The Re-Introduction of Bouclé Fabric

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Bouclé fabric made its debut in the late 1940s when Florence Knoll requested Eero Saarinen design a chair that she could really “curl up in”. The product of her request was Saarinen’s Womb Chair (1948) in a nubby textile made from a yarn of curled fibers, now known as Knoll’s Classic Bouclé. Bouclé is derived from the French word meaning “ringed” or “curled”. Bouclé can refer to a yarn made from a series of looped fiber or the fabric made from it. The most common fiber to be used for …

New Decade, New Design Trends – All the trends happening in Hospitality Design for 2020

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With new hotels, restaurants, and other hospitality driven spaces popping up every day, what trends will be popular in 2020? Below are some trends predicted for hospitality design: 1. The Environment Structures and objects in our day-to-day lives are being redesigned as a response to climate change. Committing to environmentally conscious decisions is pushing the industry forward as well as giving guests to make choices in travel and leisure that align with their own values. In a technology dominant world, a swing back to natural materials and forms is exactly …

Commercial Design Trends for 2020

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Incorporating Pantone’s Classic Blue: The 2020 color of the year brings feelings of stability and tranquility. By applying this elegant color, you can be sure the space will give off feelings of comfort and clarity.

Giving Thanks For Our Sales Reps

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At this time of Gratitude, all of us at IDC are most grateful for the wonderful support we receive every day from our SALES REPS! We cannot design, or create exemplary environments without you. With your guidance, education and support, you make IDC a better Design Team. You are with us in the good times and there by our side, in the trenches, when issues arise that need factory follow up or technical assistance. If all your hard work, at times feels unappreciated or thankless, please know that is not …

Featured Designer: Isiah Powers

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We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to Isiah Powers, the newest member of the ID Collaborative team. Isiah is joining us from Savannah College of Art and Design. And we’d like you to get to know him a little bit better: Where are you from? Thomasville, NC Name 3 items you MUST have when you travel. Toothbrush, deodorant and cash What is your favorite color? Green What is your favorite decade for design? Why? 1960’s because I believe the artists like M.C. Escher architecture and design …