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Building Better Textiles

An astonishing 71% of U.S. consumers are aware of eco-friendly home textiles and think of them favorably, according to the Oeko-Tex “The Key to Confidence: Consumers and Textile Sustainability” survey. Home textiles suppliers who make 295 Fifth Avenue their home are leading the way with products that are better for the environment – and beneficial […]

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Looking for the Next Big Trends in Home Décor?

Tomorrow’s hottest designs are in showrooms today at 295 Fifth Avenue. This is where retail buyers from around the country come to sort through the latest new product developments. The building’s home textiles producers service formats ranging from department stores to dollar stores as well as major e-commerce retailers. Merchants have plenty to choose from […]

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March Madness

It’s a full-court press for tenants at 295 Fifth Avenue as the building welcomes retail merchants for the semi-annual New York Home Fashions Market taking place March 19-22. “Market Week,” as it is colloquially known, draws buying and product development teams from key home textiles retailers in the U.S. and Canada – and occasionally from […]

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295 Tenants Top Leading Suppliers List

More than half of the leading sellers of home textiles to the U.S. market make 295 Fifth Avenue their home base in New York. According to Home Textiles Today’s annual Top Suppliers Report, which was issued this month, eight of the 14 top home textiles suppliers to the U.S. market by sales volume are 295 […]

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295 Tenants Ring in the Year with Newness

January got off to a fast start for four home textiles manufacturers who make 295 Fifth Avenue their home in New York. Welspun, Trident, Indo Count and Textrade were all exhibitors at the Heimtextil fair in Frankfurt, Germany this month. And each came armed with new stories to present to global buyers. Welspun Welspun introduced […]

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Smart Textile Applications

Are Smart Textiles the Future of Fabric?

In recent years, smart textiles have been recognized as one of the next big things in wearable, smart technology. Experts believe smart textiles will soon join the various smart products many of us use on a daily basis, while also providing value in industrial, medical and other professional applications. Smart textiles operate in a similar […]

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The History of New York Textile Month

With diverse uses ranging from clothing to architecture and more, textiles have been a core staple of humanity for thousands of years. The innovative minds of humans have incorporated unique textiles into many marvels of the modern world, but rarely do we stop to appreciate textiles in their rawest form. While New York City begins […]

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What Is a Home Textile?

What Is a Home Textile?

The term “textile” originally referred to any woven fabric; today the phrase is used to cover a wide range of synthetic and organic fibers, filaments and yarns. “Home textiles” specifically refer to any textile used for home furnishing. There are an extensive number of home textiles available in order to meet the needs of manufacturers […]

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Mohawk showroom

Showroom Spotlight: Mohawk Industries

Today, Mohawk Industries is recognized as one of the most-used, top-brand and environmentally responsible flooring manufacturers worldwide. With flooring solutions for both commercial and residential applications, it’s not hard to see why Mohawk became so popular. Starting as a private company in 1875, here’s a short history of how the flooring manufacturer became the public […]

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Clothe Yourself in Cool

Clothe Yourself in Cool

Nothing is worse in summer than wearing clothing advertised as being designed to keep you cool, yet only makes you feel hotter. Whether you’re wearing a tank top or summer shorts, clothing on skin can accumulate sweat, making you feel clammy and miserable. Here are some great fabrics to wear to keep yourself cool in […]

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