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KnollTextiles Introduces the Spirit Collection

April 24, 2014

NEW YORK, New York, April 24, 2014 – For Spring 2014, KnollTextiles presents The Spirit Collection of upholstery, wall covering, privacy/drapery curtains and panel fabrics aimed to offer affordable Modern design options for all areas of the commercial to residential market, office to healthcare. While all are under $42 a yard, several are a part of KnollTextiles growing KT Collection that is priced under $32.

Upholstery
Tower Grid is a multi-color cut velvet combining geometric elements to create a modern stripe. This high performance fabric has a soft, luxurious hand that is excellent for corporate, hospitality or residential interiors. It is composed of 65% polyester, 20% viscose, 15% linen and exceeds 75,000Wyzenbeek rubs. Seven colorways are offered.

Tight Rope is a printed polyurethane upholstery fabric with an architectural pattern that appears hand drawn. The addition of tiny dots adds dimension and interest. This stain-resistant, anti-microbial and bleach solution cleanable fabric uses Cleangene technology that can also be cleaned with undiluted alcohol. An excellent choice for hospitality or healthcare, it has a 63% polyurethane face and 37% polyester backing and exceeds 100,000 double rubs. Nine colors are offered.

Boundary has a sophisticated weave recalling classic menswear with a dry hand and calm understated palette. Made of 100% solution dyed polyester, it is bleach cleanable and exceeds 80,000 double rubs. Offered in ten colorways, it can also be used for wrapped wall panels.

Keaton, with a soft sophisticated hand, features a Chanel-like texture in eight colorways. With a Teflon soil and stain repellent finish, it is composed of 51% polyester and 49% acrylic and passes 75,000 double rubs. Eight colors offered.

Prim, a small-scale pattern, combines various weave structures to create a dimensional all over look. Bleach cleanable, Prim is made of 50% recycled solution dyed nylon and 50% solution dyed nylon. It exceeds 90,000 double rubs and comes in eight colors.

Part of the KT Collection of Affordable Modern Design, Prairie is a vinyl with a classic leather-like texture that comes in a ranges of 18 colors. Exceeds 500,000 double rubs.

Privacy Curtains
Panorama features a mid-scale leaf and vine design woven into a textured background. Made of 100% FR polyester, it is 72 in. wide and comes in five colorways for use in healthcare or hospitality.

Portrait is a large scale stripe that is at home in either hospital or hotel. It can also be used as drapery or, with liner, a shower curtain. Made of 100% FR polyester, it is 72” wide and comes in six colors.

Vertical
is a sophisticated panel fabric that features a subtle weave structure and can also be used for drapery. Grade 10.

Edgewood is a textural wallcovering that combines a subtle shimmer using novelty yarns with a natural fiber or grasscloth appearance. The all over pattern seams beautifully and is finished with Crypton Wall for added durability.

About KnollTextiles
KnollTextiles is currently under the creative direction of Dorothy Cosonas who combines clean, clear color with modern, elegant patterns and textures. Influenced by a passion for fine art and international fashion, Cosonas is the recipient of numerous awards, including Gold at Best of NeoCon. Her work was a major part of KnollTextiles 2011 retrospective exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center and has been accepted into the permanent collection of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

Founded by Florence Knoll in 1947, KnollTextiles is a division of Knoll, Inc., and maintains a marketing and design studio at 1330 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019. Intended for commercial application and cross over residential use, the KnollTextiles collection is available for purchase on the website, www.knolltextiles.com. Visit us on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/KnollTextiles. For additional distribution and customer information, call 866-565-KTKT.

Press:
Andrea Loukin
718-230-8032
Andrea@theloukincompany.com