a 150,000-square-foot manufacturing and distribution facility. The new building is the fourth in Kings Mountain for STI Fabric, a company that employs more than 350 people locally. The new addition has already increased the number of employees for the company, and more hires are expected to come.
STI Cuts Ribbon on Major Manufacturing Expansion - Furniture Today, January 2018
KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. – STI cut the ribbon on a new 150,000-square-foot manufacturing facility here Jan. 9, a move made necessary by the rapid growth of its Revolution performance fabric line, according to CEO Sean Gibbons. “We believe this pace of growth will continue and we are committed to Revolution always being made in the United States,” said Gibbons. “We made the decision to make that a central tenet of Revolution.”
STI Names Brand Ambassador to Promote Revolution Performance Fabrics - Home Textiles Today, January 2018
Kings Mountain, N.C. – STI has teamed with interior designer Cheryl Luckett, who now serves as brand ambassador for its Revolution performance fabrics. In 2016, Luckett received an invitation to visit the STI plant, and since the operation was located not too far from her base in Charlotte, N.C., she decided to go take a look.
Lets Talk About Revolution Performance Fabrics - Chansaerae Designs, November 2017
Remember the dreaded plastic covered sofas of yesteryear? Did chemical filled performance fabrics that always have that smell? Why is this sofa so stiff? How about settling for a dark sofa until your kids are older, your pet is house trained or you can afford a yearly cleaning service? Can you only drink light colored drinks in the living room? The questions could go on. This post is about how to have your cake and eat it too with Revolution Performance Fabrics.
Startup Burrow Takes American Story to Consumers - Furniture Today, October 2017
NEW YORK — Start-up sofa company Burrow hasn’t had much time to relax since it launched its online sofa business earlier this year, and now it has two domestic manufacturing partners to help carry out its American-made furniture for the modern consumer.
Stain Resistant Upholstery Fabrics - The Stated Home, August 2017
Everybody buying a new sofa or chair worries about someone getting a little sloppy with their red wine while sitting on it. In fact, a fear of stains leads many people with kids or pets to simply put off buying new furniture completely. But there’s no need to live with a falling apart sofa just because you’re concerned about stains. That’s because there’s a whole new category of upholstery fabric that’s popped up in recent years: performance fabrics. These remarkable products can handle spills and dirt with ease. Here are the big players in the performance fabric category – all approaching stain resistance from a different angle.
Siscovers Develops Revolution Plus Performance Bedding - Home Textiles Today, July 2017
Minneapolis – Siscovers has created a new USA-made performance bedding collection that can make life’s mess disappear. The Revolution Plus program, comprised of 15 new collections, is made of up-cycled fibers. The products are soft, stain resistant, bleach friendly, machine washable and chemical-free. It is set to launch at Las Vegas Market, July 31 to August 3.
STI's Revolution Outdoor Fabric Plus Overall Growth Puts Mill Pressure Return Four to Six Week Delivery Cycle - Fabrics and Furnishings International, March 2017
HIGH POINT, North Carolina —The Revolution Brand of performance fabric by STI is putting additional strain on its manufacturing capability as it scrambles to add more production in Kings Mountain, N.C. Revolution is a new growth engine for this very successful weaver started in 1993 by the 50 year old CEO, Sean Gibbons. STI is a DBA. Kings Plush, Inc. is the corporate name. The company started as a velvet mill…but “STI” is a relic of when “we made fabrics for aircraft, trains, buses–Specialty Textile Interiors.” STI sounded good, and we were already known by it,” so we kept it.
Family Friendly Fabrics for Furniture Investments - Charleston Gazette Mail, February 2017
All of us at some point have wondered if we could ever have that great living space we dream about - with beautiful fabrics on our furniture, colors we love, updated patterns, material that is so soft...