Seen at Interwoven May 2024

Home News Now spent part of the week visiting fabric manufacturers and importers at the May 7-9 event in downtown High Point. As always, the show offered a glimpse into some of the trends and designs that will make their way to the marketplace later in the year or early next year. Here are some of the people, fabrics and leathers we saw during the event to learn more about the business and fashion trends that will make their way onto upholstery frames and ultimately help drive traffic at retail.

This is a portion of Culp’s new designs introduced at market. The patterns offered a mix of textures, colors and patterns bearing various themes that add a story for the retail floor.

These are some of Sunbrella’s new offerings at Interwoven. They too cover a broad design palette, offering a mix of product for many different style preferences among today’s consumers.

Aamir Thobhani, of Innnotex Solutions USA of Brooklyn, New York, looks at some of the new fabric offerings at Richloom.

Bob Meloy, of Big House Fabrics in Minnesota, meets with Bob Gorman, vice president of sales and merchandising at PMT Fabrics, during the Interwoven show.

R. Sackett Wood, chief executive officer of Moore & Giles, shows some of the company’s new leather offerings at Interwoven.

Miron Yaghoubi, left, a partner and chief executive officer at J. Allen Fabric, looks over some of the new fabrics in the company’s Revive performance fabric line with Mike Willoughby, senior vice president, sales and marketing at J. Allen Fabric.

Waters Edge is one of eight new collections Nice Link introduced at Interwoven this week. The mix includes 60 patterns and a total of 600 SKUs representing the depth and breath of various colorways in the mix.

RM Coco showed its line at the fifth floor Pavilion area of Market Square. Its line includes “multipurpose solids, prints, wovens, embroideries and silks, plus performance and outdoor fabrics, sheers, decorative trimmings and hardware.”

Iwan Nassimi, executive vice president at Nassimi LLC, shows some of the new vegan leathers offered in the line. The mix includes commercial grade fabrics that offer both style and durability for residential uses.

Customers are seen speaking with officials at Z-Wovens , which showed a broad mix of indoor and outdoor fabrics available in its core Z-Wovens and Sunbelievable lines.

Valiant Fabrics also showed in the fifth floor Pavilions of Market Square. Here customers are seen gathering information on its latest fabric introductions.

Thomas Russell

Home News Now Editor-in-Chief Thomas Russell has covered the furniture industry for 25 years at various daily and weekly consumer and trade publications. He can be reached at and at 336-508-4616.

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