Fabrics provides designers with the information needed to make their fabric specifications easy, informed, and appropriate to the job at hand, considering aesthetics, performance, application, and green design.This thorough handbook by a textile professional describes and illustrates fibers and yarns, fabric structures, fabric design, dye and printing processes, finishes and treatments, styles and applications of cloth for furniture, window-, wall-, and floor coverings. Also covered are testing and flaws; the fabric industry, and professional practice. 500 color illustrations
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Marypaul Yates, is principal of Yates Design Inc., which provides marketing, design, and color services to the interior furnishings field. She has pioneered innovative materials and environmentally intelligent business models, creating private label and signature fabric and furniture collections for extensive and diverse clients. She has taught at Parsons School of Design, Fashion Institute of Technology, and Hunter College. She authored Textiles: A Handbook for Designers and Fabrics: A Guide for Interior Designers and Architects.Review:
“A worthy addition to an interior designer’s or decorator’s library...will intrigue the reader who wants to learn about [the] field.”
- Julie Dillon, Houses: The Residential Architecture Magazine
“Essential for anyone interested in cloth, particularly those who work with it professionally.”
- Sydney Morning Herald
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